About Us

Softer Success is a company dedicated to improving employee well being and preventing burnout. The core ethos of the business is to end the global burnout pandemic by offering companies solutions, consultancy and training which equip their executives with the skill set to thrive in their working lives.

Is burnout costing your business millions? How do you know if your employees are burned out? We can help you! By helping you identify the root causes of disengagement and fatigue in your organisation with our burnout assessment tool.  We then help you revolutionise your wellbeing plans to eradicate burnout once and for all . We help you prevent burnout in your company!

Our signature programme ‘Prevent Burnout Find Balance’ enables corporations to stress-proof employees and teams and to help them take care of their emotional and physical well being. Our focus is to help change work cultures and make them more humane.

Softer Success works on the ethos that knowledge is power. The more people that understand about burnout, the better equipped they will be to prevent it. Softer Success delivers workshops that help employees connect better with their colleagues, understand what burnout is, what the warning signs are and a powerful 3-step strategy to prevent it. We empower organisations and employees to proactively prevent burnout.

We have been shortlisted! ‘Mental Health Consultancy of the Year’

Our Values and Mission

Our mission:

To start a cultural revolution in the workplace that is laying the stepping stones for and helping the next generation profoundly. By working towards meeting the United Nations sustainable development goals on health & wellbeing by 2030 – with the focus on eradicating the burnout pandemic. We are passionate about seeing the next generation to step into a different working world where burnout risks are at a minimum.

Our Values:

As a business we practice what we preach. Softer Success has a 4 working day week policy which enables us to be sustainably productive. We believe that by incorporating regular wellbeing methods in our working day  and life it helps create sustainable productivity and in turn reduces the risk of burnout. We look to create a positive curiosity around burnout and mental health.

We care passionately about the work that we do and we constantly strive to ensure we get the best results for our clients.
We always use the most up-to-date scientific research, evidence-based methodologies and proven training techniques.

We seek long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships with all our clients.
We strive to ensure that all our relationships are open, honest, respectful, supportive and fun. We will always treat our clients with the utmost respect regarding their own personal boundaries and confidentiality.

Our Team

Cara de Lange – Founder & CEO

Cara de Lange is an international burnout expert, wellbeing consultant and the Founder & CEO of Softer Success, empowering some of the world’s leading organisations and their employees to proactively prevent burnout. Their powerful programme ‘Prevent Burnout, Find Balance’ enables individual clients and corporate teams to create a more harmonious, peaceful and productive life.

With over 20 years’ experience in fast-paced multi-national companies such as Google, Reckitt Benckiser, Saatchi & Saatchi, and having experienced burnout herself, Cara is passionate about helping people look after their wellbeing & live a more balanced and joyful life. 

Cara is a sought-after keynote speaker on the subject of burnout and is regularly invited to speak at organisations such as Google, Box and the United Nations.  Her book Softer Success: Prevent Burnout, Find Balance and Re-Define Your Success, published in 2019 and is available via Amazon, Waterstones and Barnes & Noble.

Cara is an associate of and works closely with the International Stress Management Association (ISMA). She is also a member of the organising committee for International Stress Awareness Week. 

Advisory Team

Professor Michael Leiter 
Professor of Organisational Psychology, Acadia University, Canada
Over 35 years burnout research and interventions worldwide
Professor Karina Nielsen 
Professor of work Psychology, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Danielle Hellebrand
Neuroscientist , The Netherlands
Founder at Better Brains at Work
Dr Michael Clinton
Professor of work Psychology , King’s College London, United Kingdom
Zarir Vakil
Change specialist, Business consultant, United Kingdom



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