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How to Unleash the Power of Positive Participation

Posted by on Jan 13, 2018 in Events, Featured

3rd Thursday, February 15, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Mediterrano Restaurant This session is for anyone who leads and facilitates meetings (or wants to lead meetings!) Advance your toolkit for facilitating and structuring micro-processes. Liberating structures are intentional processes that surface the knowledge of the room through active engagement in a safe and dynamic manner. Participants will practice a series of liberating structures that are purpose filled with substance and fun. At the end of this event, participants will leave with a valuable toolkit to facilitate a wide range of meetings that include strategic planning, change management, team building, on boarding, leadership development, and much more. Participants will be able to: Practice different techniques for facilitating positive participation in meetings; Select and build a string of micro-processes to facilitate different types of meetings; Design “riffs” to different liberating structures that are customized for specific contexts and needs of the participants; Network in a dynamic fashion to build positive relationships in a structured organic manner; Enjoy lots of fun in learning a powerful facilitation toolkit. Join us Thursday, February 15, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and let your leadership potential shine! Agenda 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.     Check in, casual mingling, delicious lunch 12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.      ...

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What sets WXW apart?

Posted by on Mar 2, 2011 in Featured

The Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw (WXW) was developed for women growing successful companies in Michigan and the Midwest. WXW fills a unique and shared need as a business group specifically for women whose companies are in the growth stage. Our events are DIFFERENT because they are INTERACTIVE, OPEN and FUN.  Attendees tell us they’ve never attended an event that was so filled with conversations about real life experiences. Get involved! Volunteer or attend a WXW...

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Empowering women to lead.

Posted by on Mar 2, 2011 in Featured

Since 2007, the Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw (WXW) has been helping women in business. Our all-volunteer, Ann Arbor-based non-profit has operated on a minimal budget while successfully connecting, teaching and inspiring hundreds of women business leaders in Michigan. In 2009, our organization won the Michigan Small Business Administration’s award for “Women in Business Champions of the Year.” WXW is about helping you connect and succeed! Read How to Small Talk for Successful Business Networking for a sample of what WXW is all...

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Tell us your story.

Posted by on Mar 2, 2011 in Featured

The Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw (WXW) is comprised of hundreds of women business leaders with fascinating stories about their lives, careers, and companies. We believe that we learn the most from those who’ve gone before us. Our events are set up to enable attendees to confidentially share their experiences, learn from each other, and help each other succeed.   Entrepreneur Eleni Kelakos “Whether hanging out and hula hooping at the WXW Summerfest event, participating in a heated, helpful discussion at a breakout session during the WXW Forum, or leading a seminar for WXW attendees, I have been able to catalyze, nurture and develop countless valuable relationships through my involvement with this dynamic organization . Many of these relationships have blossomed into actual, paying business—icing on the cake of the friendships and associations I treasure.” Read more of our Success...

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Sharing real-life experiences

Posted by on Mar 2, 2011 in Featured

The Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw (WXW) offers informal ways for women in business to connect and mentor each other. We also team up with schools and colleges to mentor students, speak in classrooms, and share our stories. Often through our mentoring experiences, we learn just as those who are being mentored. If you are interested in being a mentor or would like to be mentored by a local business woman, click here.  ...

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Hot topics, great conversation. 0

Hot topics, great conversation.

Posted by on Mar 2, 2011 in Featured

Each year we offer regularly scheduled events on topics that are pertinent and pressing for women business owners and leaders. Typically, we host an interactive panel of business people followed by our patented breakout sessions that we call our “EXCHANGES.” During our day-long Annual Forum, we take networking, learning, and connecting to a whole new level. Click “Read More” to learn about upcoming...

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