Playing to Win: It`s Not Your Mother`s Playground Anymore

May 21, 2014 at 5:00pm7:30pm

The Inn at Longshore, 260 Compo Road South, Westport, CT

Please join the Wiggin and Dana Women's Network for an engaging and potentially career-altering conversation about what it takes to succeed as a woman in business today presented by Linda Larsen, CSP, best-selling author, international speaker and CEO of Linda Larsen Communications, Inc.

In this informative session, "Playing to Win - It's Not Your Mother's Playground Anymore," Linda will share with us what we all must know in order to compete in business in today's workplace. We can indeed break the rules as they have been laid out for us, but first we must know what they are. Attendees will leave with a clear understanding of the different ways that men and women approach various situations and how they can adapt to meet challenges and solve problems effectively. Linda will also address:

  1. The one important quality women need to embody in order to walk that fine line between being perceived as too pushy and too passive.
  2. Nonverbal body language that undermines our ability to get the results that we want.
  3. The number one automatic behavior that mitigates our forward progress - and how to overcome that behavior now.

For over 20 years, Linda has been passionate about helping women bring their finest, best and most effective selves to life - both personally and professionally. Linda has spoken to over 1,000 audiences in her career, and is the author of the best-selling audio series, 12 Secrets to High Self-Esteem, and the critically acclaimed book, True Power, a riveting and true story of how she was kidnapped and held hostage at gunpoint for over 5 hours by an escaped convict. Her courage and the strategies she used to rise above one of life's major challenges led Investor's Business Daily to feature her in its Leadership and Success column. With a Bachelor of Social Work degree, a Master of Fine Arts degree, as well as more than ten years' experience as a communications consultant for trial attorneys, Linda has become one of less than 300 women world-wide to hold the highest earned designation in the speaking industry, that of a "Certified Speaking Professional."

As a former comedic actress in film, television and on stages across the U.S., Linda combines the fun and entertaining aspects of live theater with practical and relevant information to create a high energy, funny and content-rich experience that will leave you glad that you attended.