Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing technology market areas. Women-owned technology companies are right in the midst of cybersecurity innovation by delivering products and solutions that protect consumers and businesses from ever-changing threats. Are you looking to help one of these companies grow by investing in their solutions? Perhaps you want to get in early and be a part of their mission to protect and prevent? If you answered yes, please join Jessica Gulick, Owner of Katzcy Consulting, and Gail Ball, Managing Partner of Chestnut Street Ventures, in a 30-minute webinar as they share their insights on identifying and investing in these exciting and fast-growing women-owned firms.
RecordedAug 16 201831 mins
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Fiona Thomas (Author, Depression in a Digital Age) and Ina Yulo (BrightTALK)
Fiona Thomas is an active blogger, writer, and influencer in the mental health community. In this BrightTALK interview, Fiona talks about her new book "Depression in a Digital Age" and offers a different, positive perspective on mental health and the internet.
Join this online interview where you will learn about:
-The link between mental illness and how we form our own idea of success
-How to overcome internal pressures to push yourself to both your physical and mental limits
-Understanding your triggers and the risks involved in keeping up with your online persona
-How to reframe what success means
-How to make social media something that is for you and not something that goes against your mental wellbeing
Francine Parham, Founder and CEO, FrancineParham & Co.
As a professional woman in the workplace, positioning yourself for career advancement means more than understanding the clear-cut obvious skills required for your success. What is really critical for your advancement is that you master the small but powerful skills that are often unwritten and unspoken - e.g. how to successfully manage the key players in your professional network and inner circle. If understood, practiced and ultimately mastered, these types of skills can help prepare and position you for career advancement and on-going success.
Join this webinar to:
1. Learn about the “unwritten and unspoken skills” you need for your professional advancement;
2. Receive tips on how to navigate everyday toward your career goal and;
3. How you can create your own blueprint to engage others within your organization to support your career.
Francine Parham is the Founder and CEO of FrancineParham & Co. Her work focuses on the advancement of women in the workplace. Having spent two decades in the corporate sector advancing to the position of a global vice-president in two Fortune 500 companies, she understands the importance of having the right skills (unwritten and unspoken) to achieve professional success. She shares the actions and approaches that you can take to prepare and position yourself for career advancement through her public speaking, writing, curated and micro-networking events and specialized skill-building workshops. She is also the co-author of the book, “The Ultimate Career Pocket Guide”. Francine has written for various online platforms and has been cited or recognized as a career expert in various published books. Visit FrancineParham.com for more information about her and her work.
Mira Rutter, Work-Life Balance Coach and Strategist
Managing your time is futile unless you have the necessary energy to use your efforts effectively whether you’re ploughing your way through client work or you are out and about by yourself or with your family and friends.
Downing countless cups of teas or coffee or even cans of your favourite ‘energy’ drink isn’t a sustainable long-term answer to your vitality. But what else can you do when you often feel like you’re far too exhausted to do anything once you’ve wrapped up for the day and all you can do is collapse on the sofa or in bed? Sometimes, you may even be having trouble concentrating on your work. Or maybe you find it hard to switch off even when you’re trying to have some downtime.
If you’re experiencing any of these and you’ve had enough of trying ineffective short-term fixes and are ready to stop trying to pour out of an empty cup, it’s time to look at how you manage your energy levels not just your time.
Mira Rutter, a Work-Life Balance Coach and Strategist, will dive into the importance of self-care and how to prioritise your health and wellbeing as an entrepreneur, so that you can enjoy more of what matters to you most.
By attending this webinar, you will discover:
The two essential strategies for managing your energy levels
Highly effective stamina boosting tips to help you be at your best throughout the day that you can apply right away
How to preserve your power by learning how to cope with energy sappers
Join this webinar if you want to reap the benefits of feeling full of energy every day.
Are office politics holding you back? Are you unclear about how to exert political influence? Do you prefer to avoid politics altogether? Office politics are inevitable but the good news is you can learn to be more politically savvy. Join us for key strategies to help you maximize your political influence to advance your career.
In this webinar, you will:
-Learn what is meant by office politics and why politics are inevitable in any organization
-Recognize your political strengths and weaknesses
-Identify key strategies for boosting your political influence at work.
In this webinar, you will learn how to navigate male dominated industries, some of the challenges women can face in the workplace and be empowered with the information, tools and strategies available to climb to the top.
We will cover:
Unconscious biases that may be impacting your career.
How to identify sexual harassment and strategies to remain in control.
Your rights in the workplace and what key resources are available.
How you can take action to create a positive workplace culture for other women to climb to the top.
Do you struggle getting to sleep? To do you have a hard time switching your brain off when you need to go to bed? In this webinar, Nick Every The Peak Performance Coach to CEOs will give you the most effective hacks to get to sleep fast and have the best night’s sleep ever.
Ina Yulo, Stephanie Rawlins, Ryan Ross, Harriet Jamieson, Danke Cline-Thomas (BrightTALK's Fun Committee)
Burn out, lack of motivation, and a poor work-life balance are just some of the issues facing today's modern professionals.
At BrightTALK, a dedicated Fun Committee was created to ensure that each department was given a voice to create a culture of fun and productivity. The results have shown increased eNPS scores, decreased employee turnover, and an overall improved company culture.
Whether you're starting your own company, working to improve your current employer's system, or simply want to learn ways to improve your own business as a freelancer, this webinar is for you.
Register now to learn:
-How to come up with a social calendar of events to engage cross-department collaboration
-Why ping pong tables and bean bag chairs aren't enough
-Tips to ensure your budget goes a long way
-The importance of looking after mental health and wellbeing
-Easy activities that any company can roll out to increase employee happiness and productivity
As spiritual Entrepreneurs our clients needs often come first before our own. EVERYONE'S needs come first! But it is only through recognising what you need to do for yourself that helps your clients and has a huge impact in your business.
When you look after yourself first others feel that and your draw to you clients that want to put themselves first too.
I have created this three-part e-series for those of you that are Spiritual Entrepreneurs or looking to start your spiritual, holistic or wellness business to help you to get the most from your own self-care and soul connection.
In this series you will learn:
-HOW to connect with your soul daily to help your clients and use your intuitive nudges to give them the best individual care program
-YOUR vision for your business, as it is through this vision that you can see how others will benefit from working with you.
-ACTIONS to take for yourself and your clients to get yourself out there.
-WHAT is blocking your path to your clients? Are you looking to expand, what is holding you back?
-WHY did you start your business in the first place. You will connect back in with what is important to you and the values your business are based on.
-CREATE you will create a plan for moving forward so that you can have the biggest impact on your clients and get yourself in front of the people you want to work with.
It's time to Life Plan civilization! Kinder Institute founder, George Kinder, leads a live training focused on hosting community conversations for a Golden Civilization. Inspired by his latest book, A Golden Civilization and the Map of Mindfulness, George encourages you to step into leadership roles within your communities and help groups vision the future and live into it now! The webinar includes steps for leading successful conversations and a Q&A.
Forget what you know about working in a corporate. Start-ups are a different world, where corporate rules don’t apply. If you want to build a start-up or are thinking of joining one, join this webinar to learn about what makes for a brilliant startup team member and what qualities to avoid like the plague.
Sophia Matveeva is the CEO & co-founder of Enty, an innovative fashion tech platform where women can access the professional advice of stylists and the opinions of an engaged style-conscious community in a safe, ‘troll-free’ environment. The Enty platform is supported by unique artificial intelligence, which learns about user tastes and global trends as the platforms grows. Enty was born in a Chicago Booth classroom and has grown to serve users in the UK, US and Australia. Enty has been featured in Inc, Huffington Post, CNBC, BBC and many others. Sophia writes about her entrepreneurial journey for Forbes.
Mira Rutter, Work-Life Balance Coach and Strategist
You started your own business because you wanted to enjoy the freedom associated with being your own boss. You craved the fulfilment of doing work that matters. Perhaps you hoped to be there more for your family and friends. Maybe you were dreaming of exploring more of the world or pursuing other hobbies and interests. But now, you’re just feeling totally swamped by the daily grind, constantly juggling a gazillion things that life throws at you, feeling exhausted, wanting to make a change but not being able to see how.
It’s a new year and time for a renewed you.
If you’re dreading the idea of setting New Year’s resolutions because you’ve tried them and they didn’t work for you, or they just don’t appeal and you’re open to new ideas that actually work, then you’ve come to the right place!
Mira Rutter, a Work-Life Balance Coach and Strategist, will share with you her top insights and practical tips on what you can do to achieve more balance in your life by focusing on what’s important to you and freeing up time and energy for what truly matters.
During this webinar, you will learn:
To identify the No 1 obstacle that’s keeping you spinning your wheels
Her proven eight-step strategy to leading an enriched, fulfilling and healthier lifestyle.
How to create a vision for a successful and fulfilling year in business and personal life backed up by a plan that you can actually follow through
The essential ingredients to setting and accomplishing goals and outcomes in an empowering and exciting way
This webinar is for you, if you want to create success on your terms by living a life you love while doing work you love without burning out.
Habits are the foundation of life. Our Daily Habits are what create the outcomes we get in life but why is it so hard for us to create new ones that serve us? In this talk, Nick Elvery talks about what holds us back from building new habits and what strategies you can use to set yourself up for success.
Tracy Durrant Business & Lifestyle Coach, Author and Speaker
The realities of starting and growing a business are very different to the ‘Business life cycle’ diagram often shared in business books, the one that shows you how your business will launch, rise, reach it’s peak then eventually tale off and decline.
In reality, most people’s businesses take on multiple cycles, and it can be more like a squiggly line, and for those with a Small to medium sized business, transitioning from - taking on multiple roles to delegating to team members can be a real challenge.
In this webinar, I’ll be sharing the 4 keys to growing a thriving business, implementing these 4 keys will support you in avoiding business burnout.
Natalie Reynolds, CEO of advantageSPRING and Honorary Visiting Professor of Negotiation at Cass Business School
Negotiation is one of the most important skills in life to get what you want and we do it all the time…yet so many people are fearful of it, avoid it or make mistakes that hold them back.
In this lively seminar we will explore the importance of effective negotiation, how to avoid the common mistakes, understand the impact of our emotions, fears, biases and assumptions (and how to control them), learn about the different style of negotiator, how to deal with challenge and resistance before ending with our five-step DEALS™ method of brilliant negotiation.
Go beyond the tired old stereotype that negotiation is all about being ‘tough and aggressive’ and instead learn how to become the most effective, authentic and confident negotiator you can be.
My inbox at the end of the year is often full of people urging me to 'set big, powerful New Year goals.' And then trying to sell me services to help me plan and achieve. I'm all for goal setting, chasing dreams, planning, but it's really important to stop and take stock first.
If you're always chasing the next level, the next big win, the next half a stone to loose, there's a danger of never really feeling like you're actually achieving anything. You miss the joy and fulfilment of knowing you already got somewhere really wonderful.
The end of the calendar year is a brilliant time to pause and take in everything that you've achieved, record all the happy memories that have been made, celebrate all the challenges you've overcome and reflect on the lessons learnt. Don't set any new goals until you've stopped to reflect on the last 12 months.
This kind of review not only makes for a wonderful memoire of the year, it also boosts self-esteem and confidence and gives you a great perspective on what the year has actually meant for you in every area of life. It will also make you feel much more excited and positive about what will be possible for you in the future to, and where you might want to focus for the future.
In this webinar you will learn the key to reviewing your year constructively, including:
The key headings to split life into, so that nothing important gets missed when you review your year.
Powerful questions that will help you remember, interpret and celebrate.
How to balance the good with the lessons and mess-ups constructively.
How to feel amazing about the year that is ending so that your ideas about what your focus should be goal wise for 2019 is supportive of what actually makes you happy.
Ali Golds, Growth Coach, Motivational Speaker, Author
Ali Golds is a survivor. Having experienced childhood abuse, an attempt on her life, a shocking marriage breakdown, and a spell in a women's refuge after escaping an abusive partner, Ali overcame it all to become a best-selling author, UK government adviser, charity founder, and was named as one of UK broadsheet The Independent's 20 Extraordinary Women of 2017.
So how did she do it? And what are Ali's ten top tips for beating any challenge, and using it to make your life better than ever?
Join Ali on May 2nd to hear her extraordinary story, and learn how she succeeded in achieving her dreams in spite of her challenges.
Presented by Lanatha Johnson, Founder of Custom Made Coaching
Do you believe in the possibility of experiencing Change in your life but find yourself overwhelmed with Doubts?
Setting goals has been developed as a basic strategy to help us patiently move out of our comfort zone and experience the value of Change in our lives and many of us have a desire or a purpose to experience Change but Doubts can interfere and send us into a flight, fight or freeze mode and if we are not careful, we will begin to think, feel or believe that setting goals will produce effortless results.
If it’s a personal goal, organizational goal or a goal to find ways to enrich a community, your commitment in being proactive can be the foundation that supports you on your mission to achieve your goals.
There are several positive methods we can apply to our personal belief system and the value we place on our commitment to achieve our goals can enhance the effort of Challenging Doubts.
This webinar is provided as an opportunity to present some of the key methods to encourage you to be a Change Agent and take advantage of the benefits of achieving your goals.
Melissa LaFlair, Legal Operations Consultant and Innovator
Legal help can be an expensive “black box” resource that produces outputs that don’t practically align with your needs. Learn how to effectively involve legal in a way that drives your success and gets the most bang for your spend. We’ll cover what to do:
BEFORE you engage legal services
WHEN engaging legal services
WHILE working together
AFTER working together
to maximize the value of your legal inputs
Melissa LaFlair is a pragmatic legal operations consultant and innovator. She draws on her over 20 years of experience as a lawyer, client, executive and PMP in her signature approach to risk, data, behavioural economics and habit influenced changes that support the differentiation and long-term success of those she works with. She is passionate about aligning legal effort with client need to create more powerful and rewarding lawyer-client relationships.
Neurodiversity is oft associated with autism spectrum but can include an array of conditions affecting mind and brain. 70-90% of these individuals are unemployed/underemployed, yet they can bring a lot of value to an org with skill sets in high demand.
A neurodiversity program is dedicated to embracing diversity of thought process & background as a way to lead to a more successful and innovative company. Companies SAP, Google, Salesforce, HP, Ford, JP Morgan & Microsoft have already reformed their HR processes in order to recruit neurodiverse talent. Would your org benefit from becoming more welcoming of neurodiversity? What do initiatives look like?
This episode is for anyone who works with or could hire nuerodivergent individuals & who wants to find ways to hire, onboard & support those with cognitive differences. This episode comes after many questions about this topic during our most popular episode on diversity and pay gaps, & fits in with recurring themes like designing the career you love, mentoring, & flexible work.
Tia Shafee [they/them] is a UK civil servant working in disability inclusion, founder and chair of Public Sector Neurodiversity Network, which connects neurodivergent individuals across the UK public sector & gives them a platform to share their experiences.
Samantha Pierce, owner of NeuroDiversity Consulting & founder of the charitable organization Sanchia A Callender, is a training & dev specialist dedicated to creating a thriving empowered community that includes everyone. She enjoys life with her husband & 5 children, two of whom are autistic.
Amy Root, associate director of global solutions with UnitedHealth Group, is an experienced healthcare professional with special expertise in design & innovation, medical tech & business ops. As an autistic adult who is raising a child on the spectrum, Amy is passionate about orgs understanding importance of workplace neurodiversity initiatives & thoughtfully creating neurodiverse teams.
Jennifer Corcoran, LinkedIn Consultant, My Super Connector
What will I get from this webinar?
The confidence to use LinkedIn to grow your business
The tools you need to build a strong and magnetic profile
A better understanding of how to strengthen your personal brand
The knowledge you need to create engaging content
A clear understanding of how to build your network
A set of next steps for LinkedIn success
Is this webinar for me?
This workshop will help anyone who wants to learn to use LinkedIn effectively. The content is especially useful if you’re a time-pressed business owner or entrepreneur who wants to understand more about LinkedIn and how to use it to grow your business.
Highlighting women in the workforce, business leaders & entrepreneurs
The state of women in the workplace is constantly evolving. Each year we make new strides to be more inclusive, close the gender pay gap across industries, and promote and support more women in business. This series will outline the current state of the industry, the challenges women are facing in their careers, as well as opportunities and solutions for women climbing the corporate ladder.