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2016 Session | Using Setbacks to Build Resilience and Succeed

Failure and fear are a natural part of life. Although typically viewed as a negative, they can be harnessed to unleash innovation, growth and even lead to success. Through setbacks and failure, we can learn invaluable skills like resiliency and risk taking to propel life in a positive direction. Using real-life experiences from folks just like you, this engaging discussion will help you discover how failure can work for you. Whether you are bouncing back from a job setback, trying to reinvigorate innovation in your company, struggling with a relationship or facing the everyday obstacles that arise at work or home, attend this session to learn how to break free of the stigma and catapult growth for yourself both professionally and personally.

Thought Leader: Jess Lively, author, Life with Intention and host, The Lively Show, rated #1 podcast from Inc.

Donna James, board of directors, Boston Scientific, and founder, president and managing director, Lardon & Associates LLC
Jo Malone, globally renowned beauty and fragrance entrepreneur and author, Jo Malone: My Story
Sarah Robb O’Hagan, former president, Gatorade and Equinox, activist and entrepreneur

Emcee: Marsha Haygood, author, talent development expert and empowerment coach, and president, StepWise Associates