Busting the Superwoman Myth Through Strategic Partnerships Presented at AWT Beyond Boundaries Conference February 16 th , ...
Introduction <ul><li>Strategic alliances are the single most effective technique you can use to grow your influence  </li>...
Topics of Discussion <ul><li>Why Bother with Partnering? </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><li>Risks </li></ul><u...
Why Bother? <ul><li>The Superwoman Myth and How It Sabotages Us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emotions in the Workplace </li></ul>...
Advantages  <ul><li>Leverage, Baby! </li></ul><ul><li>Two Heads Are Better Than One </li></ul><ul><li>Recession Proofing Y...
Risks <ul><li>Trip to the Courthouse </li></ul><ul><li>Trip to the Poor House </li></ul><ul><li>Reputation, Responsibility...
How to Get Started <ul><li>Audience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify Your Goal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify Your Pote...
Q & A  <ul><li>Have you ever partnered and how did it go?  </li></ul><ul><li>What’s stopping you from doing this now/today...
Single Most Important Takeaway? <ul><li>ASK! </li></ul>
How to Contact Me <ul><li>Email:  [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 512-917-3347 </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: @Smartw...
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Busting the superwoman myth through strategic partnerships

  1. 1. Busting the Superwoman Myth Through Strategic Partnerships Presented at AWT Beyond Boundaries Conference February 16 th , 2011
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Strategic alliances are the single most effective technique you can use to grow your influence </li></ul><ul><li>There are risks associated with business partnering and we need to recognize and manage those risks </li></ul><ul><li>The right types of strategic alliances are crucial and how you seek them out greatly influences success </li></ul><ul><li>A step by step process will make it easier and more fun </li></ul><ul><li>I’ve done them and so can you (it’s less painful than you probably think…) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Topics of Discussion <ul><li>Why Bother with Partnering? </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><li>Risks </li></ul><ul><li>How to Get Started </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Message </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Timing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Q & A </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why Bother? <ul><li>The Superwoman Myth and How It Sabotages Us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emotions in the Workplace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Power, Trust and Control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gender Discrimination – Outing the Dirty Little Secret </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting Beyond Stereotypes </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Advantages <ul><li>Leverage, Baby! </li></ul><ul><li>Two Heads Are Better Than One </li></ul><ul><li>Recession Proofing Your Career </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing Your Real Network </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Growth and the Future </li></ul>
  6. 6. Risks <ul><li>Trip to the Courthouse </li></ul><ul><li>Trip to the Poor House </li></ul><ul><li>Reputation, Responsibility, and the Fallout of “Loserville” </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure, Vulnerability, and Opening Yourself to Possibility </li></ul>
  7. 7. How to Get Started <ul><li>Audience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify Your Goal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify Your Potential Partners </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Message </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Formulate Your “Ask” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Formulate Your “Give” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Timing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cover Your Ass(ets) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know Your Exit Strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reach Out and Touch Someone </li></ul>
  8. 8. Q & A <ul><li>Have you ever partnered and how did it go? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s stopping you from doing this now/today? </li></ul><ul><li>What resources and support do you use and or need to incorporate this technique into your toolbox? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Single Most Important Takeaway? <ul><li>ASK! </li></ul>
  10. 10. How to Contact Me <ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 512-917-3347 </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: @Smartwoman and @SocialMedia4B2B </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn & Facebook: Vicki Flaugher </li></ul><ul><li>Website: B2BSocialMediaTraining.com </li></ul><ul><li>THANK YOU! </li></ul>

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