Edinburgh: Coretta Barry: Ready to be Less Steady? How to survive in a VUCA World

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP, Saltire Court, 20 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2EN
Tuesday 8th May 2018 5:30pm to 8:00pm Add to my calendar
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In today’s workplace uncertainty and ambiguity have become the norm. It’s no longer unusual to find people who are successful, high-flying, and in fast-paced organisations, suddenly finding that something has fundamentally changed. Their world has shifted.

This taster workshop explains the skills you need and how you develop in order to survive and thrive in an ever changing, Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous world. VUCA environments cause higher levels of stress, frustration and anxiety in many people – the way forward is unclear, roles keep changing and the resulting overload can be over-whelming.

In this interactive workshop, Coretta Barry will share leading edge research and shed light on the most important capabilities and success behaviours for VUCA conditions, and share with you strategies to help you thrive.

Coretta Barry is Chartered Occupational Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. With over 20 years of experience, Coretta has worked with senior leaders, teams and individuals in an impressive range of organisations.

Coretta started her career at Frost Rowley, helping companies such as Microsoft, Royal Bank of Scotland and Elsevier Science develop organisational resilience. She then spent many years with global consultancy SHL as a senior psychologist working with a wide range of FTSE 100 companies. Initially her work focussed on designing psychometrics and assessment methodologies to help organisations to measure, recruit and develop staff. Coretta then worked in a number of in-house roles and on long-term assignments, specialising in organisational culture, talent development and change.


17:30 Drinks on arrival

18:00 Speaker – Coretta Barry

20:00 Close

Parking: (tbc)

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