3 Reasons to Start Speaking at Industry Conferences

Ms. Career Girl

The post 3 Reasons to Start Speaking at Industry Conferences appeared first on Ms. In the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ 2016 Job Outlook Survey, 80% of employers said they want to see evidence of leadership skills on a candidate’s resume. Phrased less subtly, they want to see evidence of thought-leadership. If there was a day when positional leadership was a sufficient means of managing a team, that day is far behind us. Leadership Status.

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Different Types of Business Conferences For Women

Ms. Career Girl

Going to regular business conferences is an important part of managing your career. However, not all business conferences are the same. You should plan to attend at least one conference per year, as part of your personal career growth plan. What conference should you choose? Take a look at the three major conference categories and see which one feels the most right for you, right now. Networking conferences. Industry conferences.

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Pete vs. Amy: It's the Conference Room Dust Up That Becomes Legend at Your Company.

The HR Capitalist

The rest of us in that conference room? Communications Culture Leadership WorkplaceRegardless of your politics, the Democratic Debate in Las Vegas on 2/20/20 was must see TV. Because of policy? Watching everyone try to destroy Mike Bloomberg? Not even close.

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Roadblocks to Leadership Development


Recently at a conference I talked with consultants and researchers about an ironic thing about leadership training. The first line managers who chose to participate in sessions or courses designed to improve leadership were overwhelmingly the people who were already … Continue reading → Burnout CREW Civility Psychological Resilience Respect Uncategorized Workgroups Worklife

The Value of Ambiverted Leadership


Ambiverted leadership unlocks this power. Public speaking, presentations, and conferences have all traditionally been the arena of the extrovert. And, ambiversion like other traits is most often innate, so ambiverted leadership can arise from surprising combinations of personality and talent. HR ambiverted leadership human resources leadership A lot has been written about introverts and extroverts.

No Conference Budget? No Problem!


While on my way to a conference last weekend, I began reading 52 Cups of Coffee. The wonderful thing about our world today is that even if you’re unable to make it to a conference or a training, you’ve got the ability to still get the goods. Here’s how you can reap the benefits of conferences & events if you’re unable to make the trip: All About Social. The conferences being talked about the most on social are probably those sharing the most beneficial content for you.

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The Basic Steps to Put Together a Conference

Ms. Career Girl

Putting together a conference is a daunting task, but it also is an opportunity to show so many relevant qualities in anyone’s career ladder. You are able to show your leadership, project management, public relations, and networking skills all at the same time. A successful conference does great things for all involved – you get a pat on the back, your team gains great experience, your company gets good rep, and all its attendees get to learn new things and meet new people.

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Women in Leadership

Position Ignition

Since attending the FT Women at The Top conference in November 2010, I ( Angi Silverston ) have been actively developing and working with individuals and businesses to recognise the lack of females in senior positions and support them in furthering their careers.

Recruitment Leadership – The Phoenix Infection, part 10


Recruiters work in a world that requires constant interaction with people, whether that interaction is done face-to-face, in a video conference, email/internet, or through phone use, the interaction is real and necessary in order to achieve success. But does all that interaction require leadership or just information sharing, ie; educating? This is my last (Part 10) in The Phoenix Infection series on Leadership. Sounds like leadership to me. . **The

Thought Leadership – The Phoenix Infection, part 8


Hundreds of books are written every year regarding leadership in business. We hear about thought leaders, we refer to them, we listen to them, we engage with them, we quote them, we ask them to speak at conferences and we often disagree with them. Is it because they have the alphabet soup after their names that denote years residing in academia or is their determination alone the catalyst that propels them into thought leadership?

Winning in HR Giveaway!

Evil HR Lady

You’ll learn about leadership, taking charge of your career, and much more! ConferencesJoin me in. Baltimore July 19. Dallas July 21. Provo July 22.

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Service Excellence and Leadership

Learning Voyager

Yesterday I was a guest speaker in Atlantic City at the 30th annual conference of the Association of Community Providers here in New Jersey. While many of the other speakers were subject matter experts, I was asked to address leadership and service excellence. Leadership is the number one success factor in service excellence and in organizational performance. One of the most powerful leadership skills available is listening.

Join Us at the TMA Employee Engagement & Retention Conference this July in Washington DC

David Zinger

The Talent Management Alliance is hosting a conference at The Venable on employee engagement and retention in Washington DC from July 21st to July 23rd 2014. Here is the direct link to the conference if you would like to go there now: the-tma.org/employee-engagement-retention. Here is a list of the other speakers at the conference: Christopher Henry Corporate Vice President, Talent & Organizational Effectiveness, MGM Resorts International.

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How to Succeed As A Leader [4 Leadership Lessons]

The Undercover Recruiter

The Conference Board , a non-profit, independent organization that conducts research on business and leadership issues, identifies Master Strategist as an important leadership competency in the 21 st Century. The Conference Board identifies Talent Identifier as another leadership prerequisite to staying ahead of the game today. McGraw talk about being a Relationship Builder , the fourth competency that completes the the Conference Board list.

Essential Leadership for the Future of Work

Water Cooler Wisdom

At this year's  SilkRoad Connections conference, keynote speaker Cheryl Cran challenged our attendees to upgrade their leadership operating systems to meet future work requirements. The future of work will be about saying goodbye to blaming, bureaucracy, and bad leadership. Gen X, Gen Y, and Zoomers ( baby boomers who refuse to age and retire) will work together to create an environment of shared leadership, freedom of expression, creativity, inspiration, and fun.

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The HR Capitalist

Self, disappointed overall in KU's play despite the 77-59 victory , opened his postgame news conference by apologizing to "the K-State team, their program, coaches [and] players," according to The Topeka Capital-Journal. As a general rule, the communications coming from our leaders is sanitized. Big messages, little risk. But every once in awhile, a leader has to make an example of someone.

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10 Characteristics of a Social Leader


On June 14, I had the great fortune to attend the Working Mother Media 2nd Annual Women’s Leadership Summit on the Business of Social Media in New York City. That could have been the tagline for the entire conference. In a white paper from IBM (a conference sponsor), they report that “There are leaders across specific industries who do understand that social business represents an enormous opportunity to … fuel substantial value creation.”.

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Bright Ideas: Thought Leadership Is About More Than Packaging (I Hope)


Since then it’s grown into a global phenomenon, hundreds of undeniably viral, influential videos and regional conferences that introduce us to more ideas and more thinkers. It’s a mild-mannered posture, not of political or executive leadership, but of quiet, intellectual superiority. But that professionalization of thought leadership, that polishing up, shouldn’t come at the expense of the thoughts themselves. So I saw a great TED Talk on… things.

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Leadership Lessons.from the Transition Zone

Learning Voyager

Today in Ridgewood, New Jersey, I was a guest speaker at the 3 year anniversary conference of Neighbors Helping Neighbors, an organization focused on helping the unemployed find work. The founder of NhN, John Fugazzie, invited me to speak about leadership. Job hunters know something that is very valuable about leadership and change. The great leadership expert Warren Bennis once defined leadership as the capacity to turn vision into reality.

REACHING NEW HEIGHTS: 2011 MBA CSC Annual Conference

Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer is proud to partner with the MBA Career Services Council (MBA CSC) to promote its 2011 MBA CSC Annual Conference in Keystone, CO for MBA career services professionals and MBA employers. The conference will combine world-class professional development with lots of networking opportunities and FUN at one of the most scenic places in the world! Let’s start the climb by exploring some of the benefits of this year’s conference: 1.

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Culture is not HR: My Great Places to Work Experience #gptwConf


Now, fast forward ten years and tons of conferences later, I had my first opportunity to attend a Great Places to Work event last week in Dallas, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Unfortunately, this concerns me that my profession of Human Resources is not doing a bang-up job of educating leadership for so many companies to not be familiar with GPTW. HR conferences GPTW Great Places to Work Conferences human resources

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Ep 97 – 3 New Emerging HR Technologies #hrtechconf


Many of those I’m interviewing won’t be in the expo hall at the HR Technology conference in Chicago, IL, next week. She started Sity because she wanted to solve some of her own challenges which was how can she share her experiences, skills, knowledge and talents with her managers and business leadership. Many of those I’m interviewing won’t be in the expo hall at the HR Technology conference in Chicago, IL, next week.

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Employee Engagement and Margaret Wheatley’s Myths of Leadership

David Zinger

My colleague, Jean-Francois Hivon from Shared Visions wrote the following distillation of 5 myths of leadership presented by Margaret Wheatley at the Saskatchewan Leadership Conference 2011. Dr. Margaret Wheatley gave an inspiring and energizing keynote to open the University of Saskatchewan Leadership Conference. One of the paradigm shifting thoughts Dr. Wheatley shared with us was the 5 Myths of Leadership: Myth #1 – Leaders Know What They Are Doing.

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Drinking the Kool-Aid and the Lessons of POO


My company – along with hundreds of other companies – exhibited at the HR Technology Conference in Chicago. Bonus Track Business Leadership Work "Rayanne Thorn" @Ray_anne acceptance blogging4jobs develop drinking the Kool-Aid enjoy your job expo HR tech hr technology conference ignorance job POO Pride of Ownership success successfulI drank the Green Kool-Aid and Loved it! Lessons of POO – Pride of Ownership.

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The Employee Engagement Dialogues: Leadership Insights from Mike Morrison with David Zinger

David Zinger

We have about 15 or 20 minutes together and we’re going to explore some of Mike’s thinking on various elements of work and leadership. Yeah, I’ve had a wonderful career at Toyota, but I was excited to start kind of a second life, so I took early retirement in 2008 and started a personal practice working and consulting with a whole range of organizations around issues of leadership, and culture, and because of my Toyota background, a little bit of lean thinking in there as well. [01:17].

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Happiness Is Leading Factor of Workplace Influence


Several things comprise that status: family, relationships, faith, work, health, money, etc… but, according to the first World Happiness Report put together for the April 2012 UN’s “Conference on Happiness,” instability in our employment cause as much unhappiness as bereavement or separation. From leadership, that might be a public kudos or a bonus; from a peer, it might be a promise to cover a shift or put in a good word with the boss.

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The Coming Epic Fail of Team Meetings Post-COVID (half in room, half on Zoom).

The HR Capitalist

Some of you will try to do the live/Zoom mix with half or more of the people in the conference room on one camera. Communications HR Tech Innovation Leadership ManagingThere's a million things to think about in a Post-Covid world.

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The Cost and Impact of Workplace Health Programs


The 2013 Health Work and Wellness conference in Halifax provided an occasion to continue the search for cost-effective approaches to supporting workplace health. On a grand scale, the case is compelling with convincing links demonstrated between employees’ experience of worklife … Continue reading → Areas of Worklife Burnout Fitness Heatlh Work Engagement Workgroups Worklife Leadership Workplace resilience

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Can You Chew Out an entire Team via a Zoom Call?

The HR Capitalist

It's really hard to deliver a CTJ (Come to Jesus) message on video conference no matter how good your framing or lighting. Leadership ManagingHere's the situation. The team is slacking overall, and you feel like the ole' team pep talk might be called for.

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Ready for the HR Tech Transition… Look in the Mirror


This week’s HR Tech Conference is smoking hot! Do you have the facts and pricing prepared to discuss with your senior leadership team? How do you plan to take what you learned at the HR Tech Conference and apply it to your company? HR Tech Future Technology HR HR tech HR Tech Conference Technology change Lisa Bonner hr technology Tech transition Recently, a friend and I were discussing how to tackle a difficult transition.

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Four Super Tools To Stay True To Your Dreams

Ms. Career Girl

Anni Keffer is a nationally recognized educator, speaker, author, and entrepreneur who is passionate about youth leadership. She’s the founder of the Young Women of Influence Conference and an in-demand leadership speaker. Her new book is Leadership Built On Why: A Guide for Young Adults. Featured News Self Anni Keffeer goals and dreams leadership built on why stay true to your dreamsDo you dream of success?

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It’s the #SHRM12 & #notatSHRM Carnival of HR


It’s not as bad as it sounds as I’m serving up this Carnival of HR near the sandy beaches of San Diego where me and my family are hunkered down after an especially fun, action-packed, and exhausted SHRM 2012 Annual Conference. They entertained 85 HR bloggers from June 24-27 with many of them also doing double duty serving in the Hive helping to educate conference attendees on the wonders of blogging, technology, and social media.

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How to Coach Your Corporate Leaders to Become Better Communicators


If that is not an option, use a conference room. What have you done in your office to help improve communication among leadership? Business Leadership benefit of great communication better communication communication corporate communication corporate leadership leadershipMost leaders, from CEOs to front-line managers, fail to take communications as seriously as they should.

Ep 87: What Are the Qualities of an Approachable Leader?


Leadership is a topic that permeates the workplace and yet 77% of organizations say their leadership strategy was only somewhat, or not at all, aligned with their business strategy. Leadership is a huge area of opportunity for businesses in this competitive economy. I sat down with Phil Wilson during the 2016 SHRM Annual Conference. Phil gives great insights into leadership and why all good leaders struggle with power. How Can HR Create a Culture of Leadership?

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Ep 49 – Leading People and the Qualities of a Good Leader


Leadership, and more importantly developing the qualities of a good leader are on the top of mind of most CEOs and certainly HR professionals especially in this hot job market. According to a Global Leadership Survey from the Conference Board, 40% of leaders are happy with the skills and experience of their current organizational leaders yet only 15% of them are satisfied with future leadership and their current development programs.

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Meet the Top 30 + HR Pros on SnapChat at #SHRM16


I believe human resource professionals and our senior leadership are more open than ever before to adding tools and technologies to our workplace and HR arsenals. This year at SHRM 2016 there are a number of conference attendees who are experimenting with Snapchat and leading the way for HR. Here’s a list of 33 and counting human resources professionals at SHRM’s annual conference you should reach out to, follow and snap with during #SHRM16.

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Release Your Brilliance, Vuja De


Last week, I took a few days off and went to camp – People’s Report Summer Brand Camp and Conference, in Dallas, TX. The “IT part” of implementing social technology is fairly straightforward; it’s the shift in behaviors, culture, incentives, leadership and processes that will define your success. Life brandcamp deja vu Lisa Bonner people report conference release your brilliance simon t. This One Time at BrandCamp.

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UAB Football Is Dead: Great Leaders Make Great Enemies

The HR Capitalist

Reasons provided by the leadership of UAB state that the program lost too much money and wasn''t sustainable, but most people think it is a power play by the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama System. UAB never had a successor in multiple leadership positions who had the same passion for what was built - a fact that''s evidenced in a new president''s willingness to kill the football program and neuter the vision of UAB Athletics. Leadership

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Here's What Job Security/Being Untouchable/Arrogance as a Leader Looks Like.

The HR Capitalist

In his postgame news conference, Dantonio was asked if his offseason staff changes — he shuffled his offensive staffers’ responsibilities but did not fire any existing coaches or bring in anyone new — might have been a mistake. “I Career Advice Change Communications Leadership ManagingIf you've lucky, you've felt it at some point in your career.

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7 Books for the New Business Leader to Add to Their Reading List


So in between the discovery meetings, late night emails, conference calls and leadership meetings, you’ll find my nose in a book. This book was recommended by a friend and was helpful as I evaluated my priorities as a new member of a leadership team. This book helped me focus on exploratory conversations, understanding priorities and building relationships from a business leadership point of view.

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WORKPLACE ARTIFACTS: "Patient Zero" Drives Dress Norms at Your Company.

The HR Capitalist

A trend starts at one company in the industry, then is shared via conferences and other forms of networking and spreads like wildfire. Change Communications Culture Employee Relations Leadership TalentEver notice that everyone in your company pretty much dresses the same? Me too. Note that you didn't hire with this criteria in mind. Before joining your company, your employees had a much greater degree of diversity in the way they dressed.

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5 Ways to Make Employee Training Fun and Free


Do you have an employee who eats up every leadership book they can and are dying to share that content? Pay it Forward When it Comes to Conferences. Are you able to send only one of your team members to a conference? HR employee development and training leadership mentoring NetworkingI’ve heard of a mystical land. One where there are entire teams of people dedicated to training. A land where training budgets and systems are meaty and plentiful.

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What Are We Doing in the Azores?


After a few days of conferences, presentations, conversations, and dinners, we found ourselves having an hour at the airport at Ponta Delgada on the island of Sao Miguel in the Azores. The conference ( Felicidade e Sentido de Vida de Trabalho ) in Lisbon brought together a vibrant community of workplace researchers on the Iberian peninsula to share ideas, to develop networks, and to confirm our work in diverse areas.

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