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Resilience: The Art of Failure, Recovery, and Success

March 10, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

In an ever-changing, uncertain work environment, resilience is a must. Optimism, a positive attitude, emotional intelligence, and the ability to embrace failure positions managers and leaders for success. The impact on mind, body, and organization is not only important, it’s measurable. When managers are able to engage in accurate self-assessment and a clear analysis of potential decisions, they are poised for success. This session explores the variables that make up resilience in the human psyche. Participants will examine the complex web of dynamics that allow them to build resilience to continue to inspire and persevere in tough times.

This program covers topics in the Leadership Development track.

Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) covered in this session: Leading Change (Creativity and Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking); Leading People (Conflict Management, Developing Others, Team Building); and Results Driven (Accountability, Customer Service, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving).

Professor Patrick MalonePatrick is the Director, Key Executive Leadership Programs at American University. He is a frequent guest lecturer on kindness, gratitude, emotional intelligence, compassion, mindfulness, and leadership at various organizations, professional associations, and universities including the Fulbright Scholars Program and the Visiting Scholars program at Yale. Dr Malone is a retired Navy Captain, having spent 22 years in the Medical Service Corps. His most recent publications include: “The Way Leaders Think,” “Selfies in the Workplace,” “Kindness and Survival of the Fittest,” “Go Ahead, Laugh – Why Humor Makes for a Better Workplace,” and “VulnerABILITY” His TED Talk, “Thinking About Time” is available online.


The City Club of Washington DC
555 13th St NW
Washington, DC 20004 United States
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(202) 347-0818
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