Conference Sessions

 

2019 Session | Encore: Choose Wonder Over Worry: Moving Beyond Fear

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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 embrace discomfort, and shares with us a unique approach for understanding the hidden meaning in our emotions: by dialoguing with them. This session will guide you to reframe your relationship to emotions like anxiety, fear, stress, imposter syndrome, and envy. You will leave with strategies for both your life and work, so that you can be the best you. Read More

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2019 Session | Build It, Be It: How to Create a Powerful Personal Brand Online

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First impressions have always been critical, and in 2019 your first impression is likely to be a digital one. The key difference? You have far more control over the perception you create online versus when you meet someone in “real life.” In this workshop, social media expert Amanda Healy shares the what, why, where, and how of building a powerful personal brand online. Focusing on LinkedIn and Twitter, she will provide steps that you can take right now, as well as longer-term areas of focus, to create a strong and memorable digital impression. Social media novices and experts alike will walk away with a clear roadmap of how to build and evolve their digital brand to achieve their professional goals. Read More

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2019 Session | A Purpose-Driven Life: Creating Change from 9-to-5

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Whether you work at a startup or a non-profit, for a large corporate or for yourself, turning your personal mission into your purpose at work can lead to great change in your life and in the world. Purpose can be found in any position because it’s not about your job title, it’s about your approach to your work. Jennifer Dulski, former president and COO of Change.org, leads this panel of changemakers as they consider integrating your personal mission, authenticity, passion, and giving back into your career and life. They share what they have learned about driving change–even if you aren’t in charge of policy–by creating a clear vision, identifying your story, inspiring supporters, and persuading decision makers. Read More

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

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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 dispel fear, build trust, and develop workplace cultures that work for everyone. Read More

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2019 Session | Budget for Life

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Do you have the funds to support a rich and meaningful life? If your credit is lacking, your debt is out of control, your investing is aspirational at best, and your finances are frankly a mess, it’s time to start budgeting for life. “The Budgetnista” was a preschool teacher making $35,000 annually, and she saved $40,000 in two years. She has since dedicated her life to financial literacy and helping others live richer lives. In this session, you will learn her invaluable money management system to shift your money mindset, manage your credit, start budgeting, saving, and investing, and get out of debt once and for all. Read More

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