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About this event

Who it's for:

Leaders, executives, managers and mentors feeling pushed to their limits.

Who's Hosting:

Marcia Daszko has been passionately speaking, consulting and guiding executive teams in Fortune 500 companies, to privately held companies, healthcare, education, the US Navy and non-profits for over 25 years. Mentored by Dr. W. Edwards Deming, she is nominated for the International Deming Prize, and has taught MBA courses at six universities. She is the author of PIVOT DISRUPT TRANSFORM: How Leaders Beat the Odds and Survive and writes a leadership column for the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

What You'll Learn:

  • New and better ways to think and act in your career - resulting in healthier relationships and exponential growth in the organization.

  • How to 'pivot' when you are disrupted and find transformative change.

  • Breaking out of the limiting 'management fads' and 'best practices' that most organizations have and finding a new lens to lead and develop people and achieve joy at work.

  • Implementing effective leadership tactics by challenging our own belief systems and getting out of our comfort zones at work and enhance our contributions and behaviors.

  • Exploration of what could happen if you abolish performance appraisals and didn't focus on the bottom line and other limiting business practices?


Marcia Daszko CEO; Strategic Advisor in Crises & Growth; Virtual & Keynote Speaker; Bestselling Author

Marcia Daszko is your Pivot Provocateur. A Catalyst for Strategic change Innovation, and Transformation for more than 25 years, she navigates leaders through crises and uncertainty. They improve, innovate, develop healthy cultures, and grow exponential profits.

Full of passion, high energy, and leadership knowledge, Marcia has worked with Boards of Directors, Executives, and their teams across all sectors from private companies, Fortune 100 corporations, non-profits, healthcare, the military, and education.

Mentored by Dr. W. Edwards Deming who taught Japan how to be a global competitor, Marcia’s magic is that she engages with her audience to unleash their own power and fulfill their highest potential and purpose.

Welcome the author of the bestselling book: PIVOT DISRUPT TRANSFORM: How Leaders Beat the Odds and Survive. Marcia writes a leadership column for the Silicon Valley Business Journal & has taught MBA leadership classes at six universities.


Coco Brown CEO

Coco is founder and CEO of Athena Alliance. Prior to her current roles, Coco served as President, COO, and Board Director of Taos, a market leader in IT Services serving hundreds of F1000 companies, including Apple, Cisco, ebay, Facebook, and Silicon Valley Bank. Coco brings rich experience across F1000 companies, start-ups, and nonprofits in the roles of CEO, COO, advisor, and Board member to Athena. She possesses a unique understanding of the breadth of challenges and opportunities of leadership. She empowers leaders to execute successfully, working with them to develop the relationship between a company’s strategy and its organizational design and environment. Coco’s expertise in developing and strengthening these important linkages makes her a powerful C-level advisor and Board member. In addition to serving on the Board of Taos from 2004 to 2014, Coco served as a Board Director for MentorNet during its rebranding, product transformation, and subsequent acquisition by Great Minds in STEM. Coco was on the finance committee supporting the Board of Directors of Samasource and established the Operating Committee for the Silicon Valley arm of Golden Seeds, a New York-based early-stage investment firm. She also currently serves as Chair of the Nominating Committee for the Anita Borg Technology Leadership Award, one of the most prestigious awards honoring women in technology.

Key Details

Pivotal Leadership: From Stress to Success

Thu, May 26 @ 9:00am PT (1 hr)

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