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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Boost Your Creativity!

By Nicole Williams 2015 Women’s Leadership Conference Breakout Session Speaker Sitting in the same office staring at the same co-workers day in and day out can lead to major apathy. How can you blast yourself and your team out of a rut to think more creatively about your work? Here are a few ways to rekindle your inspiration.
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ICAN and Creighton University Announce “IMPACT”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2015 ICAN and Creighton University Announce “IMPACT” – A New Leadership Development Program for Graduate Level Credit to Help Individuals Lead Impactful, High-Performing Teams ICAN (The Institute for Career Advancement Needs) and the Creighton University Heider College of Business are excited to announce an educational partnership in bringing a new, first of its kind, leadership development program to the Omaha business community and beyond. IMPACT is an 8-session program – over the course of 5 months – with a curriculum for developing people managers to make a stronger impact on their teams and, in return,
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The Stunning Power of Collaboration

By Stacey Flowers 2015 Women’s Leadership Conference Breakout Session Speaker Click image above to view a video blog by Stacey Flowers about how to harness the stunning power of collaboration, dispel the myths and draw out the best skills from a group to work towards a successful goal.
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Confidence, Composure, Credibility: The 3 C’s of maintaining a collaborative spirit at work

By Michelle Ray 2015 Women’s Leadership Conference Breakout Session Speaker It is often said that we spend more time with our work colleagues than our own families. With many of us working long hours, the pressure of juggling multiple tasks, doing more with less and managing mounting stress can often take a toll. In addition, we find ourselves spinning our wheels knowing that we need to be the best versions of ourselves at all times; maintaining a helpful and pleasant demeanor with our internal and external clients alike. However, the ability to work collaboratively while being mindful of our emotions sometimes
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How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

By Selena Rezvani 2015 Women’s Leadership Conference Breakout Session Speaker On a regular old day, you’re plugging along, attending to the work tasks in front of you. Maybe you’re plotting out what assignments are coming up. Maybe you’re engrossed in a project with a tight deadline. Either way, you’re feeling good, generally speaking, about your work, your career decisions and progress. And then you do it.
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