Simply Business

What we did Twice named No1 in The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For, the small business insurance broker Simply Business asked LiveWorkWell for support in motivating its people to take ownership of their own resilience and wellbeing — fostering a culture of meaningful engagement. We presented a taster session to introduce mindfulness and explain how FirstBeat heart-rate variability (HRV) analysis tracks your personal stress and recovery. Each person wore a HRV monitor for three days, followed up by group or individual sessions to discuss the findings. They then … Read More

Publicis Groupe

What we did LiveWorkWell has run more than 15 six-week Mindful Advantage programmes at Publicis Groupe, the world’s third largest advertising agency, as part of the in-house development programme. The brief? To help them find their off switch. The courses are always oversubscribed. We have also trained teams to work better together through Core Strengths’ Strength Deployment Inventory (SDI), and several leaders have received one-to-one coaching. The project was shortlisted for the HR Excellence Awards and was the subject of a chapter in the book Mindfulness in the Workplace. Publicis, … Read More


Pictet asset management

What we did As part of Pictet’s commitment to support the wellbeing of their people, the Swiss private bank asked LiveWorkWell to present two 6-week mindfulness programmes, plus follow-up coaching sessions for individuals. What they said ‘Good ways to manage stress, recover after a bad meeting, stay open in challenging sessions, engage colleagues in a different way.’ – Pictet course participant ‘It has allowed to gain a better understanding of stress and how to deal with this, so that I leave work-related stress at work and am able to engage … Read More

MSD Animal Health

What we did The animal health arm of Merck, the American pharmaceutical giant that operates in more than 150 countries, wanted to forge its new UK senior leadership into a team. LiveWorkWell, in partnership with the Italian leadership consultancy WABI, met with the 10 leaders over an eight-month period. The programme was based on the five core aspects of personality identified in the Big Five psychometric test: conscientiousness, agreeableness, open-mindedness, energy and emotional stability. It included five full-day team workshops – each focused on one of these dimensions – plus … Read More

Bartle Bogle Hegarty

What we did LiveWorkWell has coached multiple high-flyers at BBH, a global advertising agency, to build resilience and navigate change. Each coaching programme was made up of six 90-minute sessions, spread over three to six months. They varied according to what suited each person and included stress recovery using Firstbeat heart rate monitoring, mindfulness, strengths coaching and psychometric testing. What they said ‘The sessions have benefitted me enormously. Professionally I have more self-awareness when it comes to my stress levels and am able to control them before they get out … Read More

Individual coaching clients

‘I started working with Susan at a very challenging time in my life. As a hospital consultant, the first wave of Covid was starting and I had newly taken on a leadership role for the trust. I was beginning to feel totally overwhelmed, panicking at all the unknowns I was dealing with at the time and rather lost. It felt like I had no tools to help navigate the situation but also to bring people along with me when we had so much uncertainty to deal with. Susan gave me … Read More