ENCORE: How to Lead…When You’re Not in Charge

Are leaders born or made? Leadership has nothing to do with positional authority and everything to do with how well you influence outcomes and inspire others. This session shares action-oriented practices that allow you to lead and impact change even if you are not “in charge.” Dive deeper with leadership expert Angie Morgan, who will draw on her personal experience and share the core behaviors of influential leadership: credibility, authenticity, emotional resolve and confidence. Learn how to use your voice and project power, even when you are not the designated leader in the room! Read More

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Podcast | How to Handle Criticism Like a Pro

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Whether you are building a start-up, selling products in the field or presenting to a team of management, you have to put yourself out there—and that means opening yourself up to possibly harsh feedback and rejection. In this 30-minute discussion, award-winning social entrepreneur Leila Janah shares her experiences and offer her techniques for • working through adversity • weathering criticism • using it as a tool for growth • and ultimately achieving success. Read More

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Podcast | Tap the Hidden Forces That Influence People

Jonah Berger

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Wharton professor and top-rated 2014 conference speaker Jonah Berger is back to share his business and social science research that will help us to learn the subtle, invisible influences behind our choices as individuals. By understanding how social influence works, we can decide when to resist and when to embrace it—and how we can use this knowledge to make better-informed decisions and exercise more control over our own behavior. Read More

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Podcast | Increase Your Productivity with the Secret Power of Visual Note Taking

Heather WillemsCan you really draw your way to success? Heather Willems, co-founder of ImageThink and co-author of Draw Your Big Idea will prove you can in this 30-minute talk where she explains the secret power of visuals for achieving your goals in the workplace. Willems offers techniques to harness your creativity and master success using nothing more than your basic drawing skills. Learn how to clarify complex ideas, spark creativity, solve problems and propel your productivity to the next level—all from picking up a pen.

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Podcast | Make LinkedIn Work for YOU!

Amanda HealyTime to brush up on your LinkedIn skills? In 30 minutes, Amanda Healy, senior marketing manager and social evangelist at TIBCO Software, teaches you how to use one of the most powerful tools in your personal branding arsenal to its fullest. Tune in to learn her top tips and tricks to • increase your profile strength • strategically grow your network • boost your SEO value • and much more. Discover how to refresh your profile in as little as an hour per week—and reap the big dividends of achieving your personal and professional aspirations.

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Podcast | See Your Fluctuating Moods as a Strength, not a Weakness

Julie HollandMedicating away our moods—or numbing them with food or alcohol—doesn’t just keep us from addressing the real issues. It also interferes with our ability to be empathic, intuitive and aware of our capabilities. In 30 minutes, Julie Holland, M.D., a psychiatrist and author of Moody Bitches, will share insider information about the drugs we’re being offered and the direct link between food and mood. She’ll also offer practical advice on sex, exercise and sleep strategies, as well as some surprisingly effective natural therapies.

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Podcast | What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How to Become More Successful

Goldsmith, MarshallThe corporate world is filled with managers who are intelligent, skilled and even charismatic. But only a handful of them will ever reach the pinnacle. In this 30-minute talk, you’ll learn from executive coach Marshall Goldsmith how “transactional flaws” (something as simple as not saying thank you enough) can hold you back. He’ll then teach you how to change your behavior—it’s amazingly easy—so your career can soar.

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Podcast | Find More Meaning, Joy and Life Balance with Mallika Chopra

Mallika ChopraStop feeling guilty about all you haven’t done, and start feeling glad for what you have yet to experience and achieve. In this 30-minute talk, Mallika Chopra, author of Living With Intent: My Somewhat Messy Journey to Purpose, Peace and Joy, shares her six-step process for living with intent: incubate, notice, trust, express, nurture and take action. With this practical road map, you will move from thought to action to outcome. Finally, a real action plan for achieving life balance and living fully!

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Podcast: Speak with Confidence & Unleash Your Power with Lisa Nichols

Lisa NicholsIn this 30-minute teleclass, motivational speaker Lisa Nichols, author of Abundance Now, will show you how to:

  • Prepare for the stage, the boardroom or the negotiating table
  • Tailor your message to the audience
  • Share your enthusiasm and create the impact you desire!

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Podcast: Put Your Personal Vision of Prosperity into Action

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Get ready to feel more excited than ever about your money—and about all the good things it can bring. In this 30-minute talk, Ellen Rogin and Lisa Keung,co-authors of Picture Your Prosperity, will show you how to design your investments to create the life you envision.

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