Stella & Dot CEO Jessica Herrin on Building a Powerful Brand

jessica herrin photo“Recognize that the only way you’re really going to fail is if you give up.” -Jessica Herrin

Jessica Herrin, founder and CEO of Stella & Dot, shared lessons learned in her career path in an online radio conversation with Samantha Ettus, hosted by the Texas Conference for Women. Click the link below to listen to the full 30-minute radio show. Read More

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Marketing Your Empathy, Vision and Understanding

Shot on-site at our 2013 Conference, speaker Mel Robbins, CNN and HLN legal and political contributor and founder of Inspire52.com, discusses the challenges that women face in the workplace, including learning to speak up and set boundaries. Listen to her advice about how to promote your skills to those around you here.

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The Power of Pinning: Using Pinterest to Build Your Professional and Personal Brand

by Lisa Kalner Williams

Have you heard that you “should be on Pinterest” but haven’t the foggiest idea how pinning and repinning will help your brand? Let me help.

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Pinterest’s visual emphasis gives you an unparalleled opportunity to curate images that show your work in action. Take that to heart when you pin. If you’re a baker, upload images of your best confections. Do you help women with physical fitness? If clients let you, pin their most striking before and after photos. Read More

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Free Teleclass with Lena West: Get Your Brand Straight

lena-west-224x300Join us Feb. 18 for a free teleclass with Lena West, the leading expert on how women entrepreneurs can monetize social media.

Get Your Brand Straight: How to Maximize Social Media to Make Sure Your Message Is Part of Your Messaging

Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm CST

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Free Online Event with Jessica Herrin: Building a Powerful Brand That Makes a Difference

jessica herrin photoSamantha-Ettus-2013-120x120Join us Feb. 12 for a high-energy conversation on branding between Jessica Herrin, CEO & founder of Stella & Dot and host Samantha Ettus!

The Power of Us: Building a Brand That Makes a Difference
Wed., Feb. 12 from 11:00 pm to 11:30 pm CST

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Make the Most Out of Networking: “Office Hours” Recap

chris cowardNetworking is often viewed as a daunting task that requires you to dress up, attend events (often beyond regular work hours), hand out business cards and hope to not say the wrong thing. It doesn’t have to be like that! This 30-minute broadcast of the Texas Conference for Women’s online radio show “Office Hours” discusses networking as an attitude AND way of life. Scroll down to listen.

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Master the Art of Instant Connections: Mel Robbins

Mel-Robbinssm1Do you hate networking events? Then turn them into a game with a friend, says Texas Conference for Women speaker Mel Robbins in our 25-minute teleclass. Challenge yourselves to meeting a specific goal before you go, for example, collecting 10 business cards. When networking, scan the room to find people to whom you are drawn. Follow your gut, and go talk to them! Compliment them on their blouse/shoes/pin, or just tell them they have great energy and you wanted to meet them. Click the link below to listen to the full teleclass. Read More

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The Art of the Cold Call (or Email)

marcy twete photoWhen you hear the words “cold call,” you probably associate them with the words “cold sweat.” Calling someone you don’t know or even sending an introductory email, can be terrifying for even the most expert networker. Of course, a cold call or email isn’t ideal, but it can be necessary. Read More

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Network Like a Rockstar Using LinkedIn

Rezvani-SelenasmCareer expert Selena Rezvani shares best practices for creating and managing your presence on LinkedIn in this 20-minute podcast (see link below). In 2012, Rezvani had one of the “top 1% most viewed LinkedIn profiles” and in this mini session, she will show you three specific strategies for getting your LinkedIn profile in shape before the Texas Conference for Women – a prime networking opportunity if there ever was one! Read More

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Your Network Is Your Net Worth: Porter Gale Teleclass Recap

Porter GaleWho says networking means stuffy power lunches and schmoozing? In our free June 26 teleclass, Porter Gale explained how the explosion of digital technology enables us to network in vastly more efficient, more focused, and more enjoyable ways. Scroll down to listen to the 25-minute teleclass. Read More

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