Category Archives: Connectors

Laura Brandao: Making the Most of Every Opportunity

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How do you turn a part-time job in a call center into a career? How do you grow your business when everyone else is downsizing? How do you become a C-suite leader in an industry dominated by men? Laura Brandao contends that the answer lies in making the most of every opportunity.

Brandao is the President of American Financial Resources, a wholesale firm that serves thousands of mortgage professionals and customers nationwide with their residential financing needs.

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Wendy Darling: Live, Love and Lead with Impact

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Are you consumed with work, neglecting yourself and your relationships? What if you made the choice to focus on what matters and cultivate connection—with yourself and others? What if such a shift in your priorities would allow you to lead with greater impact and influence?

Relationship and Transformational Results Expert Wendy Darling is the founder of The Miraculous Living Institute. With 36-plus years of experience as a management and organizational consultant, master healer and coach,

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Kelly Roach: Adopting the Habits of High-Performing Salespeople

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What differentiates high-performing salespeople from all the rest? How do they use their time differently? What tasks do they prioritize? And what is their mindset toward the process?

Kelly Roach is the founder and CEO of Kelly Roach Coaching, a consulting firm that supports small business owners in achieving exponential profit, sales and income growth. Her diverse resume includes experience as an NFL Cheerleader and Fortune 500 Executive. In her corporate role,

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Nikki Barua: Accelerating Digital Transformation

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How can Fortune 500 companies compete in a technology-driven era? As emerging startups adapt quickly and disrupt industry after industry, traditional businesses have no choice but to undergo a digital transformation, to be as agile as up-and-coming entrepreneurs.

Nikki Barua is the founder and CEO of Beyond Curious, a sought-after consultancy that partners with large companies to accelerate digital transformation. Barua started the company in 2011 with the intention of helping big companies innovate like startups,

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Sally Helgesen: Breaking the Habits That Hold Women Back

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What keeps talented, hardworking women from attaining positions of leadership? Yes, there are cultural and structural issues at play, but how can we put ourselves in a position to influence and shape those structures? How do women identify—and break—the habits that hold us back?

Sally Helgesen has 30-plus years of experience in the field of women’s leadership. As an author, speaker and consultant, she helps women recognize, articulate and act on their greatest strengths.

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