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How Executive Presence Can Help You Achieve EPIC Career Breakthroughs: A Conversation with Cathie Black

Moderator: Emily Bennington, author, Who Says It’s a Man’s World: The Girls’ Guide to Corporate Domination

Speaker: Cathie Black, president and chairman, Hearst Magazines, best-selling author and Forbes “50 Most Powerful Women in Business”

The view is different at the top – and a lot of talented women still miss it! But Cathie Black didn’t. Black, who began her career selling ads for Ms Magazine under Gloria Steinem, rose to become both president and publisher of USA Today and president and chairman of Hearst magazines, where she was responsible for more than 300 publications around the world including Cosmo, Elle, and O, The Oprah Magazine. (She’s the one who convinced Oprah to create a magazine in the first place!). Creating a personal brand and developing an executive presence were key to Black’s success and rise through the ranks. Sharing insider secrets from her personal journey, this session provides practical tools for breakthrough career success. Learn:

  • How to cultivate remarkable executive presence;
  • Strategies to create a personal brand that aligns with your short-and-long term career goals;
  • Tools for networking within a large organization, including how to become visible without being annoying; and
  • Advice to help you effectively lead change – both within yourself and your organization.