Greater Sport
  • Contact information

    Nick Lowden
    Development Manager (Workforce)

    Telephone: 07765407978
  • Start date

    28/05/2019 09:30
  • End date

    28/05/2019 16:30
  • Location

    LGBT Foundation
    5 Richmond St
    M1 3HF
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  • Price


When the Going Gets Tough - Strengthening Personal Resilience.

Personal resilience is arguably the most important resource for coping well during challenging times. During this session we will explore skills that will increase your confidence in your ability to bounce back from the many pressures you encounter in today’s workplace and daily lives. We work with the Robertson Cooper Model among others and focus on the following elements of resilience:

  • Purposefulness
  • Confidence
  • Social Support
  • Adaptability

Key Benefits
In this interactive and highly participative session you will explore the following:

  • Reduced workplace/home anxiety
  • A more flexible/adaptable approach to change
  • Enhanced realistic optimism and can-do attitude
  • Learn how to build and restore important relationships
  • Greater commitment and enthusiasm
  • Enhanced hardiness and self-esteem

Meet the tutor - Rene Barrett:

I am an independent development consultant, a fellow of the CIPD, with an MBA, have extensive understanding of the transformation and devolution agenda and the needs of practitioners across the public, private and voluntary sectors. I am also an Associate with North West Employers and The NHS North West Leadership Academy and a prime deliverer on current GM Leadership Programmes, Masterclasses and Workshops.

My previous experience includes being Director of Development at North West Employers, Assistant Director of HR with Salford Council and Director of Learning for the GMB trade union. I have extensive employee relations experience and am regarded as a leading regional figure in relation to workforce development and skills.

I support organisations both regionally and nationally in the diverse areas of leadership and management, workforce development, partnership working, action learning, and the development of creative problem solving skills. Increasingly I am working with clients, both individually and organisationally on building resilience, wellbeing and flourishing.

What have others said?
“Rene is so infectious. Her passion is tangible. Brilliant. Inspirational, thought provoking, creative. A breath of fresh air.”
“Very worthwhile and thought provoking event, first class delivery and lots of fun and discussion. Thank you”
“Rene’s delivery style is informal and engaging – could listen to Rene on any subject. Very informative session.”
“Rene Barrett is a tour de force. If I was writing an ‘Empire film’ review this would be ‘a must see’ ‘blockbuster of the year on how to build and flourish and thrive’ six stars.”
Lunch and Refreshments included throughout the day.
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