What are the personality traits a leader must have to turn a simple networking dinner into a world-class conference?
Equal Pay Day – Women to Themselves is the biggest empowering women’s conference in the Czech Republic. The conference helps thousands of women to develop their interpersonal and professional skills, such as leadership, mentoring, and conflict resolution, which are essential to any career. This year the event brings together 1,400 participants from the Czech Republic, Great Britain, Slovakia, Hungary, Germany, and Austria.
In this interview, I wanted to back up the story a little bit because I don’t think you can talk about the event without talking about the host. Please let me introduce Lenka Stastna, the president and the woman behind the Equal Pay Day – Women to Themselves conference, the largest event in its space.
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I am thrilled to be helping the Equal Pay Day volunteers team to organize 9th Equal Pay Day – Women to Themselves International Conference taking place in Prague, April 13-14, 2018.
🔺This year 1,400 participants are attending the conference. It is a great opportunity to connect with success-driven people and learn from the top experts, influencers, and coaches.
🔺The Equal Pay Day brings together participants from the Czech Republic, Great Britain, Slovakia, Hungary, Germany, and Austria. It is a great opportunity to connect and build relationships with mentors, potential business partners, and customers.
🔺 This is the 9th annual conference organized by Business and professional women CR a nonprofit organization. Equal Pay Day is the symbolic day dedicated to raising awareness of the gender pay gap.
🔺 Here’s why you should attend this conference:
✔️ Discover powerful tools to advance your career or business development
✔️ Learn from experiences and stories from the best mentors speed mentoring
✔️ Build your professional network, create leads and connections
✔️ Capture positive energy from this great experience
I always thought that successful entrepreneurs are only those blessed with special powers so that everything they touch instantly turns to gold, that they were born with brilliant business ideas and made their first million when they were 17 years old.
However, when I meet these terrific, hard-working people and interviewed them for this blog I realized that the majority of successful entrepreneurs do not belong to a special breed of superhumans.
But, it is true that they possess something that brings them to success:
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As we are approaching the end of the year and getting ready for the winter holiday, there is still a number of things we can do in the next few weeks. Some of them are important and some of them can be postponed – we decide on hierarchy. However, on the top of my “end-of-the-year-to-do-list” is the “life inventory” I usually do each year in December.
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What is SELF-CONFIDENCE? It is a belief in one’s ability to succeed in a specific situation or in accomplishing a task. Confidence determines the actions we take towards the thing we want in our lives. Our dreams plus confidence equal creating the life we meant to live, but where does it come from? And another question
It is a belief in one’s ability to succeed in a specific situation or in accomplishing a task. Confidence determines the actions we take towards the thing we want in our lives. Our dreams plus confidence equal creating the life we meant to live, but where does it come from? And another question
HOW TALL ARE YOU?
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How to master networking skills and make valuable connections at events without feeling burned out? That was one of the conversations I had at the HIP Carousel was exactly about the topic of this post: Networking. Particularly about the word “work” which is part of networking, and that it is not an easy one because for many of us it means going outside the borders of our comfort zone.
How to make it work?
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IMAGINE THAT YOU ARE AT A COCKTAIL PARTY or in an elevator with someone who attends the same event/conference as you do. If you are in an elevator with them, a possible scenario that he or she would start a small talk just to break an uncomfortable moment of silence, and this might be going like this: “Have you enjoy the event/conference? … What brought you here? … So, what do you do?” – To answer this question you might have less than 30 seconds before the elevator arrives at the ground floor. The elevator ride is your ideal moment because you have your counterpart’s full attention, so don’t miss this great opportunity to make your case!
What would you say about yourself, your business or project that would make people want to know more, ask for your business card or arrange a meeting with you? How would you describe what you do in a clear, concise and convincing message?
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“The book is a collection of short stories, and even though it is said that the medical staff has gallows humor, the stories will not regale a reader with the horrors of pain, illness or suffering. On the contrary, by making light of an otherwise dangerous situation, I hope they will help to relieve stress and get through difficult situations.”
Eugen Schlosser, physiotherapist, SLK-Kliniken Heilbronn GmbH
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Since 2007 Margarita has been leading tours around the cities of the Czech Republic, Germany and Switzerland. She used to work as a German-Russian translator, but left her job to become a tour guide. In this interview, Margarita tells us what does it take to be a tour guide and what is it that motivates her to walk people around cities almost every day.
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Lana Arkhi is a member of The Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers of Great Britain. In September 2017 she was awarded for the best work presented at the RMS exhibition at the Mall Galleries.
“For me, the award was a big surprise. I had been just elected a member of The Royal Society of Miniature and did not expect that I would get the award as well. When I came for the opening I also discovered three red dots on my items, meaning they were sold.”
— Lana Arkhi
Discover what does an artistic outlook on life mean in the interview with Lana Arkhi
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