Knock Knock ...Who's There? A Learner, a People Person & an Achiever. Welcome Crain's Leadership Academy C5 Class!
Crain's Academy hosted the fifth Crain's Leadership Academy cohort with thirty professionals across 14 industries. Companies represented included: Holland & Knight LLP, McCaffery Interests, Hinshaw & Culberston LLP, Wight & Company, Chicago Commons, James McHugh Construction, Co., Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Wipfli LLP, The Walsh Group - Walsh Logistics, Hologic, CA Ventures, Cook County Bureau of Economic Development, F.H. Paschen, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Argonne National Laboratory, Selden Fox, Call One, Dondas House, Integrated Project Management, UBS Asset Management, Retrofit, Stratosphere Networks, Chicago Housing Authority, AArete, Van Meter, Robert R. McCormick Foundation, Daley Mohan Groble P.C., Wintrust Financial Corporation and Millennium Trust Company.
The day including getting to know a little bit about everyone's hopes, challenges and opportunities and sharing What Success Looks Like. Here's some of what was shared:
"A group of friends I can consult and collaborate with regarding career issues. The same group that would call me if they have employee or business problems that need a lawyer."
"Happiness" x 4 (Here's a bit more from Shawn Achor, who we referenced.)
"Expand network outside of traditional business silo."
"Self-discovery and self-reflection."
"A broader community to help fill my creative spirit."
We are excited to continue the road to leadership development via strengths and mindfulness and introductions to business, civic, and culture leaders along the way! Nomination window is open for Spring 2018 Crain's Leadership Academy. Visit here for the nomination application. More information on the program can be found at Crainsacademy.com/Leadership.
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This marks the beginning of a yearlong effort to tell the stories of women in Chicago business, to elevate their voices and be a catalyst for change. Exciting!
New year, new goals
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