Monthly Archives: February 2017

EXPERT EXCHANGE | Innovative Leaders Forging New Pathways

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. At the heart of the Valley’s culture is disruption, regardless of gender, age or ethnicity. Join this dynamic panel to hear unique perspectives on forging new pathways, disrupting the norm, whether in business, in life or in the world. You’ll take away insights and inspiration for challenging stereotypes, taking risks and making the seemingly impossible a reality. Moderator: … [ more ]

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ENCORE | Trailblazers: Pushing the Envelope and Leading Change

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. This session will feature innovative women who are pushing the boundaries today and having success. Sharing their personal stories, attendees will learn how to: – Establish a climate that embraces smart risk and invites sustainable growth; – Identify and eliminate barriers to progressive thinking; and – Gain confidence to push the limits. Podcast: Play in new window | … [ more ]

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Leadership Now: The Transformative Power of Being Yourself

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. What are today’s key leadership traits – inclusion, disruption, empowerment, mentorship, resilience? How do you best inspire others to follow your lead? This panel of experts, led by noted researcher, consultant and author, Charlene Li will share the unique leadership traits that helped them stand out in challenging environments and become the influential leaders they are today. Learn … [ more ]

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Broadcasting Happiness: Creating Success Through Positive Engagement

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. Effective, positive communication is the single biggest driver of success at work. New research in the fields of neuroscience and positive psychology is showing the incredible ripple effect positive communication can have on employee engagement, productivity, and happiness at work. After spending years as a national CBS News anchor broadcasting to millions and receiving an advanced degree from … [ more ]

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Pivot: The Only Move that Matters Is Your Next One

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. No matter your age, life stage, bank account balance, or career level, you can learn how to pivot strategically into your next opportunity. Career change doesn’t have to be a crisis, and plateaus don’t have to be a problem. In fact, if change is the only constant, now more than ever as it relates to our economy, it … [ more ]

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The Power of Narrative in Selling Your Idea

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. Being able to “pitch” your idea, in person or in writing, has become a critical skill whether you are an entrepreneur, a manager climbing the corporate ladder or a freelance worker looking for engagement. Everyone has the ability to tell a one of a kind story to make a good impression, convince an audience or make a sale. … [ more ]

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Making the Most of Networking

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. Productive networking is not just about who you meet but how you use those interactions to create connections, find multi-generational mentors and create sponsorship to promote your goals. This can prove to be critical whether you are climbing the corporate ladder, building your start-up or determining your next move. A recent Wharton study shows mentors are promoted 6x … [ more ]

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Breaking Free for Your Next Act: How to Face (or Create!) Change with Courage and Joy

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. Whether change has been thrust upon you, or you’re feeling stuck and ready to grow, stepping into the unknown can be a little, er…scary. If the thought of a new direction (a new career, a move, tackling a personal dream or goal) makes you want to head for the hills then join fear-facing expert Patty Chang Anker, whose insights … [ more ]

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Achieving More by Doing Less

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. Join Tiffany, one of Fast Company’s League of Extraordinary Women and Lean In launch team member, in this immersive personal development experience. She’ll share her story of failures and triumphs and help you release unrealistic expectations. Best of all, she’ll highlight her three tried-and-true lessons, along with practical tips that you can use immediately. Podcast: Play in new … [ more ]

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Reclaiming Civility for Professional and Personal Advantage

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. Is there room for civility in today’s high-paced, heads-down, sound-bite, cut-to-the-chase world? The answer is a resounding yes. Civility brings financial, emotional and physical benefits. Join researcher and rudeness expert, Dr. Christine Porath as she leads a panel discussion on the costs and remedies for incivility. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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