3.5 Instructional Hours

Building Resilience When It Matters Most

Stay even-keeled through high pressure and setbacks

About the program

As a leader, your ability to stay resilient through setbacks and be predictable under pressure is the number one predictor of how your team will weather the storm. Resilience is a muscle that can be built - we can get better at recovery and handling pressure. And, now is the perfect time to build the muscle.

In this program, you’ll learn practical techniques used by everyone from executives to elite athletes, Navy SEALs, and trauma surgeons to stay even-keeled when it matters most.

In this program you will learn:

  • Choices you can make to enhance your resilience
  • The connection between mindfulness and mental strength
  • How perspective and optimism impact resilience
  • Strategies to carry energy through the days and weeks
  • How to leverage imagination to support recovery and performance

Who should attend

This program is designed for anyone who is facing pressure in their professional or personal life.

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Personal benefits

This program will help you better navigate pressure, regardless of the source. You’ll leave with strategies to:

  • Translate pressure into growth and use challenging situations to your advantage
  • Recover more quickly when you get knocked out of your comfort zone
  • Perform to your potential when it matters most
  • Stay healthier through pressure
  • Emerge from high pressure periods without regret

Organizational benefits

Organizations will benefit from facilitating their leaders’ development. They will see:

  • Higher productivity in the midst of challenging times
  • Quicker recovery and more resilience in the face of setbacks
  • More even-keeled leadership and therefore stronger employee engagement
  • Greater agility in the face of change and pressure

The program covers the four key choices you can make to enhance your resilience:

  • The vital role of mindfulness in fostering resilience – and how to build moments of mindfulness into your day
  • How perspective impacts resilience – and a practical process for reframing adversity and tapping into the power of optimism
  • How to manage your inner thermostat to preserve energy through the days and weeks
  • The role that imagination plays – and how to align your mental ‘game film’ with the movies that support recovery and performance

Session Leaders

Session leaders include knowledgeable experts from industry. These outstanding teachers are constantly in touch with today's business world through real-world business experience, Board memberships and their own consulting practices.

Dane Jensen is an expert on strategy and leadership, and a furious cross-pollinator between the podium and boardroom. As Third Factor’s CEO, he advises other CEOs and Senior Leaders in both sport and business.

Prior to joining Third Factor, Dane worked as a management consultant at Monitor Group — a renowned strategy consulting firm that is now part of Deloitte. At Monitor, he moved from Consultant to Associate Partner in the shortest timeframe in firm history.

Dane’s extensive global experience includes work across North America, Asia, and Europe. He has worked in industries from financial services to industrial manufacturing, with small businesses and Fortune 100 companies, and with CEOs and front-line managers. Across all of his experience, he has focused on helping his clients meet one crucial challenge: equipping leaders with the clarity and skills necessary to execute winning strategies.

In addition to his corporate work, Dane works extensively with the Board and Executive Team at the Canadian Paralympic Committee, the Executive Team at Canadian Sport Institute Ontario, and Right To Play – supporting the leadership development of their managers and volunteer coaches.

Katie Parks

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Monday to Friday. 8:30 am - 4:00 pm EST

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Upcoming Sessions

    Remote Learning

  • Apr 22    1:00 PM - 4:30 PM EDT


$650 CAD (plus applicable taxes)
All major credit cards accepted.

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