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"Compassionate leaders recognise the inherent value of human diversity, honour the complex nature of human relationships, and courageously engage with themselves and others to create meaningful connections, for new ideas and capacities to bloom." - Jo Gniel

The modern workplace is challenging. Beyond performance and profitability, many seek to realise their human potential and unleash it for a greater good. 

Compassionate leadership seeks to help others not just perform or increase profitability but thrive, even in the most challenging of times.

As leaders, cultivating mindfulness and deepening compassion for ourselves and others is fundamental to realising one's leadership potential and to unleash it in those around them, for a greater good.

Executive Coaching & Compassionate Leadership

Delivered face to face or online, executive coaching sessions will help you cultivate self-compassion and bring wisdom to your leadership. You will learn the core principles and simple practices of inner compassion strategies you can apply, as you lead in daily life. Jo’s expertise will help you get to the core of any issues you face, to bring this powerful resource to your work and people in your organisation more widely. 

Keynotes and Workshops

Give your team the principals and practices they need to cultivate Mindful Self-Compassion for themselves and others, boost collaboration, emotional agility and be more focused and effective.

Cultivating Mindful Self-Compassion enhances our capacity and inner resources. MSC enables us to:

  • cope with life’s challenges
  • admit our shortcomings
  • bounce back from difficulties
  • develop emotional strength and resilience
  • reduce stress, distraction and emotional reactivity
  • cultivate greater self-worth (independent of social approval)
  • stay focused on the things that matter 
  • motivate ourselves with kindness
  • forgive ourselves when needed
  • develop healthier habits
  • cultivate more satisfying relationships and emotional well-being.  

About Jo Gniel

Not so long ago, Jo could be found walking the boards of a global giant. As an innovation and change lead and as a senior member of a USD$1 billion global brand leadership team, Jo was responsible for leading business transformations associated with global brand development, commercialisation and life cycle management with double digit growth.  

Since leaving the theatre of corporate life Jo has been driven by a desire to have a positive impact on the lives of others, contributing her business knowledge, practical approaches to wellbeing and love of collaboration within the wider community.

A sought after speaker and facilitator, Jo creates engaging key note presentations and programs, that integrate the latest research on attachment science, relationships, Mindful Self-Compassion and wellbeing focused on practical strategies that can be applied immediately in daily life. 

Jo has delivered programs for clients that include global and local businesses, state and federal government departments, health, tertiary education and the not-for-profit sectors to develop leaders and enhance the relationships and wellbeing of teams and organisations. 


Get in touch

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