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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.

The NEW Leadership Academy features guest appearances by career experts and industry leaders who share their knowledge on topics ranging from strategies for rebounding after a failure to ways to spur innovation and creativity.

Learn how to build your career and deliver better business results during our 45-minute webinars on selected Thursdays at 1:00 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
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET

Members only, recommended for emerging leaders and their managers

Free to NEW members


February 8, 2018
The Art of the Ask
Whether negotiating an everyday matter or bigger, more structured deals, making the most of these conversations is imperative. Learn to identify your negotiating style, prep for a negotiation, maneuver through a negotiation with poise and close the deal.
Instructor-led training 
April 12, 2018
Failing Forward
Passed over for a promotion? Lose a big client? Made a costly mistake? We all mess up. The important thing is what happens next. In this webinar, learn how to recover — then thrive — when the unthinkable happens.
Panel discussion
June 14, 2018
Leadership Courage
Courageous leaders think big, set audacious goals and challenge others to do their best work. They aren’t afraid to act boldly and decisively, speak up and take risks. Join us for a conversation about what it takes to lead with courage and authenticity — and how you can do it, too.
Panel discussion
August 16, 2018
The New Rules of Teamwork
More than 80 percent of employees are “matrixed” — working on multiple teams every day. How can you distinguish your performance while working in teams that rapidly form, then disband? In this session, you’ll learn to identify the operating mode of your colleagues and harness the collective intelligence of groups.
Instructor-led training

October 11, 2018
Millennial Women as Leaders
Millennial women are the most educated, ambitious cohort of any before them. But many don’t find leadership roles appealing. To keep these women in the talent pipeline, leaders must understand their distinct wants, motivations and needs. Learn what millennial women want at work.  
Panel discussion
December 6, 2018
Innovate and Disrupt
The ability to innovate is critical to your company’s survival. In this webinar, thought leaders share what they are doing to innovate, disrupt the status quo and position their organizations for growth. Learn what you can do to promote creativity and innovation.
Panel discussion

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Webinars led by Be Leaderly CEO Jo Miller, creator of the Women’s Leadership Coaching® system, and Vice President of Consulting and Research Selena Rezvani.