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Building Resilience in Turbulent Times with Patrick Nelson

April 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm1:00 pm EDT


We’ve all faced extraordinary challenges over the last year – many outside of our control. The ability to be resilient in the face of adversity is a vital characteristic of high performing leaders and leads to more successful business outcomes. Developing resilient behaviors does not make the adversity go away; however, it does create an opportunity for collaboration and the development of new ideas and improved processes. In this engaging virtual session, Patrick Nelson will share lessons learned from his experiences leading others in some of the most adverse environments along with providing practical tips centered around leading yourself, cultivating a positive mindset, and leading others.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this event, participants will:

  • Feel inspired to reignite their engagement in the workplace.
  • Be able to apply effective coping mechanisms and behaviors that will help them manage their reactions, and use a more learned response.
  • Be able to develop behaviors that will best help them lead others through adversity – regardless of their role or position.

Get to Know Patrick Nelson: 

Patrick has gained both local and national accolades for his military service, academic career, and work as a professional speaker and trainer including being named the inaugural NFL-Tillman Military Scholar. He is an experienced leader that spent nearly seven years in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper and completed three combat deployments leading soldiers. His military awards include the Bronze Star Medal and the Purple Heart Medal. Patrick is an engaging facilitator that has led leadership development programs for a variety of clients, from Fortune 500 clients to small businesses and across a variety of industries. Off the proverbial leadership field, he serves his community by actively volunteering with Tee It Up for the Troops, a non-profit organization that raises money for wounded veterans. Patrick studied at Minnesota State University and received a Bachelor’s Degree graduating Magna Cum Laude. He also has a Master’s Degree in Sport Management from Minnesota State and a Masters in Organization Development from Pepperdine University.

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April 27, 2021
12:00 pm– 1:00 pm
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