The State Chapter of the National Career Development Association

Dr. Jennifer B. Kahnweiler's "The Introvert’s Path to Career Success"

  • Friday, January 07, 2011
  • Mercer University, Atlanta Campus

(This event was the first combined GACE/GCDA event!  We were delighted to collaborate with GACE on this workshop.)

Did you know that most people consider themselves introverted in certain situations? Not surprisingly, job searchundefinedwith its high-energy demands for networking and interviewing skillsundefinedqualifies as one of those situations for many career-services clients. In our extroverted business culture, introverts can feel excluded, overlooked, or misunderstood. But being an introvert doesn't have to stand in the way of career success. Citing examples of highly successful leaders like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, Jennifer Kahnweiler shows that introverts can build on their quiet strength and make it a source of great power. During this half-day workshop, Jennifer Kahnweiler will provide career coachesundefinedwhether Extroverting or Introverting in their own preferencesundefinedwith insight into the special challenges introverts face and how to help them successfully navigate their chosen career paths. . Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, Ph.D., is a workplace and careers expert and author of The Introverted Leader: Building on Your Quiet Strength. Founder and president of AboutYOU, Inc., an Atlanta-based leadership consultancy, she is an executive coach and corporate speaker. She is a frequent source for national media and a former workplace advice columnist for AARP, SHRM, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Jennifer was selected as a featured work-life expert on the TBS television show “Movie and a Makeover” and also received the highest honor from the National Career Development Association. [3CEUs earned]

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