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6 Career Tips for Women in Leadership

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On April 4, 2017, Fawn Germer presented a webinar titled “Women in Leadership: 10 Tips On Getting to the Top.” The global leadership speaker and the best-selling, Oprah-featured author of eight books, Germer is also a four-time, Pulitzer-nominated investigative reporter. She has written for The Washington Post and U.S. News and World Report. Germer was…

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Meeting Planners: Get Recognized as an MVP

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You know you’re a most valuable planner, but management needs to realize it, too We’re preaching to the choir here, but bear with us for just a moment. We all know that meeting and event planning is a complex and nuanced job, requiring that you always think several steps ahead and be able to immediately…

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5 Tips To Help Women Get Ahead

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A leading neuroscientist shares her data-driven research Dragon lady. Witch. Or worse. Women who take charge often face a lonely, and increasingly alienating, climb to the top. And once there, the success can be bittersweet. “Women, as compared to men, are less likely to be selected for male gender-typed positions, are more likely to have…

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Carrie Abernathy: Inspiring Words From an Industry Leader

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Carrie Abernathy talks about her influential roles with Association for Women in Events and Practice Greenhealth Hometown: Christiansburg, Virginia Positions: President and founder of Association for Women in Events (AWE) and director of education, training and events for Practice Greenhealth Education: Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg; studied meetings, incentives and conferences…

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Is it Helpful to Label Employees?

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It can be, but it often causes a host of problems In virtually every workplace, certain traits are used to describe employees: Mary is a hard-worker, Jerry is lethargic, Tom is brilliant and Jen is chatty. Such descriptions often become labels that at best help to generally convey employees’ qualities, but at worst put them…

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Winning Strategies from an NFL Star

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Darren Woodson embraces hard change on and off the field We had the good fortune last month to have Darren Woodson as our luncheon keynote speaker for the Smart Meeting Southwest event at the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters in Frisco, Texas. I was so inspired and felt so congruent with Woodson’s message that I am…

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