Dr. Taryn Marie is the #1 foremost international expert on leadership and resilience, leadership development, and executive coaching in the face of challenge, complexity, and change. Formerly, she has served as the Head of Executive Development and Talent Strategy at Nike as well as Head of Global Leadership Development at Cigna. She is the Founder and Chief Resilience Officer (CRO) for Resilience Leadership Institute.
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Attitude, Business, Change, Leadership, Resilience, Stress Management
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Corporations, Management, Senior Executives
• Know the key attributes that determine whether a leader, team, or organization will flourish or fold
• Learn five behaviors we can all access to increase our resilience
• Discover the (not-so-surprising) link between resilience, innovation, and creativity
• Learn how individuals and teams, as well as organizational cultures, can promote mental health for all employees
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Dr. Taryn Marie is the #1 international expert on resilience, in both leadership and life, whose mission is to positively impact the lives of 1 Billion people, through the concepts of resilience, by 2030. She is recognized as a leading global authority on resilience, wellbeing, and mental health by the Washington Speaker’s Bureau (WSB). Dr. Taryn Marie is the Founder and Chief Resilience Officer (CRO) of Resilience Leadership Institute (RLI) and believes that resilience is the key to individual and organizational actualization and acceleration across the globe.
By leveraging over a decade and a half of original research on resilience, she developed the empirically based framework, The Five Practices of Particularly Resilient People, to make resilience accessible to all, for executive coaching, top-team effectiveness, high potential leadership programs and workshops, and inspirational keynote addresses. Prior to founding RLI, she served as the former Head of Executive Leadership Development & Talent Strategy at Nike, as well as Global Leadership Development at Cigna. Dr. Taryn Marie is a sought-after trusted advisor for executives, athletes, leaders, musicians, and actors, and individuals from all industries who are looking for an edge by way of understanding and harnessing their inherent resilience.
Dr. Taryn Marie is the author of “Flourish or Fold: The Five Practices of Particularly Resilient People” and is featured in the forthcoming documentary “Breaking Free”, both expected to release in 2021. She will be featured in Season 2 of the acclaimed series, The Social Movement: Four Days to Save The World, as a co-host and executive coach/advisor, which is set to premiere on Earth Day, April 22nd, 2022. She is also completing a trilogy of children’s books on resilience along with a screenplay focused on a fanciful and fictional story of the power of resilience is healing past trauma and creating lasting connection.
She is a Co-Founder of Resilience Element 75 (RE75), focused on making resilience accessible internationally through film and wearable technology, and is also a global Marshall Goldsmith Top 100 Coach (MG100). Dr. Taryn Marie is a resilient style brand ambassador for multiple brands worldwide, whose products and services both make you feel good and are doing good in the world. Her groundbreaking research on resilience has been showcased in publications such as Forbes, Ariana Huffington’s Thrive Global, Ladders, LA Progressive, and Welum Magazine’s Women Who Inspire Worldwide, television broadcasts, as well as applications including Happify, eMindful, and Powerful Universe.
Dr. Taryn Marie received her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Michigan, along with a master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT), and a doctorate degree from the University of Maryland, College Park. She completed pre- and post-doctoral fellowships in neuropsychology at Virginia Commonwealth Medical University. She serves as an ambassador for The African Community and Conservation Foundation (ACCF), as well as multiple non- and for-profit boards. She has two precious sons and is engaged to the love of her life. When not focused on resilience, she enjoys hiking, meditation, swimming, reading, cooking, and when it’s possible again, international travel.
Flourish or Fold: The Five Practices of Particularly Resilient People
What are the attributes that determine whether a leader, team, or organization will flourish or fold? After conducting over a decade of research to understand how people harness resilience in leadership and life, resilience is emerging as the key differentiator that sustains people in moments of difficulty, ambiguity, and adversity. Put simply, our ability to be resilient is the active ingredient that determines whether we flourish or fold. At a time when business is facing challenge, change, and complexity, enhancing resilience has never been more important. World renowned resilience expert and former head of executive development at Nike, Dr. Taryn Marie Stejskal, shares with audiences The Five Practices of Particularly Resilient People; the five behaviors we can all access to increase our resilience. Resilience, is fundamentally at the core of what it means to be human and to be a leader and has been the element of leadership development that has been both overlooked and largely misunderstood. Dr. Taryn Marie inspires and engages audiences with a practical, tangible, and relevant approaches to enhancing resilience.
The (Not-So-Surprising) Link Between Resilience, Innovation, and Creativity
How do we foster cultures that support innovation and creativity? While organizations have sought to understand the secret sauce that allows their people to effectively address
challenge and pursue innovation, they have often overlooked a key ingredient that fosters innovation: resilience.
The New Rules of Resilience: Thriving in an Uncertain and Virtual World
Transformational and resilient leaders are critical for every organization, now more than ever, in our ever-changing global landscape. Yet, what does it mean to be a truly transformational
and resilient leader? Dr. Taryn Marie reveals how to harness and enhance resilience, through the research-based model, The Five Practices of Particularly Resilient People, that promotes
leadership resilience for individuals, teams, and organizations when facing challenge, change, and complexity.
“I have heard a lot of talks over the years and that [Taryn’s keynote] was one of the best; clear, concise, relevant, and inspiring. I thoroughly enjoyed it.” — Head of Medical Affairs, ViiV Healthcare
“Taryn is an eloquent, effective communicator motivated by care and compassion. She approaches her life from a place of gratitude. She applies these traits in every relationship and interaction. Taryn’s partnership has been integral to helping me obtain a deeper level of introspection, self-awareness, embrace vulnerability and grow in my resilience.” — President, Cigna Medical Group
“Taryn’s presentation was impactful and valuable to our organization. Not only was the topic of resilience extremely relevant, but the way she presented her methodology was clear and easy to understand. She taught us how to access & practice resilience both at work at at home... her message was inspiring, genuine, and full of a-ha moments.” — Chief Learning Officer, Kraft Heinz