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Jane Scudder

Coach | Consultant | Speaker | Facilitator

Chicago

Jane Scudder is a leadership coach, facilitator, speaker, and corporate anthropologist. She supports individuals and groups make progress on positive, sustainable growth and change.

Jane is the founder of The New Exec, a leadership development firm that supports organizations and professionals through a mix of corporate anthropology, human behavior science, and advanced coaching methods. Grounded in empathy, intuition, and observation, her work focuses on enhancing leadership, executive presence, communication, emotional intelligence, and overall effectiveness.

Along with 1:1 coaching she builds and delivers original workshop programs, facilitates team building and difficult conversations, and delivers keynote speeches. Jane has supported leaders and individual contributors at Fortune List organizations, start-ups, and nonprofits from a range of industries and across five continents. She has supported multiple political candidates making first time runs for office on topics including confidence and public speaking, and served as Adjunct Faculty in the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago for nearly two years.

Jane frequently contributes to well-known outlets on personal and professional development; she has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Fortune, Essence, Working Mother, Huffington Post, and more.

Prior to running The New Exec full-time, Jane worked in marketing and brand management for a decade at Fortune List companies and start-ups. She launched major products and campaigns, led a cross-functional team in support of a $3 billion banking acquisition, and launched and led a global Culture organization.

She holds a BA in Anthropology and Sociology from the University of Virginia. She is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) and a graduate of the Co-Active Training Institute (formerly the Coaches Training Institute). She has coached hundreds of leaders and spoken to and trained nearly 5,000 adult learners across the globe. Jane will earn her Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credentials from the International Coach Federation (ICF) in Summer 2019.

Upcoming:

Get Unstuck Bootcamp: Make Your Career Pivot

Get Unstuck Bootcamp: Make Your Career Pivot

Have you been wanting to make a career pivot but unsure what you want to be doing, how to translate your past experiences, or where to even start?

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Sat, 11 April 10:00 - 5:00pm CDT
Refining Your Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

Refining Your Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

Figure out how to be your best when the pressure’s on. Get expert feedback in a supportive environment.

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Thu, 30 April 12:00 - 2:00pm CDT
Mastering the Art of Negotiation: Finding Mutually Beneficial Outcomes

Mastering the Art of Negotiation: Finding Mutually Beneficial Outcomes

This workshop is perfect for anyone who anticipates negotiating a salary, a business deal, purchasing a home or car, financing a venture or a loan or pricing a product or service.

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Thu, 14 May 6:00 - 8:00pm CDT
Mastering the Art of Negotiation: Finding Mutually Beneficial Outcomes

Mastering the Art of Negotiation: Finding Mutually Beneficial Outcomes

This workshop is perfect for anyone who anticipates negotiating a salary, a business deal, purchasing a home or car, financing a venture or a loan or pricing a product or service.

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Mon, 22 June 6:00 - 8:00pm CDT

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Mastering the Art of Negotiation: Finding Mutually Beneficial Outcomes

Mastering the Art of Negotiation: Finding Mutually Beneficial Outcomes

This workshop is perfect for anyone who anticipates negotiating a salary, a business deal, purchasing a home or car, financing a venture or a loan or pricing a product or service.

6 Times

Getting Unstuck, Part 3: How to Strategically Apply to Jobs You Actually Want

Getting Unstuck, Part 3: How to Strategically Apply to Jobs You Actually Want

“I have no idea what I want to do professionally. All I know is that I don’t want to stay in my current job.” Sound familiar? If you answered (or whispered) yes, this is for you.

4 Times

Getting Unstuck, Part 2: Career Mapping, Navigating Change & Micro-Goal Setting

Getting Unstuck, Part 2: Career Mapping, Navigating Change & Micro-Goal Setting

“I have no idea what I want to do professionally. All I know is that I don’t want to stay in my current job.” Sound familiar? If you answered (or whispered) yes, this is for you.

4 Times

Get Unstuck Bootcamp: Make Your Career Pivot

Get Unstuck Bootcamp: Make Your Career Pivot

Have you been wanting to make a career pivot but unsure what you want to be doing, how to translate your past experiences, or where to even start?

3 Times

Refining Your Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

Refining Your Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

Figure out how to be your best when the pressure’s on. Get expert feedback in a supportive environment.

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How to be a Side-Hustler: A Definitive Guide

How to be a Side-Hustler: A Definitive Guide

Having a job with great pay & solid benefits is rewarding, but there's one thing that's even more meaningful: working for yourself! Here's your guide to get that side hustle going.

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Shape Shifting Social: Stay Ahead of the Instagram Curve Like an Influencer

Shape Shifting Social: Stay Ahead of the Instagram Curve Like an Influencer

Join GA and Planoly for a panel of experts on how to win Instagram in 2018.

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Getting Unstuck, Part 1: What The Heck Do I Want to Do?

Getting Unstuck, Part 1: What The Heck Do I Want to Do?

“I have no idea what I want to do professionally. All I know is that I don’t want to stay in my current job.” Sound familiar? If you answered (or whispered) yes, this is for you.

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Negotiation for Professionals Workshop

Negotiation for Professionals Workshop

This panel discussion is designed to help you understand the process of negotiation, using techniques and steps you can apply in getting what you want successfully.

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Get Unstuck in Your Career: Apply Strategically

Get Unstuck in Your Career: Apply Strategically

You’ll learn expert-level insight on navigating a strategic job search for making a career change and learn how to finally explain any shifts, gaps, or non-traditional parts of you

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Get Unstuck In Your Career: Making Changes & Reaching Goals

Get Unstuck In Your Career: Making Changes & Reaching Goals

The second part of this interactive workshop series goes deeper into goal setting and the steps to move forward after establishing a clearer view of where you want to go.

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Young Leaders in Tech

Young Leaders in Tech

ReferralMob and General Assembly are teaming up for an epic night with some of Boston's most interesting and inspiring young leaders in tech.

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How to Be an Effective Manager

How to Be an Effective Manager

Get an in-depth look at the roles and responsibilities of a manager and learn the skills necessary to succeed in a management position.

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Negotiation Strategies Bootcamp

Negotiation Strategies Bootcamp

This workshop will help provide you a concrete approach for tackling a negotiation head-on by using the proven strategies from the Harvard Negotiation Project.

A Mindful Approach to Building a Successful Career

A Mindful Approach to Building a Successful Career

In this session we will discuss and adopt tools and mindsets for building fulfilling careers.

Launching a Diversity Recruitment Initiative at Your Organization

Launching a Diversity Recruitment Initiative at Your Organization

A workshop and discussion with talent leaders who are driving change within their organizations.

Get Unstuck in Your Career: Make Your Pivot

Get Unstuck in Your Career: Make Your Pivot

This interactive workshop series is for anyone who wants something more from work but isn’t quite sure what that is or how to do it.

Rock Your Annual Review

Rock Your Annual Review

Learn what you should communicate in your annual or mid-year review, how to translate your work in the most compelling and effective way, and how to give and receive feedback.

Rise & Shine: Leadership Skills for Rising Managers

Rise & Shine: Leadership Skills for Rising Managers

Grab a cup of coffee and learn how to be a leader people want to work with!

Women in Tech Breakfast

Women in Tech Breakfast

Join us for this interactive dialogue about how women are succeeding in tech and fostering the next generation of leaders.

Digital Nomad Life: How to Live & Work from Anywhere

Digital Nomad Life: How to Live & Work from Anywhere

Meet other digital nomads, and if you're not one yet, learn from others how to live and work remotely anywhere in the world!

Creating a Career You Love

Creating a Career You Love

Learn exciting strategies and impactful lessons from a panel of local entrepreneurs, innovators and business owners who will help you find and own your passion!

Personal Branding Workshop

Personal Branding Workshop

Learn how to craft an image and build a reputation that can create new opportunities for you and your career.

Interviewing like a Pro: How to Strike the Right Note when   Talking about Yourself

Interviewing like a Pro: How to Strike the Right Note when Talking about Yourself

We’ll cover strategies to optimally prepare for important conversations, to craft stories and messages that stick, and to help ensure your interviews are infused with a spirit

Find Work That Matters

Find Work That Matters

Looking for fulfillment or a new direction in your career? Learn how to seize opportunities to cultivate happiness and pride in your work.

Intrapreneurship: Leveraging Team Creativity for Innovation & Growth

Intrapreneurship: Leveraging Team Creativity for Innovation & Growth

This event seeks to inspire creative leaders through the success stories of real people and companies that are using creativity as a catalyst for innovation and growth.

Career Conversations: UX Design

Career Conversations: UX Design

Considering a career as a User Experience Designer? Join us to find out if this might be the right career for you!

Career Conversations: Product Management

Career Conversations: Product Management

Considering a career as a Product Manager? Join us to find out if this might be the right career for you!

Career Conversations: Web Development

Career Conversations: Web Development

Considering a career as a Web Developer? Join us to find out if this might be the right career for you!

Career Conversations: Data Analytics

Career Conversations: Data Analytics

Considering a career as a Data Analyst? Join us to find out if this might be the right career for you!

Maximize Your Message: Effective Business Communication

Maximize Your Message: Effective Business Communication

Have you ever explained something to your manager that you thought was clear and obvious, only to have her respond with even more questions?

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