Leading WELL: Empowering leaders to positively influence workplace wellbeing

With Clare O’Connor


Length: 3 weeks

Effort: 3 to 4 hours per week

Partner: Cahoot Learning

Program overview

No longer a nice-to-have, but a must-have – employee wellbeing and burnout prevention is one of the key challenges faced by organisations worldwide. 

Whilst individuals have traditionally been encouraged to manage their own wellbeing, organisations and leaders are now expected to do more. A proactive, holistic approach to employee wellbeing is key to a thriving culture. No easy feat in a hybrid workplace, but it can be done. The first step is to move wellbeing from the sole remit of the Human resources team, and into the empowered hands of individual leaders, because they can make the difference day-to-day.

In this virtual program “Leading WELL”, learners are given simple, practical tips to look after their own wellbeing whilst creating environments for their teams to thrive in. By focusing on easy-to-implement actions to support a healthy workplace, the program helps leaders better support individuals and teams that are looking to them for leadership, guidance, and support in uncertain times.

It’s ok to not have all the answers, and you don’t have to be an expert – but you can be a role model.

Who is it for?

People who wish to learn tried-and-tested strategies to support workplace wellbeing and influence positive change.  

Program Curriculum

  • Welcome and Introduction – What is working well?

  • Being human first – showing vulnerability and authenticity
  • Compassionate leadership and empathy
  • Healthy hybrid behaviours – the future of workplace wellbeing
  • Communication, Collaboration and Culture
  • Overcoming Leadership burnout
  • Wellbeing by design – good work design 101
  • How to develop a proactive strategy that works
  • Creating a transparent, open culture
  • Fostering Inclusion and Belonging
  • Tried and Trusted – how to build trust into your team culture
  • Create the Future: An Action Plan and Commitment to Change

Why is this program important?

Meet the Coach

Clare O'Connor

Clare O’Connor is an Inclusion and Wellbeing Professional with a 20-year career background in higher education, coaching, training and People and Culture leadership. She has developed several successful Inclusion and Wellbeing training programs and strategies for global organisations and is excited by the future of work, and the endless possibilities emerging to create more meaningful change as a collective.

Clare’s major interests include inclusion, education, languages, the arts, and writing.  With qualifications in social sciences, politics, languages, teaching, business, coaching, diversity and inclusion, mental health and global leadership from the UK, Sweden, France and Australia, Clare is a passionate global citizen with an insatiable appetite for learning. Diagnosed in her forties with autism and living with corneal dystrophy, Clare also shares insights and stories through the lens of her lived experience and gained knowledge on how organisations can better support neurodivergence and improve accessibility to build an inclusive workplace for all. 

How is it done?

Active learning with cohorts

Learners will generate ideas, present and deliver together with their peers to help get different perspectives, internalise learnings and identify ways to apply them in the workforce.

Deep reflections

Learners will have the opportunity to reflect and analyse what they have learnt, how far they have come, and how they can apply these learnings in the workforce.

Real-time insights

Learners get real-time insights on how far they are performing vs their cohort that helps set their pace and enjoy a healthy dose of competition at the same time.

Immersive experience

Learners get rich, snackable content that helps boost their retention. They are given tools that enable strong collaboration and deep conversations with their peers. 

Empower your leaders to Lead WELL

Learn how the Leading WELL program helps your organisation create a healthy workplace.