Attendees: What to Expect from the Virtual Pennsylvania Conference for Women

virtual PA CFW keynote slider featuring Viola Davis, Tara Westover, and Iyanla VanzantWe’re two weeks out from the first-ever Virtual Pennsylvania Conference for Women on November 11th, and we’re busy putting finishing touches on a program that will help you feel inspired, empowered, and connected!Keep an eye out for our emails over the next two weeks—they’ll contain important information about how to participate in this year’s conference, including your unique login.For now, here is an overview of what’s in store this year: (more…)

Is Your Body Language Sabotaging Your Career?

Driver, JaninesmPop quiz: You’re in a meeting with upper management. Though you think that watching paint dry would be more interesting, how should you sit? If your answer, like most people’s, involves a straight back and perfect posture, you would probably be mistaken for an intern or newbie employee, says Janine Driver, body language expert for NBC’s The Today Show and New York Times bestselling author of You Say More Than You Think. Send the right message with these tips. Read More

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Exercise Your Way To Career Success

Chris JordanBy Chris Jordan, Director of Exercise Physiology at the Human Performance Institute Division of Wellness & Prevention, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company

If I asked you to list ways to enhance your career, you might include mentors, continuing education, volunteering for a project and networking. What often doesn’t make the list, but should, is exercise. Many women in the workplace are in a human energy crisis. When we are fatigued we can become disengaged and our performance can decrease, whether at work or at home. That’s the problem and exercise can be an antidote. Here’s why: Physical activity means increased energy, which can lead to higher performance and success. Read More

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Boss Talk: The Art of Holding a Meeting

Amanda_Bruno_headshotIf you think 95 percent of running a meeting is showing up, you probably don’t accomplish much in them. Like most things in life, a well-run meeting takes forethought and planning, says Amanda Bruno, an attorney and director of special projects at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Take these tips from women executives—and never let your meetings waste time or reflect poorly on your leadership skills again. Read More

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Get Ready, Get Set, Go for It! An Easy Game Plan for Big Goals

Schawbel, Dan 200x238A promotion? Going into business for yourself? No New Year’s resolution is too out there if you’re serious about it. “The key is making it actionable and measurable,” says Dan Schawbel, founder and managing partner of Millenial Branding and author of Promote Yourself: The New Rules For Career Success. Turn your resolution into reality this year with this simple 5-step plan! Read More

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3 Ways to Help Innovation Thrive in Your Workplace

Ryder, JoanneBy Joanne Ryder, Executive Vice President, Director of Brand & Strategy, Beneficial Bank

The operating environment for nearly every industry has evolved, where the things that worked 20, 10, or even five years ago don’t necessarily yield success anymore. Thanks to the exponential advances in technology and social media, consumers’ habits are changing, and the demands on everyone’s time and attention are higher than ever before. As consumers’ needs change, we have to change along with them to continue to forge meaningful connections with them. Read More

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