Date & Time: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 – 12:00 to 13:00
Do you sometimes talk to clients / colleagues and think “the lights are on, but there’s no-one at home?” We will, naturally, gravitate towards people who ‘speak our language’. Most of us will communicate 80% of the time with only 20% of the people we know. How we develop our business relationships will depend on where we sit on the balanced thinking grid…
Balanced thinking programmes improve your workplace culture by training leaders to recognise their greatest strengths and create a more collaborative business environment. Key learning points:
Katie Day worked for The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development running personal development and leadership programmes for female staff from all 51 countries of operation, and headed up the Gender Diversity Task Force. From there she worked for Business in the Community working with FTSE 250 companies on their gender diversity and corporate social responsibility agendas.
In 2004, she set up The High-heeled Leader, a WEConnect International women-owned business, working with many global corporate clients. A sought-after international speaker, Katie is also a guest lecturer at Warwick Business School, regularly writes for the Huffington Post, Executive Women and Capital Business magazines in Dubai, has appeared many times on radio in both the UK and the USA, and on television in Canada and Dubai speaking on women in the boardroom.
She is on the Board of Trustees of the charity Women of Africa and a Director of The Foundation for International Collaboration.
Katie was also the winner of the WEConnect International Global Pitch Competition in Philadelphia in June 2014. Her book, The High-Heeled Leader: Embrace Your Feminine Power In Life And Work, is available on Amazon.