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In today's fast-paced and unpredictable work environments, personal resilience has emerged as a vital skill for thriving amidst challenges and uncertainties. Scott Davenport will take you for an immersive exploration into the art of supercharging your personal resilience, equipping you with the tools and mindset to bring your best self to work each day.

Throughout this engaging and interactive session, participants will embark on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment. We'll begin by dissecting the signs of low resilience, shedding light on common triggers and stressors that can undermine well-being and performance. Through reflective exercises and group discussions, attendees will gain insight into their own resilience levels and identify areas for growth and development.


Building on this foundation, we'll delve into the psychology of change, exploring how the brain responds to adversity and uncertainty. By understanding the intricate interplay between cognitive processes and emotional responses, participants will learn strategies to optimize their resilience, enabling them to navigate challenges with greater ease and adaptability.

But we won't stop there. Armed with a deeper understanding of resilience dynamics, we'll explore practical solutions rooted in tried and tested methodologies. From cultivating a resilience mindset to assembling a personalized resilience toolkit and implementing resilience resets, participants will receive actionable strategies to fortify their mental and emotional well-being.

By supercharging personal resilience, individuals will not only weather the storms of life but emerge stronger and more resilient than ever before. Empowered with a fresh focus and armed with new tools, participants will be poised to tackle challenges head-on, seize opportunities for growth, and embrace life's ups and downs with confidence and resilience. Join us on this journey as we unlock the secrets to thriving in today's dynamic and ever-evolving workplace landscape.

- Support, educate, inspire, and engage colleagues across time zones! -

- All-day access to live, interactive expert sessions with global keynote speakers -

Scott Davenport

Supercharge your Personal Resilience

Scott is a People Development leader with over 20 years experience helping leaders, teams and organizations all over the world to more deeply understand themselves. Originally from the UK, Scott has dedicated his career to helping others develop and grow and after working for 10 years at as Learning Manager in Amsterdam, Scott is the founder of ‘Pink Cactus Training’. Scott specializes in developing human skill sets, primarily Personal Resilience and Personal Effectiveness - essential skills to navigate the modern world. Scott’s motto is; we all have more potential than we know and all have the power to blossom beyond our current limitations.

Scott Davenport - Charge Resilience |


People Development Leader

Key Learnings

  • Recognise the impact of change on the brain and Limbic system (Fight, Flight or Freeze) and know how to move forward.

  • Increase proactivity by using the 'Re-framing' and 'Circle of Influence' techniques.

  • Learn to focus on purpose as a resilience tool by beginning to craft a 'Mini-Mission Statement'


During the expert session, Scott Davenport engages the audience through interactive exercises, such as polls, using the Mentimeter app.

Key Learnings

  • Understanding Perspective Shift: Adopting a third person perspective or using temporal and psychological distancing can help individuals manage emotions and cope with adversity more effectively.

  • Overcoming Pessimistic Thinking: Distinguishing between pessimistic and optimistic thinking dimensions, such as permanence, pervasiveness, and personal responsibility, can enable individuals to challenge negative thoughts and adopt a more balanced perspective.

  • Embracing Mindfulness Practices: Engaging in mindfulness meditation and other techniques, like the "ABCDE" exercise, can lead to improved mental well-being by rewiring the brain and enhancing resilience against adversity.


During the expert session, neuroscientist and happiness expert Bruce Hood engages the audience through interactive exercises using the Mentimeter app, such as thinking about a white bear for a minute to demonstrate the power of ironic thought suppression. He also shares his research on the science of happiness, including the benefits of engaging in positive psychology courses and techniques like psychological distancing, learned optimism, mind control, and meditation. Bruce discusses the importance of understanding our mind's processing, emphasizes the differences between pessimistic and optimistic thinking, and offers practical tips for dealing with adversity effectively.

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