Mark your calendars! Join the League and the Maine Sister Society of the Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) for a timely virtual presentation and networking opportunity on October 5 from 2:00-4:30 pm.
Social distancing is causing all sorts of stressors, both personal and professional. How can you maintain strong bonds with those you care about most while ensuring that you don’t lose momentum in your career? More importantly, can you find opportunity in the current crisis? Learn a few communication tips to build long-lasting alliances with your credit union teams, your friends, and even your members. Explore strategies for developing habits of grace and empathy that will help you be more successful today and in the future.
Following the Maintaining Momentum presentation, breakout discussion groups will be held. Group topics include:
- Parenting During a Pandemic: Maintaining balance while juggling parenting, employee, and professional roles.
- Advocating for Yourself: Speaking up, having professional conversations with management, and discussing your career path.
- Communicating Remotely: How to be assertive, have confidence, and be heard in a virtual environment.
- Managing Employee Parents During a Pandemic: Share ideas about helping employees who face difficult decisions about the work/family balance.
Sister Societies are GWLN chapters established on a local level around the world to further the GWLN’s global mission by making a local impact. The purpose is to convene credit union women, discuss credit union issues, exchange ideas, network with neighboring credit union leaders, and provide education to share lessons learned with Network members worldwide. Anyone connected to a credit union is welcome to attend Sister Society events.
The fee to attend is $99 per person. Visit the League’s website to register.
About the Presenter and Facilitator:
Shari Storm spent almost 20 years as an executive at a Seattle area credit union. She is now the CEO of Category 6 Consulting. She speaks around the country on a variety of topics, most relating to enhancing your interpersonal skills to build more successful teams. Her presentation style is described as practical, relevant, engaging, and funny. Storm authored a book, Motherhood is the New MBA: Using Your Parenting Skills to be a Better Boss.