Holiday Highlights and Happenings in Serenbe


Make the season merry and bright for family and friends: Celebrate the holidays in Serenbe Style with spectacular, local food, wine, and gifts. View our upcoming festivities through yearend. Thursday, Nov. 23 | 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thanksgiving Dining: Enjoy a local turkey dinner or the regular menu at The Hill, which is open … Read More

Planning Executive Retreats: The Strategic Value of External Facilitators

Executive Meetings, Leadership Retreats, Stone Cottage

As the business landscape continues to become more complex and competitive, the importance of strategic leadership has never been more crucial. Executives at the helm of businesses are tasked with making decisions that drive the direction of their organizations, and their ability to do so effectively hinges on their understanding of the current market, industry … Read More

Fostering Active Participation During Leadership Retreats


For many businesses, July mark a period of both reflection and forward-thinking. The halfway point of the calendar year typically includes a review of physical, financial, and day-to-day operations. Mid-year check-ins are held with individual employees, departmental goals are revisited, and retreats and offsites provide an opportunity for strategic visioning. Mid-year offsites serve as an … Read More

How to Manage Effective Executive Meetings: Starting and Ending With Impact

Executive Meetings, Serenbe

In today’s always-on, continuously transforming business world, executives are inundated with meetings, which are becoming increasingly virtual. From strategy sessions, board meetings, performance reviews, project updates, fiscal planning, investor meetings, and crisis management, senior leaders are often running from one meeting to the next, leaving little time for purposeful, deep connections with the entire C-team … Read More

Discover Springtime in Serenbe


While millions of Americans are expected to travel for spring break this year, there’s a secret for those of us in Serenbe. We don’t need to go anywhere to enjoy the welcoming sights, sounds and flavors of spring. April and May are packed with activities, events and outings in our own backyard. Look at all … Read More

Rethinking the Corporate Retreat Agenda

Leadership Retreats, Stone Cottage

Non-scheduled time during a retreat is just as important as the official agenda With the return to in-person meetings well underway, and lackluster, back-to-back-presentation formats a thing of the past, meeting planners recognize that curated experiences and free time during a corporate retreat are as important as the official business content on the agenda. Allowing … Read More

The Case for Using an Outside Facilitator

Leadership Retreats, Stone Cottage

With in-person meetings back in full swing, there has never been a better time to convene the Team and plan for the road ahead. Working with a professional meeting facilitator for your strategy sessions can be the difference between a good meeting and a great meeting. After two years of a virtual team reality, committing … Read More

The Sweet Sights and Sounds of Springtime in Serenbe


Azaleas in full bloom, dancing in the warm breeze. Mares and their foals roaming the green hills. Family picnics and friends gathered on outdoor patios. There’s no sweeter place than Serenbe in the springtime. April and May are packed with activities, events and outings to celebrate the longer days and warmer weather. It’s time to … Read More