Conference Sessions

 

2019 Session | How to Be Heard: Effective Communication for Career Advancement

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Effective communication is more than just words and phrases. It’s a projection of your competence and even your potential as a leader. Great communicators can voice their vision confidently, move plans and projects forward, and present their ideas across all levels of an organization. Join this workshop for actionable steps to develop your own communication style. Learn about speaking with clarity and confidence so that your ideas are heard, your value is clear, and your opinions are remembered. Read More

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2019 Session | Encore: 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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2019 Session | Find Your Tribe: Building a Team of Mentors

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Do you have a mentor? As transformative as a career advisor can be, one mentor is not enough. You need multiple mentors with separate areas of expertise to support you throughout your multifaceted career journey. This panel of mentors and proteges will talk about assembling your personal board of advisors. If you are looking for a mentor, already have one, or are open to the benefits of multiple advisors, join this conversation for actionable advice on connecting professionally, maintaining relationships, and getting the most out of your network of mentors. Read More

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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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