Members learn to live their legacies at Chicago event
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
More than 250 Network of Executive Women
members and supporters learned to identify their best legacy -- and to start living it -- at
the NEW Chicago spring networking event May 2, 2013 in Schaumburg, Ill.
NEW Chair Catherine Lindner, chief marketing
officer for Argo Tea, helped attendees zero in on obstacles to a fulfilling
photo album on Facebook
Lindner offered a few steps
toward a more meaningful career:
a plan. "It’s not about tomorrow, it’s about a plan,” Lindner said. "Before you
make a change, make a plan ― now.”
help. "We need people in the world to give us honest feedback and you need to
ask for it,” Lindner said.
it back or pay it forward.
"We should all be happy regardless of
everything else,” Lindner said. "That is the goal.”
"One [thing Catherine said], I am holding close to
heart,” noted NEW Chicago PR Chair Latoya R. Conners Gray, director, PMO,
operations and business technology solutions, for Sears Holdings Corp. "Our
values need to sync up with our work. When that happens we are most happy and
more aligned with our belief system.”
Among the companies
sending delegations to the event were Acosta Sales & Marketing, Altria,
Catalina Marketing, Colgate-Palmolive, ConAgra Foods Inc., CVS/Caremark
Corporation, Hillshire Brands, KeHE Distributors, Kellogg Company, Kraft Foods
Group Inc., PepsiCo Inc., Sears Holdings Corporation and Walgreen Company.
Diane Bojic of Catalina Marketing, Bridget
Brennan of Female Factor,
NEW Chair Catherine Lindner of Argo Tea and Beth
Legate of Image Base
networked with more than 250 others at the NEW Chicago
May 2, 2013 in Schaumburg, Ill. Keynote speaker Lindner offered her insights
"living and leaving a legacy."