There are many reasons to take your team or your entire office to a workation. The main reason is that being away from the office opens the mind to creativity and inspiration. Personal fun alongside work improves employee efficiency and productivity.
In addition to the usual daily tasks you can use a workation as a big incentive for the employees. A workation creates fun and enables you to build a strong community. It’s also a great way to bring a team closer together, improve team building or work on cross-functional projects with groups that can finally work together.
From two days to a week, or even longer, a workation brings only good things to your company and its employees. Combine company events, training or team building with a workation and take your company to the next level.
While many companies are afraid of letting people out of their offices, work during the active workation will not reduce productivity, rather it will give everyone in the office a boost. Employees who may feel burned out have the opportunity to recharge and concentrate.
Being active gives you more energy, which means you’ll feel more awake at work. It also increases productivity and alertness, which can help you concentrate and get your work done faster.Furthermore it also increases the circulation of blood into the brain, which increases awareness. The brain also releases serotonin – a substance that makes you feel better and improves your mood, which reduces workload.
So be productive after your morning workout or afternoon activity while on workation.
A workation stimulates the creativity of the brain. Being playful nourishes the brain and encourages creative thinking and problem solving. Most of us are social creatures, and the majority of people enjoy a relaxed environment where people seem to enjoy themselves. There is a reason why the best ideas for new products, new services and solutions emerge outside the office while taking a shower or walking the dog…
A workation enables your employees to build better relationships and connections with each other by meeting in person, getting to know each other and learning more about each other’s lives. They get to know each other’s tasks and get a better understanding of the other’ s work and tasks. All this helps to get things done faster. The colleagues create a mutual relationship if they stay longer in the same place. It will make them feel like they are part of something bigger and not just a small cog in a big gear.
It costs a company a lot of money if long-time employees or talented people with a lot of accumulated knowledge leave the company. For this reason, it is important to focus on employee satisfaction and retention, not just on attracting new talent. A workation not only keeps your employees happy, but also gives them the feeling of being valued and closer to the company and their workplace. Concentrating on the corporate culture with on a workation enables growth and motivates your employees. Therefore a workation is the perfect way to invest in your employees and your company!
While every company tries to inspire its customers and clients, only a few also try the same with their employees. A workation is a good solution to do just that. Bring all employees together and talk to them about the future of the company. From your employees’ perspective, where should the way lead, what do they recommend to change or improve? Spend all an entire week in a new environment, work together, build a strong community and work on projects. Let your employees discover nature, go to the mountains or the sea. Nature is a place where our minds can rest and relax to be inspired, solve problems, be creative and let our imagination run wild.
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