Communication

Aug 25

You Are The Performance: Preparing For Public Speaking

From that first oral book report in junior high, to those public speaking courses in college, right through to your professional PowerPoint presentations, the obvious factor that has determined the quality of your performance is practice, practice, practice! But haven’t…
Jul 21

Dating The Dishwasher: 6 Tips to Promote a Mindfully Loving Spousal Relationship

I always enjoy when people ask how long Michael and I have been together. Upon the mere mention his name, it is reported that I begin to glow. Well, for the record, Michael and I have been together since 2007….not…
Jul 17

Reflections on Our Moderating Training Session: The Takeaway of One Special Attendee

Our latest Moderator Training Session at McGladrey made quite the impression on the folks in attendance. Ginny Brown sure has a talent and an aspiration for delivering meaningful content to the bright, open minds seeking fresh perspectives on leadership. One…
Jul 14

Women: Are We Our Own Worst Enemy?

Here’s some serious food for thought in the age of women’s advancement by Cheryl Benton, founder/publisher of The Three Tomatoes, and one of our strategic partners. She raises an issue about the experience had by many women in the workplace…
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…
Jun 17

Networking Legends: A Participant’s Takeaways

Last Thursday’s Networking Legends community event at Dorsey & Whitney was not just well attended….it was powerfully attended. I am honored to have gathered together so many valuable individuals from dozens of essential companies and programs, like Pam Nochlin, founder…
Jun 14

Smart Luck: Changing My Trajectory in One Intuitive Move

Six months ago, I had the honor of witnessing a panel of four successful women in hedge funds speak about their success. It was a dynamic discussion: serious at times, humorous at points, and philosophically fascinating in all aspects.  After…
Jun 07

More Than A Handshake: Managing An Effective Network

Network, network….you gotta network! It’s a given in the business community that networking is vital to a successful career. Keeping close ties with our own networks will provide opportunities that even money or time can’t afford us. It’s how we…
May 13

Feedback on Feedback: The Latest in Baby Steps

April 29th brought together nearly seventy NYC-based participants who were ready to take the next step in communicating fully. WAC Specialist Deborah Howard’s presentation The Art of Feedback turned on light bulbs in the heads of both the women and…