5 Easy Ways You Can Fundraise for Your Organization

For any organization without a lot of capital, such as church groups, schools and social clubs, funding an excursion such as a conference or off-site event can be challenging but it is possible. Here are five fundraising methods that will let you take your group away from home and experience some of the world. 1:…

Five Reasons to Host Your Religious Retreat at the Beginning of the Year

It’s no easy task to find a space capable of hosting the kind of retreat you want, or that can ensure attendees will be well taken care of throughout their stay. One of the most important decisions is finding a time of year that is suitable for your members or attendees. Below we’ll explore five…

Nine Ideas to Make Your Religious Retreat More Impactful

A religious retreat is an opportunity for individuals to connect more deeply with their faith. This can be achieved in a number of ways including meditation, reflection, spiritual discussions, dialogue, and task-based activities with a group of like-minded people. Through shared experiences among members, retreats can also serve to deepen the relationship and fellowship within…

Three Reasons Why Annual Retreats Yield a Positive Return on Investment

Modern organizations conduct retreats to re-organize, re-energize and re-invigorate while strategically focusing on upcoming projects and goals. Retreats are designed for companies to withdraw from day-to-day demands and realign the common goals of the organization. Removing teams from the workplace and placing them in a dedicated space, like National 4‑H Conference Center, breathes new life…

How to Apply Design Thinking Methodology to Your Next Meeting

Design thinking is a human-centered process for understanding and solving problems. For years, enterprises have used design thinking to create and deliver innovative products/services and become more flexible and responsive to the needs of consumers. Fortunately, the principles of design thinking (researching, problem definition, ideating, prototyping and iterating) can be applied to virtually every scenario,…