Cherie Silas presents "Forget Climbing the Ladder-Take the Escalator to Success"

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Ever wonder if climbing the ladder of success is really worth it? So much competition. So many people to out-perform. So many people to compete for to get the best jobs, the highest raise, the biggest bonus. And that frustrating bell curve! There's a better way. Forget the ladder! Take the Escalator instead.

In this talk Cherie will share my personal experience with the uselessness of climbing the ladder just to find out that you have reached the top only to be miserable and alone. What I have learned through countless experiences in my career is that ladder climbing is a futile way of progressing. There is a more powerful, effective, and satisfying way to achieve success. Take the escalator instead.

The escalator turns what doesn't seem to make sense -- helping others succeed, helping your competitors win, giving away what others are selling - into your golden ticket to success. Join this talk to understand more about why the ladder method does not work long term and how the escalator model can bring more fulfillment, greater rewards, and financial security without the stress.

Cherie's Bio:
Cherie Silas is an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and a Scrum Alliance Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) who has been coaching, leading, training, and mentoring people for most of her career. She has a strong desire to help people arrive at the place they define as success in both personal and professional life. Her goal is to invest the experience and talents she has gathered through years of learning, often times the hard way, into people whom she hopes will become greater than she can ever dream to be.

She has a deep background in organizational management with a proven track record of people development. In 2011, when she discovered agile, the mindset behind the values and principles so deeply resonated with her that her entire career path shifted. She first served as a scrum master and became so passionate about helping people learn and grow as agile practitioners that she was compelled to start training and coaching.

Cherie's life mission that drives every interaction with every individual she encounters is simply this: To leave you better than I found you with each encounter.