Retreat Recreation

YPO/WPO forum retreat activities

It is common to plan some fun activities in addition to the retreat work. At various retreats, I have golfed, downhill skied, cross country skied, snowmobiled, hiked, kayaked, sailed, yachted, bicycled, mountain bicycled, fished, played ping-pong, shot pool, shot sporting clays, engaged in fitness programs, roped cattle at a dude ranch, tasted wine, tasted beer, […]


YPO/WPO Retreat Purpose

The right YPO WPO retreat topic

When I ask a YPO/WPO forum what they wish to accomplish at their retreat, a common answer is “We don’t know. We just want something good. If someone cries, it will be a homerun”. There are a few retreat goals that are universal. Usually a great retreat accomplishes one or more of the following: Bonding/trust […]


Favorite YPO/WPO Forum Retreat Topic

The Apple Doesn't fall far from the tree

When YPO/WPO members find out that I am in the forum retreat facilitation business, I am often asked about my favorite forum retreat topic. My absolute favorites are ones that I have developed, but there are many in the YPO/WPO library that are excellent. Of the commonly known YPO/WPO forum retreat topics, my favorite is […]