Ready to take your career to the next level? Join us for a comprehensive skills-building workshop where a team of experts will walk you through how to manage a team, measure your effectiveness, present with confidence, and deliberately manage and shape your career. You'll also learn about finding mentors and career coaches, cultivating connections, branding yourself, and much more!
Anne Collier is a catalyst for executives stepping into power. She guides them in creating a fulfilling professional and personal life and gives her clients a competitive edge that gets them to their goals quicker and with more ease. Her work includes leadership and team development, personal branding and refining executive presence, business development coaching, and managing daily stressors. Anne guides clients to discover a fresh perspective through proven assessment tools such as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the Kirton Adaption-Innovation Inventory. She fosters the insight necessary to make the most of strengths, to strategically minimize the effects of blind spots, to communicate with presence and intention, and to be more effective and less stressed. Anne also works with clients to improve their organization’s culture, collaboration, and communication. She teaches the methods described in her Workplace Toolkit – Actionable Approaches to People Problems, which is available as both a written guide and online courses. She designed the Toolkit to support clients in creating a culture in which win-win conversation and coaching occur, fostering more effective teamwork and transforming difficult conversations into opportunities. Anne is a published author, Professional Certified Coach and has her JD cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School and her Master in Public Policy from the University of Michigan.
Kimberley Jutze is a social activist and founder of Shifting Patterns Consulting, a B Corporation that transforms teams for greater social impact. She helps socially responsible business and nonprofit leaders identify what’s really getting in the way of effective teamwork, build the skills to address these challenges, and put a support system in place to maintain improved performance. Kimberley has helped social enterprise accelerators, like Ashoka Changemakers, social responsible business associations, like Chesapeake Sustainable Business Council, and social justice networks, like National Justice for Our Neighbors determine their strategic direction, build stronger teams, and mobilize resources. Kimberley has written a case study for the 10th edition of Organization Development and Change, is the author of the “Nonprofit Funding and Long Term Sustainability” Social Good Guide, is a regular contributor to SEE Change Magazine, and was a Nonprofit Radio guest in November 2015 for a show on collective impact. Kimberley has a Master of Science in Organization Development from Pepperdine University and a Master of Arts in International Politics from American University.
Lauren LeMunyan, with the freshness of New Jersey and the strategic insight of Washington, DC, brings clients direct, intuitive and playful feedback to dream, build and expand their businesses. She works with creative and energetic emerging leaders and business leaders who are looking for structure, balance and a trusted resource to develop ideas and strategy. Starting from the foundations of leadership coaching, she works with clients to build their vision and mission, establish their values, set goals, and hold them accountable through each milestone. Prior to coaching, she served as the Executive Director of the Environmental Markets Association and two other trade associations. She also built and managed a 5,000 sq ft CrossFit business in Las Vegas and owned and ran a custom cashmere accessory business through college. When she is not coaching her amazing clients, she is working on her 100-Day Blog Challenge, producing training videos for emerging leaders, rapping on stage with a Bluegrass-Americana band, or snuggling up with her English Bulldog, Rico Suave.
Joanne Sonenshine is Founder + CEO of Connective Impact, an advisory firm aiding organizations in strategic goal development, partnership strategy, fundraising diversification, and collective thinking in order to solve some of the most complex problems of our time. Joanne is a trained development economist and has been living and working in the Washington, D.C. area since 2004. Her professional experiences have included working at the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Association, as a registered lobbyist advocating for more comprehensive environmental sustainability regulations, and as a program director for a large international NGO working on climate change, land use, and agriculture investments. Joanne’s book, ChangeSeekers: Finding Your Path to Impact, documents how to overcome fear, uncertainty and risk aversion to seek fulfillment in one’s life, and truly make a difference. Joanne lives in Arlington, Virginia, with her husband and two boys.