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Career Development SIG: How to Build Resilience During Transition and Change
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Career Development SIG: How to Build Resilience During Transition and Change
Career Development SIG: How to Build Resilience During Transition and Change


When: Tuesday February 20, 2018
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Partners International
9 East 37th St. , Floor 7 Conference Room
Between 5th & Madison
New York, New York  10016
United States
Barbara Phillips, M.A. and Certified Professional Transition Coach
Barbara Phillips


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Change can bring up many emotions: excitement, fear, resistance, anxiety, and/or confusion, to name a few. Come join speaker, trainer and certified professional coach, Barbara Phillips, to learn practical strategies that will help you build resilience and more effectively navigate change and transition in your life.

You will learn:

• Typical reactions to change and where you are in the "change curve"
• How you personally respond to change
• Practical tools and skills to better manage stress and anxiety
• Steps for increasing your readiness to embrace change and overcome resistance
• How to develop resilience, build your confidence and become a "change master"! 

About our presenter: Barbara Phillips is a career and transition coach, talent management consultant, trainer and facilitator with 20 years of Human Resources and Organization Development experience in world class, global organizations.

As a professional certified coach, Barbara supports individuals who are navigating a career transition (what’s next, job search strategy, branding, networking, interviewing, etc.). She also coaches recently outplaced executives in mid-life or on the cusp of retirement to help them plan for their “Third Act” (Encore Career and retirement transitions). Her clients span Fortune 500 and mid-size companies.

At American Express and Pfizer, Barbara specialized in company-wide talent management, leadership development, high potential development, executive succession planning and mentoring programs. In her client-facing roles, she delivered services to multiple businesses, including: performance management, change management, team effectiveness, talent and leadership development, career and succession planning, feedback and coaching, mentoring, organization effectiveness, diversity & inclusion, employee engagement and compensation.

Barbara earned a B.A. in Biology from Williams College, and an M.A. in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University. She is certified as a Professional Coach through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC) and the International Coach Federation (ICF). She is also a certified "Now What?" coach.

5:30-6:00 Networking
6:00-7:15 Program
7:15-7:30 Networking

Costs: Free for chapter members; Non-members may audit one SIG event then must become a chapter member to continue. 

Friday, 2/16 at NOON to ensure proper security requirements at the venue

SIG Co-Chairs:
Robert Hellmann -
Barbara Phillips -


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