Organizational Compassion Programs

Compassion It workshops introduce key skills like self-compassion, boundary-setting, and active listening, and we work with you long-term to embed compassion within your company's culture.

Tailored leadership programs and leadership coaching further support your efforts to weave compassion into your organization's fabric.

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Compassion Reduces Burnout.

Employee burnout has been an epidemic. It leads to decreased engagement, higher turnover rates, and toxic work environments. In May 2019, the World Health Organization classified burnout as an "occupational phenomenon." And this is before COVID-19, when many industries faced even higher levels of burnout.

A compassionate culture does not come at the expense of achievement and excellence.

 

Tailored compassion programs help your teams develop skills of awareness, self-compassion, and compassion in the midst of challenging moments, and we work with you to design a program to make these practices systemic and sustainable.

 

Our highly-experienced Stanford-trained compassion facilitators use engaging and fun approaches for cultivating compassion within your team. 

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Compassion Increases Psychological Safety.

Do your team members feel afraid to share ideas or speak up? Do they worry about making mistakes? Do they feel like they don't belong? If so, they may cover up blunders or blame fellow team members instead of learning from them. The cost of low psychological safety on a team leads to high turnover, under-performance, and even a fear of going to work.

When team members trust one another and feel comfortable enough to take risks and make their opinions known, they are more creative, collaborate, and high-performing. Plus they feel fulfilled and enjoy being at work. Teams with high levels of psychological safety have increased levels of engagement, motivation, and performance.

Whether your organization works with underserved populations, in healthcare, or in a highly-demanding corporate sector, developing a culture of compassion can:

  • lessen burnout
  • help team members skillfully manage stress
  • build psychological safety on teams 
  • foster trust
  • increase employee loyalty
  • nurture more connected and collaborative teams 
  • benefit the bottom line

Embed compassion within your organization through long-term, tailored engagement with Compassion It’s experienced team of educators and coaches. 

Here are examples of elements we combine to help you develop a culture of compassion:

Monthly or quarterly sessions

High-level Compassion It trainings for teams and leadership

Regular meetings

In-depth Compassion It workshops and discussions with a cohort of team leads and compassion “champions”

Accountability systems

Check-ins and accountability systems designed to keep all team members on track and practicing compassion.

Frequent Compassion It touch points

Multi-channel communication via videos, lessons, challenges, social media, emails, and/or texts to keep compassion and self-compassion front-of-mind

Leadership Development 

Leveraging a combination of leadership coaching and Compassion It programming to develop your leadership team and rising stars to become more compassionate leaders

Quantifiable measures

Assessments to measure program effectiveness 

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