Rebecca Otis Leder

Bestselling author and career educator up-leveling women across experience levels and geographies

To inspire and activate inclusion, we must equip individuals, teams, organizations, and leaders of all experience levels, across geographies, and with any title with the tools that empower them to open doors to success through connection and intentional relationship-building.

Hear from the creator of The Knock Method®, a 5-step framework to building high quality career connection, which has been recognized by FastCompany, Inc. Magazine, NPR, and PBS.

Building meaningful career relationships—with your mentors, managers, colleagues, hiring managers, clients, partners, investors—is the key to not only building your meaningful career, but it contributes to overall wellbeing, productivity, and personal, professional, and organizational growth.

In this talk, Rebecca Otis Leder, the bestselling author of KNOCK: How to Open Doors and Build Career Relationships that Matter, a former Salesforce Sr. Manager, Customer Success, and a career & leadership development learning designer, educator, and speaker, will bring forward the organizational and social psychology research that informed her 5 step method to building high quality career relationships, The Knock Method®, to provide students, employees, teams, and leaders with 10 Ways to Inspire & Activate Inclusion in Our Careers & Communities.

Choose from 1 of 2 tracks for the workshop or keynote on International Women's Day (March 8, 2024), or during the month of March 2024, Women's History Month:

1) For Managers & Leaders, OR
2)For Individuals & Teams

Rebecca will share 10 Ways to Inspire & Activate Inclusion in Our Careers & Communities, diving into topics such as:

- Challenge the current state to create a culture of  inclusion
- Lead with empathy to reduce isolation
- Build communications skills for empowerment & self-inclusion
- Garner support, generate community

We'll hear about real world examples where heightened levels of inclusion were achieved across industries, and learners will take away actionable tips on how to cultivate cultures of inclusivity.

Rebecca has delivered The Knock Method and career & leadership development strategies to 2,000 students and professionals at Amazon, Brink's Inc., Aon, Salesforce Women's Network, Pendo.io., Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE), University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Texas McCombs School of Business AMA Chapter, MIT Sloan School of Business, Brandeis University, Suffolk University's Sawyer School of Business, JewishColorado, and Year Up.

Check out media coverage of Rebecca Leder and The Knock Method: https://www.buildmeaningfulcareers.com/news

Learn more or request Rebecca for International Women's Day or Women's History Month - March 2024:
https://buildmeaningfulcareers.com/career-development-keynote-speaker/

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