The All-Inclusive Advantage: Planning Your Next Retreat at Stone Cottage

Stone Cottage

When curating transformative experiences for executive teams, venue selection can be the difference between an impactful program and one that falls short of expectations. Partnering with Stone Cottage provides an all-inclusive venue with world-class amenities, a professional services team, expert facilitators, and an incredible locale that will help guarantee your success. Exclusive Access to World-Class … Read More

5 Reasons to Book Your Retreat at The Stone Cottage at Serenbe


In an increasingly fragmented world, the power of in-person connections has never been more important. As technology continues to accelerate the pace of work and drive an always-on culture, strategic retreats offer an invaluable platform for intentional human interaction, leadership development, team alignment, and forward-thinking strategic planning. But the ultimate success of a retreat may … Read More

Discover Springtime in Serenbe


As the days get longer with the Serenbe hills basking in sunlight, April, May and June are packed with activities, events and outings in our own backyard. Let’s get out to enjoy the warmer weather, local food and festivities with family and friends! Look at all we have to offer and plan to enjoy the … Read More

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

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