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Manage Change and Develop Your Adaptability Skills
Discover how to maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in your work tasks or environment. Find out how to adjust quickly and effectively to learn and work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
Create a culture of change. Learn how to help your team embrace change and use it as a dynamic force for innovation and growth.
56m 35s • COURSE
Managing Stress for Positive Change with Heidi Hanna
Learn how to identify and ease stress within your team by cultivating an environment and communication style that connects employees to the bigger picture.
57m 59s • COURSE
How to Be an Adaptable Employee during Change and Uncertainty with Dorie Clark
Learn how to become more adaptable so you can adjust to change and disruption at work—and proactively shape your professional destiny along the way.
35m 20s • COURSE
Cultivating Mental Agility with Dorie Clark
Learn how to cultivate the mental agility necessary to innovate, embrace change, and thrive in the face of uncertainty.
36m 24s • COURSE
Building Resilience with Tatiana Kolovou
Learn how to bounce back from difficult situations, by building your "resiliency threshold," with these training techniques.
34m 25s • COURSE
Developing Adaptability as a Manager with Dorie Clark
Become a more adaptable leader. Learn adaptive thinking skills to respond to change in positive, resilient ways and seize new opportunities.
33m 3s • COURSE
Leading Your Team Through Change with Mike Derezin
Successfully lead change at the team level. Get practical frameworks and strategies for guiding a team as they acclimate to brand-new ideas and initiatives.
21m 24s • COURSE
Managing Organizational Change for Managers with Donna Brighton
Successful change starts at the top. Learn how to communicate, reinforce, and lead your team through change.
1h 22m • COURSE
You'll learn adaptability skills with these experts.
Jerry Pico is an expert practitioner in the areas of learning, leadership development, and culture change.
He has been working with individuals, teams, and organizations to define and achieve success in their own terms for over 20 years—including for more than 15 years in his learning, leadership, and organizational consulting practice, People & Knowledge Works Consulting.
Simply put, he is passionate about enabling people and organizations to define their goals and achieve them by developing their potential to grow, collaborate, and innovate. Enabling people and organizations to clarify their values, and identify the behaviors needed to build dynamic, sustainable, and values-based cultures has been the core of his practice throughout.
In 2011, Jerry moved to Europe with his family and has been living in Munich, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland since then.
Currently based in Munich, in June 2018 Jerry begins his new role as Director of HR Development for Europe for a leading global pharmaceutical company, Daiichi Sankyo.
Since August 2014, Jerry worked in a dual role as a senior learning programs and executive learning manager with Allianz SE.
As senior learning programs manager, he leads the design, development, and global delivery of technical learning for all commercial programs for the company's leading functional academy, including the development and delivery of professional skills training to enhance the influence, negotiation, and selling skills of our technical experts. He mentors and develops other team members and organizes the annual expert conference.
As executive learning manager, Jerry works with board-level sponsors to design and lead executive learning experiences and programs that facilitate executive development and engagement and support culture change across the enterprise. These programs consistently receive excellent quantitative and qualitative participant and sponsor feedback.
Prior to that he served as the head of performance management with the Daniel Swarovski Corporation AG, in Zürich, Switzerland. In that role he led a team to develop and implement a best-in-class global learning program that was delivered in person and virtually to over 26,000 and changed the company's culture by making it more performance- and feedback-oriented.
Prior to moving to Europe in 2011, Jerry lived in San Francisco where he founded and led his learning, leadership and organizational consulting practice, People & Knowledge Works Consulting, for over 15 years. During this time he provided consulting services to many leading companies like Google, Charles Schwab, Ernst & Young, and Korn/Ferry.
To learn more about Jerry and his work, please visit his website.
Heidi Hanna, PhD is a speaker, published author, and globally recognized stress and resilience expert.
An experienced speaker, Heidi has been featured at many national and global conferences, including the Fortune magazine Most Powerful Women in Business Summit, ESPN Women's Leadership Summit, and the Million Dollar Round Table. She is founder and CEO of Synergy, a consulting company providing brain-based health and performance programs for organizations, and the executive director of the American Institute of Stress. Her publications include the New York Times best seller The SHARP Solution: A Brain-Based Approach for Optimal Performance and Stressaholic: 5 Steps to Transform Your Relationship With Stress.
Dorie Clark is an adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
Dorie is also the author of Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the number one leadership book of 2015 by Inc. magazine and was a Washington Post best-seller. A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, Dorie was described by the New York Times as an "expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives."
She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Time, and Entrepreneur. Recognized as a branding expert by the Associated Press, Inc., and Fortune, Dorie is a marketing strategy consultant and speaker for clients including Google, Microsoft, Yale University, Fidelity, the U.S. State Department, and the World Bank. You can download her free 42-page Stand Out self-assessment workbook and learn more at dorieclark.com.
Tatiana Kolovou is faculty member at the top-ranked Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.
She came to the United States as an "academic immigrant" from Athens, Greece. Now she teaches business communication and cross-cultural effectiveness. Tatiana consults with executives and teams at large companies to develop effective communication skills for the global enterprise.
Mike Derezin is a VP at LinkedIn who has helped build and scale two business lines within the company. Mike is passionate about building high-performing teams, taking big ideas and bringing them to life, and helping his teams successfully navigate through change. He has done so as both an entrepreneur with two of his own startups and as an intrapreneur with two businesses within LinkedIn—LinkedIn Learning Solutions and LinkedIn Sales Solutions. At LinkedIn, Mike spent six years helping to launch the company's Sales Solutions business, taking it from an idea to one of the largest Software as a Service (SaaS) businesses in the sales ecosystem. Along the way, he learned valuable lessons on how to navigate multiple changes and scale a team from a small handful of employees to a large global organization that became a market leader. Currently, Mike is a senior leader in LinkedIn Learning Solutions (formerly Lynda.com) where he leads his global team to pursue a vision to help every member of the global workforce become a lifelong learner and acquire the skills that will help them achieve their dreams. Prior to his current role, Mike was the co-founder and co-CEO of VoxPop, a leading pop culture gaming platform and the co-founder and co-COO of Porvenir Inc, acquired by Thomson Financial. Mike also worked as a consultant at Bain & Co. His career began as a teacher, and included a year teaching in Santiago, Chile. He holds a BA in political science from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He also serves as board trustee for Semester at Sea, a floating study abroad program for college students and lifelong learners.
Donna Brighton is a world-class expert in culturally intelligent change.
Donna helps leaders, throughout the world, amplify their impact, build powerfully, productive teams, and confidently create change that succeeds.
In addition to her consulting work, Donna is the architect of multiple leadership communities, including Leadership: Chicago. These communities are dedicated to leaders and learners who profit from passionately living out their purpose, making the most of their potential while creating workplaces of flourishing. She is also the co-founder of Leadership Uncorked, which combines three of her passions: brilliant leaders, insightful learning, and exceptional wine.
A recognized thought leader in the field of organizational change Donna was co-editor for the People & Strategy Journal special edition on change management. She is past president of the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP), a global organization dedicated to the advancement of the change management profession and served as a member of the board of directors since its inception.
Donna holds a master's degree in organizational leadership as well an advanced certification in organizational change management. She has been a professor for DePaul University's MBA program and an instructor for the American Management Association. Donna is a Pittsburgh native who remains loyal to all things black & gold, despite living in Chicago.