Category Archives: Embrace the Unknown

Marion Jones Wants You to Learn from Her Mistakes

Most of us will never know the heights—or depths—Marion Jones has traveled. At the peak of her career, the sprinter was going after five Olympic gold medals, making millions from endorsement deals and charming everyone with her irresistible smile. At rock bottom, she was an admitted liar, stripped of her medals and serving six months in prison. Not to understate things, but she has packed a lot of living in … [ more ]

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Starting Your Own Business

Planoly is Brandy Pham’s first tech startup, but not her first venture. That’s probably why the app for Instagram users already has almost half a million accounts since launching last year. “I’m still on a learning curve, but I definitely applied what I had figured out the hard way when starting a jewelry line,” says Pham, whose rings and necklaces were available at stores such as Henri Bendel and Anthropologie. … [ more ]

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Podcast | Extreme You

Click Play below to listen. ⇓ Download the companion presentation (PDF)(Use this to follow along during the presentation.) Led by Flywheel Sports CEO Sarah Robb O’Hagan, this session will inspire and educate you on ways to tap your full potential. In 30 minutes, Robb O’Hagan, author of Extreme You, will walk you through how to • push yourself to be more open to new experiences so you can discover where … [ more ]

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Free Teleclass | Extreme You

Extreme You: Break Out of Your Comfort Zone to Be Your Best You Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:00-10:30 am ⇓ Download the companion presentation (PDF) (Save this to follow along during the call!)

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Transformative Resilience™: The Way Forward for Women Leaders

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. 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 to ”spring forward” in the face of adversity and change, rather than bouncing back. You will leave … [ more ]

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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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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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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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Career Transitions: Tips for Any Stage of Your Journey

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. This session is for anyone facing the daunting question of what comes next – whether your perfect-on-paper job has hit a plateau, you are considering taking on a new role, are moving into a new company or industry, or even starting or folding your own business. By taking your priorities into account and leveraging what is already working, … [ more ]

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2017 Speakers Share: The Jobs They’ll Never Do Again

Working has its ups and downs, but with some jobs, the only high point is leaving. Still, the negative experience made them tougher and informed their future decisions. Some even say that it taught them something valuable about themselves. To help you get to know a little more about our speakers, we took a page from talent recruiters and asked some of our speakers: What’s a job you’ve had, or … [ more ]

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