Laysha Ward

Resilience Reset: It’s Your Turn to Thrive | 2020 Session

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The ability to successfully navigate change, rise above adversity, and triumph in our lives boils down to one word: resilience. When faced with a challenge, ambiguity, or adversity, those who practice resilience refuse to let fear hold them back; and they break through barriers to not only survive difficult times, but thrive as a result. Learn how to cultivate courage, improve resilience, and triumph over adversity, obstacles, and setbacks at work. Be inspired to be an agent of change, conquer fear and self-doubt, and develop strategies that can be applied immediately in all aspects of your life to become bolder, stronger, and better able to handle anything thrown your way.

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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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Storytellers Contest Winners Announced at the 2019 Watermark Conference for Women


Laysha Ward, EVP & chief external engagement officer at Target, introduces the winners of our Storytellers contest in front of a sold-out crowd of thousands during the Watermark Conference for Women on February 22, 2019.
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