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Mentoring: She Who Walks with the Wise Grows Wise

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We’re kicking off 2015 with a workshop on one of our most-requested topics, mentoring. Mentor relationships can be critical to our professional and personal success. A mentor is most often someone we admire and who has the wisdom and experiences for which we seek guidance. Talking with and receiving guidance from someone who has been there/done that helps us gain confidence, helps us set goals and helps us know we are not the only ones! In this workshop, we’ll share: Who makes an effective mentor Identifying areas of your life...

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Merry Mingling!

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  Merry Mingling at Babs’ Underground Lounge Ring in the season with other women business leaders at WXW’s annual holiday mixer. This event offers non-stop networking, savory hors d’oeuvres, and tasty wine & beer. At 5:30 PM we will offer a celebratory toast to our attendees’ accomplishments in 2014. REGISTER NOW Again this year, we will be supporting the Women’s Center of Southeastern Michigan. If you would like to participate, please bring a donation for the Women’s Center. For more information about ways to...

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WXW Gives Back

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Thursday, November 20, 2014 WXW Gives Back – An Evening with Ozone House United Way of Washtenaw County | 2305 Platt Road, Ann Arbor As we swing into the Holiday season, join WXW for an evening of networking while we give back. This year, we’re partnering with Ozone House during Homeless Youth Awareness Month. Ozone House is a community-based, nonprofit agency that helps young people lead safe, healthy, and productive lives through intensive intervention and prevention services. While we’re together, we’ll hold some of WXW’s signature...

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Forum 2014

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Forum 2014

WXW Forum14: Now We’re Talking Thursday, October 16, 2014 WXW’s dynamic, all-day forum for women business leaders is back! Join area businesswomen for an exciting day of workshops, panel discussions and exchange sessions. General Agenda 8:00am Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:30am Welcome 8:45am–11:55am Interactive Sessions Noon–12:45pm Lunch 1:00pm–2:00pm Panel Discussion 2:15pm–4:00pm Interactive Sessions 4:00pm–5:00pm Networking Reception A continental breakfast and delicious lunch is included. Please join us at the...

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Master the Art of Charm

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Master the Art of Charm

Thursday, September 18, 2014 You’ve heard the phrase “your network is your net worth,” right? Every one of us can boost our assets by expanding our network. The right connection can transform your opportunities and ramp up your success. And if you want to make networking simple, painless and even (*gasp*) fun, you’ve got to be part of the WXW September 18 event, Master the Art of Charm: A pain-free system to network like a superstar. Here, you’ll quickly learn practical techniques to effectively network and...

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Summer Shebang

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Summer Shebang

Join us on Wednesday, June 18 for a fun evening of networking and WXW merriment. It’s that time of the year again, our favorite networking season, SUMMER. Please come join us in a new place to explore the Saline Stone Arch Arts and Events. The location will be new to us, but the WXW networking will be what you’ve come to expect, warm and inviting, fun and friendly. The Stone Arch is a cool venue, a repurposed Episcopal Church now on the National Register of Historic Buildings, just a short drive from Ann Arbor. After the SheBang,...

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Failure happens.

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Failure happens.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 Washtenaw Community College | Morris Lawrence Building We are all bound to fail in life, repeatedly. The old cliche, “In life, nothing is certain but death and taxes” should be altered to include “and that you will fail at something.” However, we have developed into a society that is fearful of failing, despite that it is an inevitable and even a valuable part of our personal and professional growth. This workshop is intended to help us erase the stigma of failure and reclaim the word. The goal is to provide a safe,...

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Make more, work less

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Thursday April 17, 2014 Washtenaw Community College | Morris Lawrence Building Raise your hand if you’ve ever fantasized about winning the lottery. Hey, you’re not alone. We all dream of the difference it would make. But it’s not really about having a pile of money in a bank account. It’s about how we’d live: more freedom, more time with family, more travel, more adventure, making a bigger impact. Why wait for the someday-fantasy when you can get closer to the lifestyle you want today? Join us for breakfast on...

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All Year Resolutions

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All Year Resolutions

Thursday, March 20, 2014 Washtenaw Community College | Morris Lawrence Building Goal setting is a useful exercise, but what do you do when the New Year’s thrill has worn off and you’re discouraged at how life’s gotten in the way? Stop focusing on goals, and start focusing on your desires. On March 20th, we’re putting on a new type of goal-setting workshop. One that throws out all the “rules” and shows you how to stoke your own inner fire. It’s based on best selling author and speaker, Danielle...

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30 Seconds to WOW

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30 Seconds to WOW

Thursday, February 20, 2014 Washtenaw Community College | Morris Lawrence Building How do you create a killer impression during the first 30 seconds of talking with someone? With your very own mini commercial! Do you struggle with how to get your message across when you first meet people? Find yourself rambling or searching for the right words? Struggle no more! WXW is hosting an interactive workshop on creating your own 30 second commercial. At this event, you’ll learn the exact formula to construct a quick “About Me”...

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