There are 262 videos in the "Choosing a Non-Traditional Career" collection

Bill Campbell, Chairman, Intuit Synopsis:CEO contends with a manager whose loyalty wavers.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Brian NeSmith, CEO, Blue Coat Synopsis:CEO squares off with an employee who has critical skills but cannot work with others.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
John Abbott, CEO, Yoga Journal Synopsis:New CEO must address conflict with existing managers.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Gordon Bethune, Former CEO, Continental Airlines Synopsis:Reflections on turnaround at Continental Airlines.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Herb Kelleher, Former CEO, Southwest Airlines Synopsis:Reflections on culture at Southwest Airlines.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Elie Antoun, CEO, Synopsis:CEO is challenged by company founders who question his authority.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsDecision-MakingConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Gene Kohn, CEO, KPF Synopsis:CEO receives report that a leading partner in the firm is verbally abusing team members.
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Subject Area: EthicsHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: Human Resources
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Elie Antoun, CEO, Synopsis:Founder tests new CEO's authority by trying to fire critical employee without just cause.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Karen Zaderej, Former VP, Johnson & Johnson Synopsis:Manager seeks to turn around an under-performing team by investigating a simmering conflict.
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Subject Area: OperationsHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Brian NeSmith, CEO, Blue Coat Synopsis:CEO faces manager whose current performance is hindered by survivor guilt from past rounds of layoffs.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Jeff Clarke, CEO, KQED Synopsis:CEO responds to an unexpected budget shortfall with an unusual decision-making approach.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementDecision-MakingHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Brian Lillie, VP, VeriSign Synopsis:VP inherits an unqualified team for a strategically important project.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementHuman Resources
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Operations/Supply Chain
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Kent Thiry, CEO, DaVita Synopsis:CEO confronts a brilliant new manager who is not fitting in.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Danny Shader, CEO, Good Technology Synopsis:To slash costs, a CEO tells his workforce he is cutting salaries across the board.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Jacqueline Novogratz, CEO, Acumen Fund Synopsis:CEO considers the risks of maintaining high ethical standards in a corrupt business environment.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsEthicsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
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: Power and PoliticsEthicsConflict
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
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: Power and PoliticsEthicsConflict
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
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: Power and PoliticsHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Nancy Barry, President, Women's World Banking Synopsis:President must include a heavy-hitter in a conference despite his negativity and pomposity.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
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: Strategic ManagementHuman Resources
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: Strategic ManagementOperationsHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Andrea So, Captain, U.S. Army Synopsis:Army Captain must improve the performance of a logistics unit whose members are culturally diverse.
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Subject Area: OperationsHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Operations/Supply Chain
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Jim Roth, Manager, Dell Synopsis:Manager must devise incentives for a call-center team to boost customer satisfaction.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementOperationsHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Sales/Marketing
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
N.R. Narayana Murthy, CEO, Infosys Synopsis:CEO balks when an Indian government official demands a bribe or a higher price for land he wishes to buy.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsEthicsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
Dena Braeger, Captain, U.S. Army Synopsis:Army officer feels a soldier's homosexuality should not interfere with the job, despite the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsEthicsHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
N.R. Narayana Murthy, CEO, Infosys Synopsis:To preserve the values of the company, the CEO must confront people who have different personal morals.
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Subject Area: EthicsHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Nabeel Gareeb, CEO, MEMC Synopsis:New CEO considers a radical management overhaul in response to financial and operational disarray.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementOperationsHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Leading Change
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: Strategic ManagementEthicsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
Dena Braeger, Captain, U.S. Army Synopsis:Army officer considers whether or not an outstanding soldier who fails a drug test should pay the consequences.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsEthicsConflict
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
Marene Allison, Officer, U.S. Army Synopsis:A woman from the first class of West Point discusses what values guided her when she had no role model.
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Human Resources
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Marene Allison, Officer, U.S. Army Synopsis:Female Army officer must address people who call her names while she is leading her unit on a run.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Bill Kern, CEO, Synopsis:CEO must negotiate a truce between the sales force and support staff.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Karen Zaderej, Former VP, Johnson & Johnson Synopsis:Manager finds employee is having personal problems that are affecting her productivity at work.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Dena Braeger, Captain, U.S. Army Synopsis:Army Captain in Iraq deals with a subordinate who challenges her authority based on her gender.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Tom Friel, Former Chairman and CEO, Heidrick & Struggles Synopsis:CEO inherits a CFO with fundamentally different values.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
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: Human ResourcesCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Tom Friel, Former Chairman and CEO, Heidrick & Struggles Synopsis:It is important to follow your instincts and to act quickly on important decisions.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Dick Kovacevich, Chairman, Wells Fargo Synopsis:It is important to always communicate and focus on building a common culture as a company grows through acquisitions.
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Subject Area: Mergers & AcquisitionsHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Dick Kovacevich, Chairman, Wells Fargo Synopsis:It is important to not allow personal relationships interfere with professional decisions. A leader must always do the right thing.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Dick Kovacevich, Chairman, Wells Fargo Synopsis:It is important to have experience in jobs with Profit and Loss responsibilities before leading a large company.
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: Human Resources
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Dick Kovacevich, Chairman, Wells Fargo Synopsis:It is important to retain good people even when faced with pressure to downsize.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesCareer Development
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Sudha Murty, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation Synopsis:As leaders become financially successful, they must consider how the wealth impacts their happiness.
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Subject Area: EthicsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: Human Resources
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Sudha Murty, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation Synopsis:Chairperson of Infosys Foundation discusses her values and priorities for a meaningful life and career.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: Human Resources
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Deborah Nelson, SVP Marketing, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:VP discusses the factors affecting change in an organization.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementDecision-MakingConflict
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:How much personal information should be shared with board members?
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsEthicsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Deborah Nelson, SVP Marketing, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Senior manager discusses several key considerations for effective talent management.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesCareer Development
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Human ResourcesSales/Marketing
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Brian Lillie, VP, VeriSign Synopsis:Facing tight deadlines and a difficult project, a manager must challenge an overbearing boss who is hampering progress.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Connie Matsui, EVP, Innovation, Biogen Idec Synopsis:A leader who simultaneously was the Chairman of the Girl Scouts, corporate Vice President, mother of two, and happily married talks about how she manages it all.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role:
Business Function: R&D/Product Development
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Connie Matsui, EVP, Innovation, Biogen Idec Synopsis:Former Chairman of the Girl Scouts and Vice President of Biogen Idec shares three insights that guide her in life.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingInnovationCareer Development
Leadership Role:
Business Function: R&D/Product Development
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
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: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Leading Change
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: ConflictCareer Development
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:Questions about personal diversity are important to avoid rumors.
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Subject Area: EthicsWork/Life BalanceConflict
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Diversity
N.R. Narayana Murthy, CEO, Infosys Synopsis:CEO of Indian software giant attempts to persuade workers to embrace universal values.
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Subject Area: EthicsHuman ResourcesGlobalization
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Diversity
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: Power and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
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: EthicsWork/Life BalanceConflict
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Diversity
Sudha Murty, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation Synopsis:Leader of philanthropic foundation was the first female to attend an all-male engineering university in India four decades ago.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesConflictCareer Development
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Gene Kohn, CEO, KPF Synopsis:CEO learns that his diverse team encounters prejudice while working for an important overseas client.
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Subject Area: EthicsHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Diversity
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
Jacqueline Novogratz, CEO, Acumen Fund Synopsis:CEO must publicly establish credibility with an audience of skeptical foreign men.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsConflictGlobalization
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
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: Strategic ManagementHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Diversity
Janet Ang, VP, Global Desktop Business Unit, Lenovo Synopsis:Leader working in a multi-cultural environment says trust is the key to communication.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementHuman ResourcesGlobalization
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Human Resources
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Diversity
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
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: Strategic ManagementCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
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: OperationsHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Roger Deromedi, CEO, Kraft Synopsis:CEO talks about how his personal style has evolved through time and experience.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementCareer Development
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Roger Deromedi, CEO, Kraft Synopsis:CEO shares the importance of being transparent and consistent when dealing with people at all levels of the organization.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingEthicsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Roger Deromedi, CEO, Kraft Synopsis:CEO shares how it is important to maintain perspective in spite of disagreements or minor frustrations.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Roger Deromedi, CEO, Kraft Synopsis:CEO confirms how it is important to not always worry about how the short term may impact the long term in having a diverse career.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesCareer Development
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: Human Resources
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Diversity
Nancy Barry, President, Women's World Banking Synopsis:When leading people, it is important to respect them and be humble in spite of your position.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Gayle Colvin, Colonel, U.S. Air Force Synopsis:Colonel shares how she is able to motivate people to work hard and do jobs that are risky and dangerous.
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Subject Area: Human Resources
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Human Resources
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Geetha Rao, CEO, Silicon Valley Start-up Synopsis:Executive must determine how she can participate in an important meeting while caring for a newborn baby.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Rebecca Halstead, General, U.S. Army Synopsis:Army General sets goals which guide her leadership strategy and balances the risk of losing a soldier in combat.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementDecision-MakingHuman Resources
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
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: Mergers & AcquisitionsHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Mergers and Acquisitions
Janet Ang, VP, Global Desktop Business Unit, Lenovo Synopsis:Manager must digest the impact of a merger on herself before turning to the task of helping others accept it.
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Subject Area: Mergers & AcquisitionsConflictCareer Development
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Mergers and Acquisitions
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: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Geetha Rao, CEO, Silicon Valley Start-up Synopsis:Entrepreneur talks about how having an authoritarian leadership style makes an impact on long term relationships and projects.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementEntrepreneurshipHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
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: EntrepreneurshipInnovationCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Naila Mehrabova, General Director, CrossCaspian Oil and Logistics Synopsis:Young female executive must gain the trust of the Board.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
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: Human ResourcesCareer Development
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: Strategic ManagementHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Janet Ang, VP, Global Desktop Business Unit, Lenovo Synopsis:Executive commands a team of people from vastly different cultures following a merger.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementHuman ResourcesGlobalization
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Diversity
Janet Ang, VP, Global Desktop Business Unit, Lenovo Synopsis:Executive shares her perspective on how to maintain balance by prioritizing tasks that give her a sense of purpose.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Human Resources
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Beth Silsdorf, Commander, U.S. Navy Synopsis:Naval Officer makes an unpopular decision and must persuade her team to fall in behind her.
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Subject Area: OperationsConflict
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Doug Williams, Team Leader, Colgate/Palmolive Synopsis:Manager wants to fire a blue-collar employee with a history of breaking rules but meets unexpected obstacles.
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Subject Area: EthicsHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Operations/Supply Chain
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
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: Mergers & AcquisitionsHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Leslye Louie, SVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Petite manager must assert herself against domineering rival during a merger.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsMergers & AcquisitionsConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
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: Strategic ManagementMergers & AcquisitionsConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
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: Power and PoliticsMergers & AcquisitionsConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
Connie Matsui, EVP, Innovation, Biogen Idec Synopsis:Executive used to tackling big challenges faces the biggest one of all: a newborn.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role:
Business Function: R&D/Product Development
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Connie Matsui, EVP, Innovation, Biogen Idec Synopsis:Young manager must respond to a superior who voices negative stereotypes.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Dave Kaval, CEO, Golden Baseball League Synopsis:Business owner must quickly persuade his unhappy team to put aside their grievance.
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Subject Area: EntrepreneurshipHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Dave Kaval, CEO, Golden Baseball League Synopsis:Small business owner has to find a way to win over his disgruntled star.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsEntrepreneurshipHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Dave Kaval, CEO, Golden Baseball League Synopsis:Founder must find new types of incentives to make his younger workers do his bidding.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementEntrepreneurshipHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Manuel Medina-Mora, Chairman & CEO, Citigroup Latin America Synopsis:Executive must respond to tough times with a special set of clear priorities.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Sara Jobin, Conductor, San Francisco Opera Synopsis:Conductor faces psychological hurdles when orchestra members resist her command.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
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: Mergers & AcquisitionsHuman ResourcesGlobalization
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Diversity
Juan-Carlos Ruck, VP, Sales, Pepsico Synopsis:A young manager must devise a comeback after a disastrous first five months on the job.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Sales/Marketing
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Janet Ang, VP, Global Desktop Business Unit, Lenovo Synopsis:Veteran manager must help her employees face reality of life under a new owner.
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Subject Area: Mergers & AcquisitionsHuman ResourcesGlobalization
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Juan-Carlos Ruck, VP, Sales, Pepsico Synopsis:Manager must reassure his staff after taking an abrupt and unexplained four-week leave.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Sales/Marketing
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Debra Reisenthel, CEO, Novasys Synopsis:CEO debates whether to share news that may soon cripple the company fearing her team's motivation will fade in the interim.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingEthicsHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Healthcare
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: Human ResourcesCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Developing Leaders
Nancy Barry, President, Women's World Banking Synopsis:Executive must coach an egocentric subordinate.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsHuman ResourcesCareer Development
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Developing Leaders
Tom Friel, Former Chairman and CEO, Heidrick & Struggles Synopsis:Executive steps into CEO role realizing that there is no planning for his successor.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Developing Leaders
Karen Zaderej, Former VP, Johnson & Johnson Synopsis:Leader finds that her lackluster R&D team lacks the skills they need to perform.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementOperationsHuman Resources
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Operations/Supply Chain
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Developing Leaders
N.R. Narayana Murthy, CEO, Infosys Synopsis:CEO discusses how to mentor enthusiastic young people whose lack of experience can easily damage a company.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesCareer Development
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Developing Leaders
Jesse Kingg, Retired Commander, U.S. Navy Synopsis:Commander must decide whether to overrule his staff's recommendation to reward a controversial colleague.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Operations/Supply Chain
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Developing Leaders
N.R. Narayana Murthy, CEO, Infosys Synopsis:CEO must gain the trust of the people in his company and the business community.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementHuman ResourcesWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Developing Leaders
Gayle Colvin, Colonel, U.S. Air Force Synopsis:Colonel describes what it takes to be a good leader.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesCareer Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Human Resources
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Brian NeSmith, CEO, Blue Coat Synopsis:CEO questions an under-performing manager who blames sleeplessness caused by a young child at home.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Developing Leaders
N.R. Narayana Murthy, CEO, Infosys Synopsis:To endure as a company and a leader, it is important to make ethical decisions.
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Subject Area: EthicsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Gayle Colvin, Colonel, U.S. Air Force Synopsis:An Air Force Academy leader must help cadets overcome gender and racial biases.
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Subject Area: EthicsHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Diversity
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: Power and PoliticsDecision-MakingConflictCareer Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
Chris Tilghman, Director, Inside Track Synopsis:A just-promoted manager struggles to motivate under-performing employees who are different from himself.
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Subject Area: OperationsHuman ResourcesConflictCareer Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Human ResourcesSales/MarketingGeneral Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
Charles Carmel, VP, Corporate Development, Cisco Systems Synopsis:A young business analyst is chosen to manage a group of peers that he formerly competed with.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsMergers & AcquisitionsHuman ResourcesConflictCareer Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
Mike Folgner, former General Manager, Video, Yahoo Synopsis:After Yahoo acquires his early-stage startup, an entrepreneur must manage a team resistant to change.
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Subject Area: OperationsInnovationConflict
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: R&D/Product Development
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
Dave Lyons, Former Director of Engineering, Tesla Motors Synopsis:An engineering manager feels he needs to choose between a high-stakes project deadline and good peer relationships.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsInnovationConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: R&D/Product Development
Industry: High TechProducts & Retail
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
Lisa Dawe, Division VP, DaVita Synopsis:A junior manager wrestles with how to react to negative feedback received during a senior management meeting.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsConflictCareer Development
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
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: EthicsHuman ResourcesConflict
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
Kate Surman, Administrator, academic medical center Synopsis:A manager must shift gears when a performance review with a volatile employee takes an emotional turn.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
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: Power and PoliticsConflictCareer Development
Leadership Role: Board LevelExecutive (C-Level)
Business Function: Consulting
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Developing Leaders
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: OperationsPower and PoliticsDecision-MakingEthicsWork/Life BalanceConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: StrategySales/MarketingGeneral Management
Industry: ServicesProducts & Retail
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Marty Evans, Admiral and CEO, U.S Navy, Girl Scouts, and Red Cross Synopsis:CEO must adjust priorities and organizational focus to better align with the mission.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsDecision-MakingEthicsConflict
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Marty Evans, Admiral and CEO, U.S Navy, Girl Scouts, and Red Cross Synopsis:Naval Officer struggles with whether or not to enforce the military policy that does not align with her personal values.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsDecision-MakingEthicsConflictCareer Development
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
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: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsDecision-MakingConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Diversity
Marty Evans, Admiral and CEO, U.S Navy, Girl Scouts, and Red Cross Synopsis:Military Officer must decide whether or not to follow her Commander's orders when she disagrees with his decision.
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Subject Area: OperationsDecision-MakingEthicsConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Operations/Supply Chain
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Nicole Malachowski, Officer, United States Air Force Synopsis:Female pilot is confronted by man who does not want to see her or any women flying fighter aircraft.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsDecision-MakingConflict
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Operations/Supply Chain
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Nicole Malachowski, Officer, United States Air Force Synopsis:Female Officer must overcome the lack of confidence in her abilities because she is a woman.
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Subject Area: OperationsDecision-MakingConflict
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Operations/Supply Chain
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Andrew Brandt, Business Manager, Green Bay Packers - NFL Synopsis:Team Manager must decide how to handle a talented player with a bad attitude without jeopardizing the team culture of the Green Bay Packers.
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Subject Area: OperationsDecision-MakingConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Brian NeSmith, CEO, Blue Coat Synopsis:CEO must determine how to proceed when he disagrees with the advise of his Board.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsDecision-MakingConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Andrew Brandt, Business Manager, Green Bay Packers - NFL Synopsis:NFL Team Manager must negotiate with Brett Favre, a talented football player, to join the Green Bay Packers.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingHuman ResourcesCareer Development
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Developing Leaders
Deanna Won, Officer, Air Force Synopsis:Leader must determine how to deal with problem employee who is disruptive to group.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesCareer Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Human ResourcesOperations/Supply Chain
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Developing Leaders
Deanna Won, Officer, Air Force Synopsis:Officer must determine how to respond when she is no longer invited to empowered to do her job.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsConflictCareer Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Human ResourcesR&D/Product Development
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
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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Gerard Baker, Superintendent, National Park Service Synopsis:Superintendent is confronted because he is an American Indian leading at Little Bighorn.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Bob Stanton, Superintendent, National Park Service Synopsis:National Park Service Superintendent must break down real and perceived barriers between the local community and his staff to enable better collaboration and a positive presence in the region.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementConflictGlobalization
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Diversity
Bob Barbee, Superintendent, National Park Service Synopsis:National Park Service Superintendent must determine whether or not to support a fire team leader who determines it is necessary to jeopardize a pristine part of the park resource in the effort to limit a forest fire’s advance.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsDecision-MakingConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Mike Ward, Superintendent, National Park Service Synopsis:Superintendent inherits a building project that lacks Park and Federal support but is critical for local support.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Maureen Finnerty, Superintendent, National Park Service Synopsis:Superintendent must identify stakeholders and find common ground to accomplish a controversial dam removal project.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
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: Power and PoliticsConflict
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 Captain must handle a direct report who he had informally promoted, but was later confronted.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsDecision-MakingEthicsConflict
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
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: Power and PoliticsCareer DevelopmentGlobalization
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Diversity
Toby Seay, Senior Vice President, Bechtel Synopsis:Senior Vice President gets feedback that one of his direct reports is not performing well, driving him to take action to better understand the issue and to manage a difficult conversation around non-verbal issues.
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Subject Area: OperationsCareer Development
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Developing Leaders
Gayle Hazelwood, Superintendent, National Park Service Synopsis:Leader must turn around an under-performing team after arriving to a new job.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingHuman Resources
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
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: Strategic ManagementOperationsDecision-MakingMergers & AcquisitionsHuman Resources
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General ManagementOperations/Supply ChainStrategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Webb McKinney, EVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Executive who led the HP Compaq merger discusses what makes people successful in merger integration work.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementMergers & AcquisitionsCareer Development
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Donn Grimm, Principal Vice President, Bechtel Corporation Synopsis:Vice President must overcome team friction by forcing teams to address their challenges with one another and raise their performance.
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Subject Area: OperationsConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General ManagementOperations/Supply Chain
Industry: Military/GovernmentServices
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Michael Costas, Principal Vice President, Bechtel Corporation Synopsis:Program Director must regain the trust of a client and motivate his team to perform after a serious technical issue and program schedule slip.
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Subject Area: OperationsConflict
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General ManagementOperations/Supply Chain
Industry: Military/GovernmentServices
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Marla Wright, Program Manager, Bechtel Corporation Synopsis:Manager struggles with a counterpart whose behaviors are jeopardizing the project success.
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Subject Area: OperationsPower and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: R&D/Product DevelopmentGeneral Management
Industry: ServicesMilitary/Government
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
David Smith, Superintendent, National Park Service Synopsis:Superintendent must change the culture to drive engagement and results.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
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
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
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: Power and PoliticsDecision-MakingConflict
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
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
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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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
Nancy Duarte, Principal, Duarte, Inc. Synopsis:The job of every leader is to curate the stories in your company. Find stories, find meaning, and amplify that. Sometimes decomission some stories.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementCareer Development
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Sales/Marketing
Industry: Products & RetailServices
Leadership topic: Storytelling
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
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
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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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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Steve Dalton, Author and Program Director, Duke University Fuqua School of Business Synopsis:Author Steve Dalton shares an efficient and effective approach to a networking-based job search. Based on his book, "The 2-Hour Job Search," he splits the job search into three main components: prioritizing targets, outreach, and informational interviews. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry:
Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Maeve Richard, Assistant Dean and Director, Career Management Center, Stanford Graduate School of Business Synopsis:Reunions are a great time to rekindle friendships and your professional network—but what if you’re between jobs? In this video how-to, the head of the Stanford GSB Career Management Center shares networking tips to help you move your job search forward with confidence. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry:
Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Jonathan Visbal, Managing Director, Spencer Stuart Synopsis:Spencer Stuart Managing Director, Jonathan Visbal (MBA '84), provides an overview of the executive recruiting industry. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry:
Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Tom Friel, Former Chairman and CEO, Heidrick & Struggles Synopsis:Tom Friel shares key insights about how to manage your career and network to facilitate a move into senior executive roles. In particular, he explains how to engage with executive recruiters in a meaningful and productive way that will support your long-term career aspirations. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry:
Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Tom Friel, Former Chairman and CEO, Heidrick & Struggles Synopsis:Tom Friel discusses how to think and talk about your career progression in a way that will be appealing to potential employers and executive recruiters. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry:
Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Tom Friel, Former Chairman and CEO, Heidrick & Struggles Synopsis:Tom Friel shares the most effective strategies to build and maintain a professional network that will support your career advancement. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry:
Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Tom Friel, Former Chairman and CEO, Heidrick & Struggles Synopsis:Tom Friel explains how executive search firms operate and how you can work with them most effectively to advance your career. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry:
Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Tom Friel, Former Chairman and CEO, Heidrick & Struggles Synopsis:Tom Friel explains how to navigate the tradeoffs inherent in any compensation discussion and make sure you're not leaving anything on the table. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry:
Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Tom Friel, Former Chairman and CEO, Heidrick & Struggles Synopsis:Tom Friel discusses the startup career track, including how to decide if it's right for you and what kinds of roles are worth the risk. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function:
Industry:
Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Jody Greenstone Miller, Founder and CEO, Business Talent Group Synopsis:Jody Greenstone Miller discusses the foundation of any career pivot—matching your career objectives with your life cycle, which today’s employment environment allows you to do like never before. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry:
Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Jody Greenstone Miller, Founder and CEO, Business Talent Group Synopsis:Conduct an inventory of your professional skills to determine where you may have gaps and then build your knowledge base through project work, pro bono work, or internships. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry:
Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Jody Greenstone Miller, Founder and CEO, Business Talent Group Synopsis:When seeking a career pivot, consider your transferable skills and imagine how they can be applied in a new environment along with your knowledge of a particular industry. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry:
Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Jody Greenstone Miller, Founder and CEO, Business Talent Group Synopsis:Build an online and offline presence to help you communicate your qualification as a credible and compelling candidate for opportunities. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry:
Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Jody Greenstone Miller, Founder and CEO, Business Talent Group Synopsis:When pivoting, it is important to be realistic, patient and nimble. Be prepared to step back in order to achieve your final goal. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry:
Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Carol Fishman Cohen, Cofounder, iRelaunch Synopsis:When returning to the workforce after a break, consider the stories of others as a source of advice, perspective and guidance (panel discussion). ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry:
Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
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: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
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: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
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 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: Strategic ManagementEntrepreneurshipWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
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 woman investor asks critical questions to help guide you towards greater career and life satisfaction.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
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: Strategic ManagementEntrepreneurshipWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
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 Venture Capitalist deals with an industry leader who belittles her in front of colleagues.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsFinance/AccountingWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Nicole Chang, Senior VP, Consulting Company Synopsis:An Executive struggles with how to build relationships and close deals with partners in Asia who are used to bonding after hours by drinking and going to spas, where she is not welcome.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsConflictCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Consulting
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Nicole Chang, Senior VP, Consulting Company Synopsis:An executive shares how she leverages her natural skills of multi-tasking to be effective, especially in senior management.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Consulting
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Nicole Chang, Senior VP, Consulting Company Synopsis:A woman executive shares how important it is to take care of yourself and to not assume others are working to make you successful.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
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: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Consulting
Industry: Services
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: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-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: Power and PoliticsCareer Development
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 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: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
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 must be very strategic about maintaining her important relationships.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
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 in her senior role, she must leverage her skills of leading by influence.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
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 and her husband take advantage of marriage counseling to provide perspective and insights, especially in times of transition.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
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: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
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 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: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
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 she must manage her priorities.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
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 seeks out mentors and ways she engages them to be impactful for her.
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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: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Sales/MarketingGeneral 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 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: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: ServicesProducts & Retail
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
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: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Trae Vassallo, Investor and General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Synopsis:A senior investor talks about how she worked to overcome her introverted nature to better specify and ask for what she wanted.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Finance/AccountingConsulting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Trae Vassallo, Investor and General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Synopsis:A senior investor talks about how she leveraged her strengths and followed her curiosity to advance her career.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Trae Vassallo, Investor and General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Synopsis:Senior executive justifies the cost of childcare with the investment in her career and the career of her husband.
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Subject Area: Finance/AccountingWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Trae Vassallo, Investor and General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Synopsis:A senior executive treats hiring a nanny with the same discipline she uses in business and the investment in finding the right fit pays off for better balance.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Trae Vassallo, Investor and General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Synopsis:Senior executive realized the importance of the relationship with her spouse and made that a priority.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Trae Vassallo, Investor and General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Synopsis:Senior executive talks about how sharing your struggles and concerns is important to giving you more confidence and quiet the critical voice.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Trae Vassallo, Investor and General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Synopsis:A senior executive talks about attitudes and perspectives that help her while working in a very male dominated world.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Trae Vassallo, Investor and General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how it is more important than ever to support and promote other women to improve the overall culture and climate for women and the future of women.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Trae Vassallo, Investor and General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Synopsis:A senior executive focuses her time on either her work or family and manages her time to limit distractions.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
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: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Finance/AccountingStrategy
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Michelle Clayman, Founder and Managing Partner, New Amsterdam Partners Synopsis:A senior leader encourages women to follow their interests and skills regardless of what others may think.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-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 talks about the tradeoffs between career and passion.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Michelle Clayman, Founder and Managing Partner, New Amsterdam Partners Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how her most important goals stay constant through the change of priorities and time.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-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 her most important relationships became especially clear at a challenging point in her life and what she does to reinforce them.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
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: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
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 offers warnings around common derailments for women.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
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: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
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: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
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 to be a good mentor.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
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 how networking will support your professional development.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/AccountingStrategy
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: Power and PoliticsCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
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 she found entrepreneurship gave her the flexibility she needed to live a balanced life.
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Subject Area: EntrepreneurshipWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
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 how she manages her image in different roles.
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Subject Area: EntrepreneurshipWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/AccountingConsulting
Industry: Financial
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: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
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: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Consulting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Theresia Gouw, CoFounder and Managing Partner, Aspect Venture Synopsis:A VC Partner sees new opportunities but struggles to make more change when her personal life is completely in flux.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Finance/AccountingConsulting
Industry: Financial
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: Power and PoliticsDecision-MakingEntrepreneurshipWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Consulting
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
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: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
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: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
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:Avoid some of the pitfalls of reporting and presenting as a leader.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsEntrepreneurshipWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
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: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
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:What happens to people who drop out of the work force?
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
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: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
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: EntrepreneurshipWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey Synopsis:A senior consultant discusses how she embraces what makes her unique as a woman.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General ManagementConsulting
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey Synopsis:A senior consultant shares behaviors she sees are important in a male dominated culture.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General ManagementConsulting
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey Synopsis:A senior leader talks about her focus and goals shifted over time based on marriage and children, but how these shifts still do not derail her primary values.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General ManagementConsulting
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey Synopsis:A senior executive manages important relationships while being located in Brazil, far from many of her family members and friends.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Consulting
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey Synopsis:A senior executive shares the impact of the beliefs of her grandfather who thought women should not work because they take a job from a man.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Consulting
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey Synopsis:A senior leader shares very practical, tactical strategies of how she manages her busy schedule.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
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: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
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: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
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 shares how she now understands there are certain facets of her life that she can and cannot control.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Maria Anhalt, Vice President of R&D for Automation Software, HP Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how her goals have changed through her career and ways she has positioned herself to achieve her goals.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Maria Anhalt, Vice President of R&D for Automation Software, HP Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how women are less likely to reach out to mentors or sponsors.
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Maria Anhalt, Vice President of R&D for Automation Software, HP Synopsis:A senior executive shares the insights she gains from being on a Board.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementCareer Development
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function:
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Maria Anhalt, Vice President of R&D for Automation Software, HP Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how she had to learn the importance of body language in her career advancement.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Maria Anhalt, Vice President of R&D for Automation Software, HP Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how taking a role in finance is helpful for career advancement within a large organization.
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Maria Anhalt, Vice President of R&D for Automation Software, HP Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how she finds balance in phases.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Maria Anhalt, Vice President of R&D for Automation Software, HP Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how she stops assuming other people would manage her career and took control over her own professional development.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
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: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: R&D/Product DevelopmentGeneral Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
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: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
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: Power and PoliticsCareer Development
Leadership Role: Board LevelExecutive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
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: Power and PoliticsCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
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: Power and PoliticsCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
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
Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey Synopsis:A senior consultant shares her perspective on work-life balance and how she reconciles the imbalances.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Consulting
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
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: Power and PoliticsCareer Development
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 seasoned entrepreneur talks about how entrepreneurship offers her great flexibility and control in her lifestyle.
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Subject Area: EntrepreneurshipWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration