Why is it that some people thrive under pressure and others whither? Why do some organisations do well in the downturn of others collapse?

It is because they are more resilient. Recent studies have found that people who thrive have certain habits and traits that the less resilient do not. Fortunately we can all learn the habits of good mental fitness, improve our resilience and stop pressure turning into stress. In this course we present a “Resilience Compass©” for navigating work’s challenges with tenacity and humour. It will help you and your team “bounce back better”.


  • What does resilience mean
  • What are the characteristics of resilient people?
  • The Resilience Compass ©
  • How resilient are you?
  • Applying the Resilience Compass© to increase resilience
  • 6 steps to manage challenging emotions
  • How to use your attention to increase your resilience
  • Developing a range of strategies to thrive in the face of adversity


  • Increased ability to bounce back from adversity and learn from mistakes.
  • Increased propensity to take responsibility and action;
  • Seeing adversity as learning opportunities.
  • Greater self-efficacy;
  • Reduced stress;
  • Better attention and focus on ‘generative’ rather than ‘negative’ thinking
  • Better interpersonal communications and reduced conflict.
  • Improved cooperation and team collaboration
  • Improved learning and development and increased opportunity for innovation.
The presenter!!! Knows his stuff and is inspiring!!! (He gave) Some good ideas about how to address some issues which can drain your brain power unnecessarily and how to address some specific issues I was facing.
— Claire Templar, Senior Associate - Regulatory Affairs, Hospira