Posts made in October, 2011

Network Like a Superstar!

Posted by on Oct 25, 2011 in Past Events

Network Like a Superstar! Thursday, November 17 Eagle Crest Golf Clubhouse 1275 South Huron Street, Ypsilanti 11:30am – 2:00pm Cost: $25 Premier Sponsor:  Agenda: 11:30 – 12:00: Arrival, Registration and Lunch 12:00 – 2:00: Welcome, Program and Close In business, it’s not just what you know, it’s WHO you know. Back by popular demand, it’s WXW’s second speed-networking event. Meet the area’s business leaders and engage in meaningful dialogue – in just 3 minutes. Bring at least 50 business cards and be ready to meet new people, make connections, and maybe even swap a few referrals. The speed networking event will start and end with a mini-workshop that will help you to jumpstart your networking know-how. Do you ever feel that you just don’t know what to say or how to start that first conversation?  Do you meet new people, but aren’t sure how to follow-up after? At this mini-workshop, you will gain new tools to add to your toolbox on how to get started with the small talk that leads to the real conversation. You will also learn how to keep the conversation going. Join WXW and networking superstar, Megan Crosbie, for this fun and fast-moving event!  Mini-Workshop Facilitator Megan Crosbie A graduate of Eastern Michigan University, Megan Crosbie is...

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Leading Ladies – Take Charge!

Posted by on Oct 17, 2011 in Past Events

Leading Ladies – Take Charge! Thursday, October 20 Eagle Crest Conference Center 1275 South Huron Street, Ypsilanti 3:00pm – 5:30pm Cost: $25 Premier Sponsor:         Agenda: 3:00 – 3:30: Arrival and Registration 3:30 – 5:30: Welcome, Workshop and Close 5:30 – 6:30: Networking Happy Hour Please join WXW and presenter Vicki Baker, Ph.D. for an interactive workshop designed for leaders (and aspiring leaders!) at all levels. In this workshop, you’ll learn: The top 4 mistakes all leaders make (and how to avoid them), and How to tap into your “inner leader.” You’ll work in small groups to discuss common leadership mistakes, and then as a larger group to identify common themes and action steps to avoid making these mistakes. Our emphasis will be on women leaders in the workplace and at home. We’ll then use this information to identify ways to tap into your “inner leader.” You’ll walk away with an individual action plan to implement in your daily life. Following the workshop, please join us for a networking Happy Hour to extend the conversation! Workshop Presenter: Vicki Baker Vicki Baker is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Management at Albion College in Albion, Michigan. She teaches Management, Organizational Behavior, Consulting, Leadership, and a first year...

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