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Concurrent Session, ENX CHRO, ENX HR Leaders, ENX Mid-Market
The Misfit Advantage - Liberate Your Inner Misfit and Thrive
In-Person and Virtual Tuesday 06/25/2024 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Interpersonal (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral), People (Technical) | Intended Audience: Early Career, Mid-Level, Senior-Level, Executive-level
Workplace Application:
Attendees will understand the advantages of being a misfit and how to best facilitate individuality to boost workplace productivity and innovation. 

Seating Instructions: Seating is first-come, first-served. Reserved seating options are available for accessibility and accommodations. For detailed accessibility information, visit INFO > FAQs in the app.

In the workplace, 'fitting in' is often seen as desirable, and it can be easy for an employee to feel like an outcast.  In this session, Dima Ghawi guides attendees to appreciate what makes them different, demonstrating the advantages of embracing individuality. Through personal stories drawn from her experiences as a Middle Eastern woman, she reveals the values of challenging conformity. Dima's actionable tips and engaging examples leave audiences prepared to liberate their inner misfit.

Learning Objectives:

  • Best practices for facilitating and embracing one's individuality.
  • Actionable tips for creating a culture of belonging.
  • The practical benefits for leaders of letting differences shine in the workplace. 

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Live Streaming and Recording: Unless marked 'in person only,' all sessions are live-streamed on the app or web format and available for replay 30 days after the event.

Acknowledgment of Technical Issues: While rare, technical issues may occur during sessions. We appreciate your patience as we quickly address them.

Accessibility & Accommodations Information: For detailed accessibility & accommodations information, visit INFO > FAQs in the app.

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