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
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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: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
Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey Synopsis:A woman executive talks about how a good marriage depends on a couple’s ability to synchronize priorities.
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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
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