There are 63 videos in the "Strategy" collection

Webb McKinney, EVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Exploring the multiple layers of complexity in the HP-Compaq merger.
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Subject Area: Mergers & AcquisitionsStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Mergers and Acquisitions
Webb McKinney, EVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Executive must implement the HP-Compaq merger while controlling the flow of information.
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Subject Area: EthicsMergers & AcquisitionsStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Mergers and Acquisitions
Webb McKinney, EVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Executive discusses key considerations and processes used to pull off the HP-compaq merger.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingMergers & AcquisitionsStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Mergers and Acquisitions
Webb McKinney, EVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Executive charged with carrying out the HP-Compaq merger confronts the task of laying off ten percent of the employees.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesMergers & Acquisitions
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Mergers and Acquisitions
Geetha Rao, CEO, Silicon Valley Start-up Synopsis:CEO of a small company takes on a large company that unfairly cancels its contract.
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Subject Area: ConflictEthicsStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
Leslye Louie, SVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Petite manager must assert herself against domineering rival during a merger.
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Subject Area: Mergers & AcquisitionsConflictPower and Politics
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Leslye Louie, SVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Merger manager learns that she is negotiating over choices that her superiors have already secretly made.
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Subject Area: ConflictMergers & AcquisitionsPower and Politics
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
Leslye Louie, SVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Manager must decide when to fight, or give in, during merger implementation talks.
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Subject Area: ConflictMergers & AcquisitionsStrategic Management
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Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Leslye Louie, SVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Manager must keep her team focused during grueling six-month merger integration process.
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Subject Area: ConflictHuman ResourcesMergers & Acquisitions
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Hank Vigil, SVP, Strategy & Partnership, Microsoft Synopsis:Executive must overcome his firm's adverse reputation to resolve anti-trust disputes.
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Subject Area: Power and Politics
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Hank Vigil, SVP, Strategy & Partnership, Microsoft Synopsis:Executive engages a loose affiliation of colleagues to make deals with corporate partners.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsStrategic Management
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Dave Kaval, CEO, Golden Baseball League Synopsis:Entrepreneur encounters a chorus of naysayers as he tries to get his startup off the ground.
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Charles Carmel, VP, Corporate Development, Cisco Systems Synopsis:Carmel devotes six months to building a case for a major acquisition at Cisco, but the deal is ultimately nixed.
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Subject Area: Mergers & AcquisitionsPower and Politics
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
Claire Alexander, VP, Digital Strategy & Operations, Discovery Communications Synopsis:A bright, young staffer learns the importance of valuing both facts and personal relationships in a high-level meeting.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentConflictDecision-MakingPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
Roy Vella, Former Director, Merchant Services, PayPal Synopsis:To sell his vision for a new business venture, a manager must convince two disparate companies to collaborate.
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Subject Area: InnovationPower and PoliticsEntrepreneurship
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General ManagementR&D/Product DevelopmentStrategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Michael Marks, Former Chairman & CEO, Flextronics Synopsis:A CEO's decision will cost him either $100 million or a major customer.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingEthicsPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
Marty Evans, Admiral and CEO, U.S Navy, Girl Scouts, and Red Cross Synopsis:CEO struggles with whether or not to fund disaster relief when the non-profit organization is financially constrained.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementDecision-MakingEthics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Marty Evans, Admiral and CEO, U.S Navy, Girl Scouts, and Red Cross Synopsis:Military Officer must understand the cultural dynamics and then drive change for a positive impact from diversity.
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Subject Area: ConflictDecision-MakingPower and PoliticsStrategic Management
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Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Diversity
Marty Evans, Admiral and CEO, U.S Navy, Girl Scouts, and Red Cross Synopsis:Officer clearly sees a problem in the organizational culture but is not in a position to directly make changes.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Alex Jensen, Marketing Executive, BP Synopsis:Manager must lead by example by communicating effectively while managing her team from home.
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Subject Area: ConflictWork/Life BalanceEthicsDecision-MakingPower and PoliticsOperations
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General ManagementSales/MarketingStrategy
Industry: Products & RetailServices
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Rosalind Kainyah, Company President, DeBeers Inc. Synopsis:Vice President must manage challenging international negotiations while leading and motivating her team of worker bees and self motivators.
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Peter Loescher, CEO, Siemens Synopsis:New CEO must build a culture of accountability to change the way business is done after a scandal.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingGlobalizationPower and PoliticsStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Leading Change
John Reynolds, Regional Director of Northwest Region, National Park Service Synopsis:Regional Director must negotiate with Native American Tribe to resolve age long conflict.
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Subject Area: ConflictPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Paul Bud Bucha, Medal of Honor Recipient, U.S. Army Synopsis:Army leader must overcome his own fears and uncertainty to lead decisively and courageously through overwhelming odds.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsDecision-MakingEthics
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Solomon Trujillo, CEO, Telstra Synopsis:American, Latino CEO must overcome cultural bias and political opposition while leading a traditional, government-owned company to be a profitable, privately held company in Australia
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Subject Area: GlobalizationInnovationPower and PoliticsStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Board LevelExecutive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Laura Chinchilla, President, Costa Rica Synopsis:Costa Rica President must determine how to attract foreign investment in order to build economic prosperity for her country to succeed.
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Frank Dean, Superintendent, National Park Service Synopsis:Superintendent must voice discord with local officials about participation in high profile event.
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Subject Area: ConflictPower and PoliticsDecision-Making
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Bob Krumenaker, Superintendent, National Park Service Synopsis:Superintendent must reconcile historical and cultural differences to work together.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Woody Smeck, Superintendent, National Park Service Synopsis:Leader must unite disparate groups and motivate everybody to have a common vision to better accomplish the mission.
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Subject Area: Strategic Management
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General ManagementSales/MarketingStrategy
Industry: Military/GovernmentNon-Profit
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Michael Creasey, Superintendent, National Park Service Synopsis:Vice Superintendent turns around a team and organization to seek national support.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementOperationsPower and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Amy Brooks, EVP, Team Marketing and Business Operations, National Basketball Association Synopsis:A leader talks about how influential a story can be if it is told to inspire others.
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James Buckhouse, Head of Content, Sequoia Synopsis:A leader talks about how every type of business needs to tell stories because the products can't speak for themselves.
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Subject Area: Strategic Management
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Leslie Witt, Associated Partner, Ideo Synopsis:A leader talks about how she uses the power of words to shift the perspective of her audience.
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Subject Area: Strategic Management
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Jennifer Aaker, General Atlantic Partners Professor of Marketing, Stanford Graduate School of Business Synopsis:Jennifer Aaker shares the behavioral science behind the power of story.
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Jennifer Aaker, General Atlantic Partners Professor of Marketing, Stanford Graduate School of Business Synopsis:Aaker shares the science behind the power of humor in story.
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Subject Area: Strategic Management
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: Sales/MarketingStrategy
Industry:
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Leslie Blodgett, Executive Chairman, Bare Escentuals Synopsis:Founder discusses how she leverages story in her business Bare Escentuals.
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Christy Turlington, Founder, Every Mother Counts Synopsis:A Nonprofit founder talks about how she uses story to further her organization's mission.
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Subject Area: Strategic Management
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Jason Rosenthal, CEO, Lytro Synopsis:The CEO struggles with how to align his resources to optimize the market and evolving technology.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingInnovationStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Innovation
Jim Haynes, Sr. Vice President, Bechtel Corp Synopsis:Senior Vice President must bring together two culturally different teams to perform on a very ambitious project under great pressure.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingHuman ResourcesMergers & AcquisitionsOperationsStrategic Management
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General ManagementOperations/Supply ChainStrategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey Synopsis:A senior executive shares how she now understands there are certain facets of her life that she can and cannot control.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life BalancePower and Politics
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey Synopsis:A senior executive talks about the importance of having passions but how they vary in importance depending on where you are at in life.
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Subject Area: Work/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey Synopsis:Video Vignette: Prioritization Among Couples Featuring: Tracy Francis Background on Leader: Tracy Francis is a native Australian and lives in Brazil as a Senior Partner at McKinsey where she leads the Healthcare Practice in Latin America. At McKinsey, she has led work in pharma and consumer health, focusing on strategy, growth, management, and sales effectiveness initiatives. Before McKinsey, Tracy held a variety of positions. She was an Analyst at The Capital Group, Marketing Director at Dingo Blue PTY Ltd. and a Paralegal at Blake Dawson Waldron. Tracy graduated in 2002 from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and has her BA from New South Wales, U of Australia as well as her LLB in Law from New South Wales, U of Australia. Tracy is married with 3 children. Summary: Tracy talks about how a good marriage depends on a couple’s ability to synchronize priorities. Takeaway: Consider how you and your partner (or future partner) prioritize responsibilities. Considerations and Questions: 1- How do you discuss priorities with your partner (or future partner)? 2- When you see gaps or disconnects with your partner, how do you reconcile them? 3- What priorities matter most to you?
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life BalancePower and Politics
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey Synopsis:A senior executive uses different advice from mentors and sponsors to support her path.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how saying I'm sorry undermines your credibility.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life BalancePower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures Synopsis:A seasoned entrepreneur talks about how she overcomes the biases for entrepreneurs.
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Subject Area: Entrepreneurship
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how important it is to talk about what matters to you so that your network can help you leverage that for you.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life BalancePower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures Synopsis:Avoid some of the pitfalls of reporting and presenting as a leader.
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Subject Area: EntrepreneurshipCareer DevelopmentWork/Life BalancePower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures Synopsis:What happens to people who drop out of the work force?
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures Synopsis:A senior leader shares tips about how to better build and maintain relationships.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures Synopsis:A senior leader shares the importance of avoiding people who deplete you.
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Subject Area: EntrepreneurshipCareer DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Miriam Rivera, Vice President/Deputy General Counsel, Google Synopsis:A lawyer must advocate for herself when she is being excluded from the team about to handle a pivotal case for the company.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:Dana talks about how she visualizes her obligations as glass and rubber balls.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalancePower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: Products & RetailServices
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how she works to be intentional with her priorities to insure she can have work life balance.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life BalancePower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Katherine August-deWilde, Executive and Board Member, First Republic Bank Synopsis:A senior executive talks about common challenges women face in senior positions.
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Michelle Clayman, Founder and Managing Partner, New Amsterdam Partners Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how women should embrace the fact they are different and highlight unique qualities.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life BalancePower and Politics
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: StrategyFinance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Nicole Chang, Senior VP, Consulting Company Synopsis:An executive talks about how she worked through the challenges of childcare and ways of leveraging different resources to free time for her work.
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Subject Area: Work/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor, Workforce and Economic Development for the California Community Colleges Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how she and her husband take advantage of marriage counseling to provide perspective and insights, especially in times of transition.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor, Workforce and Economic Development for the California Community Colleges Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how in her senior role, she must leverage her skills of leading by influence.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor, Workforce and Economic Development for the California Community Colleges Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how she did not ignore her curiosity when she found herself consistently thinking about education.
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Subject Area: Work/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor, Workforce and Economic Development for the California Community Colleges Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how you need to be able to articulate your story as you advance in your career.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor, Workforce and Economic Development for the California Community Colleges Synopsis:A woman leader talks about how she is asking hard questions about whether or not she should still pursue goals she set many years prior.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life BalancePower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Martine Liautaud, Investor and Entrepreneur, Indosuez and Liautaud & Cie Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how networking will support your professional development.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life BalancePower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: StrategyFinance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Martine Liautaud, Investor and Entrepreneur, Indosuez and Liautaud & Cie Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how to effectively tell your story to get support.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out