Monthly Archives: July 2016

Free Teleclass | Tap the Hidden Forces That Influence People

Tap the Hidden Forces That Influence People Tuesday, August 30, 2016 10:00-10:30am Pacific

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Junk Gypsy Jolie Sikes’ Advice for Entrepreneurial Free Spirits

What do you do when you realize that the corporate life just isn’t your jam? When you’re Jolie Sikes or her big sister Amie, co-founders with their mom of Junk Gypsy, you hit the road, hightailing it out of Houston and Austin, respectively—and keep driving for 15 years. Of course, they weren’t aimlessly roaming Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana. They were scouring flea markets and roadsides for discarded treasures that they … [ more ]

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Mindy Kaling on Her First Job, Worst Job and Being the Boss

During a summer of inordinate hot air (from the election cycle as well as the heat outside), Mindy Kaling’s down-to-earthiness is a welcome cool breeze. When asked about being brave, one of the only women to create, produce, write and star in her own network series—and the only one to put her name in the show’s title—is quick to contextualize her courage. “Have I been brave?” Kaling asks. “I’m not … [ more ]

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Podcast | Increase Your Productivity with the Secret Power of Visual Note Taking

Can you really draw your way to success? Heather Willems, co-founder of ImageThink and co-author of Draw Your Big Idea will prove you can in this 30-minute talk where she explains the secret power of visuals for achieving your goals in the workplace. Willems offers techniques to harness your creativity and master success using nothing more than your basic drawing skills. Learn how to clarify complex ideas, spark creativity, solve … [ more ]

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Podcast | Make LinkedIn Work for YOU!

Time to brush up on your LinkedIn skills? In 30 minutes, Amanda Healy, senior marketing manager and social evangelist at TIBCO Software, teaches you how to use one of the most powerful tools in your personal branding arsenal to its fullest. Tune in to learn her top tips and tricks to • increase your profile strength • strategically grow your network • boost your SEO value • and much more. Discover how to … [ more ]

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Mantras to Live, Work and Succeed By

Whether you’re taking on a new challenge, rebounding from a disappointment or just powering through your day, repeating a mantra can help. We asked Conference for Women speakers and staff for their favorite sayings. Read them and repeat!

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Three Ways Women Hold Themselves Back

Fifteen years ago, Trudy Bourgeois resigned from her vice president job managing a $3 billion business unit—and walked away from a healthy six-figure salary, country club memberships, first class plane tickets to everywhere for her husband and herself and much, much more. “When I told my mom about my decision, she started to cry,” Bourgeois recalls. “She asked if she needed to get the sisters together to pray. I was … [ more ]

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Free Teleclass | Increase Your Productivity with the Secret Power of Visual Note Taking

Increase Your Productivity with the Secret Power of Visual Note Taking Tuesday, July 26, 2016 10:00-10:30am Pacific Download the companion PDF to follow along and practice with Heather.

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