2015 Session

Bridging the Cross-Gender Communication Gap to Improve Your Leadership and Advance Your Position

Survey results of over 100,000 in-depth interviews of men and women executives in over 60 Fortune 500 companies reveal the staggering number of false assumptions and opinions men and women have of each other, and in many ways, believe in themselves. No wonder we face such a tremendous communication gap in the workplace. What causes these misunderstandings, miscommunications, mistrust, resentment and frustrations at work? Relationship and communications gurus John Gray … [ more ]

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Building Your Personal Brand: Sharing Practical Tools and Action Plans

Listen to a complete audio recording of this 2015 breakout session below. “That’s so YOU!” Ever wonder what your personal brand says about you? Do you have an action plan on how to create a brand that will help you further your career? From this session you will learn from brand coaches and women with their own stories and brands to determine what you can do to strengthen your brand! … [ more ]

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Making a Difference in the Board Room: Lessons from Women with Experience

Listen to a complete audio recording of this 2015 breakout session below. While recruitment of women directors inches up and women now comprise nearly 20 percent of board members, that’s only half the story. Equally important: How are boards leveraging the value of women on their boards? A series of interviews with prominent women directors — undertaken jointly by Korn Ferry and Thomson Reuters — sheds light on the sort … [ more ]

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Inclusive Leadership as a Competitive Advantage

Listen to a complete audio recording of this 2015 breakout session below. The world of work is changing rapidly, where organizations are global, hyperconnected, less hierarchical and ideas can come from anywhere. Great leadership is critical to effectively navigating this ever-evolving landscape, and inclusive leadership has the power to drive competitive advantage. Learn how to leverage your diverse perspective along with that of those in your organization, to role-model inclusive … [ more ]

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Women and Wealth: Establishing a Game Plan That Aligns With What You Value Most

Listen to a complete audio recording of this 2015 breakout session below. You’re in charge of many things, including your financial future. Your financial success is woven into a larger story: a unique web of circumstances, responsibilities and goals. In the “Women and Wealth” expert exchange, we’ll discuss managing for what you value most. This dialogue will provide you with some actionable insights on why financial planning is so critical … [ more ]

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Propelling Your Career Growth: Top Tips From Ericsson’s Superwomen

Listen to a complete audio recording of this 2015 breakout session below. Women face unique challenges in the workplace as they advance the ranks — different from their male counterparts. Women also bring very unique skills and invaluable superpowers to the leadership table. Meet Ericsson’s superwomen and learn from their real-life experiences about the key issues they faced at all stages of their career. Drawing on their personal journeys, this … [ more ]

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Strategies for Fostering a Global and Diverse Workplace and Team

Listen to a complete audio recording of this 2015 breakout session below. Bringing together people with unique experiences and backgrounds (especially women and ethnic minorities) drives innovation and helps create cutting-edge organizations. This interactive discussion will bring together some of Intel’s leading women to share their personal experiences and Intel’s efforts to advance and progress underrepresented populations within the company and in the technology sector at large. Together we will … [ more ]

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Negotiating to Get (More of) What You Want

Listen to a complete audio recording of this 2015 breakout session below. According to Margaret Neale, “Negotiation is not about getting to yes or simply getting an agreement; it’s about getting a good agreement.” Research shows that in many ways women are wise to think twice before asking, as their negotiation attempts are judged more harshly than those of their male counterparts. Stanford Business Professor Maggie Neale leads this session, … [ more ]

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Building Meaningful Connections

Having a strong network is a critical element to career success. Yet most of us do not spend the same amount of time nor build the same type of network as men. This directly impacts our ability to be successful in our roles. Women with a strong network are more likely to ask for help in closing a business deal and landing a job or new role. Join Marilyn Nagel, … [ more ]

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How to Become the Social Entrepreneur of Your Life: Doing Well By Doing Good

Listen to a complete audio recording of this 2015 breakout session below. Are you passionate about changing the world? Are you looking for ways to channel your innovation and impact change? Are you eager to make a difference in your community and around the globe beyond your day job? This session will offer you the practical how-to advice and the inspiration to make your mark and have a positive social … [ more ]

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