Adaptability and Resilience:
Thriving in Times of Change


  • Presentation Length: 90-mins / Half Day
  • Participant Numbers: 15-500+
  • Virtual and In-person options available
  • Sessions can be recorded for internal use
  • Onsite training available globally: North & South America, EMEIA, APAC, LATAM
  • Languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, Mandarin, Arabic, Japanese, and Malay.


The business world is constantly evolving, and being able to adapt to change and maintain resilience is crucial for success.

This session will provide participants with practical strategies and frameworks for building adaptability and resilience in the face of change.


  • Resilience-building exercises and activities
  • Adaptability self-assessment tool
  • Tips for building a growth mindset
  • Communication templates for managing change
  • Articles and videos on adaptability and resilience

Content Outline

  • Develop an understanding of how flexibility and perseverance can positively impact workplace performance.
  • Discover practical methods for managing change and strengthening resilience.
  • Explore strategies for maintaining a positive mindset in times of uncertainty.
  • Appreciate the connection between emotional intelligence and the ability to adapt and endure.
  • Recognize obstacles that may hinder adaptability and resilience, and discover ways to surmount them.
  • Develop effective communication skills that promote both resilience and change management.
  • Explore methods for encouraging adaptability and resilience within your team or organization.

Practical exercises

  • Reflective journaling exercise: Participants will spend 10-15 minutes reflecting on a recent change or challenge they have faced, exploring their initial reaction, and identifying ways they can build resilience and adaptability in similar situations in the future.
  • Role-playing exercise: Participants will work in pairs to practice communication techniques for managing change, such as active listening and empathetic responses.
  • Mindfulness exercise: Participants will practice a brief mindfulness exercise, such as a body scan or breath awareness, to build resilience and manage stress.


(included in Half-Day sessions)

  • The Four A’s of Resilience: Participants will learn about the four key components of resilience – adversity, awareness, adaptation, and attitude – and how to build each component for greater overall resilience.
  • The Kubler-Ross Change Curve: Participants will explore the stages of change outlined in the Kubler-Ross Change Curve and how to support themselves and others through each stage.
  • The Eisenhower Matrix: Participants will learn about this time management framework and how to use it to prioritize tasks and build adaptability in the face of changing priorities.


By building adaptability and resilience, individuals and teams can better navigate change and uncertainty, leading to greater success and wellbeing in the workplace.