Posts Tagged "Networking"

How to Unleash the Power of Positive Participation

Posted by on Jan 13, 2018 in Blog, Events

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! Check Back for Registration Link – we’re working on it! Agenda 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.     Check...

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Getting to “No”

Posted by on Jan 12, 2018 in Blog, Events

    3rd Thursday, March 15, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Mediterrano Restaurant Most of us struggle with how to say no. Yet how often does the inability to say ‘no’ rob us of our productivity? How about our well-being? In this highly interactive workshop, we’ll explore strategies, scripts, and tips for saying no clearly and kindly. Come prepared to share, learn, strategize, and practice! You’ll walk out looking forward to your first opportunity to say no – honestly, skillfully, and without guilt. Get clear on: what makes it hard for YOU to say no the price you pay for not saying no when you want to the tremendous gains available when you master this skill Determine how you’ll know whether to say yes or no. Create/select stock phrases so you’ll be prepared when you feel on the spot. Gain confidence and skill by practicing with other participants. Join us Thursday, March 15th, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. and come away knowing how to say NO! Check Back for Registration Link – we’re working on it! Agenda 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.          Check in, casual mingling, delicious appetizers 5:30 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.          Interactive Workshop 6:20 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.         Wrap-up and close Cost $25.00 per adult if...

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Extreme Brand Makeover

Posted by on Jan 11, 2018 in Blog, Events

  3rd Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Mediterrano Restaurant Want to strengthen or revitalize your personal brand? Attend this interactive workshop to learn how real women can enhance their online personal brand. Work together with other participants in small groups led by a member of Hoyden Creative Group and walk away with tips you can apply to enhance your own personal brand. Real-time activities may include revised content, headshots, joining groups of interest, making new connections, posting articles, and more. The workshop will conclude with each working group exchanging cards to build their own personal networks and watching the big reveal of the “Extreme Personal Brand Makeover”. Join us Thursday, April 19th, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and leave with a plan for your own Personal Brand Makeover! Check Back for Registration Link – we’re working on it! Agenda 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.     Check in, casual mingling, delicious lunch 12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.       Interactive Workshop 1:20 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.         Wrap-up and close Cost $25.00 per adult if you register by April 15th $30.00 per adult if you register after April 15th $35.00 per adult if you pay at the door (includes delicious lunch!) Location Mediterrano Restaurant 2900 South State Street Ann Arbor,...

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It’s Not Me, It’s You – Changing Defensive Communication™

Posted by on Jan 10, 2018 in Blog, Events

  3rd Thursday, May 17, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Mediterrano Restaurant We all know defensiveness when someone acts defensive towards us – and when we are defensive with others. It can be hard to see past defensiveness and know how to navigate it. Come learn all about defensive communication – why we do it, what we can do instead, and how to move ourselves and others beyond a defensive communication climate. Join us Thursday, May 17th, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and leave prepared for more positive communication! Check Back for Registration Link – we’re working on it! Agenda 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.     Check in, casual mingling, delicious lunch 12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.      Interactive Workshop 1:20 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.         Wrap-up and close Cost $25.00 per adult if you register by May 13th $30.00 per adult if you register after May 13th $35.00 per adult if you pay at the door (includes delicious lunch!) Location Mediterrano Restaurant 2900 South State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Check Back for Registration Link – we’re working on it!   Meet your Facilitator: Sarah Brabbs Sarah Brabbs, M.A. author of “So People Say You’re an Asshole: A Book for You, People Who Love You, and People Who Work with...

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APPS, HACKS and LIFE CHANGING BOOKS

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Blog, Past Events

APPS, HACKS and LIFE CHANGING BOOKS Bring your best APPS, HACKS and LIFE CHANGING BOOKS to this Fabulous Exchange Session! Join WXW on Thursday, September 28th when we share our favorite 90-second recommendations for life-changing apps, hacks and books. We all know that September is the Other January – that time of year when we reflect and reset. So, what better time to get together and share three things: Our favorite apps (maybe you’re a Wunderlist fanatic, or swear that MyFitnessPal has made you a new person) Our favorite lifehacks. (Remind me, what’s lifehacking? Lifehacking is any trick, shortcut, skill, or novelty method to increase productivity and efficiency. Really, it’s anything that solves an everyday problem of a person in a clever or non-obvious way, like this.) Books that have changed your life. (Did you KonMari your home…once and for all? Or has following The Slight Edge principles made your business more profitable or led to a promotion at the office? Spill it, please.) Here are a few categories to prompt your brain: Household/family management Personal productivity Technology Office/business Mindset/attitude/habits Join us on Thursday, September 28th, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and leave inspired! You’ll walk away with 30+ tips to live a better life. Agenda: 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.    Check in, casual mingling, delicious hors d’oeuvres 4:30 p.m. –...

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