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Issue 8 | 1/31/13 February Newsletter President’s Message Building good relationships in the workplace is in many ways similar to building good relationships outside of work. Similar to making friends in your neighborhood or at church, you need to get a good feel for the culture, and then rely on some common sense. February is known as the month for love and relationships. I recently read some tips for building quality relationships in the office, with the neighbors, or in your family. *Do not try too hard. Anyone who comes across as too eager, whether at work or in another type of relationship, could turn people off. When you try too hard, you might come across as pushy. Take time to listen to others. *Earn people’s respect. One way to build your connections at work is through your attitude, quality of work and reliability. *Do not rely on email alone. Email is so popular these days, but it is somewhat impersonal. Make an extra effort to actually talk to a person. Pick up the phone or stop by to visit. Face to face interaction is key for solid relationships. *Seek to understand others. Try to be patient and seek to understand where they are coming from. *Do what you say you will do. One of the best ways to build a relationship with someone is to do the things you say you will do. Commitment and reliability will foster relationships. *Do not whine. Be as positive and friendly as you can and people will naturally be drawn to you. The February luncheon topic is “Going for Goals”. This is a perfect topic to rejuvenate our New Year’s resolutions. I hope to see many of you at the luncheon! Tammy Selley, President
John Boyd “Going For Goals” WIB Luncheon Tuesday, February 12 11:55 am Nullam ac ipsum gravida New Dawn Technologies sem placerat suscipit. 843 South 100 West Logan RSVP on the NEW WIB website! http://wib.usu.edu/“One of most universally applicable things I talk about, and the central theme to my book,relates to the key factors in achieving a goal, like business growth (or job search),etc. Specifically, every person on their way to a goal experiences the following:• Spark of inspiration• Formation an idea or hypothesis on a goal to achieve• Decision to act or not act• If we act, there will inevitably be obstacles• We sometimes get stuck - invalidated assumptions, real problems and hurdles• How do we get unstuck• Creative Problems Solving - how to use divergent and convergent thinking• Getting market feedback as we act and get unstuck• Synthesizing that information• Adjusting our hypothesis based on the new information• Continuing action
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. Cache Valley Chefs will present their finest cuisine for your dining pleasure and in hopes of winning your vote. A live auction will The Eccles Ice Center’s administrative staff follow the chef awards would like to personally ceremonyinvite you to attend Spice on Ice 2013!It’s the place to be seen! Purchase tickets by calling 787-2288 www.ecclesice.com THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! The funds raised during this years Spice on Ice will be critical to the success and continuation of the Eccles Ice Center’s community programs!
In Conjunction with our IT conference the student organization AIS (Association for Information Systems) is sponsoring a Women in Technology Luncheon. The date is Feb 7th, at noon. The event will be held in the OC Tanner Lounge in the Huntsman School of Business. I was wondering if anyone from our WIB would like to be involved with this event? The AIS club is looking for a local woman who is in the Technology field to participate on a panel discussion. They are also looking for a company or organization who might like to be a sponsor for this event.Thank you,JamieJamie Andrus: Associate Director, Partners in Business Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University e-‐mail email@example.com office 435.797.82703520 Old Main Hill Logan, UT 84322-‐3500
This is a thank you note we received from one of the Thankscholarship recipients from last year. youLadies,In November I completed my Law Enforcement Officercertification at BATC, thanks to a generous WIB scholarship. It wasquite a journey. The academy began in late May. On the first day itwas clear that I was a bit older than the other 21 males in the classwho had been attending the other sections since January. Being theonly female and the matron was interesting. I held my own duringthe miles and miles of running, endless pushups and sit-ups. I wasbeat up and bruised during the baton and defensive tacticstraining, but I survived. Defensive tactics was the most challengingas it is a personal weakness. I was often paired with the biggestguy in the class (a mere 250 lbs) to prove that even the smallestperson could fight their way out of a situation. And the classworkwas as challenging as any college class, but twice as interesting.The completion of my last law enforcement certificate allows me tomove anywhere in the Cache County Sheriffs Office, as SheriffNelson sees fit. It also provides me with a new knowledge basethat helps me understand the entire law enforcement picture moreclearly. I sincerely appreciate the opportunity that you haveprovided to me. It was a great experience, but I am glad I neverhave to do it again.Respectfully,Holly!-- Holly Dixon Sergeant, Cache County Jail
Logan Downtown Alliance 160 North Main Street Logan, Utah 84321 Ph: 435.752.2161 ext 104 Fax 435.753.5825 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.logandowntown.orgFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gary Saxton29 January 2012 435.752.2161 ext 104 Logan Film Festival Announces 2013 Festival DatesLOGAN— Logan Downtown Alliance and Logan City will host the Logan Film Festival (LFF),scheduled to commence on Thursday, March 21, 2013 and close on Saturday, March 23, 2013presenting three (3) days of independent film screenings, community events and educationalworkshops. Currently, venues include the Caine-Lyric Theatre and the Dansante Theatre.LFF is a celebration of independent cinema from around the world and promotes a greaterappreciation of the art and commerce of filmmaking. LFF is dedicated exclusively to truly self-financed filmmakers and seeks to inspire young filmmakers and emerging filmmakers to helpthem succeed in the film industry.ABOUT THE FESTIVALLFF has the support of the Utah Film Commission, Northern Utah Film Commission, UtahGovernor’s Office of Economic Development, Motion Picture Association of Utah, and localsupport from Logan City as the Festival Host City.This year the 3-day festival will screen 32 dramatic, animated, and documentary films covering awide variety of subjects and genres including Drama, Comedy, Social Justice, Health Awareness,Youth, Family, Arts and Culture. There will also be an Opening Night Gala, FilmmakerReception, Awards Ceremony, Lectures, and offers great opportunities to visit with talent andfilmmakers.The Festival HUB, located at the historic Caine-Lyric Theatre, built in 1913, located at 28 WestCenter Street, Logan, Utah, is open to VIP PASS and ALL ACCESS CINEMA PASS holders onlyFilm Line-up and ticketing will be available online beginning Friday, February 15, 2013 atloganfilmfestival.com.LFF is hosted by the City of Logan, Utah. Logan is one of the few cities in Utah with a NationalHistoric District with wonderful old buildings and mansions in a picturesque mountain valley(Cache Valley), surrounded by century old farms, incredible mountain and valley scenery, anddozens of small farming communities perfect for filming. Visit tourcachevalley.com for a closerlook!For More Information:Gary Saxton, Logan Film Festival 435.752.2161 ext 4 or visit loganfilmfestival.com ###
Did$you$know…$ Research published in the Journal of Pain & Symptom Management found that: terminally-ill patients who received hospice care lived on average 29 days longer than those who did not opt for hospice near the end of life.Our Hospice Team offers specialized knowledge & support at the end of life just asobstetricians & midwives lend support & expertise at the start of life.Hospice can reduce anxiety in both the terminally ill patient & their family by helping them make themost of the time remaining & achieve some level of acceptance.When terminally ill patients make the decision to receive hospice care instead of continued curative treatment,they avoid the dangers of over-treatment.In-home care from a hospice team often means the patient receives greater monitoring than he or she wouldin a hospital.In addition to focusing on the physical health & comfort of a patient, our hospice team also focuses on theemotional needs & spiritual well-being of the terminally ill & their loved ones.Since we offer substantial support & training for family caregivers, it also helps many patients feel less of aburden to their loved ones. Call$us$today$to$see$if$you$or$a$loved$one$qualify$for$Hospice$Benefits$$$$435=753=8220$Don’t forget to check out the new Women in Business website at http://wib.usu.edu/ Also, if you haven’t joined WIB on Facebook yet, now’s the time! Stay connected and stay informed.
The Na onal Children’s Study in Cache County presents Celebra ng Toddlerhood: Understanding and Embracing Toddler Transi ons Saturday, February 9th, 10:00am to noon Logan Regional Hospital Women’s Center G AWIN EE DR A FR FOR ERTIBLE V CON SEAT * CAR FREE SEMINAR! Have you heard of the ‘Terrible Twos’? Is your baby changing too fast? Are you enjoying the new challenges? Join us as we learn how to enjoy the amazing toddlerhood stage by focusing on the posi ve changes! Keynote: 10:00 –10:45 “The Terriﬁc Twos - Posi ve Transi ons” Vonda Jump, PhD Co-Inves gator of the Cache County Na onal Childrens Study Presenta ons: 11:00-11:30 "Forging Loving Family Ties" Melanie M. Domenech Rodríguez, PhD USU Department of Psychology 11:30-12:00 "Protec ng Precious Cargo: The Basics of Keeping Kids Safe in Cars." Monica Thunell - Cer ﬁed Car Seat Technician Bear River Health DepartmentCall 435-797-9000 to preregister or register at the door Hosted by Logan Regional Hospital Intermountain Healthcare*Courtesy of the Bear River Health Department
CLICK HERE to view an online version of this email. Eccles Conference Center | Utah State University 29th Annual Information Technology Conference February 6, 2013 Three Things You Cant Afford to Miss: 1. Cutting Edge Cloud Research 2. Next Generation IT Stategies 3. Creating a Sound Mobile StrategyFeatured Speaker: Kimberley Jones CEO, Vérité "Mobile Friendly or Mobile Apps? Creating a Sound Mobile Strategy" Todays mobile strategies involve much more than an application on an array of smart devices. Your mobile strategy can have implications for everything from your primary web properties, existing and future databases and the mobile applications they support and serve. This presentation will cover three key things to consider: Mobile Friendly Web Database Considerations Application Platforms & Solutions For a complete schedule and list of speakers, visit our website at partners.usu.edu Thanks to our Conference Sponsor: