Category Archives: Networking

Jessica Higgins: Developing a Mindset of Wealth Accumulation

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While men are taught to build wealth and careers, marketing teaches women to spend money on the products and services that will make us beautiful. Jessica Higgins contends that this messaging actually pits us against success. So, how do we overcome this deep-seated cultural conditioning to develop a mindset of wealth accumulation? How do we learn to look out for ourselves first?

Higgins is a researcher, consultant and marketing communications professional who supports business leaders and entrepreneurs in understanding the impacts of emerging cultural trends.

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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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Dr. Anita Sanchez: The Four Sacred Gifts

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We often feel as if we must cut off certain parts of ourselves depending on the circumstances, especially when it comes to the way we show up at work. But Dr. Anita Sanchez contends that this separation and misalignment is what causes suffering, and if we want to do our best work, we need to tap into the four sacred gifts and maintain our wholeness—the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of ourselves.

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Robin Farmanfarmaian: Becoming a Thought Leader

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To develop a reputation as a thought-leader in your industry, you must look at your life as a business and invest a significant amount of time and money in your own success. Are you willing to become your own Chief Strategy Officer? To hire coaches and a PR team? To practice your first presentation 40 times before taking the stage?

Robin Farmanfarmaian is a professional speaker, serial entrepreneur and angel investor working in cutting-edge technology and medicine,

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Dr. Natalie Nixon: Accelerating Innovation with Rigor and Wonder

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Businesses that thrive long-term continue to innovate, even when they are at the top of their game. If the Kodaks of the world don’t disrupt themselves, someone else certainly will. So, the question becomes, how does an organization continue to drive growth and generate new ideas—even if there is no one in the rearview mirror? Dr. Natalie Nixon contends that the key to accelerating innovation lies in the ebb and flow between rigor and wonder.

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