The Optimistic Leader: Managing Stress and Building Resilience During Uncertain Times

This On-Demand event was originally presented on February 25, 2021 (60 min)


Through structured experiences and practical activities, this dynamic, engaging, and interactive session invites participants to understand the science of happiness and optimism. During this webinar, you will learn how to build skills to thrive at work as an optimistic leader. Participants will identify their own strategies, select specific tools from a menu of activities, and create a personal self-care plan and 21-day challenge. This webinar offers tips and tools with activities that establish a support network at work and home. As a result, participants will leave the workshop with a clear plan and specific skills to create an optimistic workplace right now.

If you want your team to be more engaged, if you want higher levels of retention and productivity, this webinar is for you!

Attendees will learn

  • How to build camaraderie and deepen loyalty among team members.
  • How to help their team find meaning in their work.
  • Practical 30-, 60-, and 90-day plans that are designed to focus their actions.
  • To identify the personal and professional benefits of optimism and well-being.
  • Techniques for adopting a positive outlook and positive team culture.
  • How to develop as an optimistic leader.


Devin C. Hughes is an author, speaker, consultant, executive coach, and an internationally recognized expert in the science of happiness, organizational/culture change and leadership development. He lectured and worked with a variety of Fortune 100 companies, as well as the Secret Service, the IRS, and an assortment of profit and nonprofit organizations. Devin is the author of 20 books and has lectured in more than 15 countries. He lives in San Diego, California, with his wife, four daughters, and two rescue dogs.

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Training Tools for Developing Great People Skills

This event is sponsored by HRDQ. For 45 years HRDQ has provided research-based, off-the-shelf soft-skills training resources for classroom, virtual, and online training. From assessments and workshops to experiential hands-on games, HRDQ helps organizations improve performance, increase job satisfaction, and more.

Learn more at HRDQstore.com

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