A New & Exciting Opportunity to Expand Your Network!
We’re connecting Silicon Valley Administrators who want to develop and nurture business friendships with each other.
Here’s what you can expect
- Expand your professional network through Personable Business® Introductions.
- Learn from industry experts as they share their experiences and best practices.
- Meet our preferred vendors.
You are personally invited to participate and be at the hub of this new community forming. If you know of other like-minded Administrators, please invite them too.
Join Us! •
Thursday, March 28, 2013
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Network Meeting Center
5201 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara CA 95054
Why Networking is Important Even if You're not Looking for a Job
Joanne Linden, Chief Executive Assistant, Synopsys; Master Trainer, Adminuniverse™ & Author
Joanne Linden has a background that spans more than 30 years as an executive assistant. With the majority of her career in Silicon Valley, she has worked with and been part of both successful start-ups and billion-dollar corporations.
A true activist for professional administrators, Joanne, along with other CEO assistants, developed the first certificate program for administrative professionals with UCSC Extension in Silicon Valley. Joanne served on the advisory board and has been an instructor for that program. Joanne is a member and past Chairperson of Silicon Valley Catalysts Association (SVCA) and past President of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), San Jose and Crossroads Chapters.
Joanne, along with Linda McFarland, is the author of the book “Sitting on a File Cabinet, Naked, With a Gun: True Stories of Silicon Valley CEO Assistants.”
$25 | Administrative Professionals | includes appetizers, wine and beer tasting, desserts
$50 | General Admission | includes appetizers, wine and beer tasting, desserts
$195 | Preferred vendor | includes a vendor marketing table, 30 second introduction to the group, 1 event registration, appetizers, wine and beer tasting, desserts
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We are excited to meet you and introduce you to our other business friends!
When & Where
boost your confidence • embrace leadership • transform business culture
by practicing Personable Business®
Personable Business® turns office politics into office partnerships. Whether you work at a company or have your own business, there will be politics. We stand for interacting with others from a partnership point of view. Partnership allows us to bring out the best in each other and create highly productive and rewarding results and relationships.
At our Personable Business® connecting events you will
* meet more people personally and professionally *
* learn how to keep business relationships in good shape *
The Personable Business® Communication Tools establish a common language to bring out the best in each other
* be heard, understood and get your needs met *
Join the Personable Business® movement by joining Business Women of Silicon Valley. A community of women supporting women and men who join them. You also have access to our two specialty groups
* AdminProfessionalsConnect *
* b2bProfessionalsConnect *
We're declaring women can/will/need to support each other. We've got to learn how-to and understand how we don't. So often successful women say that "Women need to learn how to support each other." Here we are doing just that.