The Agency for Corporate Wellness™
Monika Broecker is a pioneer of Corporate Wellness and Corporate Personal Growth™ She built and led Google's School of Personal Growth, the first of its kind in the world, and she was part of the core team that developed the now legendary class Search Inside Yourself together with Chade-Meng-Tan, Google's Jolley Good Fellow who just wrote a book about this Mindfulness-based Emotional Intelligence course which became a New York Times Bestseller.
Since leaving Google, Monika has continued her mission of bringing Corporate Wellness and Corporate Personal Growth™ programs to organizations.
In 2012, Monika founded the Agency for Corporate Wellness™. The mission of the Agency is to connect service providers in the area of Corporate Personal Growth and Corporate Wellness with organizations who value the health and overall well-being of their employees.
The Agency offers the following services to for-profit and non-profit organizations:
Personal Growth Program Design
We develop new Corporate Personal Growth and Corporate Wellness programs and tailor our existing programs to organizations that want to increase their productivity & effectiveness and enhance their innovation potential by supporting their employees with their health, stress management, emotional skills, creativity as well as their leadership and interpersonal skills.
The benefits of our Personal Growth programs are multi-faceted. In designing these programs, our goal is to bring transformation on the individual, team and organization level and thus impact the organizations contribution in the world ("world peace starts with inner peace"). We can help you and your organization to build the Business Case, the Architecture (Vision, Mission, Strategy, Curricula and Programs) and the Metrics/Measurements.
- prevent illness and burn out; decrease health claims for doctors' visits and prescription claims; reduce chronic pain and work injuries; reduce sick days and workers compensation costs
- reduce stress and anxiety at work and facilitate a more sustainable work and lifestyle
- increase focus and attention as well as brain function; improve energy management
- improve communication, compassion and empathy and emotional intelligence
- increase employee satisfaction and happiness and thus retention
- increase employee's productivity and effectiveness at work and overall organizational effectivement
- foster creativity and thus the innovation potential of the company, etc.
Our programs can be offered based on a three-tier approach: fully sponsored by the organization, partially sponsored by the organization with an employee co-pay) or simply offered onsite for convenience but paid for by the employee.
We typically work with the following departments: Benefits (Perks), Fitness, Corporate Wellness, Clinic, Massage, Learning and Development/Corporate University). Please contact Monika Broecker if you are interested in integrating Personal Growth and Holistic Health and Well-Being Curricula into your organization.
We work with many service providers in the area of Health, Wellness, Leadership.
Programs and Practitioners
The Agency for Corporate Wellness™ offers:
The Kines-TechSM Pain and Stress Management Program with John A. Baron
The Kines-TechSM Pain and Stress Management Program based on the principles of the Alexander Technique with John A. Baron: Kines-Tech helps employees avoid overuse injuries in the workplace. Major clients include Google, Firemans Fund Insurance Co. and The San Francisco Ballet.
Corporate Licensing, Corporate Workshops and Corporate Speaking Engagements
- Outplacement Coaching
- Outplacement Curriculum Development
- Outplacement Workshops Design and Delivery
- Outplacement Consulting
Licensing of Full Engagement Card Set
We have created a card set with Simple practices to create sustainable happiness at work and in life. It can be ordered through the Center for Personal Growth.
- Corporate Wellness and Personal Growth Offsites/Events etc.
Organizational clients/projects include:
figma (2016): Creating a Sustainable Work and Lifestyle. A Relational Mindfulness Workshop.
California Institute of Integral Studies (2015): Creating a Sustainable Work and Lifestyle. A Career Development and Relational Mindfulness Workshop.
Designer Fund (2015): Creating a Sustainable Work and Lifestyle. A Relational Mindfulness Workshop.
Basis Science (2013): Workshop Facilitation for all-staff offsite retreat
Splunk (2013): Leadership Coaching
eBay (2012): Somatic Stress Management workshop
Goodwill (2012): Staff Development Programs including Train the Trainer & Coach the Coach programs, Mini-workshops in the areas of Emotional Intelligence, Non-Violent Communication and Teambuilding/Teamwork, somatic coaching for warehouse employees
Inflection (2011): Facilitated offsite event on corporate culture using The Worldcafe approach.
Stillheart Institute (2011): Corporate Wellness Consulting, Corporate Wellness Counsel
Stanford University (2011): Career Development and Stress Management workshops
eBay and paypal (2010-2011): Leadership Wisdom-Wisdom Leadership Initiative, Employee and Customer Engagement Initiative, Employee Value Proposition, Alexander Technique workshop, Global Innovation, People Manager Initiative, Corporate Wellness
Kalani Retreat Center, Big Island, Hawaii (2010-present): Coaching of staff when exiting Kalani
JFK University (2010): Workshop: "Creating Meaningful Work after the Recession"
Analytic Somatic Therapy Training Institute (2010-present): Planning, Implementation and Marketing of 2-Year Intensive Analytic Somatic Therapy Training
Medtronic (2009): Full Engagement/Sustainable Happiness Workshop and World Cafe: "Applying Positive Thinking and Optimism in Difficult Times"
Monika is on the formal list of coaches of Medtronic's Cardiovascular Business Unit
CIIS (2009-present) (California Institute of Integral Studies): Workshops: "Creating a More Sustainable Work and Lifestyle", "Becoming Your Own Professional Coach", "Work that Makes a Difference"
HopeLab (2009): Alexander Technique Workshop
Golden Gate University (2008): Leadership Program using the World Cafe Method
Rate your level of satisfaction with the meeting logistics and presentations
Applying Positive Thinking and Optimism in Difficult Times: 46% very satisfied, 37% satisfied
Word Cafe Session: 42% very satisfied, 46% satisfied
What did you like most or find valuable in the presentations/meeting?
"Loved the start with a motivational speaker. Loved her materials."
"Applying Positive Thinking"
"Interaction with other[s]"
"Format and mixing of attendees"
"I liked the round table, group discussions"
"Positive thinking skills"
"Really liked the round table discussions of what works and what needs improvement"
"The morning was great"
"World Cafe presentation/involvement. All the participation."
"How to include audience participation and positive thinking session."
"The World Cafe mixer was unique and helpful, not only with sharing ideas but networking. These meetings were a great stimulus (...) to get questions answered and return (...) with renewed vigor (...)."
"Personal Growth topics."
"Open communication sessions."
"I really liked the World Cafe approach and would like to see that brainstorming technique used more in our daily practices."
"The communication session was very interesting."
"I thought it was a very creative meeting."
"I really liked how interactive it was."
"I liked that we moved around and became more involved in the meeting."
Client case studies (coming soon)
Please contact us for details and pricing