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2021 Chapter Sponsored Events

January 28: Financial Literacy (Webinar) - Angelica Prescod joins WICT to help build financial literacy. Learn strategies for developing and maintaining healthy money habits.

Feburary 11: Executive Summit 1:00p – 3:00p MST (Webinar) - We will be joined by the generational expert, Meagan Johnson, who speaks to audiences all over the world on how they can motivate and manage different generations in the workforce. What exactly is a generational expert?


April 15: Quick Start Your Leadership Role; Position Your Team and Yourself for Success 12:00p – 1:15pm EST (Webinar) - Know how to position yourself as a leader, whether a first-time supervisor or a CEO, with a process that sets you up for quick success. You can still use these tools if you’ve already started or have been there a while. This will help you gain the support and confidence of direct reports and impress those above you by demonstrating your ability to produce results.
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May 12: A Candid Conversation About Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 12:00p – 1:00p PT (Webinar) - What's the buzz about? Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is all the rage...but it's not just a fad. Join industry leaders from Comcast, Cox, Sparklight and TEKsystems in a candid conversation about the critical need for diversity , equity, and inclusion at work. We will explore the impact to employees at all levels of an organization, how we can manage our unconscious biases and what our companies are doing to educate employees and embrace differences.
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May 20: Handle Difficult Conversations with Confidence! 12:00p – 1:15pm EST (Webinar) - Don’t let that difficult conversation keep you awake at night. Learn a scripting technique for difficult conversations which will allow you to clearly communicate the issue, why it is of concern, propose a solution and inspire positive outcomes for a joint resolution. You will learn ways to diffuse anger in others and create safety in these conversations.
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June 17: Stress is an Inside Job 12:00p – 1:15pm EST (Webinar) - Understand where stress really comes from. It may not be what you think. You’ll learn ways to uncover thinking that fuels your stress and how to squash it in its tracks. Learn which of the five stress drivers is yours and how to combat its negative effects. Examine irrational beliefs and distorted thinking that sneak into play. Learn when you’ve run up the ladder of perception only to find yourself upset or in conflict and how to get off the top of the ladder. Invest in your thinking and get the return of your life!
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July 22: Results Leadership Part I 12:00p – 1:15pm EST (Webinar) - As a leader, you are no longer an individual contributor and your recognition comes from the results produced by your team. Results are critical for your success as well as for your team members. The key to success is in how you write your goals. You will learn how to write goals to drastically increase your rate of success as well as your ability to hold people accountable. We will also explore another important aspect of leading for results, which is creating a vision that others want to follow.
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August 19: Results Leadership Part II 12:00p – 1:15pm EST (Webinar) - Two important aspects of accomplishing goals are: first, measuring and tracking and second, giving and receiving feedback. Achieving a goal is much like nurturing a growing plant — requires care and tending along the way. If you plant corn in the spring without watering or fertilizing and come back in August expecting to have it for dinner, you may be disappointed. As a leader, you need to be checking in, coaching and providing feedback along the way to assure the goal is met by the deadline with all its elements intact.
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September 16: Leadership Skills 12:00p – 1:15pm EST (Webinar) - What are your leadership styles? Yes, styles plural. Research shows that effective leaders use multiple styles for different circumstances. Awareness is the first step to broadening your repertoire of skills. Good leaders constantly assess the needs of their team and seek ways to provide development through proper training, coaching and feedback. In this webinar, we’ll focus on good techniques for supervisory oversight and keeping your team on the cutting edge of best practices.
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October 21: Public Speaking & Presentation Skills 12:00p – 1:15pm EST (Webinar) - Whether you are a good speaker who wants to hone your skills or someone who panics or gets tongue-tied when having to speak to a large group, this webinar will include techniques for speaking with ease in front of one or a hundred as well as simple things you can do to make the difference between being a good speaker and a great one.
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November 18: Everything is Negotiable – Do it Skillfully! 12:00p – 1:15pm EST (Webinar) - This session addresses key skills in negotiations to apply at any level — beginner to advanced. During this webinar, you’ll learn rules, skills, tips and simple, actionable steps that bring big returns.
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2021 Non-Chapter Sponsored Events

March 5: International Women’s Day, #ChooseToChallenge 2:00p – 4:00pm CST (Live Stream) - A challenged world is an alert world. Individually, we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and actions – all day , every day. We can all choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. We can all choose to seek out and celebrate women’s achievements. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world. From challenge come change, so let’s all choose to challenge.
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April 28: SCTE/ISBE Cactus Chapter Virtual Vendor Day and Cable Games 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Promoting Women in Cable Telecommunications with event participants.

October 4-5: WICT National Leadership Conference (New York, NY) - Attend the renowned leadership development event for the cable industry and take advantage of inspiring keynote speakers and innovative workshops covering a variety of topics as well as connecting with industry colleagues. Attendees will be immersed in leadership activities that will help to impact their bottom line.



2021 TBD - Delayed Events Until Further Notice

Mentoring Circles Program/Speed Mentoring Kickoff: (Phoenix, AZ) - This mentoring session will focus on self-awareness and emotional intelligence. Learn how you are perceived from others and gain knowledge about your career path in this large and small group setting. The program will last for 6 months with one session scheduled each month.

Community Charity Event: (Virtual) - A time for WICT members and those interested in becoming a member to network while raising money for a charitable cause.

Mentoring and Golf Event: (Topgolf Las Vegas, Nevada) - This is a crowd favorite! Spend an evening with industry peers and professionals while taking a swing at golf in a relaxed and fun environment. Small network groups will be led by a respected leader who will share his or her unique perspective on the value of mentoring, networking and the game of golf.

Mentoring and Golf Event: (Topgolf Tucson, Arizona) - This is a crowd favorite! Spend an evening with industry peers and professionals while taking a swing at golf in a relaxed and fun environment. Small network groups will be led by a respected leader who will share his or her unique perspective on the value of mentoring, networking and the game of golf.

Professional Head Shot Event: (Cox Communications 1700 Vegas Dr. Las Vegas, NV 89106) - Beef up your personal brand and online profile with a professional headshot.

October TBD: 2021 Executive Luncheon (Chateau Luxe - 1175 E Lone Cactus Dr, Phoenix, AZ) - WICT Annual Executive Lunch being held at Chateau Luxe in Phoenix. Guest speaker will be TBD. Lunch to be served and raffle prizes.

October TBD: Mentoring and Golf Event** (Topgolf Scottsdale 9500 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85256) - This is a crowd favorite! Spend an evening with industry peers and professionals while taking a swing at golf in a relaxed and fun environment. Small network groups will be led by a respected leader who will share his or her unique perspective on the value of mentoring, networking and the game of golf.
**Date to be determined in March


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