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Transformative Resilience™: The Way Forward for Women Leaders (W)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session III: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Meeting Room 212 Today’s women face unique challenges that range from the gender stress gap to the glass cliff to leading in an increasingly complex world. Join women’s leadership expert Ama Marston as she shares her new research on why it’s essential for us … [ more ]

Startup Hacks for Your Work and Life (W)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session III: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Ballroom 220B Living your life like a startup is about maximizing flexibility and measuring ongoing results, not avoiding failure or reaching one particular end goal. It’s about embracing defeat, analyzing it, and failing up. Anna Akbari, PhD demonstrates how to reach fulfillment in all … [ more ]

Speed Network Your Way to Meaningful Mentoring (W)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session III: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Grand Ballroom 220A Join networking expert Julie Kantor for our inaugural Mentoring RoadtripTM. This is your chance to meet up with the individuals who can create new professional opportunities, sponsor your work and help accelerate your career. Julie will use a proven-successful approach to … [ more ]

The Power of Narrative in Selling Your Idea (POE)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Meeting Room LL21ABC 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 … [ more ]

Pivot: The Only Move that Matters Is Your Next One (W)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Meeting Room LL21DEF 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 … [ more ]

Broadcasting Happiness: Creating Success Through Positive Engagement (W)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Grand Ballroom 220A 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. … [ more ]

Connectional Intelligence: Today’s Secret to Getting Things Done (W)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am Grand Ballroom 220A In today’s hyper-competitive world, smarts, passion and luck aren’t enough. Strategist Erica Dhawan argues that the game changer is a thoroughly modern skill called Connectional Intelligence (CxQ). Virtually anyone can maximize his or her potential, and achieve breakthrough performance, by developing … [ more ]

Harness Resilience to Catapult Your Career (POE)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am Meeting Room 212 Today’s professionals face more stresses and strains than ever before – financial crisis, professional inequities and even global challenges. What if you could embrace life’s challenges, using them to catapult yourself forward? Join global leadership and Transformative Resilience expert, Ama Marston … [ more ]

Unconscious Bias: Addressing the Gap in Yourself and Your Company (POE)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am Ballroom 220C The stats are staggering and while we have taken steps in the right direction, progress remains slow. Impacting real change will require a top down and bottom up approach. The most effective leaders navigate highly diverse teams, being aware of any unconscious … [ more ]

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