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What Would Sisyphus Do?

“What Would Sisyphus Do?” calls upon the Greek myth of Sisyphus, the mythical king who was destined to spend eternity pushing a giant boulder to the top of a mountain, only to have it tumble to the bottom just before achieving his goal.  Utilizing the metaphor, the presentation examines resilience after life-changing disappointments and tragedies and identifies avenues for learning to bounce back, again and again.  It also looks at famously successful people who have come back from extreme embarrassments and disappointments.

Kay Gilley is senior organization development consultant and leadership coach at NASA Headquarters and has a 30-year history helping organizations and the people in them be the best they can be.  She is author of several books, including Leading from the Heart and The Game Called Life.