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Professional Women’s Conference (Live Streaming Webcast)

8:00 am–5:00 pm ET

# of CPE Credits

8

Description

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to connect with professional women and their advocates interested in advancing women in their careers. In addition to networking, this conference features topics to empower women in their professional development to learn new skills and strategies to achieve success.
 
New! Concurrent sessions will not be selected at registration. Attendees will select session(s) in real-time during the conference.
 

Objective

Attendees will identify new leadership skills to improve their professional careers, as well as recognize issues that are keeping them from moving to the next level.

Highlights

Killer Presentations, Lies to Legends, #MeToo Cultural Movement and more....

Who Should Attend

Women who are interested in enhancing their professional development and networking with their peers.

Required Knowledge

Coming Soon!

Advanced Prep

None

Event Speaker(s)

Ms. Sherre' DeMao ( BizGrowth, Inc., Chelsea, MI ), Jennifer H. Elder ( The Sustainable CFO, Pasadena, MD ), Kimberly N. Ellison-Taylor, CISA, CGMA ( Oracle America, Annapolis Junction, MD ), Ms. Tara Goodfellow, MBA, CTACC ( Athena Consulting, Morrisville, NC ), Dr. Rebecca Heiss, PhD ( Icueity, LLC, McLeansville, NC ), Ms. Angela Hosking, MSA, MSN ( Her One Tribe, LLC, Waxhaw, NC ), Dr. Carmen W. Landrau, MD ( Prestige Speaking, Houston, TX ), Dr. Joynicole Martinez ( The Alchemist Agency, Charlotte, NC ), Ms. Stephanie Melish ( CC: Stephanie, LLC, ), Ms. Kathryn Moczulski ( Styled by Kathryn, Huntersville, NC ), Marcey Rader ( Work Well, Play More® Institute, Raleigh, NC ), Nikki Rausch ( Sales Maven, Morrisville, NC ), Sandra Weber ( Integrative Bodywork, Morrisville, NC ),

Additional Event Information

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Sessions

Monday, October 26, 2020 (8:05 am–9:20 am ET)

General #1: Coming Soon

Field of Study: Personal Development

Monday, October 26, 2020 (9:35 am–10:25 am ET)

1A: Being Assertive vs Perceived Aggressive
Dr. Joynicole Martinez ( The Alchemist Agency, Charlotte, NC ),

Coming soon!

Field of Study: Personal Development

Monday, October 26, 2020 (9:35 am–10:25 am ET)

1B: Raise Your Rates: Own Your Worth as a Woman and Negotiate Like a Man
Ms. Angela Hosking, MSA, MSN ( Her One Tribe, LLC, Waxhaw, NC ),

Does the thought of negotiation make your mouth dry and your palms sweat? Are you uncomfortable asking for the compensation that you deserve? Do you shy away from raising your rates for fear you will lose clients or have them question your worthiness? The Gender Pay Gap is real. On the average, women earn .81 cents for every dollar a man makes. This session will teach you how to raise your rates and own your worth as a woman by negotiating like a man.

Field of Study: Personal Development

Monday, October 26, 2020 (9:35 am–10:25 am ET)

1C: Are You Good at GAAP? Generally Accepted Awesome Presentations
Jennifer H. Elder ( The Sustainable CFO, Pasadena, MD ),

Have you ever presented financial results to a board and been confronted with glassy-eyed stares and stifled yawns, only to be followed with questions two weeks later! It would be so much more productive for both you and the organization if your presentation were understood the first time. Learn essential PowerPoint dos and don’ts and before-during-after presentation skills to develop compelling and useful presentations.

Field of Study: Personal Development

Monday, October 26, 2020 (10:35 am–11:50 am ET)

2A: Make the Most of Your 24 Hours
Dr. Carmen W. Landrau, MD ( Prestige Speaking, Houston, TX ),

Time management is a problem faced by a high percentage of professional women. Frequently, they resort to multitasking but still feel disappointed and overwhelmed due to not having enough hours in the day and the expectation of having to take more responsibilities.

In this talk, professional women will learn to delegate comfortably and manage time for improved productivity, performance, and quality of life. Take home simple processes on how to stop suffocating under stress and live easier while performing at work and in your daily life.

After attending this presentation, women in the audience should be able to: Recognize and transform limiting beliefs to express their needs confidently. Learn how to assess different situations to use time more effectively. Identify action steps they can implement right away to help them be more productive.

Field of Study: Personal Development

Monday, October 26, 2020 (10:35 am–11:50 am ET)

2B: Attitude: The Good and the Bad
Ms. Stephanie Melish ( CC: Stephanie, LLC, ),

Attitude: The Good and the Bad
Attitude affects everything. Your success in your professional and personal lives can hinge on your attitude and how you react to the attitudes of others. Instead of taking a reactive approach to managing attitudes, be proactive and use this signature keynote to:

* Learn what triggers positive and negative attitudes
* Develop a general sense of attitude awareness
* Overcome your negative attitude with positivity
* Rise above the negative attitudes of others

Field of Study: Personal Development

Monday, October 26, 2020 (10:35 am–11:50 am ET)

2C: Buying Signals: Converting Casual Conversations Into Sales
Nikki Rausch ( Sales Maven, Morrisville, NC ),

Buying Signals is simple, yet powerful techniques on how to have more meaningful conversations that lead to doing business together. This training will cover how to increase your likability and credibility quickly when meeting someone new. Participants will learn to recognize subtle cues people give when they are interested in doing business. Language suggestions will be giving on how to move clients into the next step of the selling process.
Buying Signals is for people who want to:
*Increase likability and credibility quickly
*Have meaningful conversations, even when someone has a different style than yours
*Learn how to invite people to do business with you without sounds salesy or pushy
*Recognize Buying Signals
*Know how to keep the rapport intact even when someone tells you no

Field of Study: Personal Development

Monday, October 26, 2020 (12:55 pm–1:45 pm ET)

3A: Fear(less) Leadership
Dr. Rebecca Heiss, PhD ( Icueity, LLC, McLeansville, NC ),

As leaders, it is imperative that we are self-aware. And yet research finds that nearly 90% of us…are not. We have to find new ways of understanding our fears, our strengths, our shortcomings, and all of the ways that our brains keep sabotaging us from being the most effective leaders we can be. That’s where Rebecca comes in by providing immediately applicable strategies to intervene with our self-limiting instincts.
*Key Takeaway 1: Breakthrough barriers to optimal performance.
*Key Takeaway 2: Build self-awareness and fear(less) culture.
*Key Takeaway 3: Drive your mind and your company to be more profitable and productive.

Field of Study: Personal Development

Monday, October 26, 2020 (12:55 pm–1:45 pm ET)

3B: Fashion in the Workplace: How Your Clothes Affect Your Salary and Promotions
Ms. Kathryn Moczulski ( Styled by Kathryn, Huntersville, NC ),

How Your Clothes Affect Your Salary and Promotions
*A Woman is No Man: Addressing the inequities of a woman’s wardrobe; Gender Pay Gap stalling, cost, complexities, and modern feminism.
*Silent Communication: Visual projections of your work ethic, goals, professional capabilities.
*Dress to be Addressed: Elevating your style, conforming and pushing workplace dress codes.
*Decision Fatigue: Streamlined wardrobes and a contemporary take on a woman’s professional uniform.
*Zoom to Boardroom: Knowing your audience and your communication medium.

Field of Study: Personal Development

Monday, October 26, 2020 (12:55 pm–1:45 pm ET)

3C: Living Bold, Brave and Badass: Breaking Free From the Confidence Killers
Ms. Angela Hosking, MSA, MSN ( Her One Tribe, LLC, Waxhaw, NC ),

Do you feel like you are settling in your life or career because you lack the self-confidence to make bold changes? Are you constantly overthinking every little decision or worrying about the opinions of others? Do you often feel you are not worthy enough, smart enough, and measure your mistakes against the success of others? This session will teach you how to identify and disarm the seven most common confidence killers and learn to live the bold, brave and badass life you have always dreamed of.

Field of Study: Personal Development

Monday, October 26, 2020 (2:00 pm–2:50 pm ET)

4A: Smart Anatomy
Sandra Weber ( Integrative Bodywork, Morrisville, NC ),

Understanding our anatomy and learning how to prevent pain is paramount to functioning at our highest level! In this seminar, you will learn why the body presents with pain and actionable steps to take to reduce the severity and time span of acute and chronic issues.

Field of Study: Personal Development

Monday, October 26, 2020 (2:00 pm–2:50 pm ET)

4B: Task Mastery: Get the right things done to Work Well and Play More!
Marcey Rader ( Work Well, Play More® Institute, Raleigh, NC ),

Do you need ways to be more efficient at work and home to have more free time? Do you have trouble creating boundaries to focus on your health and relationships? It’s never just the system, but also the behavior, that makes task mastery effective. Getting tasks done is not the answer. Getting the right tasks done at the right time, efficiently and effectively, is what matters.

Are you working on your busyness or your business? Life is more than checking boxes.
*Improve focus to rest your brain and reduce decision-fatigue
*Create time and tech boundaries for increased presence and attention
*Outsource creatively within your personal and professional budget

Topics covered include distraction management, setting boundaries, and getting focused. Then we step into action with prioritization, using a task management system, and outsourcing both professionally and personally. This session gives clear, actionable steps on what to do with that never-ending task list and how not to just be productive, but effective.

Field of Study: Personal Development

Monday, October 26, 2020 (2:00 pm–2:50 pm ET)

4C: 5 Ways You Are Sabotaging Your Sales & What To Do Instead
Nikki Rausch ( Sales Maven, Morrisville, NC ),

The 5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Sales and What to Do Instead offers participants a new way to think about sales conversations and how best to communicate with prospects. This training covers five subtle things many people do every day in their sales activities that actually repels prospects away from them. Having awareness and knowing what to do instead will lead to higher close rates.

Participants will take away:
* A process for effectively moving a prospect through the sales conversation
* Sales scripts (language) to attract your ideal clients
* What to say/do when a prospect says, “I want to think about it”

Field of Study: Personal Development

Monday, October 26, 2020 (3:00 pm–3:50 pm ET)

5A: Dream Wide Awake! Overcoming What Limits You to Excel in Life!
Ms. Sherre' DeMao ( BizGrowth, Inc., Chelsea, MI ),

With more than 30 years working with entrepreneurs and their employees, Sherré DeMao has been able to identify five wishful thinking mindsets and six fearful thinking mindsets that hold individuals back from reaching their goals and achieving their desired level of success in life and at work. Based on her nationally acclaimed books, Me, Myself & Inc., and Dream Wide Awake, this program will help audience members shift their thinking from can’t imagine to can-do, inspiring and motivating audience members to take action and shift from daydreaming to dream doing!

Audience will learn:

* The three promises to live and achieve by
* The power of understanding and aligning your values for powerful insights
* A different way to approach goals that brings out what is really holding you back
* The five areas of wishful thinking and how to surpass with inspired action
* The six areas of fearful thinking and how to overcome with courageous intent

Field of Study: Personal Development

Monday, October 26, 2020 (3:00 pm–3:50 pm ET)

5B: #MeToo: The Brain Science Behind Our Culture of Sexual Harassment & What We Can & Must Do To Change It
Dr. Rebecca Heiss, PhD ( Icueity, LLC, McLeansville, NC ),

With her personal accounts of difficult encounters with strangers, colleagues, and supervisors, Dr. Rebecca Heiss brings a powerful and revealing testimony to help us all better process the challenges men and women face in fighting a malicious and pervasive societal problem.
By approaching sexual harassment from a biological perspective, Rebecca reveals the roots of these less than welcome behaviors to help her clients appreciate how to change their own biology for better, and prevent the misinterpretation, miscues, and missteps that have overwhelming detrimental and often irreversible consequences.
*Key Takeaway 1: Empower an appropriate recognition and response to sexual harassment
*Key Takeaway 2: Build a powerful and clear vision of how to avoid harassing and being harassed under all circumstances
*Key Takeaway 3: Rewire brains and behavior for more positive and less threatening interactions

Field of Study: Personal Development

Monday, October 26, 2020 (3:00 pm–3:50 pm ET)

5C: Setting up a Killer LinkedIn Page
Ms. Tara Goodfellow, MBA, CTACC ( Athena Consulting, Morrisville, NC ),

It’s been on your to do list for HOW long now? Optimize your LinkedIn profile. I know, it’s not the most exciting of tasks, but it can add value and provide opportunities. Whether you’re seeking your next career challenge, focusing on landing new clients, wanting to connect with industry colleagues, or establish yourself as a speaker or instructor, a strong LinkedIn profile can help build those relationships and contacts as well as establish credibility. During this session, you’ll learn the main section to optimize, how to create compelling content, and a plan to develop your professional social media and networking goals.

Field of Study: Personal Development

Monday, October 26, 2020 (4:05 pm–5:00 pm ET)

General #2: Wonder Woman Activate - Let's Reinvent Ourselves in These Uncertain Times
Kimberly N. Ellison-Taylor, CISA, CGMA ( Oracle America, Annapolis Junction, MD ),

Field of Study: Personal Development


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Event Vendor:NCACPA
Field of Study:Personal Development, Various
Level: Overview
Other:New Course

Event Type:Webcast
NASBA Instructional Method:Group Internet Based
Event Code:WCNPRW20

Registration Fees

Registration FeeEarly BirdRegular
NCACPA MemberN/A$245.00
Non-MemberN/A$345.00
Other CPA State Society MemberN/A$245.00
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