There are 134 videos in the "Executive (C-Level)" collection

Jacqueline Novogratz, CEO, Acumen Fund Synopsis:Non-profit manager describes a situation where careful listening was simply not enough.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingGlobalization
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Shawn Wang, CFO, Baidu Synopsis:CFO of publicly-traded Chinese firm must contend with an employee who is taking bribes, a common practice in China.
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Subject Area: ConflictEthicsPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
Maria Eitel, President, Nike Foundation Synopsis:White House Media Affairs Director must address the arrogance of an intern in responding to the public.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Carlos Ghosn, Chairman/CEO, Nissan & Renault Synopsis:A French businessman must overturn cherished traditions at a Japanese auto giant to revive it.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingGlobalizationPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Leading Change
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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Kate Richardson, Superintendent, National Park Service Synopsis:National Park Service Superintendent must unify a disparate organization that lacks common focus, branding, mission, and vision.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingPower and PoliticsStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Geetha Rao, CEO, Silicon Valley Start-up Synopsis:Entrepreneur talks about how she manages risk when making career decisions.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentEntrepreneurshipInnovation
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Tom Friel, Former Chairman and CEO, Heidrick & Struggles Synopsis:CEO of executive search firm gives insights into what he and others look for when choosing a CEO.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Deborah Nelson, SVP Marketing, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:VP discusses the factors affecting change in an organization.
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Subject Area: ConflictDecision-MakingStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Michael Osofsky, CIO and Co-Founder, Silicon Valley Start-Up Synopsis:People communicate acceptance of differences differently.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Human Resources
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Rebecca Halstead, General, U.S. Army Synopsis:Army General shares her thoughts on leadership style and how that evolves through experience and environment.
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Human Resources
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Joel Peterson, Business Leader and Lecturer, Stanford University Synopsis:Stanford professor, entrepreneur, and business leader offers perspectives on personal balance and how to find what works for you.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Rebecca Halstead, General, U.S. Army Synopsis:Army General outlines what she thinks is important in a good leader.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Sara Jobin, Conductor, San Francisco Opera Synopsis:Time-worn stereotypes complicate one woman's ascent to an orchestral podium.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentConflict
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Michael Osofsky, CIO and Co-Founder, Silicon Valley Start-Up Synopsis:Co-founder of software start-up agonizes over whether and how to tell his colleagues that he's gay.
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Subject Area: ConflictEthicsWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Diversity
Rebecca Halstead, General, U.S. Army Synopsis:General discusses the importance of diversity to strategy and leadership.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Diversity
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
Rebecca Halstead, General, U.S. Army Synopsis:Army General discusses how she thinks about taking charge and making improvements when taking charge of a unit.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesOperations
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Rebecca Halstead, General, U.S. Army Synopsis:General talks about the importance of after action reports for successful missions and operations.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Sara Newman, Director, Department of Health and Human Services Synopsis:Leader must get buy in for a change in a very traditional national organization.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Leading Change
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
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
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
Frank Dean, Superintendent, National Park Service Synopsis:Superintendent must address fiscal issues that have a ripple effect on his organization.
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Subject Area: Finance/AccountingOperationsDecision-Making
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Geetha Rao, CEO, Silicon Valley Start-up Synopsis:When having children it is important to consider how a career should be managed differently to create harmony in life and work.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Naila Mehrabova, General Director, CrossCaspian Oil and Logistics Synopsis:New manager must convince team member to take on a new role which better fits her skill set.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Naila Mehrabova, General Director, CrossCaspian Oil and Logistics Synopsis:Executive talks about the importance of sharing success with the team and being humble as the leader.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
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
Maria Eitel, President, Nike Foundation Synopsis:Executive counsels a subordinate who is self-deprecating in a presentation.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Developing Leaders
Marten Mickos, former CEO, MySQL Synopsis:A giant rival’s surprise move tests the mettle of a small company’s executive team.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingInnovation
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Pete Thigpen, Former President, Levi Strauss USA Synopsis:Should an executive confirm or deny an inquiry about an imminent plant closure when the plant manager calls?
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Subject Area: ConflictEthicsHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
Brian Helmick, Co-founder & President, Algentis Synopsis:A startup manager faces hard choices when he realizes he hired the wrong person for a key position.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingEntrepreneurshipHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
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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Rosalind Kainyah, Company President, DeBeers Inc. Synopsis:Vice President must manage team member who was denied her executive level job.
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Peter Loescher, CEO, Siemens Synopsis:CEO is recruited after previous leaders left with scandalous charges and must inspire company to recover it's strong reputation while leading positive reform.
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Subject Area: EthicsGlobalizationPower and PoliticsStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
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
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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Laura Chinchilla, President, Costa Rica Synopsis:President of Costa Rica talks about how often the biggest barrier women face to succeed is facing their own fears.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentGlobalizationPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Diversity
Maria Eitel, President, Nike Foundation Synopsis:Executive anticipates reaction to a program proposal that seems to confirm female stereotypes.
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Subject Area: EthicsConflictPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Rebecca Halstead, General, U.S. Army Synopsis:Army General discusses how to keep morale high during a year-long combat mission in Iraq.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Rebecca Halstead, General, U.S. Army Synopsis:Army Brigadier General must prepare an unfamiliar group of soldiers for a year-long mission in Iraq.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesOperationsStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Allison Hickey, General, U.S. Air Force Synopsis:Female pilot is asked repeatedly to prove she can handle a maneuver traditionally performed by men.
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Subject Area: ConflictPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Maria Eitel, President, Nike Foundation Synopsis:Executive confronts a colleague about his unspoken stereotypes in hiring.
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Subject Area: EthicsHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
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 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
Stephen Miles, Vice Chairman, Heidrick & Struggles Synopsis:A leadership advisor scrambles when the CEO of a client firm upends a succession plan.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentConflictPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Board LevelExecutive (C-Level)
Business Function: Consulting
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Developing Leaders
Gerald Risk, President, Asurion Synopsis:A CFO’s expanded role comes with the proviso that he raise his group’s performance from good to “world-class.”
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Subject Area: Finance/AccountingStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
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
Prince Kofi Amoabeng, Founder and CEO, UT Synopsis:African founder and CEO must build a culture of trust in his African company, which is new and different for his employees.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementInnovationGlobalization
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Carol Daniels, CEO, ATP Synopsis:A publishing company CEO wrestles with how to treat a senior executive responsible for an avoidable business disaster.
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Subject Area: OperationsDecision-Making
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Prince Kofi Amoabeng, Founder and CEO, UT Synopsis:African CEO must determine how to balance family loyalties with business.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsStrategic ManagementWork/Life BalanceDecision-MakingEntrepreneurship
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Prince Kofi Amoabeng, Founder and CEO, UT Synopsis:African CEO must overcome difficult regulations and limitations imposed by the government for his business.
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Subject Area: OperationsPower and PoliticsDecision-MakingEntrepreneurship
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Innovation
Christiana Shi, President, Nike Inc. Synopsis:A leader talks about how a good story makes you think, a better story makes you feel, a really great story makes you remember it time and time again.
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: Sales/Marketing
Industry: High TechServices
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Jeff Jordan, Investor, Andreessen Horowitz Synopsis:A leader talks about how story is a way of bringing products and a company to life.
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: General ManagementSales/Marketing
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Storytelling
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
Jennifer Aaker, General Atlantic Partners Professor of Marketing, Stanford Graduate School of Business Synopsis:Aaker speaks to the science behind the power of empathy in storytelling.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: Sales/Marketing
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Leslie Blodgett, Executive Chairman, Bare Escentuals Synopsis:Founder shares insights to how she uses humor effectively with her storytelling.
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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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Christian Roman, Story Artist, Pixar Synopsis:A leader talks about how we use stories to learn about life and how to be successful.
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Tory Burch, CEO, Tory Burch LLC Synopsis:Leaders talks about how a good story should be unique and capture the essence of the product.
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: Sales/Marketing
Industry:
Leadership topic: Storytelling
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
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
David Hornik, General Partner, August Capital Synopsis:A leader talks about how using humor with your branding and story can be powerful.
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Subject Area: Strategic Management
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function:
Industry: Products & RetailHigh TechServices
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Nathan Hubbard, Head of Commerce, Twitter Synopsis:Nathan Hubbard shares how he relates his personal story as a way to humanize Ticketmaster for consumers to turn around the company.
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Nicole Khan, Co-Lead Design Change, Ideo Synopsis:A leader talks about ways she can filter her repertoire of stories to find one that will really make an impact.
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementSales/Marketing
Industry: Products & RetailServices
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Mindy Grossman, CEO, HSN Inc. Synopsis:Storytelling and context in business is critical to long term brand success. Storytelling saved HSN and was a critical part of reinventing the business model from selling to inspiring through stories.
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Leslie Blodgett, Executive Chairman, Bare Escentuals Synopsis:Founder discusses how she leverages story in her business Bare Escentuals.
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Leslie Blodgett, Executive Chairman, Bare Escentuals Synopsis:Founder shares her insights about how she uses empathy in storytelling.
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Jennifer Aaker, General Atlantic Partners Professor of Marketing, Stanford Graduate School of Business Synopsis:Aaker speaks to the power of purpose in storytelling.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: Sales/Marketing
Industry: Services
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
Connie Matsui, EVP, Innovation, Biogen Idec Synopsis:Manager oversees complex drug-development project despite her lack of technical background.
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Subject Area: InnovationDecision-Making
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: R&D/Product Development
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Innovation
Allison Hickey, General, U.S. Air Force Synopsis:Air Force Brigadier General must persuade reluctant pilots to adopt new technology that will better protect ground forces.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Leading Change
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
Robin Richards Donohoe, Co-Chair, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Synopsis:A woman investor asks critical questions to help guide you towards greater career and life satisfaction.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life BalanceStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
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
Robin Richards Donohoe, Co-Chair, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Synopsis:A Venture Capitalist deals with an industry leader who belittles her in front of colleagues.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life BalanceFinance/AccountingPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Manuel Medina-Mora, Chairman & CEO, Citigroup Latin America Synopsis:Executive must blend a multitude of corporate and national backgrounds into a unified workforce.
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Subject Area: GlobalizationHuman ResourcesMergers & Acquisitions
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Diversity
Michael Osofsky, CIO and Co-Founder, Silicon Valley Start-Up Synopsis:Questions about personal diversity are important to avoid rumors.
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Subject Area: ConflictEthicsWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Diversity
Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how she seeks out mentors and ways she engages them to be impactful for her.
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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
Nicole Chang, Senior VP, Consulting Company Synopsis:A woman executive talks about how you should plan and manage your dreams.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Consulting
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:A senior leader talks about the importance of building a core group of like-minded women who know you and believe in you.
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Subject Area: Work/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how she must manage her priorities.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how she must develop certain behaviors to be more effective and well accepted in a male-dominated industry.
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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
Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:A senior leader talks about dynamics and insights she has gained through experience she wish she knew when she was younger.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life BalancePower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementSales/Marketing
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
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: ServicesProducts & Retail
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how she was coached to be more assertive to better fit into the male culture of her past industry.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life BalancePower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: ServicesProducts & Retail
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
Michelle Clayman, Founder and Managing Partner, New Amsterdam Partners Synopsis:A senior leader structures her life to maintain her health, feed her passions, perform well and pursue sport.
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Subject Area: Work/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Robin Richards Donohoe, Co-Chair, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Synopsis:A successful woman investor shares critical lessons she learned through her life to help other women be successful.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Michelle Clayman, Founder and Managing Partner, New Amsterdam Partners Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how important it is to maintain perspective and build support networks for life’s challenges.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Robin Richards Donohoe, Co-Chair, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Synopsis:An investor talks about how she did not ask hard questions in the beginning of her career, but talks about how important it is to plot your own destiny early rather than later.
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Subject Area: EntrepreneurshipCareer DevelopmentWork/Life BalanceStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Martine Liautaud, Investor and Entrepreneur, Indosuez and Liautaud & Cie Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how she has used mentoring as a tool to support her professional development and overcome isolation as an entrepreneur.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life BalancePower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Martine Liautaud, Investor and Entrepreneur, Indosuez and Liautaud & Cie Synopsis:A senior leader talks about what is necessary for meaningful mentoring.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life BalancePower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Michelle Clayman, Founder and Managing Partner, New Amsterdam Partners Synopsis:A senior leader offers warnings around common derailments for women.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life BalancePower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Robin Richards Donohoe, Co-Chair, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Synopsis:A Woman Investor talks about how she balances her work and family.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
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
Michelle Clayman, Founder and Managing Partner, New Amsterdam Partners Synopsis:A pioneer investor in Wall Street deals with a colleague who challenges her place and fit based on her gender.
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Subject Area: Power and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Martine Liautaud, Investor and Entrepreneur, Indosuez and Liautaud & Cie Synopsis:An Investor must build a business and launch her career within the firm without the typical support.
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Subject Area: Finance/Accounting
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Maria Anhalt, Vice President of R&D for Automation Software, HP Synopsis:Boost your career with executive education opportunities.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementR&D/Product Development
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how she works to build relationships in ways that matter.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Martine Liautaud, Investor and Entrepreneur, Indosuez and Liautaud & Cie Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how she manages her image in different roles.
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Subject Area: EntrepreneurshipCareer DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/AccountingConsulting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
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
Yasmin Lukatz, Executive Director and CoFounder, ICON Synopsis:A non-profit leader talks about how although happiness has always been important to her, what makes her happy today is having an impact.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Theresia Gouw, CoFounder and Managing Partner, Aspect Venture Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how it is easy to lose perspective when you are caught up with your life plan.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures Synopsis:A woman entrepreneur must often prove “she is hungry enough” to be an entrepreneur because she does not fit the stereotype.
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Subject Area: EntrepreneurshipDecision-Making
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function:
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Yasmin Lukatz, Executive Director and CoFounder, ICON Synopsis:A working mom must guide her daughter through harassment from peers who taunt her because her mom is not like the other moms she sees at school.
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Subject Area: Work/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Katherine August-deWilde, Executive and Board Member, First Republic Bank Synopsis:A senior executive shares common derailments for women.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures Synopsis:A seasoned entrepreneur discusses how your network will offer some of the best opportunities for business.
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Subject Area: Entrepreneurship
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Sales/Marketing
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Katherine August-deWilde, Executive and Board Member, First Republic Bank Synopsis:A senior executive urges people to tell people what you want so they can support you.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Martine Liautaud, Investor and Entrepreneur, Indosuez and Liautaud & Cie Synopsis:A senior investor talks about the importance of surrounding yourself with advocates and selecting the right husband.
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Subject Area: Work/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Martine Liautaud, Investor and Entrepreneur, Indosuez and Liautaud & Cie Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how she found entrepreneurship gave her the flexibility she needed to live a balanced life.
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Subject Area: EntrepreneurshipCareer DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: ServicesFinancial
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Martine Liautaud, Investor and Entrepreneur, Indosuez and Liautaud & Cie Synopsis:A senior leader talks about what is necessary to be a good mentor.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
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:Senior leader talks about how she missed opportunities because she did not appreciate her abilities.
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Subject Area: EntrepreneurshipCareer DevelopmentDecision-MakingWork/Life BalancePower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Consulting
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
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
Katherine August-deWilde, Executive and Board Member, First Republic Bank Synopsis:A senior executive urges you to push back on basic assumptions and fight for what you want.
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Katherine August-deWilde, Executive and Board Member, First Republic Bank Synopsis:A senior executive shares insights about advantages she sees as a woman.
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Katherine August-deWilde, Executive and Board Member, First Republic Bank Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how you must overcome inhibitions around asking for what you want.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Yasmin Lukatz, Executive Director and CoFounder, ICON Synopsis:A senior leader emphasizes the importance of working in a place that appreciates you as a woman.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures Synopsis:A senior leader offers practical tips on raising children with a demanding career.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures Synopsis:A seasoned entrepreneur talks about how entrepreneurship offers her great flexibility and control in her lifestyle.
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Subject Area: EntrepreneurshipCareer DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how her goals have shifted over time from being less focused on achievement to more about having an impact and being happy.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how the evolution of life drives the timing for what is meaningful or not.
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Subject Area: Work/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
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
Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:A senior leader talks about the pressure of “follow your passion” and did know how to channel that advice.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Theresia Gouw, CoFounder and Managing Partner, Aspect Venture Synopsis:A senior leader focuses on how everybody needs to find what matters to them as individuals.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Consulting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Robin Richards Donohoe, Co-Chair, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Synopsis:An investor shares insights about how leadership can be influenced by strong relationship building and the satisfaction that comes from a good culture.
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Subject Area: EntrepreneurshipCareer DevelopmentWork/Life BalanceStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
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
Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor, Workforce and Economic Development for the California Community Colleges Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how she is very intentional about surrounding herself with people who have expertise she admires and respects.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations