Category Archives: Breakout Session

How to Be Allies Without Fear | 2019 Workplace Summit Session

Click Play below to listen Research has shown that diverse teams drive innovation and bottom line success. Yet greater workplace diversity also presents the immense challenge of finding common ground across differences. This powerful and interactive workshop will explore how we can move forward together. Offering actionable strategies you can immediately implement on your own and with your team, it will show how to be an effective ally, improve communication, … [ more ]

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Building Trust & Navigating the Workplace After #MeToo | 2019 Workplace Summit Session

Click Play below to listen The #MeToo movement has led us to a watershed moment. Cultural norms and workplace policies are evolving. And new questions and realities are starting to surface. A recent study by LeanIn.Org and SurveyMonkey showed that twice as many male managers now feel uncomfortable working alone with, socializing with, and mentoring women. This is a pivotal moment for gender partnership. Come hear this forward-looking conversation about how to … [ more ]

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Talking (and Listening) Constructively | 2019 Workplace Summit Session

Click Play below to listen Featuring: Celeste Headlee, communication and human nature expert, award-winning journalist & author, We Need to Talk @celesteheadlee In our workplaces and in our world, civil discourse is losing ground at a time when we need it most. Great conversations have the power to diffuse conflict, strengthen relationships, and build understanding across differences. As a radio host, Celeste Headlee has interviewed thousands of people from all sides of the … [ more ]

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2019 Session | The Future of Work: Thriving in the Gig Economy

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2019 conference. The rise of the gig economy has brought new complexity–and opportunities–to the world of work. Many people are finding that short term contracts can develop their skill sets, build their professional networks, position them for a career pivot, and give them freedom to work how and when they want. But being your own boss isn’t for the faint … [ more ]

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2019 Session | Choose Wonder Over Worry: Moving Beyond Fear

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2019 conference. Worry. Fear. Doubt. It can stifle a dream, hinder a relationship, or bring your life and career to a halt. But while we often think fear is a challenge to overcome, what if instead it’s an ally on the path to unlocking our full potential? Author, speaker, and artist Amber Rae urges us to “choose wonder” as we … [ more ]

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2019 Session | Think Like a Founder: Your Questions on Entrepreneurship Answered

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2019 conference. People of all different backgrounds should have the opportunity to participate in, shape, and successfully found companies that can change the world. But Silicon Valley can be a tough place for women. The challenges are well known, but tried and true advice on creating opportunities and overcoming obstacles can be harder to find. If  you work in tech, … [ more ]

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2019 Session | Welcome to the Juggle: Fitting Career & Caregiving Together

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2019 conference. Achieving balance between your work and your family may be an unrealistic goal. If you are seeking balance, life becomes a zero-sum game with work on one end of the scale and your personal life on the other. It’s time to stop striving for balance and to start rethinking the whole career and family equation. Join this panel … [ more ]

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2019 Session | Thinking in Bets: Avoid Emotional Decision-Making & Embrace Uncertainty

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2019 conference. Do you know when to cut your losses? In poker and throughout our lives, we are more successful when we maximize the time spent in favorable situations and minimize time in unfavorable ones. But many are too quick to quit when they are winning, and others refuse to walk away from a losing game. Former World Series of … [ more ]

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2019 Session | The Introverted Leader: Building on Your Quiet Strength

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2019 conference. To advance their careers, many introverts think they must subvert their natural tendencies and change who they are. But you don’t have to pretend to be an extrovert to rise to the top. By recognizing the value in listening, carefully preparing, and making others feel valued, introverts can build on their quiet strength and make it a source … [ more ]

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2019 Session | The Changing Meaning of Ambition

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2019 conference. What does it mean for an ambitious woman to be successful during life’s different stages? What decisions shape our careers–for better or for worse? In times of transition, your definition of “success” may change, and, consequently, the choices you make may change, too. This panel of accomplished women will look at the choices they made over the course … [ more ]

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