Building a High-Performing Team
Great things in business are never done by one person. Building a team is one of the most critical things you can do to drive results, whether you're working in the startup or an established organization. Referencing examples from her own experiences as an entrepreneur, advisor and angel investor, Alexandra examines teamwork at every level of the game, including the skills competency and personalities which compliment the other team members, sharing a common approach and purpose, and marrying these two a structure that enables both creativity and efficient work production, and creating mutual accountability toward that ultimate purpose...all frameworks for building a high-performance team.
Women in Business and Leadership
As a frequent and celebrated speaker at women's organizations, Alexandra is particularly adept at encouraging women to become leaders and find their true potential in the global workplace. Sharing firsthand experience as a leader and entrepreneur in her own right, she shares stories of working in male-dominated environments including investment banking and the luxury sector, as well as the barriers she shattered in her own endeavors at Gilt, GLAMSQUAD, Fitz, and now Allergan.
How to Disrupt Your Industry: Lessons from an Innovation Icon
What does it really take to invent our future. Creating value is just the beginning. To make money from innovation, you must drive your industry's evolution -- even before the industry exists. As one of the most successful entrepreneurial innovators today, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson shares the key skills that people need, including spotting value opportunities in new or underserved markets, moving ideas from value creation (revenues) to value capture (profits), building a process around value (not value around the process), selecting the right talent to execute...and much more. This is a critical presentation for all business people looking to maximize growth in the future.
Creating Innovation in The Workplace
Most companies and individuals can benefit from incorporating innovative and entrepreneurial thinking and action in the workplace. No matter if you work at a startup or in a big corporate environment, innovation leads to growth, success, job retention and loyalty among employees at all levels. In this presentation, Alexandra explains why it is critical that companies incorporate and welcome innovation and creativity from all levels of an organization.