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Surf the Wave : Building Change Resilience (1/2 day)

We live in a world of constant change, regardless whether we want to or not.  We are surrounded by it - at work, at home, in society.  Sometimes change is our choice, other times it heads our way unexpectedly. 

Change impacts people differently.  Some embrace, others ignore, deny or resist it.  Being able to adapt to and navigate change quickly and positively impacts our wellbeing, productivity and effectiveness.  Resilience, the change muscle, is a learned capacity.  With focus and practice you can train and build the foundations that underpin resilience. 

Understanding how people transition from A to Z and the impact on teams is a powerful learning platform  for how your people individually, and collectively as teams, navigate workplace change and minimise team conflict.

We run impactful Change Resilience workshops that open minds, shift thinking and equip you and your people with the tools and knowledge to Surf the Wave of Change.

For individuals this programme is aimed at helping  you  to work with, and manage,  change more effectively, even where the change isn’t wanted.  For businesses, the outcome is a more responsive and change agile workforce – a workforce that is more able to positively deliver on business results in an ever changing business climate.

Is half a day too long for your organisation?  We can customise to suit your needs - for instance short, sharp training.

Benefits of this course:

On completing this course people  will be able to:

  • Recognise and understand their own personal response to change
  • Understand the difference between change and psychological transition
  • Understand that people transition differently and at different speeds
  • Apply a range of models that will help them understand their own, and others, emotional response to change. 
  • Understand the 4 Pillars of Resilience and identify ways to strengthen them
  • Identify ways in which they can build personal resilience to help them work through change
Who Benefits:
  • Organisations that want to equip their people to be change ready and positive about change
  • Organisations that are embarking on a period of change
  • All employees
  • Leaders and Managers
  • Team Leaders and Supervisors
Course Content:
  • Recognise how you view change
  • Impact of change on us and our workplaces
  • The change journey – understanding emotional response
  • The process of transition 
  • The Four Pillars of Resilience
  • Identify what you currently use in your resilience toolkit and what you can add
  • How to build your resilience change muscle

What clients have to say about this training:

“Best workshop I have attended, we need more of these!”

“I now know that it’s not the change, it’s my transition that affects me.  I can choose how I respond.  That’s powerful”

“Understanding that we all transition differently has been an eye opener.  I can see how this can cause conflict in a team”

“Kept me interested.  My learning... If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it”

“Working together we can do this”

“a really, positive, fun workshop with so many takeouts for me.  Thanks.”

“The session on change was very useful and current and well presented.”   Health professional, Nelson Marlborough Health Board

“I really enjoyed the session with Denise. I found it helpful for me personally and where I’m at with change and I think it will help me identify where others in the Dept are with ‘change’’  – Health professional, Nelson Marlborough Health Board

"This course helped me to understand that I am more negative than positive about change. I also learnt that it is not the change that affects me but my personal transition.  By changing my thinking I can change how I respond to change".  Local Government employee

"I wasn't sure what I would get from this workshop.  I learnt a lot, it was practical and informative.  Denise presented new ideas in a fun, non-threatening and engaging way.  I can apply this stuff in work and my personal life. "Local Government employee

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