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Break Your Own Rules: Changing the Thought Patterns that Block Women’s Paths to Power

Thursday, May 31st, 2018 @ 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET

Women have made tremendous strides in business over the past five decades, but their presence in the C-suite remains disappointingly small. Women hold less than 17 percent of top leadership positions in the Fortune 500. Yet organizations with greater gender parity, a recent study found, are more profitable and better poised for growth.

In this webinar, New York Times bestselling author and former C-suite executive Mary Davis Holt will offer a prescriptive plan to break the cycle that has held women back from the highest levels of leadership. She will share her proven method for how women can “get out of their own way” to secure high-ranking positions, while also providing clarity on what female executives bring to the table.

Through this webinar, you’ll:

  • Identify the “rules” you’ve made for yourself (and why you should break them!)
  • Change the thought patterns that could be limiting your career
  • Create an actionable game plan

About the Speaker:

Mary Davis Holt, Partner, Flynn Heath Holt

MARY DAVIS HOLT is a partner at Flynn Heath Holt Leadership (FHHL) whose goal is to move women leaders forward, faster. She is an executive coach and keynote speaker on business, women, and leadership. As an in-demand voice, Mary shares her hard-won insights and promotes FHHL’s new rules for success to a wide range of audiences.

Prior to joining FHH, Mary held executive positions at Time Warner with oversight that ranged from finance to information technology, marketing, human resources, manufacturing, and distribution. She held a number of leadership roles in the publishing group including Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Time Life, Inc. Among her many career highlights, Mary led the management of worldwide manufacturing distribution for all of Time Inc.’s magazines (e.g., Time, Fortune, People, Sports Illustrated). She also served as president of Time Life Books and Time Life Kids.

Mary earned a B.A. from Salem College and an M.B.A. from New York University’s Graduate Business School. Like her partners, she serves on a number of corporate and non-profit boards. Mary is based in the Washington DC area.