When Justin King took over as CEO of Sainsbury’s, he swiftly identified as a top priority the need to grow the next generation of leaders from within.
Mind Gym augmented Sainsbury’s own “Aspire” programme, inviting this top talent pool to attend a programme of “Wednesday Workouts”, focusing on:
The top talent who attended the “Wednesday Workouts” reacted extremely positively, with 99% reporting that they would apply what they had learned; sales have grown by £2.7bn and Sainsbury’s is once again considered the largest supermarket in the UK.
Return on investment:
The ROI, in terms simply of saved recruitment fees in year one, was over 300%.