How We Can Help - Offsite Planning

Did you know?

  • Socializing between team members improves communication patterns more than 50%
  • Employee isolation feelings reduce productivity up to 21%
  • Remote teams can surpass in-person teams if they receive the right kind of support, communication, and team building opportunities
  • Motivated workers outperform those with low engagement by 202%.
  • At least 70% of variance in team engagement can be attributed to the quality of the team manager or leader
  • Happiness raises business productivity by 31%.
  • 50% of positive changes in communication patterns in the workplace can be credited to social interaction outside the workplace
  • Team building can improve work ethic and innovation up to 10 times

What does a successful offsite look like?

Planning and executing successful offsites requires much more than just booking a venue and making sure everyone attends. It's an intricate process that needs time, thoughtful consideration, and a specific set of skills—especially when these gatherings involve engineering teams. So, reflect for a moment on your last offsite event. What worked well? What elements were missing? Did it achieve the outcomes you envisioned?

Successful offsites are not just about meeting a variety of goals, but also about fostering a team spirit that resonates even after the event. Let's work together to make your next offsite a memorable and meaningful one.

Effective offsites and onsites, especially in the realm of remote engineering teams, demand a different cognitive approach than routine engineering tasks. They necessitate a grasp of group dynamics, knowledge of interactive modalities, and most importantly, an understanding of the engineers' mindset. As most leaders often navigate this terrain without support, their unfamiliarity with offsite planning and facilitation can culminate in sub-optimal results and even skepticism from participants. This can lead to anxiety among team members, fostering cynical expectations that potentially dampen the overall experience.

Why work with me for your next offsite?

That's where I step in. With decades of experience in orchestrating successful offsites, both virtual and in-person, I've honed the ability to turn these events into transformational experiences without the pretense. I understand the unique intricacies of engineering teams—their reservations about team bonding activities, their remote working dynamics, and their distinctive thought processes. My goal is not just to organize an event, but to help you craft a gathering that leaves attendees inspired, engaged, and equipped for the future.

Whether your offsite involves a single team, a department, multiple departments, or the entire company, I'm equipped to provide comprehensive assistance. Below, you'll find an overview of my service packages, each designed to build upon the previous one, providing increasingly comprehensive assistance. For further details and information, don't hesitate to reach out.

Item Basic   Enhanced  
(Basic +)
Premium
(Enhanced +)  
Advisory phone calls to work through problems
Facilitation coaching sessions (1 individual)
Content writing
Personalized draft agenda creation
Additional activity options/ideas
Facilitation coaching sessions (additional)
Communication Templates
Post-gathering outcomes and action items review

Price Range: $3,000 - $15,000

* Pricing discounts available for nonprofits, early stage startups, and enterprise companies purchasing assistance for multiple offsites

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