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Play Big: How to Go All Out, Beat the Odds, and Be Limitless in Life (W)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT TRACK: Offering advice to help you enhance your life, grow and create more positive personal experiences outside of the workplace Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm                                                                                      … [ more ]

Radical Honesty: ​How to Tell the Truth (Even When No One Wants to Hear It) ​(W)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT TRACK: Offering advice to help you enhance your life, grow and create more positive personal experiences outside of the workplace Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Even if you believe that honesty is the best policy, we don’t always say what we really mean, especially in the workplace. Talking openly about issues and challenges can go against our desire to be nice and make one another feel good. … [ 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 ]

Leading by Inclusion (POE)

LEADERSHIP TRACK: Designed for a seasoned or aspiring leader looking to climb the ladder and shatter the glass ceiling Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm To lead with a focus on inclusion will impact our work in the conference room, in the boardroom, and beyond. Inclusive leadership affects who we hire and mentor, how we speak and listen, and what goals we set, review, and reward. Join this group of … [ more ]

What’s Next: Life After High School (POE)

YOUNG WOMEN’S PROGRAM: Designed for high school junior and senior girls Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Your high school years are formative in every sense—academic, social, spiritual, and emotional—but the choices you make after graduation will build the foundation for your career and your adult life. So what’s next? During this session, we will explore higher education, internships and other career starters, relationships, first apartments, and more milestones … [ more ]

Are You Ready to Be Self Made? (LP)

TRANSITIONS TRACK: Offering expertise for maneuvering career and life transitions Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Being self-made is not just about the potential for financial independence, but financial empowerment is where it begins. It means getting out of survival mode, where you are one problem away from catastrophe. It means changing your mindset from instant gratification to goal orientation. … [ 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 ]

Diversity Refresh: What We Really Need to Be Successful (W)

LEADERSHIP TRACK: Designed for a seasoned or aspiring leader looking to climb the ladder and shatter the glass ceiling Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Workplace diversity can increase productivity, job satisfaction, innovation, and even a business’s bottom line. Increasingly companies know how vital it is for their workforce to have a collective well of experience and perspectives, but their approach to increasing diversity has not changed much over the … [ more ]

Your Survival Guide for the New Office (POE)

EMERGING PROFESSIONALS TRACK: Designed for Millennials and newer professionals entering or re-entering the workforce Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm A new job brings fresh opportunities to forge relationships, build your skills, and make your mark. Author of Work It Carrie Kerpen leads this panel of business leaders and thinkers in a conversation about establishing your reputation from day one on the job. They share their actionable tips for getting … [ more ]

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