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Developing New Mental Models: Converting Your Life’s Story Into Professional Clarity

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Join host Chapters FEI Sacramento, FEI Silicon Valley and FEI Orange County for this virtual event!

In 2022, uncertainty became tolerable. Through unexpected personal loss, a barrage of difficult societal events, and rapid transformation of those in our sphere of influence, we navigated circumstances that have improved our emotional resilience. Inside these tough experiences, we may have found new purpose.

If you recently confronted a personal low, questioned your self-worth, or felt disconnected from your closest relationships, you are not alone! Inside these valleys, there are glimmers of possibility and paths forward.

Consider joining executive coach and Financial Leadership Summit emcee Michael S. Seaver as he interviews Kalpashree Gupta and she shares her incredible story.

Learning Objectives:

• Honoring the lessons learned from your life’s adverse experiences.
• Vulnerably talking through your highs and lows to help you get un-stuck.
• Uncovering your core values and aligning your activities with each to drive motivation.
• Identifying where your mental models came from, choosing which to keep using.
• Clarity to deepen trust and create more equitable workplaces.

Virtual Details:

12:00 pm – Introductions & Networking
12:05 pm – Fireside chat: Michael interviews Kalpa
12:55 pm – Q&A
1:00 pm – Networking
1:30 pm – Adjournment

1 CPE credit

Free to FEI Silicon Valley Member & Partners
Guests $20

FEISV Member registration, click here use code SVCHAP
Guest registration, click here


Kalpashree Gupta

Kalpashree is a multi-passionate entrepreneur & influencer who exists to reinforce empowering beliefs and create innovative experiences, that encourage lifelong learning, enable self-expression, and connect people for fulfilling lives.

CEO of Knekxt Group LLC, a consulting company, Kalpashree helps clients build trust, mitigate risk, and grow in profitability and equitability, while also creating internal awareness for the high achievers and working parents who, like her, have encountered toxic bosses while rising the corporate ladder or have used their achievements to deflect from dealing with trauma up until now. Her mission is to impact 100 million lives in 10 years.

Kalpashree’s career started with NCAER, a leading think tank in India, and then continued to corporate life with GE. She moved to the US and continued her path of achievement in Corporate America, helping American Express, Zelle/Early Warning Services, Bristol Myers Squibb, and Mayo Clinic increase revenues and profitability through strategy, consulting, and diverse operational roles in product, marketing analytics & fraud risk management. After 15 years of achievement, she couldn’t escape the inner questioning of self, feelings of “never being enough,” shame, or seeing the same trauma-triggers show up in work-environment, ultimately leading her to quit corporate for conscious entrepreneurship.

Fast-forward through hours of therapy, coaching, deep conversations with her husband and son, introspective soul-searching and transformation, Kalpashree founded Knexkt Group LLC, to help leaders deeply connect, transform their lives and businesses, rebuild relationships, and finally speak their truth both internally and externally.


Mr. Michael Seaver

Michael S. Seaver is a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA), a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a Thunderbird School of Global Management MBA graduate. He is owner of Seaver Consulting, a coaching practice specializing in coupling Eastern philosophy, positive psychology, and business strategy concepts to unlock human potential, is author of two books entitled Fearing Mediocrity and Incorporate You™ and is Thunderbird’s Director of Career Management Alumni Services and Engagement. Seaver is also Vice Chairman of the Phoenix Business and Workforce Development board.




CPE Credits

One (1.0) CPE credit available. Field of Study: TBA

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