Women’s Leadership Speaker

Jo’s most-recommended presentations are ideal for conference keynotes, breakouts, webinars, and women’s network events.

Jo Miller is dedicated to helping women around the world advance into positions of leadership and influence. Her dynamic delivery, extensive track record, and high ratings make her an in-demand keynote, workshop, and webinar speaker who is frequently invited back for repeat engagements. Jo’s presentations inspire emerging women leaders to step into the leadership pipeline, and provide them with actionable advice on how to advance.

Reimagine Your Leadership Brand

Are you the best-kept secret in your organization? Transforming yourself from a trusted employee or mid-level manager into a technical expert or leader can be a challenge. It takes an assessment of how you’re perceived, the courage to finetune your leadership presence, and the self-advocacy to amplify it. Learn how carve out a unique and valuable leadership niche, make a mindset shift from doing to leading, attract high-profile assignments, and make your value visible. Keynote, workshop or webinar.

Become a Person of Influence

Women who break through into senior-level leadership positions in business get there by mastering the art of influence. Explore ways to gain a voice and a seat at the table in your company. Understand the mechanisms of power within your organization, and identify six sources of influence you may not be fully utilizing. Keynote, workshop or webinar.

Attract the Advocacy of Influential Sponsors

Sponsors are influential leaders who advocate for you and connect you with career opportunities. Learn the difference between mentors and sponsors, what sponsors expect from you, and eight steps for attracting a sponsor's advocacy. Keynote, workshop or webinar. 

Five Ways to Lead When You’re Not in Charge

You don't need a title or a team to be a leader. This session explores five skills that set apart the individual contributors and managers who successfully lead people without formal authority, and practical ways to develop those skills. It also reveals how a mindset shift from doing to leading can have instant results—if you’re willing to make it. Workshop or webinar.

Build a Culture of Sponsorship

Harvard Business Review has reported that high-potential women are over-mentored and under-sponsored relative to their male peers. In this session, Jo Miller, CEO of Be Leaderly, will share what research tells us about the career-accelerating power of sponsorship. Understand and discuss the differences between mentorship and sponsorship, how to be an effective sponsor, and to build a culture of sponsorship in your organization. Executive briefing.

Women, Men, & Readiness to Stretch

Stretch assignments are a proven way to propel a career to new heights. Knowing that women are less likely than men to receive these opportunities, Be Leaderly surveyed 1,500 U.S. professionals, examining: Do men and women assess their ‘readiness to stretch’ differently? Hear and discuss insights from the research report, and how leaders can create cultures where stretch assignments are offered equitably. Executive briefing.

Want more? Ask about Jo's intensive one-day Poised for Leadership workshop.

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