Global brand consulting boss Jane Geraghty will be sharing her insights on accelerating your career and making sure your talents don't go under the radar, from how to understand your strengths and weaknesses to applying the lessons of leaders like Sir Alex Ferguson to build high-performance teams.
Antonia Romeo began her career in the private sector before joining the civil service in 2000 as an economist. She went on to become Her Majesty's Consul General in New York. Now permanent secretary at the DIT - and tipped to become the first woman to head the civil service - she tells us about her career highs and lows, plotting Britain's trading future and empowering women.
Our panel will discuss:
- The work/life conundrum, how we can improve our time at work and make our working day work for us?
- The challenges ahead which are faced by organisations
- If the advances in technology are significantly increasing productivity, should more companies look at reducing staff hours?
- The Gender Say Gap: What it is and why it's holding you back
- How to find your USP and become an expert or thought leader
- Practical tips and advice on improving your visibility and increasing your own brand value
A self-proclaimed small-town American girl, Renée came to England in 1986, spotted a gap in the market for upmarket organic produce and opened Planet Organic, the UK’s first organic supermarket. Last year, she co-founded Beluga Bean, a business and life skills academy for women. She shares her story of challenging conventional thinking and finding the courage to go against the grain.
- How to manage your boss: How to make your boss look good and “manage up”
- Putting yourself forward and raising your game - how do you promote yourself to your manager
- Taking credit, asserting yourself
- How do we manage difficult conversations?