• Honing Your Professional Skills In 2017

    Is your New Year’s resolution to improve your business skills and polish your professional image?


    Join Business and Professional Women (BPW) of St Petersburg-Pinellas for “Strategies for Success,” a monthly workshop series starting January 28, 2017, and continuing through April from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00. The workshops focus on personal development and professional skill building for individuals looking to change careers, secure employment or advance in their profession. Register at www.bpwstpetepinellas.org and click on “Strategies for Success 2017.”


    The Workshops are being held in Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Education & Conference Center at 701 4th St South, St. Petersburg. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. Each workshop includes a mid-morning break for refreshments and networking. The workshop cost is $20 each for BPW members and $25 each for non-members. There is a $10 series discount if you register for all 4 sessions.


    • January 28: “Don’t Let the Cloud Rain on Your Parade.”  Understanding technology and taking advantage of it with
      Pat Huston, (dynamic edu-tainer).
    • February 25: “Understanding Me to Build a Strong We.” Learn personality styles, then use them to build strong teams with
      Nikki Gaskin-Capehart, and Melanie Turner.
    • March 25: “Go for the Win-Win.” Hone your negotiating skills, then use them to lead others with Bonnie Kesler, and
      Venita Garvin.
    • April 22: “Perception Matters.” It’s a digital world; learn how to present your best, most ethical self, while protecting your reputation with Kristina Alspaw, and Jennifer Webb.