Madonna Bolano

2018 Session | Your Survival Guide for the New Office

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A new job brings fresh opportunities to forge relationships, build your skills, and make your mark. Author of Work It Carrie Kerpen leads this panel of business leaders and thinkers in a conversation about establishing your reputation from day one on the job. They share their actionable tips for getting off on the right foot with your new boss, familiarizing yourself with your new company’s culture, and building trust with and earning the respect of your new coworkers. Join this panel to learn the tools you need to quickly establish yourself as a valued member of your new team. Read More


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. “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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