Category Archives: Relationships

Betty-Ann Heggie: Understanding Gender Dynamics

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How do we change the culture of business to value both masculine and feminine attributes? How do we learn to recognize the unconscious bias that fuels inequality? Betty-Ann Heggie contends that mentorship and open dialogue are key first steps in understanding gender dynamics in the workplace and overcoming our subconscious conditioning.

Heggie is a speaker, author and mentor in the realm of gender physics, the study of masculine and feminine energy present in each of us.

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Claire Akin: Creating a Memorable Personal Brand

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What is the secret to creating a successful personal brand? How do you make yourself memorable? Why do you need to share your WHY? What role does content marketing play in helping you connect with potential clients?

Claire Akin is the founder of Indigo Marketing, a firm dedicated to helping financial advisors and third-party administrators grow their business. Prior to starting her own venture, Akin served as an Investment Advisor at Thomas J.

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Tevis Trower: Moving Beyond Buzzwords to Transform Culture

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It is easy to include buzzwords like authenticity and inclusion in our company values statement. It is much harder to actually foster an environment where people feel comfortable being themselves at work. So, what can leaders do to manifest these principles in the corporate culture? How do we move beyond proclamations to align policy with practice?

Tevis Trower is the founder and CEO of Balance Integration,

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Tabitha Laser: Avoiding Organizational Culture Killers

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Does the availability of big data truly give rise to better business decisions? Tabitha Laser argues that the answer is no. In fact, she believes that we get too focused on a single silo and make choices that increase risk in other areas. And this failure to learn is just one of the organizational culture killers that makes the modern workplace so dismal.

Tabitha Laser is the CEL of TA Laser Consulting,

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Robbie Kellman Baxter: Building a Business in the Membership Economy

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In recent years, we have experienced a massive transformation in the way organizations relate to the people they serve. The focus has shifted from ownership to access, from transactions to relationships, from single payment to subscription pricing, and from one-way conversation to open dialogue. In this new Membership Economy, businesses are called on to build trusted relationships with customers in order to earn their loyalty.

Robbie Baxter is the founder of Peninsula Strategies,

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