Category Archives: Networking

Ekaterina Walter: Never Eat Lunch Alone

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The social media revolution continues to grow and change the way we do business, and marketing in the virtual world requires a different approach. Today’s guest argues that true innovation requires collaboration, and the best way to navigate this new territory is by connecting to share best practices.

Ekaterina Walter is the Global Evangelist for Sprinklr, a social media management infrastructure that allows top brands to create community online. The company provides technology to manage and enhance the customer experience,

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Cindy Heine: Strength Through Generosity

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Conventional wisdom tells us that change is necessary, and we must work toward acceptance. But change can also be terrifying, and our instinct is to resist. Today’s guest found a way to not only accept sentinel change in her industry, but to adapt and capitalize on that change to build a business helping others navigate the new lay – and law – of the land.

Cindy Heine founded SyncStream Solutions in 2013 to combat mounting confusion among employers about how to navigate and comply with emerging Affordable Care Act regulations.

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Dorri McWhorter: An Innovative Transformation for Women Empowerment

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The YWCA has had a long legacy for providing social services to a number of different communities. Learn more about its journey of transformation from a 140-year-old social service agency to a twenty-first century social enterprise in today’s interview with Dorri McWhorter, the current CEO of YWCA Chicago and one of the top women innovators listed in Chicago’s #TheBlueNetwork.

Dorri tells the story of how her experience in a number of corporate positions gave her the perspective to find new solutions for the YWCA’s transformation.

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Eleanor Blayney: Inspiring Diversity in Financial Planning

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Eleanor Blayney, CFP is the Consumer Advocate for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Board of Standards, reaching out to consumers to help them understand how financial planning and CFP professionals can improve their lives. A recognized conference speaker and author of the book Women’s Worth, she has played a pioneering role in shaping the financial planning profession. Blayney has taught for the College of Financial Planning and helped develop practice standards and ethical requirements for CFP professionals in the U.S.

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Heather Ann Havenwood: Never Fear ‘Failure’

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Heather Ann Havenwood is a serial entrepreneur with an expertise in information marketing and business strategies. Named one of Huffington Post’s Top 50 Must-Follow Women Entrepreneurs for 2017, she is known as “The Wizard Behind the Curtain” who teaches people to leverage their knowledge and sell it to the world. As CEO of Havenwood Worldwide, LLC, she has coached and promoted hundreds of entrepreneurs, transforming their knowhow into marketable courses, seminars and Masterminds.

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