Monthly Archives: February 2016

Career Moves: Ask These Two Questions Before You Leap

Sara-DiVelloUnfortunately, you don’t have to love your job to be good at it. Sara DiVello had gone into public relations thinking she could make a living and write, her true passion. “At first, I got caught up in the cool factor of working at a big company, in the fancy skyscraper—I felt like I was Melanie Griffith in Working Girl! But as I advanced up the ranks, I got lost in the busy-ness and daily pressures of the job,” says the former PR executive at a Fortune 500 company. Read More

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What You Need to Know about the New Federal Rules to Close the Pay Gap

executive-order-2016Earlier this year, President Obama announced a new executive order requiring companies with more than 100 employees to report their salaries, along with their sex, race, ethnicity and job group, to the federal government. It’s understandable if the news left you underwhelmed or the significance escaped you. “Remember that politicians campaign in poetry, but govern in prose,” says Victoria Pynchon, co-founder of She Negotiates Consulting and Training. “There’s not much poetry in an executive order that only requires reporting, but it acknowledges the existence of the pay gap, something many people do not believe exists. It’s an important first step.” Read More

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What’s Really Holding Women Back from the C-Suite

Goldsmith, MarshallCertainly there are many factors contributing to the absence of women at the top of companies—sex discrimination, gender bias, the fact that people promote those who remind them of themselves, to name a few. But to Marshall Goldsmith, who has been coaching executives for 35 years, there is one simple—but not so easy—way to help close the leadership gap. “Fix childcare in this country,” says the author of Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts, Becoming the Person You Want to Be. “Make it more affordable, and more women will stay in their careers—and be promoted.” Read More

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Free Teleclass: Find More Meaning, Joy and Life Balance with Mallika Chopra

Mallika ChopraThe Keys to Finding More Meaning, Joy and Life Balance
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
10:00 am – 10:30 am

Eventbrite - Free Teleclass: Find More Meaning, Joy and Life Balance with Mallika Chopra

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Podcast: Speak with Confidence and Unleash Your Power with Lisa Nichols

Lisa NicholsIn this 30-minute teleclass, motivational speaker Lisa Nichols, author of Abundance Now, will show you how to:

  • Prepare for the stage, the boardroom or the negotiating table
  • Tailor your message to the audience
  • Share your enthusiasm and create the impact you desire!

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Podcast: Put Your Personal Vision of Prosperity into Action


Get ready to feel more excited than ever about your money—and about all the good things it can bring. In this 30-minute talk, Ellen Rogin and Lisa Keung,co-authors of Picture Your Prosperity, will show you how to design your investments to create the life you envision.

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Download the 2020 Conference App

All about the official Conference app

Download the official Watermark Conference for Women app. You requested better features, and we listened! You’re going to love it—just search “WatermarkConf” in your app store!


  • Full AGENDA & SPEAKER listings
  • MAPS to help you get around
  • ALERTS to keep you in the loop on last minute changes
  • Access to past and present session audio
  • Social wall to keep you posted on all of the amazing things happening – and share your own!


  • Ability to build a custom schedule
  • Save session, speaker, sponsor, and exhibitor favorites for quick access
  • Take & save notes on individual sessions – and export post conference
  • Search attendees and send private and group messages

NOTE: Your App login is NOT at all related to your conference registration login. They are completely separate systems that require 2 separate logins. If you have not used the app previously, choose the option to “Sign Up.”


iOS (Apple)

1. Go to Settings & make sure automatic updates are turned on. -OR-

2. Go to the App Store, Search “WatermarkConf” click on the cloud to the right to update.


1. Delete your current WatermarkConf app.

2. Go to the Google Play Store, Search “WatermarkConf” and re-download.

Download now on the App Store

Get it now on Google Play

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Special thanks to Cisco with help from Prudential for underwriting this year’s conference app! 

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