When your association needs to gain perspective on a situation and initiate change, a retreat is the way to go. Unlike a typical board meeting, where the business of running the association is the priority — the retreat has loftier goals. The following 10 steps will help you to design and implement an effective retreat:
- Define and stay true to your purpose.
Make sure that the retreat format suits your goals. Also make sure that you have enough time to plan properly: Th