Wednesday, August 27, 2014

PositivelyPittsburghLive Sponsored Event: WIN 2014 Professional Development Day

WIN 2014 Professional Development Day Speaker Line-up
Friday, September 12, 2014  |  7:30 AM to 1 PM  |  Gaetano’s Restaurant
Sampling of the amazing speakers and content that you will have access to during Professional Development Day 2014!  Check back often as we update the speaker list!

Intellectual Property 101 By Kathleen Kuznicki, Lynch Weis, LLC
Your company has invested enormous amounts of time and money in developing proprietary technologies, brands and trademarks…your intellectual property. Protecting these valuable assets is essential to maintaining your competitive advantage and financial viability.
Learn about:    The main categories of intellectual property. ~ What can be protected? ~ Why obtain protection? ~ How to obtain protection.

First Impressions ; Your Own Personal Brand By Julie Peterson, Owner – House of Colour Pittsburgh
Ever wondered why certain people walk into a room and all eyes turn to watch? Everyone listens intently to what they have to say and by the end of the discussion they have met everyone in the room and made some serious connections. At House of Colour Pittsburgh we know that our clients are “In Focus”, they realize how important their own Personal Brand is and they are confident and successful because of it. Find out from Julie Peterson how important that first impression is and how to make the most of it.

Time Saving Tech Tools for the Savvy Business Owner By Susan Lieber, Leave it to Lieber
Whether you are a solopreneur or small business owner, your time and energy are some of your greatest assets. During this informative presentation, Susan Lieber, Certified Organizer Coach will introduce her favorite tools for managing time, information, and communication. Participants will walk away with an appreciation of the features for each tool, how to gain access to them and identify their next step for applying this knowledge to their workday.

Using Podcasting/Internet Radio to Become a Celebrity Expert to Increase Your Credibility and Promote Your Business  By Joanne Quinn-Smith, 2009 National SBA Journalist of the Year
AKA TechnoGranny, Talkcast Host, Publisher,
Revealed how podcasting/internet radio creates excellent internet visibility and SEO results. Learn how to associate yourself with Celebrity Experts using Podcast/Internet Radio Interviews. Discover how your own branded podcast/internet radio show can increase your brand visibility, speaking engagements and fees and consulting projects by creating your own celebrity persona. Leave with the simple steps to start your own podcast/internet radio show.

My 20 Year Journey with “The Gift of Holiday Valley” By JoAnn Forrester
Some books take 20 years to get published.   The Gift of Holiday Valley is one of them. While it is a “children’s” book it is so much more.   It is a story that has many levels of being and meaning. Learn the steps that I took along this path to become a published author.

And Much More! Stay tuned and check back often for updates!  Bring donation items that will go to support our local charities, such as gently used clothing, accessories, shoes, handbags, jewelry and receive a complimentary door prize ticket.  A portion of any new WIN-Pittsburgh membership in the month of September will benefit the:  Pennsylvania Women’s Hall of Achievement.

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