Monthly Archives July 2020

Celebrating Success! A WPDN Panel Discussion | Wednesday July 29 | 11:00 am

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Success is meant to be shared and celebrated. Small successes that lead to bigger successes are something that most women entrepreneurs hope and plan for. This month we are bringing together three, talented long-time WPDN Members, to dive deep into a frank and juicy conversation about “success”. We will explore the different faces and phases of success, staying the “long game” in business, from how they all began to what life looks like now. This conversation is designed to engage and inspire you and lead you to your “next steps.” Bring your journal, a tasty bite, and be ready to participate as we “Celebrate Success”.

Join Laura and the rest of the Women’s Professional Development Network Panel for a Virtual Meeting on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm (EDT...

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Change Starts from the Top: Improving Employee Engagement in Uncertain Times

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Coronavirus changed how we work and do business in ways we don’t even know yet. But for all the change going on, one thing hasn’t changed—the need for engaged employees. If anything, organizations require engaged employees now more than ever. Before the virus, employee disengagement levels among American workers reached as high as 70 percent—costing the US economy between $450 and $550 billion per year.

In an environment of economic volatility, today’s organizations cannot afford to ignore employee engagement. Besides saving money, high employee engagement gives organizations the edge they need to not only survive but to thrive in today’s market of uncertainty.

But to create a culture of engagement, leadership needs to play a direct role in developing and implementing an engag...

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