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Maximizing Your Strengths for Success

  • 24 Nov 2010
  • 1:30 PM
  • National CanWIT "Ask the Expert" Teleforum


National CanWIT "Ask the Expert" Teleforum

*Please note that Canadian Women in Technology (CanWIT) is the new name for the previous CATA WIT Forum. CanWIT encompasses and emphasizes the organization’s national reach and remains a division of CATAAlliance.

Maximizing Your Strengths for Success

A CanWIT Teleforum
Wednesday, Nov. 24th at 12:30 p.m. EST
(1:30 p.m. AST, 10:30am MST, 9:30am PST)

How to maximize your strengths and improve your productivity, success, and happiness!

Join the CanWIT "Ask the Expert" Teleforum to discuss how to create a natural success path through your strengths. Gallup’s extensive research on "strengths" has shown that people that focus on their strengths are more successful and happy in their careers than those who try to improve upon their weaknesses. Those activities that make you "strong" are ones that you are naturally talented at and where you are most creative, innovative, and productive. This teleforum will help participants to determine and understand their top five strengths to succeed personally and in the workplace. Participants will complete the StrengthsFinder Test, an online self-assessment developed by Gallup prior to the session (once registered, details will be sent to you to complete the online self-assessment).

Learn to:

•1.     Understand your strengths

•2.     Incorporate strengths into the way you work

•3.     Use strengths to manage relationships

•4.     Understand the strengths of your employees, manager(s), and colleagues

Join the conversation and find out more with our guest expert, Melissa McCrae, an instructor at Simon Fraser University teaching Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour.

Who should attend?

Women who want to hone their strengths and learn how to use them, effectively manage their teams AND their managers, and to accelerate their leadership skills!

Who will be on the call?

Melissa McCrae - Instructor at SFU Business School, and BC Chapter Executive, CanWIT

Melissa McCrae is currently pursuing her PhD in Management and Organization Studies at Simon Fraser University. She is the Executive Director of Graduate Programs at SFU Business, where she manages the development, research, financial management, administration, and day-to-day delivery of all Graduate Programs at the Segal Graduate School of Business. She facilitates workshops on self-assessment, career mapping, networking, and various aspects of job search. She is an Instructor at SFU Business, for both undergraduate and graduate students, teaching Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour.

Anne Raymond - Xtreme Productivity Coach and Leadership Mentor, Xtreme Productivity, and National VP Leadership Development, CanWIT

Anne is an Xtreme Productivity Coach and Leadership Mentor focused on helping busy high-tech leaders optimize the way they operate so they can create time and energy for thinking and acting strategically (AND getting a life)! Get your free report “How To Climb Out of Email Hell: 9 Steps To Get Control of Your Email And Your Life" at www.xtremeproductivity.com. Anne is the moderator and a sponsor of the CanWIT "Ask The Expert" Teleforum Series.

Email: AnneRaymond@XtremeProductivity.com

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How do I sign up?

If you are interested in participating in the CanWIT, "Ask The Expert" series, members can register online at: http://www.catawit.ca/chapters/teleforum.asp

Non-members can join at a nominal fee; or join as a member and attend the first one for free.

(includes StrengthsFinder online assessment - $15 value)
- $40 - CanWIT Member
- $60 - Visitor
- $90 - BECOME a CanWIT Member + attend Teleforum

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CanWIT "Ask the Expert" Teleforum Series
The "Ask the Expert" Teleforum Series is a national forum for Leadership Development for the advancement of women in the Advanced Technology Sector. CanWIT Members will gain practical knowledge on relevant hot topics, increase their access to experts and research, and expand their network of experience and knowledgeable professionals. Participants will be able to easily join the conversation via webinar or audio dial-in right from their desk!

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