break out groups

Jun 27

Live Workshop: Cultivating Workplace Trust

Trust is the necessary foundation of solid relationships. Yet strangely, in most workplaces and in many client/service provider relationships, trust comes into question. Second-guessing another is a biologically embedded reflex when we encounter stressful situations. And let’s face it: No…
Jan 27

Community Event: Tough Talks

Financial stability and prolonged health & wellbeing are two topics of discussion we should be having early and often with our loved ones, but are inclined to avoid. Last and living wills, long-term healthcare, long-term investing and other old age-related…
Sep 28

Community Event: Putting Time On Your Side with Guest Speaker Laura Vanderkam

How would you like to have 10 extra hours each week to spend as you wish….relaxing, reading, or even writing that book that’s been trapped in your brain? How about 12 extra hours? And what if we told you it…
Feb 03

Advancement Strategies: An Informative Glimpse Into Our Interactive Symposium

Interested and interesting people. Once again, we filled a room with them….70 of them, as we provided yet another remarkable and informative evening full of discussion, business insight, and cross-industry networking. Last Thursday’s WAC Advancement Strategy Symposium, held at The…
Sep 29

Red Flag Awareness: One Participant’s Takeaways From Our Con Artists Discussion

September 9th’s panel discussion about the threat of con artistry in the business world and beyond inspired many participants to reexamine the world around them with a more careful eye. Today’s guest blogger and one such participant is Swati Jain…
Jul 07

Networking Legends: A Participant’s Perspective

June 12th’s Meet NYC’s Networking Legends event at Dorsey & Whitney was officially WAC’s best-attended event in the 1st half of 2014! Many of our esteemed members, as well as numerous new faces, were in the room to witness a…
Nov 30

Getting Inside Your Boss’s Mind— To See Yourself More Clearly

Now that you’ve taken the first big step and opened your Johari Window, you may want to consider what you’re up against when freeing the channels of communication between your boss and you. The mind-twisting exercise that Deborah Howard guided…
Sep 26

How Assumptions Relate to Energy

One Essential Take-Away:  A is for Assumption  One thing is for sure: We all tend to make assumptions in life. What we fail to recognize when we act on those assumptions is that assumption is directly linked to perception— an…
May 13

The Women’s Advancement Compact Launch: An Inspiring Night to be Remembered by Many!

High Energy Networking, Thought Provoking Conversation, and Great Food & Wine – oh my. Standing room only at the Women’s Advancement Compact kick-off event 5-9-13 An energized crowd overfilled the room at Alston & Bird on Thursday, May 9th to…