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 Blackstone Group LP, was a tremendous success, both before it even began, and as it…

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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 of WAC sponsor company McGladrey, LLP, who shares with us her story about cutting off…

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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 panel discussion that zeroed right in on a theme that all WAC events are notable…

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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 us through on November 20th during her Energy Action Plan presentation at Alston & Bird…

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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 enemy of focus, productivity, happiness and relationships. This proved a valuable lesson, even to the…

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High Energy Networking, Thought Provoking Conversation, and Great Food & Wine – oh my. An energized crowd overfilled the room at Alston & Bird on Thursday, May 9th to join the Women’s Advancement Compact launch and recognize our new community. David Wolfskehl verbalized the precise goal of the evening when he conveyed: “within 10 seconds…

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