Embracing the Challenge of Change

Friday 9:15 – 10:15 AM

Session Description

One of the most valuable job skills you can have in today’s world is knowing how to change. Some changes we can control, others we can influence, and some situations we simply can’t control. This program focuses on understanding the change process and learning key strategies to manage personal reactions, increase effectiveness individually and within your team, and learning how to move toward becoming a change agent in unstable times. Discover how to overcome resistance, build resilience and protect productivity for you, your team and your organization.

Learning Objectives

  1. Determine factors that impact your response to change and how you can better control your reactions
  2. Assess your personal change effectiveness level and implement actions to move faster through the transition
  3. Learn the four phases of change and how we can move from being stuck to maneuvering through the transition
  4. Take accountability for dealing with change initatives and influencing changes around us; Adopt new tools for managing the challenges of change related to communication, resistance and productivity


Tracy Butz

Tracy Butz is a dynamic speaker who holds the designation of Certified Speaking Professional® (CSP), the highest honor in the profession, held by only 12% of speakers worldwide. With 20+ years of experience engaging audiences—including the U.S. Army, Motorola and Subway—she has become one of the most sought after inspirational speakers in North America. Tracy is also a prolific and best-selling author, with her fifth book being released in February 2019. Tracy understands client’s needs, delivers on her promises, and will drive energy and success to your event.