Human Factors in Engineering

VSTH06 Rolling with Changes: How to Increase Your Adaptability


9:30am - 10:45am

Level: Introductory

Sara Caldwell

Business Agility Coach

Ever catch yourself wondering, "Why do we keep changing things?" We have all heard of IQ (Intelligence Quotient), EQ (Emotional Quotient), and maybe SQ (Social Quotient), but what about AQ - your Adaptability Quotient? It's not just a trendy acronym; it holds the key to how you navigate change.

AQ is your compass in a complex, ever-evolving world, and it's more than just theory – it's measurable, testable, and something you can enhance. Sara will guide you through the essence of AQ, making it relatable and understandable. Then, we'll delve into how to gauge your AQ and, most importantly, cultivate your adaptability skills.

Prepare to unravel the mystery of AQ, explore its real-world impact, and equip yourself to not just survive, but thrive amidst the whirlwind of life's twists and turns.

You will learn:

  • Identify and understand the concept of Adaptability Quotient (AQ) and its significance in navigating a changing world.
  • Discover and apply three practical strategies to improve your adaptability and resilience.
  • Utilize provided measurement tools to analyze your personal Adaptability Quotient (AQ) score.