Tip 1. Go Off-Site. While it might seem like a good idea to cut costs by holding the meeting at your own office, it can be incredibly inefficient in the long run due to typical work distractions. A change of locale promotes efficiency and gives everyone a change of pace to make new decisions. Tip 2. Break Things Up. Go for 4-5 smaller breaks, instead of 2-3 longer breaks. These frequent short breaks will encourage everyone to stretch, lightly chat, and recharge; they will be more creative, while not losing the focus of the meeting that can often happen with a long break….