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Building Your “BounceBackAbility”: Learning to flourish whatever the circumstances

Teacher: Graham Williams
Cost: 2 days’ accommodation + R350 surcharge
Dates: Friday 01 December 2017 - Sunday 03 December 2017

graham williamsI love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection  Leonardo da Vinci

Feeling overwhelmed by stress, change and disappointments at home or at work? This is a very practical retreat. Each participant has the option to compile a short questionnaire designed by psychologists, Drs Allen Zimbler and Caryn Solomon, and to receive a confidential assessment of what they personally need to do to cope better with change and adversity. We will explore what you need to develop in order to rise to the challenges that change presents and, to be comfortable with and stay in control during the process of change - based on findings from neuroscience, psychology and Buddhism. This will enable you to find your purpose, positivity and adaptability through the joy of self-discovery and connect with others who have also battled with change and adversity, resulting in an experience of relief and contentment by finding that, although we may be bombarded with change from all quarters, there are simple antidotes to prevent us from succumbing. You will have fun in the process and will leave inspired, possessing a new inner strength and practical, proven ways of ‘bouncing forward’. Each participant will take away a booklet of new insights, encouragement and exercises - so that you can continue to work with whatever arrived for you during the retreat.

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Graham Williams is a management consultant, thought leader, speaker, and author who has worked in over forty countries around the world. He focuses on the use of narrative, anecdote and metaphor as important contributors to successful business interventions, and believes that the time has come for business to be based on character virtues.