Optimizing Team Cohesion and Wellbeing - 'workshop in a box'
This 'workshop in a box' provides an innovative toolkit of wellbeing strategies to strengthen team performance. Through engaging activities and conversations, optimize team cohesion and wellbeing by exploring the disruption curve, understanding how to support peers under pressure, and creating protective wellbeing plans for everyone in your team.
This 'workshop in a box' introduces your team to strategies based on research and decades of experience leading and supporting teams to do well and stay well while working under immense pressure.
Hummingly's best-practice learning design means that your team will now have access to 6 team sessions (30-minutes each) delivered one per month, over six months. These follow-on sessions help your team reinforce and put into practice the strategies they have learned for lasting impact.
This 'workshop in a box' caters for 20 participants. Easily scale up your workshop size or delivery with 'additional participant packs.' Or get in touch to explore how easy it is to support resilience and team effectiveness with an organization-wide roll out.
of employees now report they feel less connected to their co-workers
Harvard Business Review
of employees report signs of burnout
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What participants are saying
Dr Regardt Ferreira - Director Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy, Tulane University
"Hummingly's innovative tools and training grew out of the lived experience of working in emergencies. They are grounded in science and are masterfully designed. This is what makes them so powerful."
Jenny Busing - Co-founder and Chief Growth Officer, Excellent
Our team loved it!
"Easiest workshop I've ever run. So helpful that all the supplies and expertise were packaged up in one workshop box. I wasn't sure how videos would work but it was a fantastic experience and our team loved it. We can't wait to do more!"
Linda Jenkinson - CEO, Level Up (1st woman CEO to list on the NASDAQ)
100% would recommend to others
"A room full of CEOs have very high standards and the 'workshop in a box' blew their expectations. 100% said they would recommend to others."
Michelle Sharp - CEO, UNICEF New Zealand
It changed the game!
"Our leaders left the workshop with direction, hope and practical strategies for leading in this new world. It changed the game for us."
Alex McNaughten - CEO, Aprento
Genuinely an amazing achievement!
"I came in super cynical - there's no way you're going to get us to collaborate without having a facilitator in the room. But it was awesome! Genuinely an amazing achievement!"
Jennifer Stansberry-Miller - CE, Mental Health America of Indiana
Full of 'aha moments'
“The absolute highlights for me were the 'aha moments' when I could see my leaders kick back in their chairs and nod! Amazing. At this price point, how could you not invest in this for your organization and your people?”
Janice MacInnis - Manager, Organizational Health, Dalhousie University
A truly engaging experience
"I so appreciated the attractive and organized materials, the videos ready to go at a click, and the care that went in to pulling it all together. It really is designed to just make it happen. Group engagement is obviously a priority. A truly engaging experience."
What's covered in the workshop?
A toolkit of wellbeing strategies
Apply practical wellbeing practices and tools that are designed to be effective under pressure
Building a protective wellbeing plan
Protect from burnout and harm with an intentional plan
A recipe for supporting peers
Equip teams with strategies for understanding and supporting peers under pressure
Strengthen team connectedness
Bust barriers to connection and strengthen team cohesion
How many people does this workshop cater for?
This 'workshop in a box' caters for 20 participants, but it's easy to cater for more participants, or run your workshop multiple times, by purchasing the Additional Participant Pack.
What comes in the box?
- Access to the workshop portal
- Point person instructions
- 20x Doing Well Card Decks
- 20x Hummingly Journals
- 20x Pens
- 20x Hummingly Wellbeing Plan Posters
- 1x Squeaky Chicken (to get people's attention!)
How long is the workshop?
This workshop is 3 hours long and ideal for anytime you are gathering your people in person.
Hummingly's best-practice learning design means that you will have access to 6 team sessions (30-minutes each) delivered one per month, over six months. These sessions will help your team reinforce and put into practice the strategies they have learned for lasting impact.
How it works
Meet your facilitators
Jolie Wills and Elizabeth McNaughton are masters of leading teams in high stress environments forged in 25 major disasters.
- Enhanced the performance of 1000s of leaders
- 1000+ workshops facilitated
- Award-winning industry-recognized thought leaders
How many participants does the workshop cater for?
As many as you need. The base 'workshop in a box' includes resources for 20 participants. Easily expand the workshop size by purchasing 'Additional Participant Packs' - each catering for 10 additional participants.
How much prep will we need to do before the workshop?
Just 10 minutes! We have a demo video to show you how it works. We've created the workshop for busy people. Just gather your people, distribute the resources and push play.
What technology will we need?
To push play you'll just need a screen, projector, sound capabilities and access to the internet
Can we break the workshop into multiple sessions?
We recommend running the workshop in one 3-hour block. However, you can split the delivery over two sessions.
What is video facilitation?
You will feel like we are in the room leading the session. We explain the activities, share our expertise, and let you know you when to hit pause to discuss or participate together.
Can we run the workshop as a hybrid or online session?
The workshop is designed for those occasions when you bring the team together in person to enhance cohesion.
How do we set ourselves up to sustain the learning?
We've done it for you! Hummingly's best-practice learning design means that you will have access to 6 team sessions (30-minutes each) delivered one per month, over six months. These sessions will help your team reinforce and put into practice the strategies they have learned for lasting impact.
How can we be confident in the learning design?
Our workshops are designed by a cognitive scientist, featured in Sir Richard Branson's 100% Human at Work Innovations Book, and based upon the delivery of thousands of workshops with organizations all over the world. The ‘Workshop in a Box’ has been rigorously tested with learning and development designers from the Association from Talent Development.
What impact has the workshop had for other organizations?
95% of participants say they would recommend our workshops to others. The #1 piece of feedback we get is "We just wished we'd had this earlier."