Category Archives: Embrace the Unknown

Podcast | Make 2019 Your Year to Be Fearless

Click Play below to listen.  If someone, with the track record to prove it, offered to share the five principles of fearlessness with you in 30 minutes—in a conversation you could listen to anywhere—would you tune in? Well, here’s your chance. We’re launching a new podcast series this month, with our first episode: a conversation on fearlessness—or really how fearlessness is not the lack of fear, but the courage to … [ more ]

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Navigating the Workplace in a Post #MeToo World…Now What? | Podcast

Click Play below to listen.  In the wake of the #MeToo movement, cultural norms and workplace policies are evolving. And new questions and realities are starting to surface. Anecdotes of men avoiding women have started to proliferate. Some men wonder: Is it safe to take a closed-door meeting with a woman? Is it safe to mentor one? Join labor law leader Grace Speights for a forward-looking, 30-minute Q&A session about … [ more ]

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Overcome Unconscious Bias | Podcast

Click Play below to listen.  In the thick of conference season, we decided to record this interview with Dr. Tiffany Jana in advance, and make it available for you to listen to at your convenience. Let us know what you think about this new format in the comments! https://media.blubrry.com/maconferenceforwomen/p/cdn.conferencesforwomen.org/2018/tiffany-jana-teleclass-ma.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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Update on Happiness (It’s All Good!)

Happiness is largely a choice. That may sound like magical thinking or like what no-guff grandparents meant when they said to buck up, but it’s actually the finding of a field of scientific study called positive psychology. “Many people think they can’t be happy right now because of their biochemistry or their job or life situation, but research has shown that we are not just our genes and environment,” says … [ more ]

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Free Teleclass | Navigating the Workplace in a Post #MeToo World…Now What?

Navigating the Workplace in a Post #MeToo World…Now What? Tuesday, September 25, 2018 1:00-1:30 pm Register Now

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Career Lessons from a YouTube Star

When a video goes viral on YouTube, a lot of luck is involved for sure. But that luck is often in combination with even more hard work. At least that was the case for Franchesca Ramsey, a video blogger with more than 29 million views on YouTube. When her video “Sh*t That White Girls Say… to Black Girls” went viral in 2012, she had been writing, filming and posting for … [ more ]

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How to Play Big: Lessons in Being Limitless | Podcast

Click Play below to listen. Talent and luck play a big part on your road to success, but what role do grit and perseverance play? In 30 minutes, Jen Welter, the first woman to coach in the NFL (for the Arizona Cardinals), will provide specifics about how she succeeded through force of will and determination and reveal the wisdom she gained over countless setbacks and challenges. With wit and candor, … [ more ]

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Free Teleclass | How to Play Big: Lessons in Being Limitless

How to Play Big: Lessons in Being Limitless Tuesday, July 31, 2018 1:00-1:30 pm Register Now

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3 Things You Need to Know About Failure

If the thought of your biggest mistakes or failures makes you want to throw up, you’re certainly not alone. That’s how school teacher Jessica Lahey still feels when talking about the first draft of her New York Times best-selling book. “My editor said it was unpublishable and wanted to bring in a ghost writer,” says Lahey, who wangled a second chance, and after a lot of hard work, redeemed herself—and … [ more ]

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Chef Barbara Lynch’s Recipe for a Good Life (and Her Easy, Go-To Summer Dinner)

Dining in her restaurants, such as No. 9 Park or Menton, you would never guess that Barbara Lynch grew up eating canned vegetables and instant foods. But an early job at a private club introduced her to the idea that food can make people happy, and a home economics teacher took an interest in the future award-winning chef, seeing her talent and drive. “I was never going to be able … [ more ]

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