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NEW Leadership Academy

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Since 2009, NEW Leadership Academy webinars have offered real-life career strategies for thousands of women and men in the retail and consumer goods industry.

Hosted by career expert Jo Miller, the NEW Leadership Academy features guest appearances by career experts and industry leaders who share their knowledge on topics ranging from having difficult conversations to choosing a sponsor.

Learn how to build your career and deliver better business results during our 45-minute webinars on selected Thursdays at 1 pm ET. NEW members may watch live on their own or with their team or view recorded sessions in our Study Hall.

NEW Leadership Academy webinar series
Select Thursdays
1 pm - 1:45 pm ET

Members only, recommended for emerging leaders and their managers

Free to NEW members


February 16
The Juggle: Work/Life Integration It’s time to lose the cape!
Superwoman had it wrong. Striving for perfection while juggling many roles is more likely to lead to burnout than to balance. In this webinar, learn practical tools for redefining work/life integration and making it all work.
Instructor-led training

March 30
Dealing with Difficult Conversations
There will be a time when you find yourself in a tough conversation with a subordinate, peer or manager. The stakes can be high. Are you fully prepared? Learn to handle difficult situations gracefully and effectively.
Panel discussion

June 8
Driving Financial Results: Finance for Non-Financial Managers
Corporate finance can be daunting, but if you're looking to take on greater responsibility you'll need a basic understanding of financial management. Our panelists will provide tools to help you make better business decisions by understanding finance — even if you are not a "numbers person."
Panel discussion

August 10
Attract the Attention of Influential Sponsors
Sponsors are senior leaders who advocate on your behalf and connect you with career opportunities. As Harvard Business Review reports, high-potential women are over-mentored and under-sponsored relative to their male peers. In this webinar, Coach Jo Miller offers eight steps for attracting sponsorship.
Instructor-led training

November 9
Lead from Where You Are
You don’t need a title or manage a team to be a leader. Learn the difference between leading and managing and ways to lead, engage and motivate others — even when you have no formal authority.
Panel discussion

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Webinars led by Jo Miller, creator of the Women’s Leadership Coaching® system.