Category Archives: Success & Leadership

How She Got There: Micho Spring’s Path to Becoming Chair of Global Corporate Practice and New England for Weber Shandwick

Take a young woman coming of age in the 60s, when many careers were closed to her gender. Mix in political awareness from having fled communist Cuba as a child and add courage and flexibility from forging a new life with her family in New York. What you get: a college dropout, a 31-year-old deputy mayor of Boston, a top executive at one of the largest communications firms in the … [ more ]

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Podcast | Be Noticed as a Real Leader

Click Play below to listen Leadership isn’t about a job title—it’s about action, commitment and will. In this 30-minute teleclass, Courtney Lynch, a founding partner of Lead Star and co-author of Leading from the Front, discusses the seven key behaviors that effective managers embrace. Listen for the encouragement and motivation you need to step up and stand out—and be tapped for bigger roles with the responsibility you crave. Podcast: Play in new … [ more ]

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Podcast | Harness the Power of Your Relationships

Click Play below to listen. To be effective today, you need something that leadership strategist Erica Dhawan calls “connectional intelligence.” In 30 minutes, Dhawan, co-author of Get Big Things Done: The Power of Connectional Intelligence, explains how to connect better and faster and use the skill to innovate growth • solve highly complex challenges • marshal resources and tap informal knowledge networks • and maximize your potential. Podcast: Play in … [ more ]

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ENCORE | Bounce: Refresh Your Approach to Breaking Through

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. Being passed over for that promotion or new opportunity remains a challenge, especially for women. Setbacks are part of the journey.  We all need to learn how to stop, drop and roll during tough times and to make choices that keep us moving forward. Develop your grit and tenacity and bounce back stronger and more confident than ever. … [ more ]

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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 | Diversity, Equity and Race: Broadening Perspectives in the Workplace

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. As the conversation around race and diversity in our society today continues to evolve, so does the need to understand how this impacts our roles in the workplace. The focus of this panel is to candidly discuss the challenges, address difficult issues and talk about how to make room for a constructive dialogue when bridging cultural and technical … [ more ]

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EXPERT EXCHANGE | Let’s Talk About It! Understanding and Engaging the LGBTQ Community for Business Success

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. Whether you are an LGBTQ-identified individual or an ally who wants to gain a greater understanding of the issues facing LGBTQ individuals in the workplace, this panel will offer one-of-a-kind insights from key influencers working in the tech community. Please join us as Megan Dickey guides a conversation revealing key stories, unique actions and successes related to engaging … [ more ]

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ENCORE | Trailblazers: Pushing the Envelope and Leading Change

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. This session will feature innovative women who are pushing the boundaries today and having success. Sharing their personal stories, attendees will learn how to: – Establish a climate that embraces smart risk and invites sustainable growth; – Identify and eliminate barriers to progressive thinking; and – Gain confidence to push the limits. Podcast: Play in new window | … [ more ]

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Leadership Now: The Transformative Power of Being Yourself

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. What are today’s key leadership traits – inclusion, disruption, empowerment, mentorship, resilience? How do you best inspire others to follow your lead? This panel of experts, led by noted researcher, consultant and author, Charlene Li will share the unique leadership traits that helped them stand out in challenging environments and become the influential leaders they are today. Learn … [ more ]

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Broadcasting Happiness: Creating Success Through Positive Engagement

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. 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. After spending years as a national CBS News anchor broadcasting to millions and receiving an advanced degree from … [ more ]

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