Candid Conversations: How to Speak Up When the Stakes Are High, with Kerry Siggins

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To be successful in the workplace, the ability to have tough conversations in a way that builds relationships is imperative, especially when asking for a raise, responding to a request for a raise, seeing unfair treatment, giving difficult feedback, etc. In this session, you’ll learn from a leader who has built a culture of feedback and engagement by having difficult conversations in a productive, meaningful way.


– How to prepare for high-stakes conversations & disarm the situation before getting started
– How to be candid and direct while still being kind
– How to deliver feedback in a way that is heard


– Leaders & team members who want to become better communicators
– Anyone who struggles with speaking up and being candid at work



Kerry Siggins is the CEO of StoneAge, Inc., a global leader in designing and manufacturing high-pressure waterblasting and sewer cleaning tools and equipment used in the industrial cleaning industry. She is also the Vice President of the Waterjet Technology Association (WJTA).

Her passion lies in organizational and leadership development, where she helps StoneAge employees grow both personally and professionally. Under Kerry’s leadership, StoneAge became an ESOP Company in 2015, and her employees enjoy a strong culture of ownership and engagement. She is proud that StoneAge shares a significant amount of its success with its employees and believes that ESOPs are a viable model for founders looking to exit their companies.