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Can’t Beat the Retreat

Nothing adds long-term value to your leadership team’s working relationship than an executive retreat.

Michael Gelfand CEO Briefing Newsletter , CEO Life , Travel May 31 2013

Acing the Family Vacation

Lessons from three hard-charging CEOs on how to make time for—and make the most of—travel time as a family.

Michael Gelfand CEO Briefing Newsletter , CEO Life , Travel May 15 2013

Find the Right Motivational Speaker

From wedding toasts to celebrity roasts, we’ve all had the misfortune of sitting through an uninspiring speech or presentation at [...]

Michael Gelfand Leadership & Strategy June 11 2012

Going It Alone?

Convention and Visitors Bureaus can be a great resource for do-it-yourself retreat planners. If you’ve homed in on a particular [...]

Michael Gelfand Leadership & Strategy , Talent Management May 29 2012

The Great Retreat

Related reads: What an Outside Facilitator Can Do For You Find the Right Motivational Speaker Going It Alone Chief Executive’s [...]

Michael Gelfand Leadership & Strategy , Talent Management May 29 2012

Chief Executive’s Choice Hotels & Resorts

Name Location Phone Event Planner Catering Differentiators Pa-Ko Plantation Midway, AL 877-539-5699 N Y Rustic accomodations on 5,000 woodsy, central [...]

Michael Gelfand Leadership & Strategy , Talent Management May 29 2012

What an Outside Facilitator Can Do for You

No matter how hands-on you usually like to be as a business leader, in the case of running meetings at [...]

Michael Gelfand Leadership & Strategy , Talent Management May 29 2012

The CEO’s Guide to Executive Retreats and Board Meetings

Of all the responsibilities you might typically associate with being a CEO, planning an executive retreat isn’t one they teach you about in business school. However, a recent survey of CEOs conducted as part of Chief Executive’s February CEO Confidence Index research clearly shows that many of today’s CEOs consider their role in arranging retreats an important task—something they consider well worth their time and energy.

Michael Gelfand Leadership & Strategy , Magazine articles , Talent Management May 29 2012

Recharge Your Body and Soul

You know the feeling. Your body starts to sag like a wet paper bag and ache in all the usual [...]

Michael Gelfand CEO Life April 9 2012

Recharge Your Body and Soul: 3 Spas for CEOs

When it’s time to relax, CEOs head to spas and resorts to relieve stress. These destinations integrate their spas into top-notch resort environments, allowing CEOs to reap the rewards of highly-trained therapists focusing on wellness, while enjoying relaxing amenities and activities during your brief respite from the rat race.

Michael Gelfand Other Luxury April 9 2012

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