Grace Killelea

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Grace KilleleaPop quiz: What separates the smart and hardworking from the smart and hardworking in leadership roles?

Answer: Executive presence, which entails exuding confidence, more so for women than for men, the Center for Talent Innovation has found.

Of course, the lack of executive presence, and so confidence, perceived or otherwise, isn’t the only reason there are so few women at the C-level of corporations. “Company policies and practices and gender bias are all contributing factors, too,” says Grace Killelea, founder and CEO of the GKC Group and author of The Confidence Effect: Every Woman’s Guide to the Attitude That Attracts Success. “But the confidence gap is real and it is keeping women back.” Read More

ENCORE | Bounce: Refresh Your Approach to Breaking Through

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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. Join leadership expert Grace Killelea for stories, inspiration and tips to help you break through. Read More

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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. “The Confidence Effect” is how we deal with these obstacles. We all need to learn how to stop, drop and roll during tough times and to make choices that keep us moving forward. Join leadership expert Grace Killelea for stories, inspiration and tips to help you connect your confidence to your competence. You’ll discover:

 –The Four R’s of Success–relationships, reputation, results, and resilience
– How to build circles of influence, leverage and promote your best skills and increase and maintain executive presence 
– The confidence and tools to come back, break through and claim the success you deserve

Speaker: Grace Killelea, high-potential women’s leadership expert and author, The Confidence Effect: Every Woman’s Guide to the Attitude That Attracts

Emcee: Madonna Bolano, group vice president, human resources, Applied Materials, Inc

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