☑︎ Strategic Questions Leaders Ask
Interactive session with Circle Leader Catherine Burnett, Executive Director of the Phillips Foundation and Catalyst Investments in Dallas. Catherine will share how Policy Circle discussions prepare women to participate in board meetings and strategic sessions, to ask due diligence and to ask questions on intended impact and process. You will leave with actionable advice.
Featuring: Leigh Teece (World Mentor), Lorraine Gavican-Kerr (TD Ameritrade)
☑︎ Establishing Yourself as a Civic Leader
How do you design a roadmap to becoming a civic leader? Whether that be running for office, supporting other candidates or becoming involved in a local issue. Lem Williams from the Center for Austin’s Future will discuss this civic leader incubator established by the business community where future leaders learn how the city runs and compete to pitch their vision. Deana Bass Williams of Bass Public Affairs will discuss how to build your roadmap and what are the key components.
☑︎ Facilitating Complex Discussion & Expanding Influence
Sylvie Légère, co-founder of The Policy Circle and Karen Wells a former executive at McDonalds, now leadership coach who values diversity of approaches, share key techniques to facilitate productive conversations on complex issues, such as financials and strategic priorities, and thereby expanding your influence. Share and steal techniques and approaches that work.
☑︎ Interacting with Your Representatives
We, citizens, professionals, and business owners, wait until an issue comes up to engage with elected officials or government entities. In this workshop we will discuss how to develop constructive relationships with local elected officials, and influencers before an issue arises.
Featuring: John Pearman (Delos Communications), Kay Page, Comcast) and Kristine Telford (Edison Electric Institute)
☑︎ Building Your Brand and Your Network
Tamara Edwards, alum staff of the U.S. House of Representatives and current Principal of TE&Co., will lead a discussion on tactful tips and effective ways to enhance your profile and make your voices heard within your immediate communities and industries through simple, smart, and effective communications. Ellie Weed from LinkedIn will discuss utilizing LinkedIn to build out your network and Sarah Stefaniu from Google will highlight utilizing You Tube to get your message across.