Publicis Media

What we did Since 2012, LiveWorkWell has run more than 15 six-week Mindful Advantage programmes at Publicis Media, 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 2013 HR Excellence Awards and was the subject of a chapter in the book Mindfulness in … Read More

News UK

What we did As the growth of digital media put pressure on print, News UK – owner of The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sun newspapers – commissioned a wellbeing programme to help employees build resilience and manage stress. LiveWorkWell led two six-week mindfulness programmes in 2015, followed by top-up sessions. What they said ‘For mindfulness training, we chose to work with Susan at Liveworkwell, because she was knowledgeable, passionate and approachable. In our evaluation, 96% of learners said the course had been beneficial to them in a personal … Read More

The Guardian

What we did The Guardian newspaper wanted to help its high-profile but stretched digital team to deal with stress more effectively and know what to prioritise in a fast-paced, uncertain context. After our mindfulness training, the team reported a 22% improvement in their ability to interact well with colleagues when under pressure. What they said ‘More aware of where my colleagues might be coming from. Learning to manage stressful thoughts about work – I realised I was assuming work would be stressful every day, and this was stressing me out!’ – The Guardian … Read More

Havas

What we did A six-week Mindful Advantage course to re-ground, re-energise and re-focus people at Havas, one of the biggest advertising agencies in Europe. What they said ‘I’m more aware of feeling stressed unnecessarily. I still feel it but because I am aware, I am able to step back and think.’ – Havas participant ‘I’ve learnt to not see a mountain when stressed and see it as a ladder that you can climb step by step.’ – Havas participant Would you recommend this to a colleague? ‘YES! Our mind is our most … Read More

Leo Burnett

What we did Since 2013, LiveWorkWell has offered annual courses at Leo Burnett, a dynamic London advertising agency. What they said ‘It has been invaluable. Having the support of my company to do this makes me feel valued and appreciated.’ – Leo Burnett participant ‘Developed abilities to diffuse stressful situations, deal with daily pressures and take a step back.’  – Leo Burnett participant

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