Canada Chapter Discusses #MeToo and Board Liability

On Thursday, January 24, members of the Canada Chapter gathered in Halifax, Nova Scotia for a seminar examining the rise of the #MeToo movement and the liabilities that organizations face. The panel discussed a variety of approaches taken to assess and understand the management liabilities, employment practices liabilities, and other insurable & non-insurable risks.

Thank you to the panelists and to the Canada Chapter for organizing this timely and important event!

Women’s Leadership Network and Sponsor Appreciation in Atlanta

Wednesday, January 16 was the first Women’s Leadership Network Event held in Atlanta. The luncheon sold out with more than 90 attendees, who were excited to hear from  Elizabeth McCormick, former U.S. Army Black Hawk Pilot. She shared professional development secrets for business success with her stories of overcoming overwhelming obstacles as a helicopter pilot and inspired everyone who attended. After the luncheon and program, attendees were able to participate in the Southeast Chapter Sponsor Appreciation Cocktail Reception, which was also held at the Intercontinental Hotel.

Included below are some of the confidence boosting strategies that McCormick taught from the stage, as well as a video recording of her closing story.

Strategy 1: Boost your Confidence by shifting your language

Strategy 2: Delete the negative thoughts that no longer serve you

Strategy 3: Create an Invisible Suit of Armor between you and negativity

Click here for the handout for Strategy 3.

Click here to watch Elizabeth McCormick’s closing story of a real mission of FEMA operations during the 1998 Great North American Ice Storm.

If you’d like to connect with Elizabeth, you can find her on Linkedin, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Thank you to the PLUS Foundation and the Southeast Chapter for hosting this wonderful event, and thank you to the sponsors who made this event possible!

EVENT SPONSORS

PLUS Foundation

PLUS Southeastern Chapter

PLATINUM SPONSORS

CRC INSURANCE SERVICES, INC.

The Travelers Companies, Inc.

GOLD SPONSOR

RSUI

SILVER SPONSORS

Kathryn L. McHale, LLC

Markel

Future PLUS Puts a New SPiN on Networking

The Eastern Chapter enjoyed a Future PLUS Social on Thursday, January 17. 120 young professionals met at SPiN in New York for a fun evening of networking and ping pong. Everyone enjoyed good food and drink while making business connections between— and during!— friendly rounds of ping pong.

Thank you to everyone who attended and made this event a success. Enjoy the photos and we hope to see you at a PLUS event soon!