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Building stronger teams and cultures through compassion education

In today’s business world, we have arrived at a critical point where more than half of employees are reporting suffering from stress. High stress leads to all kinds of negative consequences for both employees and companies alike. Rather than perpetuating a culture of stress, there is evidence that compassionate workplaces are good for employee health and ultimately, the corporate bottom line.

“There's no magic formula for great company culture. The key is just to treat your staff as you would like to be treated.”
- Sir Richard Branson

Better Teams and Cultures Support Better Organizations

Practicing compassion can have positive effects in several areas of corporate life, including encouraging more congenial social interactions in the workplace; improving customer service; and higher employee commitment and productivity.
  • Increase resilience, self-care, & self-compassion skills

  • Compassion culture versus stress culture

  • Greater achievement through common humanity practice

Our corporate initiatives are led by industry professionals

  • K.C. Branscomb

    Executive Director, Compassion Institute and retired C-Suite (CEO) executive with public company CEO and Board experience in several industries including info tech, bio sciences, and consumer products.
  • Leah Weiss, Ph.D, MSW

    Lecturer in management, Stanford University Graduate School of Business and Founding Faculty, Compassion Institute. She is author of "How We Work."
  • Monica Worline, Ph.D

    CEO of EnlivenWork and Executive Director of CompassionLab. Monica is also a research scientist at Stanford University's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education. She is author of "Awakening Compassion at Work."

Bring Compassion Training into Your Workplace

We seek to partner closely with corporations to collaboratively tackle the drivers of stress and burnout. Within this context, this curriculum specifically targets individual capacities for resilience. If you are in a leadership position within a corporation, with a large number of employees who may be interested in the training, we would love to explore the possibility of partnering with you to deliver a curriculum to suit your needs. We look forward to connecting with you!

“I've been working in the tech industry for my entire career, for 15 years. At Microsoft, Apple, and Facebook. There is a lot of suffering in the corporate world, but in tech there are particular sufferings, it's just such a fast-paced environment. So, I would love to bring this learning and teaching to that community, my coworkers; not just to make their lives better or make them feel better, but also I think the way they are, the way they think, it does get reflected in the products that they make. So, that is my purpose and the community that I want to teach.”

Miroo Kim
Employee at Facebook and CCT Teaching in Training