Crain's Academy debuted Launch for Young Professionals
It was a great morning last week when Crain's Academy launched, Launch! A new program focused on Strengths + Strategy for our young workforce.
Joining us for a full-day intensive were members from Wintrust Bank, Call One, Robert R. McCormick Foundation, Clarion Construction, United Way of Metro Chicago, F.H. Paschen, McCaffery Interests, The John Buck Company, American Osteopathic Association, Gogo, Chico & Nunes, P.C., Taylor Electric, AAR, Chicago Housing Authority, and the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce.
Guest speaker, Aaron Olson, Global Head of HR at Aon Hewitt and author of Leading with Strategic Thinking, shared thoughts on how to lead through times of disruptive change and provided case studies of four leadership styles and practices.
Crain's Launch outcomes included goal setting and career activation along with strength based leadership and of course, building powerful connections. Interested in hearing how Crain's Academy can provide leadership development for your employees? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and a member of our team will respond with additional information about our programs.
AArete hosts evening event for Crain's Academy Alums, February 8.
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
Corrie S. Moreau is an evolutionary biologist and entomologist with a specialty in myrmecology, the study of ants.