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ENCORE: The Balance Quest: Building a Life That Works for You (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 “Having it all” has become the subject of much debate with passions running high in all directions. And with such a wide spectrum of priorities, workloads, and resources, it is impossible to define “life balance” for all women. But what if the equation was … [ more ]

Forging Powerful Relationships: Networking to Where You Want to Go (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 Effective networking can help you accomplish your ambitions, land your dream job, and build a lasting career. In this hands-on workshop, acclaimed networking expert J. Kelly Hoey cuts through the networking noise and presents innovative strategies to start building strong relationships—the genuine, mutually beneficial, … [ more ]

Update Your Blueprint for Advancement (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 To get ahead, even the most talented professionals cannot rely on their achievements and abilities alone. Career planning is a necessity, and strategies should include both skill-expanding and relationship-building steps. This session offers practical advice from a panel of highly accomplished professionals on … [ more ]

The Secret to Getting Ahead: Your Guide to Communication, Negotiation, and Being Heard (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 These days, our professional lives happen more and more from behind electronic screens, but what we need to get ahead may be a more analog solution. We need to start talking to each other. This panel shares strategies to become better listeners and … [ more ]

The Balance Quest: Building a Life That Works for You (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 “Having it all” has become the subject of much debate with passions running high in all directions. And with such a wide spectrum of priorities, workloads, and resources, it is impossible to define “life balance” for all women. But what if the equation was … [ more ]

Innovation Quotient: Making Your Mighty Idea a Reality (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 Your innovative idea could solve problems, create new paradigms, lead to breakthroughs, and possibly even change the world. It’s time to make that audacious idea a reality. This panel of experts discusses unlocking our boundless potential to create and innovate, pushing us to rethink … [ more ]

What No One Tells You About Negotiating (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 Many people avoid negotiating, fearing conflict or even failure. But if the goal of negotiating is to reach agreement, forget “winning” and focus instead on communication, cooperation, and collaboration. Amy Trask, who went from Raiders intern to the first female CEO of an NFL … [ more ]

Transform Your Working 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 II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Whether we have a good day or not depends partly on things we can’t control – perhaps an unexpected crisis or a cranky colleague. But behavioral science shows that many things that seem “random” can be strongly influenced by our own actions. Caroline … [ more ]

Fine-Tune Your Brain: Making and Implementing Decisions Effectively (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 Every day, in every part of our lives, we face an increasing number of choices. Our business and personal futures depend on how well we scrutinize, assess, and implement these choices. Research supports that women approach decision-making differently than men (and not necessarily in … [ more ]

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