Rubber Band Resilience: How HR Professionals Can Stretch without Snapping During Disruptive Events

Monday 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

Session Description

With quotes like, “”transform or die”” or “”disruption is king”” it is pertinent that changes, especially those from technology, compliance and staffing, be embraced by human resource practitioners. The ability to apply a disruption-friendly mindset to industry shifts will be necessary to move forward, grow revenue and retain personnel. Equipping HR professionals with the skill set to move through transitional times while continuing to produce is imperative in the next decade.

Road blocks and unforeseen adversity, both personal and professional, stretch us every day. In this powerful keynote Kathy will share how devastating news led her on a journey to discovering the keys to thriving in the face of challenging circumstances. Kathy will inspire and encourage your audience to stretch, not snap when faced with disruption. Learn the secrets, tips and tactics to becoming Rubber Band Resilient. Known for her candid stories and optimistic approach, Kathy is an expert in creating energetic teams and engaged professionals.


Kathy Parry

A recognized authority in personal energy, productivity, and resilience, Kathy Parry ignites positive changes for professional leaders. Prior to launching her own speaking and consulting business Kathy was a trainer for a super-regional bank on their merger and acquisition team. In this role, she helped others integrate new technology and transition through organizational transformation. 

Kathy works with corporate leaders, association executives and talent development specialists to help professionals plan for resilience to positively move through disruptive circumstances. 

Kathy holds degrees in Business and Food Management from Miami University, a Certification in Plant Based Nutrition from T.Colin Campbell Program at eCornell University and a coaching certification from WellCoaches. She holds the designation of professional speaker from the National Speakers Association and speaks at events nationwide. Ms. Parry has authored three books and lives in Pittsburgh, PA.