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Karianne Wardell

President, Lofti

Chicago

Karianne Wardell is a Chicago-based marketing consultant, meeting facilitator, and presenter with 15 years of brand leadership experience in the creative industry.

Over the course of her career, Karianne has led branding, digital marketing, advertising strategy and execution for some of the world's biggest brands including State Farm, Hewlett-Packard, and GE. She facilitated consumer marketing campaigns as a Vice President, Digital at Weber Shandwick, a global communications firm and in 2017, launched Lofti to help small business owners navigate the complex world of branding.

In her inaugural year with Lofti, Karianne coached over 100 small business leaders through private consulting and facilitated branding workshops in London and throughout the U.S.

Upcoming:

Part 2, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: a Standout Summary & Headline

Part 2, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: a Standout Summary & Headline

Coming out of the session, you will have built a new LinkedIn headline, summary, and overview of your work experience that tells a consistent story about your career.

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Mon, 23 July 6:00 - 9:00pm CDT
Part 3, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Maximize Your Profile

Part 3, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Maximize Your Profile

Coming out of the session, you will have outlined go-to themes that align with your unique professional story for content development and networking talking points.

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Tue, 31 July 6:00 - 9:00pm CDT
The Future of Listening: Data and Music

The Future of Listening: Data and Music

Tune in for an in-depth discussion about what data-driven technology means for the music industry and where it's going in the future.

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Wed, 1 August 6:00 - 8:00pm CDT
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.

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Wed, 22 August 6:00 - 8:00pm CDT
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.

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Fri, 28 September 6:00 - 8:00pm CDT

Previously (14):

Career Conversations: Digital Marketing

Career Conversations: Digital Marketing

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

2 Times

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

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.

Part 1, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Profile Basics

Part 1, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Profile Basics

Learn how to develop a LinkedIn profile that includes a standout, searchable professional description, summary, and experience section that authentically tells your story.

Part 2, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Your Professional Brand Story

Part 2, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Your Professional Brand Story

You will learn what makes a sellable LinkedIn profile and spend time building your professional brand story.

Part 3, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Stand-out Summary & Headline

Part 3, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Stand-out Summary & Headline

You will learn how to apply your professional brand story to build a stand-out Professional Summary and Headline. You’ll also get 1:1 feedback in this session on your professional

Part 4, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Maximize Your Profile

Part 4, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Maximize Your Profile

You will outline go-to themes that align with your professional story for content development and networking talking points, and You’ll also get 1:1 feedback on your profile.

LinkedIn Profile Basics

LinkedIn Profile Basics

In this session, you’ll learn how to build a standout, searchable LinkedIn profile to help you to move up, pivot your focus, or find the right next role.

Part 1, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Your Professional Brand Story

Part 1, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Your Professional Brand Story

In this three-part series, you’ll learn and apply best practices to enhance your LinkedIn profile for increased searchability, reach, and overall impact of your professional brand.

Part 2, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: a Standout Summary & Headline

Part 2, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: a Standout Summary & Headline

Coming out of the session, you will have built a new LinkedIn headline, summary, and overview of your work experience that tells a consistent story about your career.

Part 3, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Maximize Your Profile

Part 3, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Maximize Your Profile

Coming out of the session, you will have outlined go-to themes that align with your unique professional story for content development and networking talking points.

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.

The Future of Listening: Data and Music

The Future of Listening: Data and Music

Tune in for an in-depth discussion about what data-driven technology means for the music industry and where it's going in the future.

Teach at GA

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