The Career Advice You Probably Didn't Get...Developing Future Leaders

Description:

Feeling like your career has stalled? Stymied about how to mentor your staff for retention, advancement and leadership? Gain insight and practical tips about career development from  Leading NOW, one of the world's premier consulting firms supporting corporate initiatives to advance women and close the leadership gender gap.  Leading Forward will discuss the 9 critical differentiators for moving from the middle into senior and executive positions. Their research  indicates that traditional career advice given to women and other underrepresented groups neglects key messaging about “The Missing 33%™” of the career success equation - business, strategic and financial acumen.

Highlights:

 

  • Provide young and mid-level professionals with tips and tools for career advancement and leadership skills development
  • Provide senior level professionals with tips and tools on how to engage, develop and retain younger talent

 

Objectives:


 Provide insights, tips and techniques about how to ask for, and provide, strategic mentoring critical for career advancement and staff retention.

Prerequisites:

None

Notes:

 

Credits:

1

Course Level:

Intermediate

Members

Standard Fee: $25.00

Non-Members

Standard Fee: $30.00

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Start:

November 16, 2021 1:00pm

End:

November 16, 2021 2:30pm

Check-in starts at 12:55pm

Leader:

Lockwood Primus, Kelly

Kelly Lockwood Primus, as CEO of Leading NOW, oversees strategy, research development and client relationship management. Prior to becoming CEO of Kelly was CEO & President of its Leading Women brand.
Previously, Kelly was VP- Marketing & Communications for WFF, a national non-profit women’s leadership organization and was instrumental in returning the organization to prominence in the foodservice industry.
Before her time in women’s leadership development, Kelly held several executive level positions in marketing, brand communication and strategy,and business development for global businesses in a variety of industries, including retail, pharmaceutical and public utility.
Kelly was a mentor to students at the Wake Forest University Graduate Women in Business Program, a panelist at their Women in Leadership Conference and now serves on the Women’s Leadership Council at the University of Rhode Island, her alma mater.
Kelly has participated in Executive Leadership Programs at Boston College and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Designed For:

Accounting and finance professionals interested in learning how to develop their own careers and/or mentor others for advancement into leadership positions.

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