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WITI Strategist
www.witi.com
June 18, 2009

The Leading Association for Professional Tech Savvy Women... Since 1989.

In This Issue:
2009 WITI Summit Recap
WITI Leadership
WITI Experts on Demand
WITI Personal Growth
WITI Membership Offer
WITI Teleclasses
WITI Webinars
WITI Featured Network
WITI Partner Events
WITI Network Meetings


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  WITI Network Events

June 22 - Greater Phoenix
Making a Difference - WITI Leadership Committee Meeting
June 23 - San Diego
Salary Negotiation: What Everyone Needs to Know - in the Current Economy!
June 25 - Chicago
A Night of Networking
June 30 - New York
Women & Wine: Summer Networking Social
June 30 - Sacramento
Executive Perspectives
July 1 - Houston
Overcoming Fear or Anxiety when Speaking for Anything from Sales to Presentations
July 18 - Research Triangle Park
Golf Outing
July 23 - San Diego
Summer Social Networking
August 19 - Research Triangle Park
Security - It's a Problem
August 19 - San Diego
Pink Cashmere in the Boardroom
August 27 - Los Angeles
Summer Networking Social at Shanghai Red's

More Network Events


  WITI Partner Events

Structure 09 - Put Cloud Computing to Work
Jun 25 2009
San Francisco, California
40th National Training Program "Providing You the Keys to Success"
Jul 20 2009-Jul 24 2009
Orlando, Florida
Black Hat: Like No Other Security Conference
Jul 25 2009-Jul 30 2009
Las Vegas, Nevada
ACI'S Best Practices in Electronic Health Records
Aug 20 2009-Aug 21 2009
Boston, Massachusetts

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  WITI's 20th Anniversary Summit Recap

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  WITI Leadership

Leadership Skills: Organizational Savvy (Part 2 of 3)
By Marian Cook

Marian Cook Keeping our head down and working harder is not always the answer to growing in your career. At a recent corporate leadership development forum I lead, we discussed the need to broaden our skill set and awareness - to become 'organizationally savvy.' We need to be aware of the operating principles of success within our particular organization, and actively work to succeed within them.

This is an issue for many people - and I would hypothesize women in particular - when they are more junior in their career.

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  WITI Experts on Demand: Your Trusted Advisors

WITI Experts on Demand - Your Trusted Advisors

WITI Experts on Demand is designed to help you make the best decisions possible - carefully selected trusted advisors committed to providing you the best advice to grow your career, business, profession - to find the best answers to complex challenges you are facing now or in the future.

Instead of spending time searching for the right person, driving to someone's office, WITI Experts on Demand is designed to provide you a list of prescreened, personally recommended experts ready to help you deal with the challenges critical to your growth and prosperity.

Take a look at the WITI Experts offering their expertise, put in your credit card to buy the time you need, e-mail them your questions and/or arrange for a telecon.

Take a look at each expert's photo, bio area of expertise, and rates, so you can select the expert that best matches your needs. All experts listed on WITI Experts on Demand have been personally recommended by trusted WITI Advisors.

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  WITI Personal Growth

How to Leverage Fear
By Jane Herman

Jane Herman We live in uncertain times. Life sometimes feels scary and difficult. When we pick up the newspaper, listen to the news, or go about our day it sometimes seems that we have a constant shadow dogging our footsteps - and that shadow has a name - FEAR.

Here are some strategies for dealing with fear that may allow you to not only keep it from paralyzing you, but also use it to catalyze you into positive action.

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  WITI 20th Anniversary Special Offer!

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  WITI Teleclasses & Webinars

Participants in these teleclasses and webinars have made major changes in their lives, after just the first class!

Valerie Rowe "Extraordinary Team Leadership"
Begins July 14, 3-4pm ET (12-1pm PT)

Teamwork is the foundation of all successful leadership. Understanding how teams works and how to formulate team objectives will help maximize the potential of a good team and will turn an "impossible" task into a reality.

This class is INCLUDED in WITI membership... Click here for details!


Click Here for a Complete List of WITI Member Webinars & WITI Teleclasses!


  WITI Featured Network Event

WITI Phoenix Making a Difference - WITI Leadership Committee Meeting
June 22, 2009 • Phoenix, AZ • Register Now!


WITI Greater Phoenix Network is holding its first Leadership Committee Meeting. We are seeking professionals committed to making a difference in support of WITI's Mission: to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity. This is an exciting opportunity in joining the leadership team as we build our Greater Phoenix Network.

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  WITI Partner Events & Announcements

Keeping you up-to-date on where you'll find WITI!
WITI partner events provide an excellent opportunity for peer-to-peer networking and job growth amongst tech savvy women and men. For a complete listing of WITI events in your area, click here!


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The last year has seen an explosion in the interest and uptake of cloud computing. The noise is increasing, and it's getting harder to pick out the real signals about where the industry is headed. Structure 09 is your amplifier. For our second annual event, we bring out the industry's biggest influencers to help clarify the present situation and investigate the evolution of the cloud computing ecosystem.

Structure 09 is a focused single day event, programmed to make the most efficient use of your time. The event is produced by Om Malik of GigaOM, who has covered cloud computing from the beginning. We don't just talk about cloud computing once a year; it's a part of our ongoing editorial coverage on GigaOM every day. Attend Structure 09 and be part of the conversation.

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