Four Trends to Watch: Workplace SHIFTS

By Anne Loehr 2016 Women’s Leadership Conference Continuing the Conversation Keynote Session Speaker There are big changes coming to the American workforce. While many organizations are watching the economy, there’s another change — almost a revolution — quietly taking place right under our noses. That change is the massive shift in workplace demographics, with four specific trends to watch:
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SHIFT to Heart Health – A Message from the American Heart Association

By Jennifer Redmond Executive Director, Omaha American Heart Association As the old saying goes, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Today, that applies more than ever to women’s health. That’s why the American Heart Association is urging women to schedule a well-woman visit this February to celebrate American Heart Month. A well-woman visit an annual physical and discussion about your health that all women should get to help identify serious health concerns before they become life threatening – such as heart disease and stroke. Cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1 killer of women, taking one in three
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Generations & Transformations

Video Blog by Curt Steinhorst  2016 Women’s Leadership Conference Main Stage Keynote Speaker Click the image above to view a special message from Curt Steinhorst of the Center for Generational Kinetics. He provides a preview into his research and expertise on the transformational impact of the 4 – almost 5 – generations in today’s workplace. He’ll be sharing more as our morning keynote on April 6!
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What can we all do to advance women leaders? The Language of Leadership

By Lori Mackenzie 2016 Women’s Leadership Conference Keynote Session Speaker I developed the talk, the Language of Leadership, in response to the question, “What can we all do to advance women leaders?” Advancing women’s leadership is a complex challenge. If it were easy, it would be done! And the more one knows, the more the issues intertwine and thus, feel inextricable. Understanding that cultural norms shape expectations—our own and those that others have for us—and seeing how those expectations can become barriers, sheds light on the cycle of inequality which has been maintaining the status quo. In the face of
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ICAN’S 2016 WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE TO CAPITALIZE ON TRANSFORMATIONS FOR THE WORKPLACE: APRIL 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2016 ICAN’S 2016 WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE TO CAPITALIZE ON TRANSFORMATIONS FOR THE WORKPLACE: APRIL 6 Omaha, Neb.—Jan. 21, 2016—In the spirit of the ICAN mission to inspire business leaders to transform the organizations they serve, the 23rd Annual ICAN Women’s Leadership Conference will offer more than 2,400 business women and men a day to capitalize on transformations in their own workplaces, businesses and the communities.
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LEADERSHIP EXCHANGE 7x7x7: Men’s Mega Meet Up October 29 Event in Omaha Features 7 Speakers x 7 Topics x 7 Minutes Each

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ICAN LEADERSHIP EXCHANGE MEN’S MEGA MEET UP IS OCTOBER 29 Event Features 7 Speakers x 7 Topics x 7 Minutes Each Omaha, Neb., Oct. 7, 2015 — The Institute for Career Advancement Needs (ICAN) is hosting the fourth annual Men’s Leadership Exchange Forum on Oct. 29. Part of ICAN’s Leadership Exchange Event Series, this event is the culmination of a series of ‘Meet Up’ conversations held throughout the year on contemporary and newsworthy business leadership topics. The Leadership Exchange 7x7x7 brings together Omaha business leaders for an event featuring seven local leaders with unique and exciting passions
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ICAN LEADERSHIP EXCHANGE FORUM: WOMEN AND WORK September 10 Event in Lincoln Features 7 Speakers x 7 Topics x 7 Minutes Each

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lincoln, Neb., August 13, 2015 — The Institute for Career Advancement Needs (ICAN) in partnership with Nebraska Wesleyan University is hosting the Leadership Exchange: Women and Work. This Leadership Exchange event brings together Lincoln’s business leaders for an event featuring seven local leaders with unique and exciting passions and ideas. Those attending will learn something new and connect over discussion on contemporary leadership topics. Hosted by ICAN’s partner, Nebraska Wesleyan University, ‘Women and Work’ will be held in Callen Conference Center, located on the lower level of the Smith-Curtis Administration Building. Refreshments and structured conversation and networking will
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What is IMPACT? A Note from the Program Leaders

By Todd Darnold, Phd  & Nicole M. Bianchi, SPHR and PCC IMPACT Program Leaders COLLABORATION is critical to the success of any leader and any team… when we collaborate we tend to identify new possibilities.   In our new program –IMPACT:  Leading High Performing Teams, we go beyond the typical leadership development experience.   WHY?   Because we believe development of leaders and teams must to be based on best practices, experiential and peer learning but equally as important – SUSTAINABLE.
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Coaching: Helping You to Think Outside the Box

By Laura Roccaforte, Marty Malley, Karen Baldwin & Dawn Gelderloos 2015 Women’s Leadership Conference Coaching Corner Coaches ICAN Program Leaders You are the author of your life and your work, and a coach can help you discover your personal and professional potential and guide you to think outside of the box.  Coaching is about creating and implementing a powerful vision for your life.  It is a process that helps you to generate strategies and solutions that are best for You!
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