New England members learn to be 'radically resilient'
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Nearly 350 Network of
Executive Women members and supporters discovered how to be adaptable and
agile, leadership skills necessary in today’s fast-changing work environments,
at the NEW New England spring networking event, April 12, 2012 in Newton, Mass.
The event, held at the Newton Marriott, featured remarks from leadership expert
Eileen McDargh, who offered advice on being "radically resilient” when
professional and personal demands transcend regular work and life
"Radical resilience requires the courage to challenge, commit and contribute in
ways that positively impact today and tomorrow,” said McDargh, founder and CEO
of The Resilient Spirit. "You need to be anchored in what is most important to
you."Intelligent optimism is asking how I can reframe an event to see
what’s possible rather than impossible.”
were invited to attend an optional morning workshop, when McDargh presented
tips on leveraging individual skills and actions to further a career. "The
definition of mentorship is the development of originals,” she said. "The
single most important skill that we bring to the workplace is relationship
Among the companies sending delegations to the event were Acosta, Advantage
Sales & Marketing, Ahold USA, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Crossmark, CVS
Caremark, Delhaize America, Garelick Farms, Hannaford Bros., JOH, Ocean Spray,
Roche Bros. Supermarkets, Shaw’s Supermarkets and Stop & Shop.
Eileen McDargh chats
with Jack Young,
past NEW New England committee chair.
Dana Giffin and Lauren Trainor, both with
Acosta Sales and Marketing, coordinated
registration for the NEW New England event.
Bobbie O’Hare, vice
president, business development of JOH,
greets NEW New England committee members
Christine Curtis of
C&S Wholesale and Mary Kelly of Boston Globe Media.