Category Archives: Job Advancement
The 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. Click Play below … [ more ]
Easy, Effective Strategies of a Super-Networker Tuesday, October 13, 2015 12:00-12:30pm If you do only one thing to prepare for the Conference this week, catch this free teleclass led by Judy Robinett, a business thought leader and author of How to Be a Power Connector: The 5+50+150 Rule, brought to you by the folks at Cisco.
Editing a colleague’s report, taking meeting notes, refilling the printer paper tray—the non-job-description stuff you do at work to help someone, your team or the company at large has a name. “Office housework”—and as at home, the bulk of it falls to women, who mostly do it to little acknowledgment, let alone acclaim, reported Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant in a recent New York Times article. What’s more, they say, … [ more ]
“It’s said that experience is what you get when you don’t get what you want,” says Christine Tsai, founding and managing partner of 500 Startups, a venture capital seed fund. “If that’s the case, then I’ve amassed heaps of experience over the years.” Tsai, who graduated from college “at the worst possible time—right after the dot com bust” and tried several times to get a transfer at Google before moving … [ more ]
“…always approach your role as if you were the general manager of that business regardless of your level or position.” Debbie Dunnam is SVP of Worldwide Services Sales and Global Customer Success at Cisco and sits on the Board of the Texas Conference for Women. Here she shares the story of how she went from field rep to senior management in the tech industry…with a little help from her role … [ more ]
Lindsey Pollak, often called a “translator” among the generations, shares her insights, opinions and the latest research about today’s 20-somethings in this 30-minute recording of her recent teleclass. Listen below (or read the transcript) to pick up some actionable strategies to harness the power of your Millennial workers. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS
Meet a highly successful person and chances are she has a mentor—or two or four! We asked scheduled speakers at the 2014 Texas Conference for Women for the most useful piece of advice a mentor has given them. Each answer is conveniently short and easy to remember—like a mantra. Repeat these proven words of wisdom to yourself and to others!
“Welcome critique. This is the quickest way to learn and to grow in your profession.” Verná Myers started out as a corporate lawyer, but now she runs a firm that showcases her strongest skills and satisfies her deep desire to fight for justice. How did she make the leap? Read on.
Sera Bonds, executive director of Circle of Health International, was one of 2013’s most popular speakers. Hear her muse about mentoring and multitasking in this bite-sized interview: