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Learning Labs For Your Organization

Customized leadership programs

The Challenge

Many leaders struggle to balance their accountability for critical outcomes with their ability to treat themselves and others with compassion.


of leaders say compassion is very important for leadership.


of leaders want to enhance their compassion but don’t know how.

The Solution

Compassionate leadership drives results. Compassionate Leaders Circle has distilled decades of study, coaching, teaching, researching, and leader mentorship into powerful change models and learning labs. To meet the needs of our clients, we offer our labs in a variety of formats from executive coaching to company retreats. Our programs include customized online, live, or hybrid experiences.

Executive Coaching


Leader Development

Speaker Engagements

 A lab isn't just another "Leadership Training." Our methodologies help you do the soul work that leads to sustainable change and growth. Learning Labs lead to personal and professional epiphanies, unleash people's potential at work, and equip people to lead with love while exceeding profit targets or goals.

From corporate teams to college students, our customized learning labs have guided and supported those ready to lead with love while powerfully stewarding their teams, goals, and life. 

Pivot with Purpose

Dream Lab is a proven methodology for helping individuals find their soul work.

Individuals navigate purposeful personal and career development by accessing self-knowledge and translating it into performance. 

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Lead with Love

Lead Lab's powerful change models help leaders experience epiphanies in leadership and productivity, unleash employee potential to improve performance, and foster employee engagement with a culture of caring and civility.

Leaders and teams unleash excellence through The Donnellan Leadership Method and the 7 C’s of Compassionate Leadership.

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Coach with Courage

A science-driven program for coaches and leaders.

Leaders and mentors accelerate stakeholder change by cultivating evidence-based compassionate coaching skills.

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Train to Transform 

Internal trainers build competence to deliver compassionate leadership programs, including Dream Lab, Leadership Lab and Coach Lab.

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CLC Speaker Workshops 

Elevate your event or inspire your organization with a CLC Speaker. CLC Speakers are subject matter experts on career, health, wealth and relationships. They deliver engaging workshops, grounded in compassion and CLC models, that create lasting change.  

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Meet Our Founder and CEO, Laurel Donnellan


Laurel's mission is to help individuals and companies create remarkable work. She is a compassionate leadership expert with experience coaching/consulting with individuals and organizations including the University of Denver, Cornell University, Toyota, Disney, Viacom, Canyon Ranch, and the New York City Board of Education.

She has an undergraduate degree from Cornell University’s College of Business and an MA in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University. She is a former VP of Human Resources of an global hospitality company.

Laurel is a certified organizational and leadership coach and has been trained by Stephen Covey, Julia Cameron, Ken Blanchard, and other world-class leaders. She is a certified yoga teacher and studied dream therapy and sacred ceremonies of indigenous cultures related to personal development and rites of passage.

Over 25 years ago, she launched her own business and has developed transformational programs that build careers and organizations from the inside out. Laurel currently hosts the Compassionate Leaders Circle Podcast and writes about inspiring leaders for