INVEST IN ALL

LifeHikes
Week

Calendar Of Events

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Monday, September 20

Fireside Chat with Adam Grant, The Wharton School + Jodi Rabinowitz, Zoom

Roundtable: Born or Grown – How do we get the right kinds of leaders for our times and challenges?

Led By: Nandani Lynton, Siemens Energy

Roundtable: How Do We Make Learning Inclusive?

Led By: Maria White, Twilio

Keynote: women and motivational leadership: turning barriers to breakthrough

Led By: Michelle Kydd Lee, Creative Artists Agency + J.T. O’Donnell, Work it daily 

Training: Executive Presence

Master the magic formula to gain respect, forge stronger relationships, and increase your influence during any meeting or presentation, at any stage of your career. In this hands-on session, you’ll discover strategies (and science!) to overcome fear and position yourself as an invaluable leader. 

Tuesday, September 21

Training: Conflict To Culture

Understand the culture and climate of your organization and how to build trust and equity with your team. 

Fireside Chat with Ray Chambers, World Health Organization + Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn

Roundtable: Future of L&D: Agile learning – how to create an agile learning culture

Led By: Amy Hayes, Facebook

Roundtable: Making Learning A Habit

led By: Juan Carlos Rivero, Epsilon Advisors

Roundtable: ‘So, you think you want to sit on a Board?’

Led By: Elizabeth Nickels, Herman Miller

Roundtable: La Experiencia del Usuario es esencial para el aprendizaje (User Experience Is Essential For Learning)

Led By: Yolany Alcantara, LifeHikes

Training: Handling Difficult Questions & Objections

If fear, hesitation, and uncertainty were removed from every customer interaction, imagine what your quota (and your career) would look like. Through a nuanced and agile way of handling objections, you’ll discover how to confidently anticipate and address your customer’s concerns, shift their perspective from objection to opportunity, and guide them to take the action you desire.

Training: Engage Your Audience

When you feel like you’re part of something, suddenly it matters more. You pay attention. You remember. You take action. This same principle applies in communication. From meetings to sales calls to virtual keynotes, when your listeners truly feel engaged, you’ll earn trust and inspire follow-through. During this interactive module, discover expert strategies to guarantee participation, create conversation, and drive results.

Wednesday, September 22

Roundtable: Training To Build Trust & How The Military Trains Teams In The Digital Age

Led By: Admiral Bill Moran

Roundtable: Why Workplace Learning & Development Is More Important Than Ever

Led By: Michele O’Leary, RWJ Barnabas Health

Roundtable: The Lost Year Of Learning

Led By: Giancarlo Esposito, Actor

Training: Elevator Pitch

Uncover the formula for hooking your listener in now and creating opportunities to future conversations. Everyone needs an elevator pitch, and developing and mastering yours is a key step in moving from novice to seasoned pro.  You’ll leave this session with a concise, effective elevator pitch, and tips and tricks to keep refining and improving it.

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Thursday, September 23

Training: Storytelling For Sales

With virtual calls replacing many traditional customer interactions, it’s critical that your client meetings and pitches are clear, engaging, and inspire action. Use creative opening and storytelling techniques to capture your audience’s attention and deliver a winning value proposition in your pitches. By creating a powerful and highly relevant narrative around your solution, you’ll build credibility and communicate more effectively — and your customer will feel confident that they’ve picked the best solution from the best partner.

Roundtable: Owning Your Career And Development

Led By: Sylvia Imm, Kimberly-Clark Professional

Roundtable: Failure Is Important – how do great leaders embrace failure?

Led By: Deborah Marcus, CAA

Roundtable: Fixed Versus Learning Mindset

Led By: Marcel Eisma, Proofpoint

Fireside Chat with David Fizdale, NBA Coach

Roundtable: Lifelong Learning: A roadmap for success

Led By: Norrie Feinblatt, EditoriallyYours + Bonnie Rogovin

Training: Delivering Difficult Messages

An important but uncomfortable part of being a people manager is delivering difficult feedback about your employee’s performance or behavior. Whether you’re navigating an issue between team members or hoping to break through a hangup with a top performer, learn how to communicate tough news directly and clearly while creating a forum for collaborative problem solving that inspires each employee towards better work.

Roundtable: Why Is Investing In Staff Training Important For Your Company Growth?

Led By: Yao Zhenguo, Siemens

Training: Storytelling for Sales

With virtual calls replacing many traditional customer interactions, it’s critical that your client meetings and pitches are clear, engaging, and inspire action. Use creative opening and storytelling techniques to capture your audience’s attention and deliver a winning value proposition in your pitches. By creating a powerful and highly relevant narrative around your solution, you’ll build credibility and communicate more effectively — and your customer will feel confident that they’ve picked the best solution from the best partner.

Friday, September 24

Training: Coaching Your People

Cultivate relationships within your organization to motivate and encourage your team to take ownership of their role and contribute to the larger vision.  

Roundtable: The Future Of Learning

Led By: Cherita McIntye, ESPN

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