WWJ’s Leaders & Innovators Series 2016-2017

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WWJ Newsradio 950’s  Leaders & Innovators Series in partnership with Lawrence Technological University is back!  Advance registration is requested.  Admission is free.

Registration/Networking/Continental Breakfast: 7:30 a.m.
Discussion/Q&A: 8-9 a.m.

Leaders & Innovators: Women In Leadership, October 20, 2016   REGISTER NOW!
If you’re a woman in the workplace, you won’t want to miss this event. Hear from top women leaders in metro Detroit as they talk about their triumphs, challenges and pitfalls. What qualities and abilities do successful businesswomen bring to the workplace that can help you advance your career path? How can you navigate waters that may be dominated by men to reach new levels of success? Raising kids and working full-time? Hear advice for having it all and moving up. Ask questions and share your thoughts.

Panel to include*:
Dr. Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH, FACS, FASCO, Director of the Breast Oncology Program, Henry Ford Health System
Sommer Woods, Director of External Relations, M-1 Rail

Leaders & Innovators: Building & Maintaining Relationships/Networking, November 17, 2016   REGISTER NOW!
Breaking the ice… Relationships can make or break your business.  In a time when more and more business is conducted online, it’s becoming increasingly harder to nurture a relationship.  Interpersonal skills can be the difference between a good relationship and a great relationship.  Are you meeting the right people and do you have the skills to maintaining that relationship?    Building & Maintaining Relationships/Networking will be hosted by WWJ’s Business Editor Murray Feldman.

Panel to include*:
Mark S. Lee, President & CEO, The Lee Group / Small Talk, WXYT AM1270
Margaret Trimer-Hartley, President/CEO, Junior Achievement of SE Michigan
Jon Witz, Jonathan Witz & Associates

Leaders & Innovators: Starting A Business/Entrepreneurism, February 16, 2017   REGISTER NOW!
You have a great idea and are ready to start your business, now what?  Get expert advice from our panel as to the steps you need to take to get your business off the ground and running.  Find out what resources are available to help you navigate your path to success.  You have the great idea but you don’t need to go it alone.  Starting A Business/Entrepreneurism will be hosted by WWJ’s Business Editor Murray Feldman.

Panel to be announced*

Leaders & Innovators: Social Media & The Small Business, March 16, 2017   REGISTER NOW!
Social Media is no longer an optional business tool.  Businesses must embrace, utilize and interact with social media on a daily basis.  What is your business’ social media trategy?  Are you losing customers due to a poor social media plan?   Learn from companies that are getting it right and reaping the rewards of a favorable digital presence.   Social Media & The Small Business will be hosted by WWJ’s Business Editor Murray Feldman.

Panel to include*:
Julie Van Ameyde, President, Simply Social Media LLC.

Leaders & Innovators: Work/Life Balance, April 13, 2017   REGISTER NOW!
In an age when going above and beyond, coming in early and working late is considered success, how does an employee achieve a balance between their work life and their personal life.  Does an equal balance between work and life even exist ?  Many times, the balance for one stage in your career/life is different for the next stage.   On the flip side, does your company appreciate and value your personal life?  Our experts will break down strategies and provide tips to achieve the best balance for each stage of your career/life.  Work/Life Balance will be hosted by WWJ’s Business Editor Murray Feldman

Panel to include*:
Jeff Shane, President, Allison & Taylor, Inc.

The WWJ Leaders & Innovators Series is in partnership with Lawrence Technological University, is sponsored in part by AAA.

All events will be held in the UTLC Gallery at Lawrence Technological University.

Please join WWJ Newsradio 950 for our entire Leader & Innovator series:

October 20, 2016 – Women In Leadership  REGISTER NOW!
November 17, 2016 – Building & Maintaining Relationships/Networking  REGISTER NOW!
February 16, 2017 – Starting A Business/Entrepreneurism  REGISTER NOW!
March 16, 2017 – Social Media & The Small Business  REGISTER NOW!
April 13, 2017 – Work/Life Balance  REGISTER NOW!

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact WWJ Newsradio 950 General Sales Manager Lisa Rudy at 248-327-2936 or lisa.rudy@cbsradio

*panelist subject to change

*Panel subject to change.

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