Category Archives: Breakout Session

2018 Session | Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results

If you’re having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn’t you – the problem is your system. Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don’t want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change. No matter your goals, this session will offer a proven framework for improving–every day. Led by James Clear, one of the world’s leading experts on habit formation, you will explore … [ more ]

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2018 Session | Get Money: Play (and Win) the Real-Life Game of Personal Finance

Does the idea of managing your money feel like going to the dentist or standing in line at the DMV? Personal finance may seem dreadful, but it doesn’t have to be. By having a better understanding of how your finances work, you’ll “get” money and leave out the stress and intimidation. In this session, personal finance expert Kristin Wong will show you how to get more money in your pocket … [ more ]

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2018 Session | How to Survive (and THRIVE) Your Next Career Pivot

Life is too short and you spend way too much time at work to just go through the motions. Attend this session and learn how to give your career a reboot so you can thrive, not just survive Monday through Friday. Whether you’re bored at work, burned out on a job, or just looking for a fresh challenge, this session will give you a nudge and some concrete tips to … [ more ]

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2018 Session | Women & Work: The Changing Meaning of Ambition

Faced with pivotal and thought-provoking moments in their careers, college friends Hana Schank and Elizabeth Wallace came back together decades post-graduation to embark on a project about women, ambition, transition, crisis and achievement. This thought-provoking session will share their rich insights, findings and first-hand experiences about the changing meaning of ambition. Drawing on their project, The Ambition Interviews, they will discuss the variables that push women to make big decisions, and … [ more ]

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2018 Session | Ditch Workplace Drama and Drive Results

Ego-driven behaviors are the #1 source of drama in workplaces today, generating huge amounts of drama, politics and emotional waste. Some people thrive on the toxicity. But for most of us, it is an unwanted distraction. How do we eliminate the big egos and frenzy from our organizations? In this session, leadership expert Cy Wakeman will show you how to ditch the drama so you can be responsible for your … [ more ]

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2018 Session | Self-Advocate, Stand Up and Negotiate for What You Want

Whether you are an introvert or an extrovert, an executive or a manager, shy or a social butterfly, this session will provide new tools for you to have powerful conversations and better listeners in the workplace. Learn skills that will have a direct impact on your ability to negotiate, advocate, and build relationships. Attendees will be exposed to new perspectives on negotiation and offer renewed confidence in your ability to … [ more ]

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2018 Session | Personal Brand Overhaul: Redefine the Way You’re Perceived at Work

People tend to come up with their own perceptions about who you are, what you’re good at—and, quite likely, what you’re not good at. They “brand” you in their own minds, which means your brand is created by default, rather than by intentional design. Why let others define your reputation? Join this session to explore how to brand or rebrand yourself. Experts will share their personal experiences to help you … [ more ]

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2018 Session | Be a Great Boss and Colleague AND Stay Human

Acting with empathy and humanity is critical in today’s complex workplace. Do you want to learn a framework that shows how to be a better boss and a better colleague and still get your job done and achieve success? This session will explore the basic fundamentals of human communication between each of us as neighbors, communities, and collaborators. We will offer advice to help you balance being empathetic with being … [ more ]

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2018 Session | Your Personal Best: Winning the Marathon… of Life!

Sometimes the worst thing in your life can inspire you to action, and sometimes that action can change the world. Let’s get up close and personal with iconic Olympian athlete Des Linden. She’s the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years, with an unofficial time of 2:39.54—more than 10 minutes off her personal record despite Boston’s harsh cold, wet and windy weather conditions. Don’t be fooled, … [ more ]

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2018 Session | Time Saving Hacks to Boss Up & Beat Burnout

For most of us, a life with more time to do what you want and less stress would be optimal. But, making intentional, purposeful choices to create a life with more clarity and ease when you feel so harried is challenging. Whether you feel overwhelmed by busyness, trying to balance work and home, or just looking for more time-saving tips, this session will explore how to “un-complicate” and achieve the … [ more ]

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