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Lead Lab

Meet and exceed critical targets by leading with love.

Heart skills are hard skills.


of leaders say compassion is very important for leadership.


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


Facing growing demands, many executives struggle to achieve critical outcomes while demonstrating compassion for themselves and others.

Compassionate Leaders Circle developed powerful change models that help leaders:

  • Experience epiphanies in leadership and productivity
  • Unleash employee potential to improve performance 
  • Foster employee engagement with a culture of caring and civility

A Breath of Fresh Air

"The leadership retreat Compassionate Leaders Circle led for our senior team was a breath of fresh air.

The content moved beyond conventional leadership topics such as Listening and Giving Feedback to the importance of moving from sympathy to empathy and compassion.

The Donnellan Method is less 'presentation' and more 'conversation.'"

- Gar Grannell, CEO, Mohawk Global Logistics

The Five Benefits of Compassionate Leadership

  • Create a sustainable and remarkable work culture
  • Reduce stress, anxiety and overwhelm - in people leaders and team members
  • Improve workforce communication skills and emotional intelligence
  • Organize your priorities and relationships
  • Take ownership of your personal and professional ethics

"Compassion in the workplace creates positive, productive, enriching experiences. I wholeheartedly recommend this workshop to anyone in business, leadership or management."

- Andrea Shaw
VP of Strategy at College APP

Learn to practice self-compassion, vulnerability and compassion for others as you develop your leadership skills.

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Compassionate Leadership Explained

Listen to our Founder and CEO share her thoughts on compassionate leadership.

Jamie Joshua, Esq.
Director, Office of Diversity & Inclusion, Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University

“[CLC]'s ‘Be a Remarkable Leader’ program was a good fit for the Cornell College of Business staff.... Participants were comfortable sharing their own thoughts and feelings and were willing to engage in the content intentionally. The feedback survey shows that the information was well received. I look forward to partnering together again.”

 Tracy McCreary
Managing Director, BlueBolt

"I hired a CLC executive coach to guide my transition to Executive management in my company.

My coach was instrumental to my success. Gifted at listening, she helped me set and achieve attainable goals. I couldn't recommend CLC more highly." 

Dr. Ruthann Russo
TEDx Speaker, and Sustainable Self-care Programs and Trainings

“I have worked with Laurel as an executive and life coach as well as a trusted advisor. Not only is she creative, caring, and highly skilled at navigating her coaches through major life changes, her knowledge of entrepreneurialism, business development, marketing, and product development is impressive! She is a selfless guide who brings out the best in her clients.”

This was a practical approach to leading with compassion.

We left our leadership retreat with practical projects to enrich our employees' careers. Four months after the retreat, we had already implemented one of the projects!

- Alicia Kirkby, Chief People Officer

Lead Lab Solutions

Proven customized programs for you or your organization that create lasting behavior change and equip people leaders to lead with compassion.

Speaking Engagements & Workshops

In-person or virtual workshops that teach the power of compassion at work, its ability to support corporate goals, and how your team members can start leveraging compassion for success.

Executive Coaching Packages 

1-to-1 professional coaching packages that help leaders build resilience, develop self-knowledge, and lead with compassion to achieve critical outcomes.

Leadership Development Programs

Virtual, in person, or hybrid training programs or retreats that teach people leaders the principles of Compassionate Leadership and equip them to drive engagement and unleash team potential. 

Define Your Professional Values

“Laurel is an intuitive coach who is able to help her clients dig deep within themselves to build the careers and lives that bring them the most joy. My work with Laurel helped me define my professional values, organize my dreams into actionable plans, and encouraged me to bring my whole self to any work that I do. Laurel is supportive, direct, and able to help her clients make their dreams a reality.”

- Katelyn Johnson, 
Mission-driven Thought Leader

Is it time to elevate your organization's leadership skills?

Give us a call to discuss whether compassionate leadership is the right approach for achieving your goals.

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