How Far Have You Come in the Last Year?

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The women of Connect: Professional Women’s Network share their progress reports for 2012. www.linkedin.com/womenconnect

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How Far Have You Come in the Last Year?

  1. 1. How Far Have You Come in the Last Year?The women of Connect: Professional Women’s Networkshare their progress reports for 2012.©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
  2. 2. I am better at creating my own self-support networks. Last spring I sought out trusted colleagues to talk about our businesses. That group has proven to be a sanity-keeper and has helped each of us Andrea Dale meet our goals and maintain a healthy sense of humor. Marketing Coach and Copywriter©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 2
  3. 3. I am better at charging what I am worth and at time management. Part of that is being better at saying no to jobs that I am not suited for and would therefore waste my time. Liora Wachsberg Owner, Lioras Creative Sewing©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 3
  4. 4. Im so much better at saying "No" without excusing myself! Marybeth Tawfik Award-Winning Quilter©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 4
  5. 5. I am better at asking for and accepting assistance. I always believed it was a sign of weakness or failure. Starting a new career and raising three girls has changed all of that. It is still difficult, but I am starting to Monica Davis let go of the need to constantly be in control of EVERYTHING.Life Coach at Empowered Transformations ©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK
  6. 6. I’m better at knowing where I stand and why Im standing there. Dyan ONeilDesigner at Vintage Soufflé ©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 6
  7. 7. I am working hard at getting the little things done. The ones you need to do, but it is just as easy to do them tomorrow—or no one will notice if you dont get them done. I am trying to hold myself Lydia Espinosa accountable and get them done today.Owner, L.A. Web Marketers ©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 7
  8. 8. I am better at getting feedback and incorporating it into my work, not taking things so personally. I am better at trusting my instincts and even at meeting new people. I cant wait to see what Im betterLaura Harding Tallen at next year! Contract Technical Writer ©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 8
  9. 9. Join the conversation!Connect: Professional Women’s Network, Powered by Citi,is an online community on LinkedIn that helps womenachieve the careers they want and discuss the issuesrelevant to their success.For more great insights from Connect members,check out the discussion: What is something you arebetter at than one year ago?Visit linkedin.com/womenconnect formore information and to join the group!Photo credits:Slide 2: Heidi Dietrich, FlickrSlide 3: Belle Monte, FlickrSlide 4: beX out loud, FlickrSlide 5: Victor Antunez, FlickrSlide 7: Mitchell Bartlett, FlickrSlide 8: Phil Strahl, Flickr©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 9
  10. 10. ©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 10

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