People Resilience During Change - how to turn adversity into advantage (North West, UK)

7:45am Friday, 21 September 2018
10:15am Friday, 21 September 2018
Swinton Insurance
Embankment West Tower, 101 Cathedral Approach
Salford M3 7FB
United Kingdom

With all the current buzz around ‘resilience’, this event will deconstruct what personal and organisational resilience means in the context of change. How do we know if we are resilient? How can we develop it? And how can we develop our ability to bounce back from failure and turn adversity into advantage when leading complex change?

This interactive session will be split across two themes. To kick off, we will explore the intrinsic connections between the wellbeing and personal resilience of an organisation’s workforce and its ability to adapt, survive and thrive when managing both change programmes and unexpected change events. We will look at recent examples where the personal resilience of Business Leaders, Change Managers and Transformation Team members have made the difference.

Secondly, we will look at resilience during change programmes through the lens of senior leaders - be it a Business Change leader, Sponsor or stakeholder. We will discuss the questions to ask and the actions you can take, to lead people through change and develop a more resilient organisation for future change programmes.

Ideal session for managers and leaders in organisations who are looking for practical strategies and tools to harness the optimum wellbeing and performance of their people when delivering successful change.

About Our Speakers

Dr Aarti Anhal is a resilience coach, consultant and mentor. Having worked as a Partner, COO and management consultant in the fields of risk and resilience since 2001, she has had the pleasure of helping businesses across the retail, financial services, aviation and rail sectors to develop their people so that they can mitigate the challenges they face – and recognise the opportunities available to them - in achieving operational, commercial and strategic success. She now runs ‘before nine’, a consultancy on a mission to redefine resilience, by putting people first.

Dr Jacqui Rigby has more than 20 years hands-on experience in transformational change across sectors as broad as legal, travel and insurance. This combined with a career in molecular genetics to post-doctoral level brings a unique combination of skills. She puts this diverse knowledge into practice when leading change, optimising the blend of people, process and technology to deliver business outcomes. She leads through putting people at the centre, establishing and coaching high-performing teams with outstanding engagement scores. Jacqui has held two Board Director positions and several Executive positions over the past 13 years and is now an interim specialist in commercially focused transformation.

Event Timing

07:45-08:15: Arrival with tea, coffee and pastries

08:15- 10:15: Event

We acknowledge and thank our event sponsor Swinton Insurance for their support. 

Swinton Insurance has been helping people find the right insurance for over 60 years. “Turn Nagging Doubt into nothing-to-worry about”. They offer a wide range of insurance products; from car to home, bike to van, commercial to taxi insurance, plus services like breakdown cover.

Members free, Non-Members £5. Members should login to claim the discount. Times are BST. 

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