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Sarah Durrant on Resiliency in Times of Change

ER&L’s Tuesday plenary speaker Sarah Durrant from Red Sage Consulting will host a half-day workshop on Wednesday afternoon at ER&L and the LTG Summit on the important subject of resiliency in times of change. Read more about Sarah’s Tuesday Plenary Session.

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

Wednesday, March 19th, 1pm-5pm Presented by Sarah Durrant, Red Sage Consulting http://www.redsage.org Sarah will present 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.

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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 (www.alifeonpurpose.co.uk) 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. About Electronic Resources & Libraries (ER&L) Electronic Resources and Libraries (ER&L) is the effort of librarians to improve the way we collect, manage, maintain, assess, and make accessible electronic resources in an ever-changing digital environment. Founded in 2005 by Bonnie Tijerina, head of electronic resources and serials at Harvard University, ER&L is an annual physical and virtual conference focused on practical, tactical, and strategic work by e-resources management and digital services professionals to further the field. More information about ER&L can be found at www.electroniclibrarian.com/about.