By: Evelyn Fairman, Leadership Coach Ah conference! That time of year when seasons change and we travel to a new city to meet old and new friends alike. Attendance may have grown over the years, but the overwhelming feeling of excitement remains as you enter the conference center. A SWE member never forgets her first… Continue reading One SWE Member’s Conference Experience
By: Heather Wiest, Leadership Coach In addition to the LCC’s Drop-In Coaching table, Building Membership workshop, and block of Lightning Talks, SWE Leadership Coaches will be presenting in two more sessions at WE18! Details on the sessions are provided below. We hope to see you there! What: Resolving Conflict in Your SWE Section, an LCC… Continue reading WE18 Quick Facts: LCC Sessions
By: Heather Wiest, Leadership Coach What: Lightning Talks: Section Vitality How To’s with the LCC Who: SWE Leadership Coaches will deliver lightning talks on a variety of section leadership and operations topics. All current and future SWE section leaders are encouraged to attend. When: Saturday October 20 from 1:10 to 3:10 pm Where: Minneapolis Convention… Continue reading WE18 Quick Facts: LCC Lightning Talks
By: Heather Wiest, Leadership Coach What: LCC Drop-In Coaching @ WE18 Who: SWE Leadership Coaches will staff the LCC Drop-In Coaching table. All SWE section leaders and members are encouraged to stop by and meet the Coaches! When: Friday October 19 from 12 to 5 pm Where: The table will be set up near the… Continue reading WE18 Quick Facts: Drop-In Coaching and Office Hours
By: Evelyn Fairman, Leadership Coach Zaineb Ahmad is the FY19 President of the Dallas SWE Professional Section, a group with approximately 300 members and a brand-new leadership team. Despite the fact that Dallas SWE is such a large section, their officers make a concerted effort to greet new members during meetings and events, sitting with… Continue reading What does it take to earn a SWE Gold Award?
By: Heather Wiest, Leadership Coach What: LCC’s Building Membership Workshop Who: SWE Leadership Coaches, Brianna LaBarge and Heather Wiest, will facilitate a workshop on recruiting and retaining SWE section members. All current and future SWE section leaders are encouraged to participate in the workshop. When: Thursday October 18 from 4:30 to 5:30 pm Where: Minneapolis… Continue reading WE18 Quick Facts: Building Membership Workshop
By: Katie Lockhart, Leadership Coach Screens are all around us. According to a report by Common Sense Media, “42% of US children eight and younger now have their own tablet devices.” In the same report, “69% of parents and 78% of teens check their devices at least hourly.” Screens have become central to our everyday… Continue reading Escaping The Screens