“The safety zone has moved. Conformity no longer leads to comfort. But the good news is that creativity is scarce and more valuable than ever. So is choosing to do something unpredictable and brave.”
~Seth Godin, The Icarus Deception
What will you get when you attend the Career Leadership Forum 2013?
This is the world of Careers 2.0. The rules of success have changed. Hard work and perseverance are still essential, but to truly excel, you need to be self-directed, willing to take risks and able to demonstrate leadership ability no matter what your job title says.
That’s why we created the Career Leadership Forum, an event for people who want to get the most out of their lives and careers.
Founder, Rachel Rodgers Law,
Business Lawyer for Young and Women Entrepreneurs
Supports entrepreneurs and small business owners by making legal issues simple and easy to understand. In addition to practicing law, she teaches women lawyers how to create their own practices through her company, Her Virtual Law Office. She has been featured in Forbes, MSNBC.com, Time and Entrepreneur. A member of the Young Entrepreneur Council and the National Military Spouse Network’s Panel of Experts, her prior experience includes working in the Senate office of Hillary Rodham Clinton.
BMW Impact Ventures,
Social Entrepreneur, TED Fellow
Leads identification of partnership, incubation and investment opportunities for BMW Impact Ventures. Prior leadership role at IndUS Growth Partners, part of the Piramal Group. Widely known as a social entrepreneur leading India’s modern public service movement and as an innovator in drinking water solutions. His work has been covered in Fast Company, the Economist, Forbes and Business India. He is a TED Fellow and a fellow of the Aspen Institute’s Global Leadership Network.
Assistant Vice President, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management,
Energy Efficiency Expert
Jake Baker is a member of the climate change investment research team at DB Climate Change Advisors, leading design and launch of both the DB NASDAQ OMX Clean Tech Index and the Carbon Counter project. He is a co-author of the group’s published climate change-related investment market research and frequent speaker on energy efficiency issues.
CEO, Soul Purpose Company,
On a mission to empower women entrepreneurs
A global leader in entrepreneurship development, Jamila has trained thousands of small business owners. She’s the author of Your Big Year and From Payne to Power. Jamila has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and Entrepreneur Magazine, and has been selected as a 40 Under 40 Entrepreneur by the Philadelphia Business Journal. She is a board member at Business Alliance for Local Living Economies.
Founder, Our Time Projects,
Award-winning documentary filmmaker
Matthew Heineman directed and produced Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare, which premiered at Sundance 2012 and was aired on CNN in March 2013. Heineman previously collaborated with HBO on the Emmy-nominated series, The Alzheimer’s Project. He also directed and produced Our Time — a feature documentary about what it’s like to be young in today’s America, which premiered on the Documentary Channel in 2011.
Founder & CEO, Healthcare Rest,
Drama Therapist, Executive Coach and Speaker
Jacqueline Cohen has over 15 years of experience consulting and leading workshops for organizations including the Young President’s Organization, major universities, hospitals and non-profit organizations, and has been an adjunct Professor at Yale University and New York University. Jacqueline is a contributor at Salon.com, Elephant Journal and IadoreMe.com and directs and produces off-broadway theater in New York City.
Founder & CEO, Culture Adapt,
Author of #1 International Career Book
Michael has helped thousands of individuals all over the world improve their social confidence and build amazing careers. He’s a bestselling author, speaker and entrepreneur. Michael has been a speaker at some of the largest U.S. universities such as: NYU, Northeastern, University of Illinois, and Purdue. He’s lived in China, Hong Kong and traveled to over 30 countries. He holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Founder & CEO, 21 Switchbacks,
Speaker, Leadership & Life Coach, Blogger, Adventurer
Taylor’s work empowers young professionals to discover and unleash their best selves. He previously worked in development at Teach For India in Mumbai and in management consulting at Oliver Wyman. He writes the popular blog, 21 Switchbacks, is an avid adventurer, meditator and holistic health enthusiast, and has been featured on GQ and CNN. He graduated with honors from Duke University.
“I attended the Career Leadership Forum at a time in my life when I had just decided to leave my job in management consulting. While my previous position was interesting and lucrative, it didn’t feel like the true purpose of my life and was time for a change. Taylor’s workshop gave me the tools and guidance I needed to filter out the ‘noise’ around me and begin the journey towards discovering what my true calling is.” Brad Hagedorn, Entrepreneur
“Taylor’s coaching and insights transformed the way I thought about my job search. He wasn’t just a career coach. He went the extra mile to help me find my best self and communicate with impact in interviews. As a result, I eventually joined my top choice firm.”
Paritosh Kumar, McKinsey & Company
“Taylor is amazing! He has opened my eyes to the possibility of a fulfilling and successful career I had never thought possible. He has drawn out the confidence in me as well as provided the tools necessary to bring my career vision to life!”
Deanna D’Amore, Health & Wellness Expert, Gymnasia LLC
“I was amazed by Taylor’s honesty, critical thinking, attention to detail and most importantly, his genuine interest in my success. For those of you seeking a career move or networking opportunities, I strongly recommend working with Taylor.”
Sukoon Tandon, Teach For India
“Michael gave me an eye-opening experience in my career search and overall evaluation of who I am as a person. His advice and lessons are not only valuable professionally but also in branching out and experiencing the world. I’d recommend his work to any friend or colleague.”
Movement and Sports Sciences Graduate
Forum Kick-Off & Ground Rules - Michael Miller & Taylor Jacobson
Introductions, get-to-know-you and a collaborative culture creation exercise.
Workshop: Discover Your True Self - Michael Miller & Taylor Jacobson
Few people realize the extent to which our personalities and belief systems are clouded by fear. Clear away the cobwebs and find out your essence and true power.
Workshop: Create A Compelling Vision For Your Life - Taylor Jacobson
No gimmicks. This workshop will help you clarify what you’re meant to be doing on planet earth. You CAN find a path that fulfills you, makes great money and leaves you time for your health and relationships. You will leave this session with a written vision statement that you believe in 100 percent.
Panel: Creating A Career That Matters - Jake Baker, Matthew Heineman, Jamila Payne, Jacqueline Cohen
Some of the most thoughtful leaders we know discuss how they chose their careers, including the tough decisions and bumps along the way.
Workshop: Attraction and Building Relationships - Michael Miller
Your ability to attract others and build relationships will make you more successful than any technical skill. This workshop will teach you how to increase your social influence. You can apply these skills to networking, interviewing, team leadership or even your dating life. You’ll leave this session with simple practices that will allow you to build rapport with anyone.
Workshop: Barrier Planning - Taylor Jacobson
Barrier Planning is the shortest path from where you are not to achieving any goal you set. Get clear on what’s getting in your way, and learn how to plan your life around eliminating the barriers to your success.
Networking Party - Optional
Mix, mingle, bust a move. Get to know the awesome people that are attending.
Are you ready to supercharge your career in 2013?
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