Mentoring & Networking
The best opportunities come to those who network. Learn how to nurture your professional relationships and help others do the same with these tips.
Navigating 2020: Practical Advice from Key4Women Experts
Members of Key4Women® are leaning in and bringing practical advice forward as we all navigate the complexities of 2020. In this compilation article of the Key4Women Advice Series, six women business owners share their insights on adapting, or even pivoting, our businesses and ourselves at this very unique time in history.
Navigating COVID-19: Practical Advice from a Key4Women Expert – Cheryl Perez
The extended Key4Women® team is busy leaning in to bring practical advice to others during this time of disruption resulting from COVID-19. In this edition of the Key4Women Advice Series, Cheryl Perez, Trainer, Coach and Consultant, shares her perspective on working through the challenges we currently face.
Navigating COVID-19: Practical Advice from a Key4Women Expert – Janet Kendall White
The extended Key4Women® team is busy leaning in to bring practical advice to others during this time of disruption resulting from COVID-19. In this edition of the Key4Women Advice Series, Janet Kendall White, CEO, Berkshire Group, shares her perspective on working through the challenges we currently face.
How She Did It: Gabrielle Christman’s Path to Success
Meet Gabrielle Christman, a longtime Key4Women® member, certified women’s business owner and co-founder of SPARK Cleveland, a group established to encourage young women to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
The Importance of Becoming a Certified Women-Owned Business
Continued business success and growth doesn’t just happen. It takes preparation, presence, and commitment. A winning path comes only with ongoing education and a nimble mindset that allows an entrepreneur, owner, or leader to look at the business from both inside and out to find ways to improve.
Key4Women® Offers Unique Coaching Opportunity to Business Women in Hudson Valley
Key4Women is a distinctive program at Key that supports women in business with advocacy, connections, and empowerment. See how we put that mission in action at a recent Key4Women event.
Webinar - Leadership Series: How to Build Your Sphere of Influence Like a Pro
In this session, presented by the Courageous Leadership Institute, you'll learn about the following:
- Test what your current Sphere of Influence is, and see how to prioritize your next steps.
- Learn a productivity hack that will allow you to quickly and effectively build the relationships you need—before you need them.
- Discover the three questions that open doors and build your Sphere of Influence effortlessly.
Making 2020 the Year of Achieving Your Professional Goals
With the new year on its way, it pays to spend time determining what your professional goals are and the specific, actionable steps you can take to reach them. Learn more about what you should do before the new year to ensure success in 2020 and beyond.
Resolutions Every Business Woman Should Strive to Achieve
No matter where a woman is in her career, having clear business resolutions is an important part of her professional development. Whether they are tangible goals — striving for a certain position or promotion — or something more such as changing the workplace culture, business resolutions can be useful when measuring career success and satisfaction.
Infographic - How Women in the Workforce Can Find the Ideal Mentor
When paired with the kind of mentor who understands an employee's goals and aspirations in life, success is on the horizon. Mentors can help provide confidence to other employees when approaching senior leadership. And in some cases, employees with mentors are even more likely to pursue top executive positions — this is especially true for women. Therefore, women who are striving for specific leadership roles can benefit from mentor relationships.
The Rise of Women: How to Play Your Part
The "Rise of Women" got its momentum in 2018. A record number of women were elected to Congress and more female faces could be found on the boards of Fortune 500 companies. Keeping the movement going, however, will take continued work. Learn how you can do your part with four simple steps that keep women rising.
Webinar - Courageous Presence - Building Your Business, Your Career and Your Brand
Presented by the Courageous Leadership Institute, the first session of the Key4Women Leadership Series explores the three types of courageous presence, and how to cultivate one to your highest potential. Plus, you'll learn targeted communication strategies to help you circumvent the normal hierarchy, and micro-mentoring strategies to impact your career, today and tomorrow.