There are 30 videos in the "Middle Manager" collection

Marene Allison, Officer, U.S. Army Synopsis:A woman from the first class of West Point discusses what values guided her when she had no role model.
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Human Resources
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Gayle Colvin, Colonel, U.S. Air Force Synopsis:Integrity is important for everybody within an organization. It could mean the difference between life and death.
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Subject Area: Ethics
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Human Resources
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Gayle Colvin, Colonel, U.S. Air Force Synopsis:Colonel describes what it takes to be a good leader.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesCareer Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Human Resources
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Gayle Colvin, Colonel, U.S. Air Force Synopsis:Colonel shares how she is able to motivate people to work hard and do jobs that are risky and dangerous.
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Subject Area: Human Resources
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Human Resources
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Paul Bud Bucha, Medal of Honor Recipient, U.S. Army Synopsis:Army leader must overcome his own fears and uncertainty to lead decisively and courageously through overwhelming odds.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsDecision-MakingEthics
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Amy Brooks, EVP, Team Marketing and Business Operations, National Basketball Association Synopsis:A leader talks about how influential a story can be if it is told to inspire others.
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Christiana Shi, President, Nike Inc. Synopsis:A leader talks about how a good story makes you think, a better story makes you feel, a really great story makes you remember it time and time again.
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: Sales/Marketing
Industry: High TechServices
Leadership topic: Storytelling
David Hornik, General Partner, August Capital Synopsis:A leader talks about how using humor with your branding and story can be powerful.
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Subject Area: Strategic Management
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function:
Industry: Products & RetailHigh TechServices
Leadership topic: Storytelling
James Buckhouse, Head of Content, Sequoia Synopsis:A leader talks about how every type of business needs to tell stories because the products can't speak for themselves.
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Subject Area: Strategic Management
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Jeff Jordan, Investor, Andreessen Horowitz Synopsis:A leader talks about how story is a way of bringing products and a company to life.
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: General ManagementSales/Marketing
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Mindy Grossman, CEO, HSN Inc. Synopsis:Storytelling and context in business is critical to long term brand success. Storytelling saved HSN and was a critical part of reinventing the business model from selling to inspiring through stories.
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Nathan Hubbard, Head of Commerce, Twitter Synopsis:Nathan Hubbard shares how he relates his personal story as a way to humanize Ticketmaster for consumers to turn around the company.
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Tory Burch, CEO, Tory Burch LLC Synopsis:Leaders talks about how a good story should be unique and capture the essence of the product.
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: Sales/Marketing
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Leadership topic: Storytelling
Leslie Witt, Associated Partner, Ideo Synopsis:A leader talks about how she uses the power of words to shift the perspective of her audience.
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Subject Area: Strategic Management
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Christian Roman, Story Artist, Pixar Synopsis:A leader talks about how we use stories to learn about life and how to be successful.
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Jennifer Aaker, General Atlantic Partners Professor of Marketing, Stanford Graduate School of Business Synopsis:Aaker speaks to the power of purpose in storytelling.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: Sales/Marketing
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Jennifer Aaker, General Atlantic Partners Professor of Marketing, Stanford Graduate School of Business Synopsis:Aaker shares the science behind the power of humor in story.
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Subject Area: Strategic Management
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: Sales/MarketingStrategy
Industry:
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Jennifer Aaker, General Atlantic Partners Professor of Marketing, Stanford Graduate School of Business Synopsis:Jennifer Aaker shares the behavioral science behind the power of story.
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Jennifer Aaker, General Atlantic Partners Professor of Marketing, Stanford Graduate School of Business Synopsis:Aaker speaks to the science behind the power of empathy in storytelling.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: Sales/Marketing
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Christy Turlington, Founder, Every Mother Counts Synopsis:A Nonprofit founder talks about how she uses story to further her organization's mission.
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Subject Area: Strategic Management
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Tom Friel, Former Chairman and CEO, Heidrick & Struggles Synopsis:Tom Friel discusses the startup career track, including how to decide if it's right for you and what kinds of roles are worth the risk. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
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Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Tom Friel, Former Chairman and CEO, Heidrick & Struggles Synopsis:Tom Friel shares key insights about how to manage your career and network to facilitate a move into senior executive roles. In particular, he explains how to engage with executive recruiters in a meaningful and productive way that will support your long-term career aspirations. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
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Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Tom Friel, Former Chairman and CEO, Heidrick & Struggles Synopsis:Tom Friel shares the most effective strategies to build and maintain a professional network that will support your career advancement. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
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Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Jody Greenstone Miller, Founder and CEO, Business Talent Group Synopsis:Build an online and offline presence to help you communicate your qualification as a credible and compelling candidate for opportunities. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
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Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Jody Greenstone Miller, Founder and CEO, Business Talent Group Synopsis:Conduct an inventory of your professional skills to determine where you may have gaps and then build your knowledge base through project work, pro bono work, or internships. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
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Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Jody Greenstone Miller, Founder and CEO, Business Talent Group Synopsis:When pivoting, it is important to be realistic, patient and nimble. Be prepared to step back in order to achieve your final goal. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
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Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Jody Greenstone Miller, Founder and CEO, Business Talent Group Synopsis:Jody Greenstone Miller discusses the foundation of any career pivot—matching your career objectives with your life cycle, which today’s employment environment allows you to do like never before. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
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Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Jody Greenstone Miller, Founder and CEO, Business Talent Group Synopsis:When seeking a career pivot, consider your transferable skills and imagine how they can be applied in a new environment along with your knowledge of a particular industry. ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
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Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Carol Fishman Cohen, Cofounder, iRelaunch Synopsis:When returning to the workforce after a break, consider the stories of others as a source of advice, perspective and guidance (panel discussion). ( Alumni Only )
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Subject Area: Career Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
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Leadership topic: Navigating Career Transitions
Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures Synopsis:What happens to people who drop out of the work force?
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration