Session: Leading Gracefully: How to Own Your Strengths for More Impact
This keynote is based on Monique’s top-selling book, Leading Gracefully: A Woman’s Guide to Confident, Authentic and Effective Leadership, where you will discover what it takes to be a successful female leader in a world still very much dominated by men.
You’ll learn about a radically new approach to leadership that is designed to play to women’s strengths, while leveraging traditional qualities of leadership. What works for men doesn’t necessarily work for women in a leadership context, and given obstacles like gender bias, women need a new roadmap to leadership that is designed to help them succeed.
During this high-content, interactive keynote, you will learn about:
How gender bias and the “Double Bind” can hinder women’s advancement
“The Leadership Leadership” where women have to choose between being liked vs respected
7 strengths that women possess that are necessary for leading high-performing teams and organizations
4 traditional qualities of leadership that women need for maximum impact
Practical tips, tools and practices to develop a balanced, authentic and confident approach to leadership
Bio: Monique Tallon
Monique Tallon is a Women’s Leadership & Inclusion expert, executive coach and the author of Leading Gracefully: A Woman’s Guide to Confident, Authentic and Effective Leadership. Monique is the CEO of Highest Path Consulting, a global executive coaching and training firm specializing in developing inclusive leaders and organizational cultures, and has coached and trained thousands of executives in companies like Microsoft, Siemens, and Deloitte among others. Prior to launching Highest Path, Monique worked in Silicon Valley as a marketing executive for eBay, producing large scale tradeshows and conferences. Monique writes for HuffPost and the Observer on topics she is passionate about, mainly related to Diversity & Inclusion, Women’s Leadership and closing the gender leadership gap within organizations. Learn more at www.moniquetallon.com.