Fostering Workforce Resilience - A 6-Week Executive Coaching Program for Progressive HR Leaders


People at the Core. Change as the Constant. Your Leadership as the Catalyst.

The Human Challenge You Face


The workforce landscape is in flux. Hybrid working, emotional well-being, organizational culture – these are your realms. Leading human resilience is no longer optional; it's vital.

The Human-Centric Solution I Offer:

Leveraging experience with global institutions, I present this 6-week program meticulously crafted for CPOs.

Here's how the journey looks like...



Building Emotional Strength: Tools and strategies to foster emotional resilience in your workforce.

Creating a Culture of Well-being: A holistic approach to well-being that resonates in a hybrid world.



Mastering Hybrid Work Models: Strategies to lead a workforce spread across offices and homes.

Crafting a Cohesive Hybrid Culture: Tools to build a unified organizational culture that transcends physical boundaries.



Leading with Empathy and Insight: Tools to understand, inspire, and lead the human core of your organization.

Building Momentum in Change: Strategies to create a resilient workforce that thrives in continuous transformation.


Philipp Wachholz

Chief Marketing Officer, McDonald's Belgium


Nadja has an outstanding ability to not only adapt to company cultures quickly but adding substantially value to an organization after a very short time. Her broad experience in combination with fast thinking and a high level of empathy are key drivers behind her success. I can only highly recommend Nadja as a professional Entrepreneur, but also an individual with a great character, who can make any team substantially stronger.

The 6-Week 1:1 Engagement: Built for HR leaders

This is a custom-built engagement, translating deep human understanding into actionable leadership strategies.


Navigating Your Emotional Intelligence Terrain with EQ-i 2.0

  • Leverage the EQ-i 2.0 model to understand your emotional intelligence (EQ), revealing your strengths and areas for improvement.
  • Examine how these EQ traits influence your role in talent management and in building a resilient cyber workforce.
  • Use this self-awareness to more effectively manage talent acquisition, retention, and development, particularly in the area of cybersecurity.

Bridging the Cybersecurity Skills Gap with EQ

  • Discover how to use EQ in developing recruitment and training strategies to address the growing cybersecurity skills gap.
  • Implement EQ skills to understand the emotional and psychological needs of cybersecurity professionals.
  • Develop talent management strategies that foster a culture of cyber resilience, reducing the impact of cyber threats on your workforce.

Building Resilience in Talent Management


  • Employ EQ competencies to strengthen the resilience of your workforce and develop a culture of emotional intelligence within your organization.
  • Understand EQ strategies to facilitate rapid workforce adaptation and recovery following cyber incidents.
  • Promote a culture that values resilience and crisis management skills, using EQ to help your team effectively handle cyber threats.

Enhancing Proactive Readiness in Talent Management


  • Use your EQ toolkit to encourage proactive thinking and readiness in your workforce, enabling your organization to anticipate and effectively respond to potential cyber threats.
  • Integrate EQ principles into talent development programs to encourage rapid response and efficient recovery, enhancing your organization's resilience to cyber threats.
  • Leverage EQ to enhance your leadership capabilities in talent management, improving your ability to nurture and retain top cybersecurity talent.

Building Emotional Resilience in Talent Management


  • Utilize your EQ toolkit to cultivate a culture of emotional resilience within your workforce, mitigating the psychological impacts of cyber threats.
  • Leverage EQ insights to develop and retain cybersecurity talent, enhancing their ability to withstand and recover from cyber threats.
  • Integrate your personal EQ toolkit into your talent management strategy, fostering a culture of emotional intelligence within your organization.

Fostering Unity: Aligning Talent Management with a Vision for Cyber Resilience


  • Develop an inspiring vision and set achievable goals for improved cyber resilience, aligning talent management initiatives with these objectives.
  • Align your workforce values with the role of emotional intelligence in cyber resilience, cultivating a shared understanding of the importance of EQ in navigating cyber threats.
  • Encourage open dialogue and collaboration, strengthening your organization's cyber resilience and enhancing the effectiveness of your talent management initiatives.

Playbook for Building Cyber Resilience through Talent Management with EQ


Emotionally Intelligent Talent Management: Harness your EQ toolkit to cultivate a resilient and adaptive cybersecurity workforce, mitigating the impact of cyber threats.

EQ-Driven Talent Development: Leverage EQ principles in your talent development programs, fostering a culture of emotional intelligence and cyber resilience.

Adaptive Leadership in Talent Management: Discover EQ strategies that foster agile leadership skills amidst the evolving cybersecurity landscape. This guide empowers you to navigate the complexities of talent management with emotional intelligence, promoting adaptability and resilience.

Why choose this program?


With 20 years of experience, I understand human dynamics. I've seen resilience built and challenges overcome. I offer real insights, not mere theories.

Understanding that every role has its unique challenges and perspective, my mission is to align CEOs, CISOs, and CPOs in their quest to build cyber resilience - each with their own tailored roadmap.

Are you ready to embark on your transformative journey with me?

If you’re ready to forge a workforce resilient to today’s unique human challenges, let's connect.

Empower Your Leadership. Shape Your Workforce. Join the Program Crafted for the Leaders of Human Resilience.

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European Cyber Security Organization (ECSO)

Arnaud de Vibraye


"On 29  June, ECSO's European HR community came together for the workshop "Attracting Cyber Talent: Bridging the Gap in Cybersecurity with Emotional Intelligence', where ECSO had the honour of welcoming Nadja El Fertasi, founder of Thrive with EQ, to share her expertise. With her rich understanding of cyber resilience and building emotional firewalls, Nadja provided the attendees with the knowledge and techniques to enhance their recruitment and retention strategies for cybersecurity roles using the EQ toolkit. With the help of the workshop, HR professionals can work towards a stronger cyber-resilient culture within their organisations."




  • Emotional Intelligence Assessment: Price inclusive of a comprehensive Emotional Intelligence assessment for each participant.
  • Personalized 1:1 Coaching: Individual coaching sessions to ensure effective application of learned concepts and strategies.
  • Tracking & Reporting: Regular tracking and reporting of participant progress, with clear performance indicators and milestones.
  • Post-Program Support: After completing the program, participants will receive ongoing support and enjoy lifetime access to our online community.
  • Certification: Certificate of completion for each participant demonstrating proficiency in emotional intelligence leadership skills.
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