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March 16–19, 2014

Austin, Texas

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WORKSHOP | Forever Changes: Cultivating resilience in times of change, challenge, uncertainty – and opportunity

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 1:00 PM–5:00 PM CDT
ER&L Austin
Conference Track

3. Organizational Strategies



Learning Objectives

Following this session, participants will be able to respond to change, challenge and uncertainty with creativity, wisdom and confidence.


A 4-hour workshop to deepen awareness around and develop of personal resilience. Drawing from the latest neuroscience, psychology, organisational science and leadership research, this workshop explores the how and why of human behaviour in adverse conditions and shares practical knowledge and skills plus a selection of tools and models designed to build personal resilience. The workshop is designed to empower librarians, and the organisations they work for, to respond to change, challenge and uncertainty with creativity, wisdom and confidence.


About Sarah Durrant
Sarah has over 23 years’ experience drawn from a wide range of companies in the publishing and online information sector. She has worked for American and European organisations and conducted business in over fifty countries. Sarah is an experienced senior manager and C-level leader. Through Red Sage she provides leadership and development training, coaching and mentoring, expert facilitation, marketing, research and business development services. Sarah is passionate about coaching and leadership development and committed to helping individuals and businesses fulfill their purpose and potential. She runs a successful coaching business ( providing life and career coaching to individuals on a one-to-one basis.

During her career Sarah has worked for and with a range of commercial and not-for-profit publishers, information intermediaries, libraries and consortia, universities, higher education organisations and trade bodies. Sarah is owner and facilitator of the popular Licensing and Negotiations Skills for Librarians course run through UKSG and is a member of the UKSG Education Committee. Red Sage Consulting was established in July 2007.

Special ER&L Event

Special ER&L Event


Sarah Durrant, Red Sage Consulting