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Change is Hard. Your Brain is to Blame. Let's Fix That.

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Cindy Goodwin-Sak

Mon, Jul 15, 2024

7:00 PM UTC (30 minutes)

Virtual (Zoom)

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What you'll learn

Understand the Biology Behind Resistance to Change

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of biological reactions to change.

Practical Strategies for Navigating Change

Leave armed with techniques for managing emotions, shifting mindset, and adapting to new circumstances.

Building a Change-Ready Culture

Learn the importance importance of fostering psychological safety and fostering a culture of challenging the status quo.

Why this topic matters

Change often creates new opportunities for innovation and growth. Increase resilience: By building a change-ready culture, organizations become more adaptable and better equipped to withstand unexpected challenges. Enhance performance: Embracing change can lead to improved efficiency, streamlined processes, and increased productivity.

You'll learn from

Cindy Goodwin-Sak

Share your expertise in one line: Founder at Valiant Leadership, previously VP at Cisco Systems, and researcher of top leader behaviors.

Dr. Cindy Goodwin-Sak's career, from Fortune 100 companies to cybersecurity startups, has been fueled by her curiosity. Early on, she demonstrated this through attaining expert technology certifications. As she moved into leadership, her curiosity shifted toward people, their potential, and how to maximize collaboration. This thirst for knowledge prompted a bold move: she pursued her doctorate, specifically focusing on the art and science of inquiry to become "effectively curious."


Valiant Leadership leverages courage, deep curiosity, and trust to build high-performance team cultures that increase creativity, innovation, job performance, and customer satisfaction. Cindy’s approach combines research-based knowledge and practical guidance to create more innovative cultures. Leaders who lead with courage, curiosity, and trust build teams with immense potential, from sparking creativity to boosting profitability, and are dedicated to helping organizations empower their people.

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