A merger or acquisition. Change of leadership. A global pandemic. The ‘Big Thing’ might be in the past, present, or future. But everyone knows it will require time and focus to find the solution.
Retreat, to advance.
There are other reasons, too. A reward or celebration. Skill development. Bringing teams together. Never underestimate the power and importance of simply deepening relationships. Taking time for this doesn’t slow us down. It speeds us up.
Pause, to progress.
Either way, we need to prioritise the time to address them. This is almost impossible in our usual work environment.
To gain clarity on the situation, we must remove ourselves from the day-to-day. Create the time and space to figure out how we effectively move forwards.
We need to get away – to Retreat.
We will eat well, move our bodies, and get out into nature – for our mental health as much as our physical health.
At some point, each member of the team will find themselves outside their comfort zone – and in their learning zone.
It’s crucial that participants leave with practical tools and strategies they can use in the workplace [and life].
In amongst the work, we’ll also enjoy ourselves … although sometimes we might have a loose definition of ‘fun’!
Wherever possible, we use Island-based suppliers. From food to activities, we support local businesses and charities. You’ll also take a ferry to get here. That sounds minor – but right from the start, coming here feels different.