26 Jan January 29, 2019 – South American Super Entrepreneur Ines Temple, Social Design Cheryl Heller and Entrepreneurial Stress Angela Ficken
Everyone must act as entrepreneurs of our own careers. We should never
give the will of our careers to whatever company hires us. We must act as
freelancers. We need to understand the value our services provide.
Ines Temple runs two companies, LHH Peru & Chile, which are the leading career transition and talent-development organizations in both countries. LHH is the world’s leader in outplacement. As an author of the Latin American Spanish-language bestseller “Usted S.A. Empleabilidad,” published in 2010, her book is now in its 17th edition and has sold over 120k copies. It was second in overall sales in Peru in 2012 and again in 2014. It was first in overall sales among business books in 2013. For several weeks running in 2016, 2017, and 2018, “Usted S.A.” has been on the list of the top 10 bestsellers in Peru. The English version, “You, Incorporated: Your Career Is Your Business” was published in October 2018 by Nicolas Brealey Publishing. A prolific content generator, Ines has published over 800 articles and videos on topics such as the new world of work, personal branding, and employability in newspapers and magazines in the Latin American region. She is a popular speaker at conferences and universities around the continent and has a robust social media presence with over 103k Facebook followers, 27k Twitter followers, and over 43k LinkedIn followers. In 2016, 2017 and 2018, Ines’ reputation and leadership earned her recognition as one of the top 13 business leaders in Peru. She was also rated second among businesswomen leaders in 2017 and 2018. In 2016 and in 2017, she was recognized as the No. 1 personality in the country for online presence. She recently received the Stephen G. Harrison Star Thrower Award 2018, a prestigious worldwide Lee Hecht Harrison award given to those who contribute the most to making a difference in the lives of others.
Cheryl Heller – President of the Measured Lab Chair and Author of The Intergalactic Design Guide: Harnessing the Creative Potential of Social Design
Cheryl Heller is the Founding Chair of the first Masters of Fine Arts program in Design for Social Innovation at School of Visual Arts and President of the design lab CommonWise. She was recently awarded a Rockefeller Bellagio Fellowship, and is a recipient of the prestigious AIGA Medal (American Institute of Graphic Arts) for her contribution to the field of design. Her clients have included Ford Motor Company, American Express, Pfizer, Mars Corporation, Discovery Networks International, Herman Miller, Gap, Bayer Corporation, Seventh Generation, L’Oreal, The World Wildlife Fund, Ford Foundation, and the Girl Scouts of America. Heller is the former Board Chair of PopTech, and a Senior Fellow at the Babson Social Innovation Lab. She created the Ideas that Matter program for Sappi in 1999, which has since given over $13 million to designers working for the public good.
Angela Ficken – Psychotherapist and Founder of ProgressWellness.com
Angela Ficken is a psychotherapist in Boston, MA. She graduated with a B.A in psychology from Northeastern University and received her Masters in Social Work from Boston College. She began her career as a residence counselor at the OCD Institute at McLean hospital before attending graduate school. After receiving her MSW, she worked as a senior clinical social worker at McLean Hospital and was a primary therapist for college students at Harvard University before moving to her full-time private practice. She is certified in DBT and CBT and is trained in exposure and response prevention (ERP). Her primary interests are working with young adults who have OCD, eating disorders, and anxiety-related concerns. She is with us to discuss stress management for entrepreneurs, anxiety reduction tips to prevent overwhelm, task prioritizing, and more!