2015 Session

No Risk, No Reward: Taking the Risk to Do What You Want With Your Career

Ever wanted to take that big chance? The huge jump between what you feel you should do and what you deep-down really want to do can be overwhelming. This panel will help you navigate your fears and learn to take chances in your career that may or may not work out, but will always help you grow. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

Reviving Your Career: Actionable Steps to Achieve a Professional Renaissance

Whether you have stepped off the path you hoped to be on or are returning having temporarily stepped out of the workplace, this session will look at what you can do to avoid or overcome a plateau, revive your trajectory and find ways to follow your passion. Even star performers feel stuck at some point in their careers as promotions don’t come as easy as they used to. No matter where you are, … [ more ]

Picture Your Prosperity: Smart Money Moves to Turn Your Vision Into Reality

If someone asked you to describe prosperity and security, what would you see in your mind’s eye? When it comes to financial planning, it’s easy to jump right into the minutiae of investments, skipping over the deeper questions of what you really want from your money, both now and in the future. In this session, Ellen Rogin and Lisa Kueng will do the opposite. They want to help you figure out exactly what … [ more ]

The Objective Leader: How to Leverage the Power of Seeing Things As They Are

We are all subjective — it’s human nature. We overreact to situations; we judge people too quickly and unfairly; we take something personally when it was not really meant that way. As a result, we lose relationships, reputation, money and peace of mind. And in our ever-more-complex world, leaders must make decisions faster and with more conflicting information; widespread insecurity makes people territorial and risk-averse; and the consequences of every action are played out … [ more ]

Maximizing Your Career in a Virtual Environment

Mobility has changed the way we interact and grow, especially in the workplace. In a world where everyone is always connected, how do you leverage technology to maximize your career? How do you build out your online community? How do you maintain work/life balance? In this Expert Exchange, attendees will learn how to gain exposure and visibility, and succeed in a virtual workplace. Speakers will share their experiences as they have watched the … [ more ]

Pioneering Pay Equity: Strategies to Bridge the Gap, Own Your Value and Negotiate Your Worth

When women are empowered to lead and given the tools and support to do so, they make choices that change history. Why is it, then, that women are not compensated to reflect our power? Why is it that even in today’s age, women in the U.S. make 77 cents for every dollar a man makes on average? In this interactive session, leaders and negotiation experts will share how we can lead the charge … [ more ]

Branding & Perception: How to Maximize How You Are Perceived by Others

How people perceive you is essential to success. And with the onslaught of social media and 24/7 business, the opportunities to mold that perception is constant. This panel of experts will teach you how to create your unique and impactful brand and then market it appropriately. Attendees will learn how to shape this perception around your already-formed personality. And once formed, how do you leverage your unique personality quirks to be desired, impactful and … [ more ]

Brave Girls: Strategies for Strength

The world is waiting for the next generation of strong women who will positively influence and shape our world. How do you become one of those women? And how do you gain the confidence in your abilities to create change? Stacey Radin, author of Brave Girls, will share her research into the skills needed to be, and the recognizable patterns of, a powerful leader. She will then lead a discussion with a panel … [ more ]

Building Your Personal Brand

No matter whether you are looking for a job, starting a business or gainfully employed, your personal brand is crucial to your success, as it reveals who you are and what you want to be known for. Popular lifestyle blogger Camille Styles will share her branding strategies and disclose how she took her business from a local company to a lifestyle and entertaining enterprise that bears her name and has become a resource … [ more ]

Gender Awareness is Not Just Women’s Work: It Takes All of Us

Companies that value the unique contributions of women and men in the workplace are more collaborative, innovative and competitive. But in order for an organization to leverage everyone’s strengths, it is critical that both men and women are on board with a gender awareness initiative. Top executives will share their company’s initiative to actively empower women, engage men and enhance the success of the company through greater gender awareness and collaboration. Podcast: Play in … [ more ]

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