WITI Strategist Newsletter
WITI Strategist
January 6, 2010

In This Issue:
WITI Technology
WITI Membership Offer
WITI Personal Growth
WITI Leadership
Teleclasses & Webinars
WITI Leadership
WITI Network Events
WITI Partner Events

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WITI's Women and Technology Summit
Sep 12-14, 2010
Silicon Valley, CA

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  WITI Network Events

January 12 - Las Vegas
WITI Las Vegas 2010 Kickoff and Planning Meeting!
January 12 - South Florida
SMART Connections
January 20 - Research Triangle Park
The Technical Side of Fun: Chip Design and Verification
January 20 - Dallas
Dinner with Executive Panel Discussing Social Media
February 2 - Central Florida
Women in Technology - IT Trends for 2010 and beyond (Tampa)
February 9 - Silicon Valley
Smart Women Finish Rich
March 18 - Los Angeles
Spring Mixer

More Network Events

  WITI Partner Events

Jan 7 2010
Las Vegas, Nevada
2010 International CES
Jan 7 2010-Jan 10 2010
Las Vegas, Nevada
ShowStoppers @ CES
Jan 7 2010
Las Vegas, Nevada
3rd Annual Wow Event
Jan 15 2010
Miami, Florida
Disney Keys to Excellence
Feb 2 2010
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Feb 3 2010-Feb 5 2010
Boston, Massachusetts
Houston SecureWorld Expo
Feb 10 2010-Feb 11 2010
Houston, Texas
Disney's Approach to Business Excellence
Feb 11 2010
Miami, Florida
Feb 21 2010-Feb 23 2010
Anaheim, California
Mar 1 2010-Mar 2 2010
London, England
AlwaysOn Going Green East
Mar 8 2010-Mar 10 2010
Boston, Massachusetts
Disney's Approach to Business Excellence
Mar 17 2010
Auburn, Alabama
Boston SecureWorld Expo
Mar 25 2010-Mar 26 2010
Boston, Massachusetts

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  WITI Technology

My 10 Social Media Resolutions for 2010!
By Sandy Carter, Vice President, SOA & WebSphere Strategy, IBM

Sandy Carter So here I am, watching the beautiful snow fall, and closing out 2009! Of course, I always do my New Year's resolution and as a family we share ours and of course, support each other in achieving the goals! So this year, for 2010, with all of you as my Social Media family, I thought I'd ask you to join me sitting at the fireplace for my Social media resolutions for this New Year!

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  WITI Membership Offer

Let's Work Together to Make 2010 the Best Year Ever!!!
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  WITI Personal Growth

How to Tap into the Wisdom of Your Mind and Your Body
By Jane Herman, Personal and Business Success Coach

Jane Herman Our bodies and our minds can serve in glorious partnership to increase our awareness of our environment and situation, to sharpen our decision making, and focus our actions. Unfortunately, sometimes we ignore one of these essential partners or fail to understand their individual strengths and weaknesses, and we do so at our peril.

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  WITI Leadership

Savvy Corporate Citizenship Part II
By Marian Cook, Management Consultant

Marian Cook In the previous column I discussed the career imperative of thinking strategically about any outside activities and boards to engage in. Corporate citizenship is one of many ways to build your skills, brand, visibility and network. With so very many worthy organizations that are desperate for your time and talent, you need to define a set of criteria when considering investing your time outside of work.

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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!

Kathy Hill Goal Setting Like the Masters
Begins January 12, 8-9pm ET (5-6pm PT)

It's that time of year again - time to set your goals for 2010. Would you like to learn how many of the worlds top achievers set their goals at the beginning of each year? Join Kathy Hill as she shares the strategies to achieve this level of success.

This class is DISCOUNTED for WITI Members and the archived recording is INCLUDED in WITI membership... Click here for details!

Exploring Your Life Mission
Begins January 19, 8-9pm ET (5-6pm PT)

Kathy Hill is a professional coach who specializes in helping people through career and life transitions. This series will help you to gain a clear understanding of your unique gifts, passions, needs, and values, so that you can discover what you want to do with the rest of your life.

This class is DISCOUNTED for WITI Members and the archived recording is INCLUDED in WITI membership... Click here for details!

Nicole Spicer Secrets to Landing a Job
Begins February 3, 3-4pm ET (12-1pm PT)

If you are looking for a job or want a career change this webinar is a must! In this webinar, exclusively designed for WITI members Nicole Spicer will pass along many of her proven successful techniques, tips and tricks for the job seeker. She will give you the recruiter's secrets from an inside out!

This class is DISCOUNTED for WITI Members and the archived recording is INCLUDED in WITI membership... Details!

WITI Members: Click Here to Download Exclusive Audio and Powerpoint Resources from Previous WITI Teleclasses & Webinars!

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  Free BlackBerrys and More at the WITI Wireless Center

WITI Wireless Center

Huge savings on phones and accessories at the WITI Wireless Center! This month's specials include free BlackBerrys and waived activation fee on AT&T plans.

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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!

  Join WITI @ CONNECTIONS Summit at CES!

January 7, 2010  |  Las Vegas, NV

For the fourth year, Parks Associates is hosting the CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES. The 2010 event, held on January 7, features sessions focusing on trends, emerging business models and technologies, and growth opportunities for companies developing products and services for the digital home.

For Complete Details and Registration, Visit: www.connectionssummit.com

  Join WITI @ Disney Keys to Excellence!

Disney Key to Excellence Disney Keys to Excellence
February 2, 2010  |  Pittsburgh, PA

Disney's Approach to Business Excellence
February 11, 2010  |  Miami, FL

Disney's Approach to Business Excellence
March 17, 2010  |  Auburn, AL

WITI Welcomes the Disney Institute to Pittsburgh, Miami and Auburn in 2010

It doesn't take any training to recognize that the world's economy has taken a significant downturn. It does take effective and proven professional development training to guide impacted organizations back to the summit.

One-day local workshops, the Disney Keys to Excellence program and Disney's Approach to Business Excellence program are rare and affordable opportunities to learn best business practices from Disney insiders. Organizations from across the nation have learned proven philosophies and implemented effective processes to reap the rewards of improvements in leadership, management, service, and brand loyalty.

IMPORTANT: Please use promotional code WITIMNE to receive $50 OFF PER GUEST when registering.


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  Join WITI @ Houston SecureWorld Expo!

SecureWorld Expo Houston SecureWorld Expo
February 10-11, 2010
Houston, TX

Mark Your Calendar for SecureWorld!

We are pleased to announce our support of the Houston SecureWorld Expo, February 10th & 11th at the Reliant Center.

There are three great options to take advantage of our partnership with SecureWorld:

WITI Members are offered a $100 discount off the $245 two day conference pass which includes access to the Conference Sessions, Keynotes, Lunch, Exhibits, Open Sessions and 12 CPE Certificate of Attendance.

WITI Members receive a special $200 discount off the $695 SecureWorld+ which includes access to the Conference Sessions, Keynotes, Lunch, Exhibits, Open Sessions and 16 CPE Certificate of Attendance. This also includes 4 1/2 hours of extended training.

WITI Members can also receive complimentary admission to Keynotes, Exhibits and Open Sessions.

Register at www.secureworldexpo.com using code - WITI

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