Tag: Career Webinar

Career Webinar Recap: “How Business Owners Can Survive” with Danny Caswell, BBA ‘84

Danny Caswell, BBA ’84, and crisis recovery and value creation experts discussed how to traverse the unchartered waters and understand –step by step– the immediate actions that you must take to survive in times of crisis and to emerge a stronger company. This webinar guides you through proven business survival tactics designed to find, preserve, and manage cash. It also covers how to quickly find cash and how to preserve it; how to negotiate with banks, landlords, suppliers, creditors, and customers; how to build a recovery plan; and finally, how to emerge stronger from this crisis and bolster the long-term. Watch the webinar here!

Webinar Recap: “Master Your Mind and Market: Leadership, Mindfulness, and Growth in Uncertain Times” with Nina Pickell

Nina Pickell recently hosted the career webinar: “Master Your Mind and Market: Leadership, Mindfulness, and Growth in Uncertain Times.”  With an MBA and BBA from UT,  Nina brings insights and ideas into leading in times of disruption and change, and even achieving what she calls “meaningful and magnificent growth.” Nina speaks on key elements like strategy, leadership, extraordinary service, branding and marketing in today’s digital world — as well as dealing with topics like mindfulness, anxiety and remote work. As such, she drives home that the most impactful growth will start inside each one of us and materialize in how we act, create, treat others and master our own minds. Watch the webinar here!

Nina is a brand builder, advisor, transformational growth coach, speaker, and entrepreneur. She specializes in growing companies and brands that she believes in, handpicked because they offer something special to the world. She has a passion for working with innovative companies and entrepreneurs of all types transforming the way we work and live through technology, innovation, digital marketing, thought leadership and the arts.

Nina has decades of leadership experience in early stage ventures as well as with major global businesses like Adecco, Randstad, IBM and Monster.com. Today, she works with aspiring entrepreneurs through global organizations to build brands; launch and market new products; advise on customer and talent acquisition, digital marketing, and technology; and improve business performance and profitability. She is the CEO/Managing Consultant of her own ventures providing coaching and consulting services to corporate clients and entrepreneurs who are focused on achieving the next stage of growth.

Nina is a public speaker, regularly leading online masterminds and masterclasses as well as speaking at events and webinars about topics such as entrepreneurship, building power brands, cultivating creativity, digital marketing and transformation, employer branding, the gig economy, digital product development, high impact selling, lifestyle and influencer marketing, social media marketing, and a variety of custom topics. See ninapickell.com for more information.

Webinar Recap: “Build and Grow with BizOps” with Solu Nwanze, MBA ’12

Solu Nwanze, director of Business Operations at Zendesk and executive coach at Expanded Impact, hosted a webinar on strategically utilizing BizOps. BizOps, or Business Operations, is a hot and rising field that draws in talented professionals across business and technical backgrounds and expertise.  The webinar covered everything from exploring the BizOps field to creating a team within your company. Solu shared the various models of BizOps teams, skills that are required to succeed in these models, and career paths during and beyond your stint. Watch the webinar here!

Solu is a business operations leader and certified executive coach whose mission is to develop people and teams for maximum effectiveness and engagement. She has over 16 years of experience working in the Tech industry in various capacities including software engineering, business analytics and business operations. In just the past few years, she has built and grown three high impact BizOps teams at Adobe and Zendesk from the ground up. 

As an executive coach, Solu works with established and emerging leaders across various functions and industries including Tech, Finance & Healthcare looking to expand their impact in their professional and personal lives. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Housing & Economic Rights Advocates, a legal services non-profit for low-income Californians.  

Webinar Recap: “The Future of Work is Now” with Kai Andrews

Kai Andrews, principal at Point B Management Consulting, shared his experience leveraging his powerful “Future of Work” concepts during his career webinar. As we are witnessing the “Physical & Digital” and “Human & Machine” dimensions converge, Kai discussed how to find the right balance in the workplace. He covered everything from changes in workforce dynamics to technology advancements, modern space needs, and how process optimization approaches are forcing companies to redesign their workplace strategies. Watch here!

Kai leads Point B’s Future of Work practice and has over 20 years of business and IT consulting experience, with primary expertise in delivering pragmatic workplace transformations concentrated in business collaboration and intelligence engagements. His focus has been on developing digital workplace strategies and designing and implementing collaboration and content management solutions for clients in the healthcare, retail, technology, and professional services industries. 

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