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Planning a Company Retreat
Designing Exciting and Memorable Off-Site Events
Have you ever been on a company retreat, and wondered what the point of it was?
Retreats are great for bringing people together to solve complicated problems. They allow teams to focus on big issues that can't be dealt with in a single meeting, and they can be very useful for improving cohesion. They are also good for rewarding your team for hard work and dedication.
But, retreats can be expensive. Aside from the immediate costs, they take people away from their day-to-day work, and from their homes and families. So, it's important that every company retreat provides significant benefits – for the company, and for the people involved.
This article explores the pros and cons of company retreats, and it looks at how you can plan a successful and productive retreat for your team.
Why Have a Company Retreat?
Do you and your team have a big project, strategy or product idea to work on? Perhaps you find it difficult to get everyone together for long enough to make progress, at the same time that day-to-day activities are competing for their attention. If so, you might benefit from organizing a company retreat. ...