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Jane Scudder

Coach | Consultant | Speaker | Facilitator

Chicago

Jane Scudder is a certified coach, speaker, trainer, and workplace consultant; she has been coaching and a leading voice in the leadership, personal development, and career growth space for close to a decade. As the Founder and CEO of The New Exec, Jane helps people and groups get "unstuck" and supports individuals, teams, and organizations to make progress on positive, sustainable change.
She brings an empathetic and intuitive coaching perspective to help people find and succeed at what's next for them, guiding them through transitions while supporting them to build enhanced leadership, executive presence, communications, emotional intelligence, and overall effectiveness.

Jane builds and delivers original workshop programs, trainings, and keynote speeches. She has coached and trained leaders and individual contributors from Fortune List organizations, start-ups, non-profits, education, medicine, law, and government. She regularly coaches political candidates, particularly women making first time runs for office; one of her past clients includes a National Congressional candidate who won a major party primary nomination for the 2018 midterm election. Jane was Adjunct Faculty in the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago for nearly two years. She frequently contributes to well-known outlets on personal and professional development; she has been featured in Fast Company, Fortune, Essence, Working Mother, Huffington Post, and more.

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

Jane holds a BA in Anthropology and Sociology from the University of Virginia and a life coaching certificate from the International Coaching Science Research Foundation. She is a Trained Co-Active Coach and will complete her Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) and Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credentials in 2018.

Upcoming:

Make Your Pivot (Get Unstuck Series Part 1)

Make Your Pivot (Get Unstuck Series Part 1)

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.

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Tue, 6 August 6:00 - 9:00pm CDT
Making Changes & Reaching Goals (Get Unstuck Series Part 2)

Making Changes & Reaching Goals (Get Unstuck Series Part 2)

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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Tue, 13 August 6:00 - 9:00pm CDT
Making Changes & Reaching Goals (Get Unstuck Series Part 2)

Making Changes & Reaching Goals (Get Unstuck Series Part 2)

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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Thu, 15 August 6:00 - 9:00pm CDT
Apply Strategically (Get Unstuck Series Part 3)

Apply Strategically (Get Unstuck Series Part 3)

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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Tue, 20 August 6:00 - 9:00pm CDT
Apply Strategically (Get Unstuck Series Part 3)

Apply Strategically (Get Unstuck Series Part 3)

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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Thu, 22 August 6:00 - 9:00pm CDT

Previously (38):

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.

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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.

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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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Apply Strategically (Get Unstuck Series Part 3)

Apply Strategically (Get Unstuck Series Part 3)

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

2 Times

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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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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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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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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Making Changes & Reaching Goals (Get Unstuck Series Part 2)

Making Changes & Reaching Goals (Get Unstuck Series Part 2)

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.

2 Times

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!

Make Your Pivot (Get Unstuck Series Part 1)

Make Your Pivot (Get Unstuck Series Part 1)

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.

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.

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!

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.

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?

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.

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.

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!

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