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    Gretchen Carlson Talks About Confronting Your Fears

    Gretchen Carlson discusses the lessons she learned about courage and leadership from her experience taking on former President of Fox News Roger Ailes.

    Gretchen Carlson
    Journalist & Author, Be Fierce
    Bethany McLean
    Journalist & Author

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    • Volunteer your time as mock interviewer or resume coach at i.c.stars, a Chicago nonprofit focused on giving youth the tools and resources they need to become tomorrow's leaders.
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    • Attend an event at Greater Leadership Chicago, which gives support, resources, and guidance to rising leaders across the Chicagoland area.
    • Read Be Fierce, Gretchen Carlson's new book about finding your power and putting it to good use.
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    Idea: Leaders aren’t born—they’re made.

    A Talk to explore lessons in leadership.

    Mark Pincus
    Founder & Chairman, Zynga
    Brad Keywell
    Founder & Chairman, Chicago Ideas and Founder & CEO, Uptake
    Gretchen Carlson
    Journalist & Author, Be Fierce
    Kat Cole
    COO & President, North America, FOCUS Brands
    Jeremy Zimmer
    CEO, United Talent Agency
    Bethany McLean
    Journalist & Author
    Kareem "Biggs" Burke
    Film Producer & Co-Founder, Roc-A-Fella Records
    Jud Snyder
    Managing Partner, EY Chicago
    Bing Gordon
    General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer

    What it means to be a leader, to have power, and to be successful has never looked quite like it does in 2019. In this Talk, we’re painting a new portrait of leadership as we hear from executives at the top of their game about the turning points and unexpected paths that led them to their greatest successes.

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