How to Handle Criticism Like a Pro
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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 teleclass, award-winning social entrepreneur Leila Janah will share her experiences and offer her techniques for
• remaining positive in the face of adversity
• handling criticism
• using it as a tool for growth
• and ultimately achieving success.
Join us on Tuesday, September 27th at 12pm Central for this call-in event.
Dial-in information will be emailed to you after you register.
The day of the call, follow along and share your own highlights on Twitter using @TexasWomen and #txconfwomen.
LEILA JANAH is the founder and CEO of Sama and Laxmi; two companies that share a common social mission to end global poverty by giving work to people in need. She is also the co-author of America’s Moment: Creating Opportunity in the Connected Age, a book by Rework America: A Markle Initiative. Previously, Janah was a visiting scholar with the Stanford Program on Global Justice and Australian National University’s Center for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics. She was a founding director of Incentives for Global Health, and a management consultant at Katzenbach Partners (now Booz & Co.). Janah is a young global leader of the World Economic Forum, a director of CARE USA, a 2012 TechFellow, recipient of the inaugural Club de Madrid Young Leadership award, and the youngest person to win a Heinz award in 2014. She earned a B.A. from Harvard in African development studies and lives in San Francisco.