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The Way We Work Series

The Way We Work

Creating A Powerful Organization: Supercharging Your Talent Strategy Through DE&I
with Chaka Booker

Join Chaka Booker, managing director of The Broad Center and author, to learn specific practices that will leverage the complexities of identity and decision-making and improve how you manage your most important investment - your people. 

 

Friday, December 4, 2020
10:30-11:30 am

Complimentary Virtual Event 

 

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Speaker

Chaka Booker

Managing Director at The Broad Center

Chaka Booker is a managing director for The Broad Center. The center, founded by billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad, is a national organization focused on leadership development. In his role, Chaka has crisscrossed the country identifying and developing talent and has interviewed nearly three thousand professionals from every industry. He is on the board of directors for Renaissance Learning and is the author of two books; Mastering The Hire: 12 Strategies to Improve Your Odds of Finding the Best Hire and The Empowered Candidate: The Power You Have to Land the Job You Deserve. He has degrees in economics and psychology from UCLA and an MBA from Stanford University.

About The Way We Work Series:

The Way We Work is a series that examines the future of work and the implications for the business community and individuals in a time of changing demographics, growing technology, and increasing globalization. Created in partnership with Antenna, a Minneapolis-based marketing consultancy, and the Carlson School of Management, The Way We Work brings together thought leaders, companies, and individual workers for dynamic dialogue around relevant topics. Learn more at www.waywework.com.

Brendon Schrader

Brendon Schrader [Host]

Founder/CEO - Antenna

Brendon Schrader is the Founder/CEO of Antenna, a Minneapolis-based company that is changing the way people work by providing best-in-class marketers on demand. He is also the Founder/Publisher of Indypendently.com, a content and media platform for independent workers. Brendon’s insights on independent consulting, the gig economy, the changing nature of work have been highlighted in Inc. magazine, Forbes, Fast Company, and the Huffington Post. He holds an MBA from the Carlson School of Management, and an MEd from the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development.

About Antenna:
Antenna is a leader in bringing top marketing professionals to corporations and nonprofits for project-based consulting, interim leadership, and staff augmentation engagements. With headquarters in Minneapolis, Antenna draws from its private community of experienced marketers to provide clients with on-demand resources—both individuals and teams. Antenna’s vision is to fundamentally change the way marketing teams get work done by helping clients balance the flexibility and expertise required by today’s modern marketing organization.

Questions? Contact Carlson School Alumni Relations at carlsonalumni@umn.edu or 612-625-1556.

The Way We Work

Created in partnership by Antenna, a Minneapolis-based marketing consultancy, and the Carlson School of Management, The Way We Work brings together thought leaders, companies, and individual workers for dynamic dialogue around relevant topics.

Cindy Coleman
Senior Associate
Gensler

Rachelle Schoessler Lynn
Director of Workplace
Gensler

Chris Farrell
Author and Economics Commentator
American Public Radio

Allison Liuzzi
Project Director, Minnesota Compass
Research Manager, Wilder Research 

Pat Pettiti
Co-founder and CEO
Catalant Technologies

Brandon Peele
Marketing Evangelist
Imperative (former)

Lora Geiger
Leadership Coach & Senior Manager
PwC

Julie Burton
Founder
Modernwell

Marcia Droege
Director of Facilities and Real Estate
Land O’Lakes

James O’Reilly
President
Life Time Work

Jim Vos
Partner
Cresa

Cali Williams Yost
CEO & Founder
Flex Strategy Group

Jonah Stillman
Entrepreneur, speaker, and writer
Author of Gen Z @ Work

Diane Mulcahy
Consultant, advisor, speaker, and writer
Author of The Gig Economy

Nicholas Whittall
Managing Director
Accenture Strategy, Talent and Organization