10 Questions to Ask to Find a Good Mentor

Are you interested in career advancement? General resources are great, but they can’t replace the effect of expert human feedback and coaching. One of the best ways to gain this resource is by finding a mentor. It can be a significant factor to improving diversity in leadership. According to a 2019 study from Leanin.org, 1 ...

By |2020-07-13T08:19:37-05:00July 13th, 2020|Blog, Leadership|

April 30, 2020: DFW ATW’s Women Who Leap: Intentional Networking

Join our President, Jennifer Carter, in this Alliance of Technology and Women (ATW) special program as she explores how to stay connected in a virtual world. A powerful network can help you extend your influence, advance your career, and find crucial resources. In this interactive session, she'll share her powerful approach to building a networking influence engine: ...

By |2020-04-30T15:03:24-05:00April 20th, 2020|Past Events|

How to help hard-hit DFW businesses

While uncertainty reigns and crisis rolls on, now's the time to come together and help where we can. Mr. Rogers says to "look for the helpers." We should also be the helpers. EWF is based in DFW, and we wanted to provide ways for the local community to help locally owned, hard-hit businesses during this ...

By |2020-03-18T18:32:09-05:00March 18th, 2020|Blog|

Building Your Network 4: Measuring What Matters

There's a business truism that "what gets measured gets done." But networking is often governed more by hopefulness rather than true measurement - which can make it wasteful. In this final installment in our series, we share some concrete approaches to measuring networking that will help you make the most of your time and investment. ...

By |2020-04-30T10:58:00-05:00September 30th, 2019|Blog|

Building Your Network 3: Choosing your targets

Building a good network takes time and focus. Choosing the right places to network – and the right people to network with – determines the quality, reach, and impact of your network. In this third installment in our series, explore three tried and true ways to get great results.  Our 4-part series on Building Your Network focuses ...

By |2020-04-30T10:57:05-05:00August 21st, 2019|Blog|

Building Your Network 2: Going Beyond the Beige

Our 4-part series on Building Your Network focuses on these key areas: Part 1: Focusing on the engine.  The power of a deep network, setting your goals, clearly defining success, and mastering “the ask” and “the offer”. Part 2: Honing your brand.  Identifying and honing your introductions and basis of your influence. Part 3: Choosing ...

By |2020-04-30T10:57:42-05:00February 20th, 2019|Blog|

Building Your Network 1: Focusing on the engine

Our 4-part series on Building Your Network focuses on these key areas: Part 1: Focusing on the engine. The power of a deep network, setting your goals, clearly defining success, and mastering “the ask” and “the offer.” Part 2: Honing your personal brand. Identifying and honing your introductions and basis of your influence. Part 3: Choosing your ...

By |2020-04-30T10:58:19-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Blog|

Tips for Networking for Success

Guest Post by Reese Jones Networking is crucial: it helps women gain exposure and more insight into their respective fields. As EWF explored in a previous blog post, women tend to be natural-born networkers, comfortable building relationships and connections. However, their networking can be too focused on the personal or relationships rather than advancing their professional ...

By |2020-04-27T17:38:02-05:00January 4th, 2018|Blog|
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