(Seattle, WA) Members and friends of Ascend Seattle Chapter took charge of their career and personal development on July 16, 2010. Close to forty attendees gathered for Ascend’s Executive Presence and Professionalism event on a sunny Friday afternoon.

Nancy Mueller, President of International Adaptations, led the presentation by sharing her observations on cross-cultural relationship building, cultural impacts on work attitudes and behaviors, and strategies for communicating professionally. Her definition of Executive Presence is a [magnetic] force field that brings in people. In addition to interactive discussions, participants also took away applicable tips to display executive presence.

(Seattle, WA) Members and friends of Ascend Seattle Chapter took charge of their career and personal development on July 16, 2010. Close to forty attendees gathered for Ascend’s Executive Presence and Professionalism event on a sunny Friday afternoon.

Nancy Mueller, President of International Adaptations, led the presentation by sharing her observations on cross-cultural relationship building, cultural impacts on work attitudes and behaviors, and strategies for communicating professionally. Her definition of Executive Presence is a [magnetic] force field that brings in people. In addition to interactive discussions, participants also took away applicable tips to display executive presence.

If you were unable to attend this event, be sure to participate in the Ascend Seattle Chapter’s Diversity Career Expo 2010 & Appreciation Gala “Re-energizing Your Career” on September 2, at the Westin in downtown Bellevue.

“The Expo is an excellent opportunity to meet employers who realize the importance in a multicultural workplace,” explains Alice Matsuoka, current Seattle Chapter President. “There’s value in diversity, and we’re hoping to illustrate this to the Washington community.”

The Diversity Career Expo is open and free to all from 1:00pm-5:00pm. The Appreciation Gala to celebrate Ascend Seattle’s one year anniversary will be 5:30pm-9:00pm, tickets are required.

Ascend Diversity Career Expo 2010 & Appreciation Gala
Career Expo: 1:00 – 5:00pm Grand Ballrooms A and B
Dinner Gala 5:30pm – 9:00pm Grand Ballroom C
Entrance to the Career Expo is FREE. Tickets for the dinner Gala can be purchased for $25 (member price) or $75 (non-members). Group rates are also available.
For more information, please visit
http://www.ascendleadership.org/events/event_details.asp?id=116763

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