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Being Resilient in the Midst of Change, Growth and Uncertainty

Tara Powers
Powers Resource Center LLC, CEO

As a 25-year talent and leadership development expert, CEO Tara Powers is an international best-selling author, award-winning leadership and Wiley DISC expert, sought-after keynote speaker, and crusader for virtual teams and virtual leadership, including her newly launched Virtual Team School. Tara’s company, Powers Resource Center, is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise with WBENC.  

She’s worked with over 300 companies and more than 30,000 leaders building programs and launching initiatives that deliver high-touch and high-impact results for her clients. 

For four years, PRC’s Leadership Programs have earned the prestigious Top 10 Leadership 500 award by, alongside prominent brands such as Korn Ferry, Level (3), Hilton, Honda, MIT and DDI. Tara is also a judge for the coveted Brandon Hall Excellence Awards which recognizes the best organizations globally that have successfully deployed programs, strategies, and tools that have achieved measurable outcomes. In 2020, PRC received an award from Brandon Hall for Best Results from a Leadership Program for their Leadership Boot Camp program. In 2020 and 2021, OnCon awarded PRC with a Top 25 Human Resources Vendor Award and an HR Contributor Icon Award in 2019. 

Recently, Tara published Virtual Team for Dummies and Working from Home for Dummies with Wiley and was recognized in Colorado Business Magazine as a Women to Watch. 

Tara speaks nationally on vital topics such as the importance of human connection and emotional intelligence in leadership, simple secrets for creating healthy organizations, and how to build cohesive and committed teams. 


Change is inevitable, necessary for growth and sometimes painful. All organizations undergo changes – whether it’s a pandemic, merger, acquisition, downsizing, restructuring – or even simply new leadership - change happens. And yet when change happens, it can throw people into chaos.

Transformational change significantly impacts people emotionally and can wreak havoc on productivity. It’s important to understand the natural cycle of change and have proven tools to build a resiliency mindset. Armed with this knowledge, you'll be more prepared to handle the constant change you're faced with and choose beliefs, thoughts and emotions that serve you more effectively.

In this interactive discussion, participants will learn about living in a VUCA environment, how to navigate emotional shifts during change, building a resiliency mindset and focusing on well being. Feel more confident and equipped to handle the daily hiccups and challenges that come your way, by exploring key topics such as:

- What it means to live in a VUCA world - The impacts of transformational change - The emotional stages of change and how to address them - Tools to build a resiliency mindset - Six elements of well being and why they matter

About Tara: Tara Powers believes that deep, authentic human connection will change the world. She also believes that companies have an opportunity and responsibility to build inclusive, safe spaces where people can show up and do the best work of their lives, together. With more than 25 years of experience as a Talent Development consultant and leadership expert, Tara Powers is on a mission to help fast growing companies and socially responsible organizations boost employee passion, build connected virtual teams and develop leaders that people choose to follow. Author of Success University for Women, Virtual Teams for Dummies and Working from Home for Dummies, Tara’s commitment is to serve as a catalyst for positive change and create workplaces where people thrive.