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Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Cocktails & Connections: GPS For Your Career: Navigating Corporate Culture
Every company is different - and so are you. Whether you're a new employee or a seasoned pro, you need the tools to deciphering the unwritten rules of corporate culture to succeed. Learn how navigating these informal rules - everything from where you sit in a meeting to how you address your superiors - can be the key to success in any organization.
Speakers
Jenny Blake Jenny Blake
Author, Micro-Business Coach, International Speaker,
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Jenny Blake is a bestselling author, micro-business coach and international speaker who helps people move beyond burnout to build sustainable, dynamic careers they love. With two years at a technology start-up as the first employee, over five years at Google on the Training and Career Development teams, and two years of running her own business, Jenny combines her love of technology with her superpower of organizing information to help clients through big transitions — often to launch their own small business. Jenny created her first website, LifeAfter College, in 2005, then released a book of the same name in 2011 that was featured in Target’s 2012 graduation display. Jenny has been featured on Forbes.com, US News & World Report, Real Simple magazine, and has spoken at several major universities and top companies such as Columbia, TEDxCMU, Google and Best Buy. Today you can find her at JennyBlake.me, where she explores how to thrive at the intersection of mind, body and business. For fun, Jenny teaches a Geek Yoga class in New York City for entrepreneurs.
Claire Steichen Claire Steichen
President,
Clear Strategy Coaching
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Claire Steichen is President of Clear Strategy Coaching, a practice whose focus is on mid-­‐career and senior executives. In the last four years, Claire has coached hundreds of clients in leadership development, career strategy and effective communication. Claire is a coach and trainer in public speaking for Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. She works as a coach and facilitator in leadership development for Columbia Business School’s Executive Education programs. She is a preferred coach, focused on 360 leadership assessments, for Columbia Business School's Social Intelligence Program. A seasoned executive, Claire spent seven years as an account manager in fine fragrance sales for fragrance suppliers Givaudan and Quest International, and six years as a marketing manager for Christian Dior Perfumes and Lancôme, Paris. Claire has her MBA from Columbia Business School and her BA from Boston University. She is a certified co-­‐active coach through Coach Training Institute, San Rafael, CA and is certified in Tracom’s Social Styles instrument. Claire is bilingual in English and French, and fluent in Spanish. Claire is a member of the International Coach Federation, Cosmetic Executive Women, and 85 Broads.
Event Timeline
  • 6:00 PM: Check-In & Casual Networking
  • 6:45 PM: Program PROMPTLY Begins
  • 8:00 PM: Event Concludes

Location Manhattan Penthouse
80 5th Avenue, 17th Floor
New York NY, 10014
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