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Resilience in Challenging Times
Do you know someone who keeps on keeping on, no matter what life throws at them? How do they continue to thrive, flourish and grow even stronger as they overcome the obstacles they face? The answer is resilience which is described as “the process of facing adversity and bouncing back from difficult experiences. “ This session will focus on key skills to not only survive and bounce back after a setback, but to come back stronger and wiser.
Take control of your choices and your life
Increase your sense of positivity and positive emotions
Develop the ability to respond to adversity with optimism and hope
Presenter: Marti Peden is the owner and principal of Peden & Associates, a training and consulting company based in Akron, Ohio. For more than 30 years, she has been a trainer, facilitator, speaker and organizational development professional. She specializes in conflict resolution, managing change, strategic planning, team building and positive approaches to life’s challenges.
For over 25 years, Marti has worked with numerous libraries as a speaker, facilitator and strategic planning consultant. She has worked with many of the libraries within the NEO-RLS regional library system as well as facilitating staff days for various public libraries. She presented at the 2013 ALA convention in Chicago, IL and the 2014 PLA convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Marti holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from The University of Steubenville and a Master’s of Education Degree from Kent State University. She is an annual presenter for executive leadership programs such as the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio and the Executive Education Program at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana