For optimal employee wellness during organisational change and development, Building Resilience is South Africa’s trusted specialist 

Building Resilience is guaranteed to increase employee wellness to enable employees to better cope with stress, challenges and tough times, which are critical during times of organisational change and development in and around South Africa.   From factory staff to specialists to top management, Building Resilience is essential training and development to ensure optimal coping with home and work stress.  Your staff will be more efficient, more effective and better equipped to handle stress, all of which will result in happier, more successful staff who experience greater wellbeing.

Based in South Africa, we work with many government and private sector clients, from local, national and provincial government departments to banking and insurance companies.  We run several training courses:

Resilience Training Overview

Resilience Training: Building Resilience

Resilient Leadership Training

Mental Strength Training

Life After Retrenchment Training

Our training sessions work! Participants walk away from the Building Resilience workshops and training sessions fired up and equipped with practical skills to tackle adversity and cope with the stresses of everyday life.

Contact us to find out how we can help your staff build resilience.

Resilience training: Be more effective and happier at work and home

Choosing Building Resilience training means more than just achieving personal wellness and balance:

  • Inspiration  We consistently score 92% delegate satisfaction rate!  They say we inspired them, motivated them, and provided excellent facilitation 
  • Experience.    Rod Warner has over 13 years training in Southern Africa, Australia and the UK to  provide practical tools for organisational development and change management programmes and is an expert in Resilience, presenting at several conferences annually. 
  • Better Results  Key to our success is our interactive training.  We don’t just roll out the same training for each client.  We tailor the programme to each individual client’s needs … and even to the delegate’s needs on the day! We engage our delegates and know how to deliver training to suit their learning style, giving the best results! 
  • Practical, tested tools.  Our Resilience training is built on the seven resilience principles.  Delegates say the practical strategies and tools are invaluable and easy to implement. 

Contact us to find out more.

Building Resilience will enhance and maximise employee wellness during times of stress and difficult changes and day to day challenges. 

 South Africa

 James Forson

James is based in Johannesburg and has had extensive experience as a general management consultant. His present interests are due diligence studies and corporate governance. His recent assignments have entailed leading and integrating the work of technical specialists on complex projects while managing the interface with clients. Other interventions that James has led include organisational realignment and restructuring, change management design and project management, mentoring and coaching of senior executives, organisational audits, strategic planning and strategic support. For fun James is currently re-reading Classical Greek and Roman literature in translation. For more details about James, visit his website: Forson Consulting




Rod Warner

Rod is based in Brisbane, Australia. He has wide consulting experience and in-depth experience in learning, design facilitation and skills development. He has researched, developed interventions, presented and published in the field in building resilience, change management and organisational performance. He has held positions heading up HR and Development; managing national administration teams and a national sales force for Old Mutual. He has a degree in psychology and economics and a postgraduate teachers diploma and is a Chartered HR Practitioner with the South African Board of Personal Practice. He is married with two adult children, three grandchildren and has run over 100 marathons and ultra marathons, including 20 Comrades Marathons.