About Softer Success

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.

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals or ‘Global Goals’ are a collection of 17 interlinked global goals designed to be a blueprint for achieving a better and more sustainable future for all. The SDGs were set up in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly and are intended to be achieved by the year 2030. At Softer Success, we believe our purpose is to help people with their physical and mental wellbeing. So, we have aligned with these four Global Goals:

UN SDG 3

Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all ages.

UN SDG 8

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

UN SDG 13

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

UN SDG 17

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development.

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UN SDG 8

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

UN SDG 13

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

UN SDG 17

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development.

Our Team

Cara De Lange

Founder & CEO of Softer Success

Burnout Expert, Speaker, Founder & Author of Softer Success

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


Scientific Team

Professor Micheal Leiter

Senior Advisor, Softer Success

Professor of Organisational Psychology, Acadia University, Canada

Michael has been researching burnout for over 20 years. As our lead advisor he reviews and accredits all our training courses and provides his experience and expertise on burnout interventions and burnout prevention.

Scientific Team

Danielle Hellebrand

Neuroscience Advisor, Softer Success

Neuroscientist & Founder of Founder at Better Brains at Work

Danielle advises on strategic new ways of working as well as best practices that involve neuroscience. She is absolutely passionate about changing the way we work for the future, which aligns with our Softer Success vision.

Scientific Team

Karina Nielsen

Organisational Advisor, Softer Success

Professor of work Psychology, University of Sheffield

Karina brings her extensive international knowledge on organisational interventions. We are working collaboratively with Karina, Sheffield University and Affinity Health on a research project that investigates the links between moral injury and burnout in a business setting.

Scientific Team

Michael Clinton

Advisor, Softer Success

Professor of work Psychology, King’s College London

As our advisor Michael brings to the table the latest research on sustainable productivity and effectiveness. We are working collaboratively with Michael and his team at King’s College on a research project and study to understand how founder, CEO and entrepreneur wellbeing can be supported and how to prevent founder burnout.

Scientific Team

Qusai Khraisha

Advisor, Softer Success

Psychology Graduate, King’s College London

Following his psychology degree, Qusai wrote his dissertation on burnout and moral injury while at King’s College London. Qusai brings to the table the views and challenges of the next generation in terms of work wellbeing. He is a real humanitarian and passionate about creating a better future.

Growth Team

Zarir Vakil

Growth Advisor, Softer Success

Change Specialist & Business Consultant

Zed is a growth and change specialist with first hand experience in health tech businesses. Zed brings his wealth of operational and business experience helping to effect change and transformation of sales systems and structures. He is is passionate about creating change at work for the next generation and beyond.

Growth Team

Daniella Arenare

Operations Lead, Softer Success

Daniella takes care of the day to day operations at Softer Success such as helping with accounts, roll out of our assessment, and research assistance. She is a super star creative too and handles social media.

Growth Team

Emma Louise O’Neill

Marketing Advisor, Softer Success

Emma-Louise advises on marketing and brand strategy. We work closely with her team at ELO brands on marketing strategies and social media.

Growth Team

Matt Ville

Technology Advisor, Softer Success

We have worked collaboratively with Matt and his team at Hiyield to design and create the Softer Success® Wellbeing Assessment. Matt advises on all technology work.

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:

Leading by Example

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.

Integrity

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.

Partnership

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.

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Integrity

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.

Partnership

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.

Book

Want to learn how to reduce stress , Prevent Burnout & Find Balance? Buy the Softer Success book! It is now available online at on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Waterstones. Buy the Softer Success book on Amazon.

“If your life is already swamped by demand and ‘have to do’s’ the last thing you need is yet another book to clutter your bedside table. However, every lesson, every story and every technique shared in this book can bring Softer Success that doesn’t come at a personal cost. Be prepared to feel the return of your true power, energy and joie de vivre.”

Dr Nerina Ramlakhan PhD

Physiologist, sleep & energy expert

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