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ISG Digital Dish Episode 14: Trust Your Inner Wisdom. It’s Usually Right!

Over the past year, many working women have faced intense challenges brought on by the pandemic. This has been especially true for women who have been trying to balance their careers with the needs of young children. Working from home has certainly provided the flexibility to facilitate that balance, but it also has thrown its own challenges into the mix. As the lines between work life and personal life get blurrier, it is no wonder many women have been feeling overwhelmed and frustrated. What does this mean for women’s professional development? How can women overcome the current challenges, gain the confidence they need to make their voices heard and continue to achieve?

Our guest on this episode of the ISG Digital Dish believes that women have much more power than they imagine. Listen in as host Jeanne Cuff talks to Maxine Nwaneri, a certified executive coach, best-selling author, international speaker and founder of The Future is Greater. Nwaneri shares her personal story of turning failures into successes, demonstrating that we can not only survive, but thrive in the face of challenge. She believes that, with the right mindset, anything can be achieved. Finding your inner wisdom and believing in yourself is the first step!


About the hosts

Lois Coatney

Lois is a recognized expert in the field of Service Management and Governance. As Partner and President, ISG GovernX®, she drives innovation and industry leading practices in the area of service integration, operational effectiveness and operating model transformation. She brings more than 25 years of experience in IT operations transformation to her work with such ISG clients as Abbott, CNA, Exelon, Loblaw, Monsanto, Pitney Bowes and United Technologies.
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Julie Fernandez

With more than 25 years of industry and consulting experience, Julie is an invaluable advisor for enterprises needing to evaluate and assess alternatives for multi-process HR service delivery, including workforce administration, payroll, benefits, compensation, recruiting, technology, learning, and talent management. Julie leads complex global HR assessments and transactions around the world. Prior to joining ISG, Julie worked for nearly a decade as an independent consultant, providing market research, vendor assessments, systems testing and implementation consulting to a broad community of benefits administration vendors and human resources departments. Julie started her career in human resources outsourcing, establishing shared service centers for a national benefits consulting and administration firm. She is a well-published thought leader in her field.

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Jeanne Cuff

Jeanne Cuff is an Associate Director in the Governance Services-Managed Services organization who brings a broad set of experiences to support ISG clients. Jeanne has over 20 years of senior leadership and consulting roles in operations, human resources, network and SaaS.

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