Pre-programme interviews were conducted to understand the team's current state of wellbeing. Employees shared that they were struggling with emotions such as feeling insecure, nervous, and impatient when communicating and solving problems.
Their answers further revealed that 56% of them felt tension and 75% were feeling exhausted and fatigued. They wished to have more energy, be more positive, and be calmer.
Divided into two smaller, equal groups of 16, ten members of the Above Academy team worked with each group combining group activities with individual coaching.
Customised 3-day Recharge Programmes were held offsite to minimise distractions, encourage natural engagement and experience measurable results.
Through techniques and strategies originally developed by Above Academy, the team learned how to:
Specially selected accommodation on the Croatian seaside ensured the team truly felt the company's commitment and investment in them.
10 day post-programme, participants feedback showed that they:
Back in the office, the team returned to work with expanded energy and capacity levels, improved mental and physical wellbeing, and increased motivation.
The team was given confidence that their contribution to the company is extremely valuable and they absolutely felt invested in. As a result, both employees and the company have a stronger and more positive employee-employer relationship.
"The last weekend was amazing in Opatija with such great, young and positive people from Above Academy! The Recharge Programme gives you an opportunity to fully recharge and recover your body and mind. Also, it teaches us how to save our energy and how to expand our capacity for it. If you really want to reward your employees, for hard work and great results, give them this unforgettable experience! Thanks for everything!"