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  • What I Learned in 2020 That Gives Me Hope for 2021

    What I Learned in 2020 That Gives Me Hope for 2021

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    By Lisa Miller By reflecting on the past, we can feel hopeful about the future, which means it’s time to reflect on the good that has come from possibly the craziest year we have ever lived! We’ve made it through homeschooling, modified sports schedules, quarantines and working from home. I’ve learned amazing things about myself, my family and my friends

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  • ACW Helped Me Find a Path to a New Mindset

    ACW Helped Me Find a Path to a New Mindset

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    By Bridget Kang I’ve been an ACW member since March 21, 2018. My manager was a member and suggested that I join to help me build my network while in Las Vegas for the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. I joined because “Why not? It couldn’t hurt.” I didn’t even know what I was joining, but I’m always open to

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  • Forget New Year’s Resolutions! Focus on Sustainable Changes Instead

    Forget New Year’s Resolutions! Focus on Sustainable Changes Instead

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    By Lindsey Meallo With 2021 fast approaching, the ever-popular question, “What’s your New Year’s resolution?” is filling my conversations. I have resolved not to commit to any resolutions this coming year due to my track record of “falling off the wagon” very early on. I’m not alone; a majority of us don’t live up to these promises. So, if the

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  • Member Poll: What Are You Looking Forward to in 2021?

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    In anticipation of the New Year, we asked ACW members what they’re looking forward to the most in 2021. While answers varied, they all centered around the hope of conquering the pandemic in the coming year.

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  • ACW Reads

    It’s Story Time with ACW Reads

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    By Lauren Grenier As we close out 2020, we realize we’ve learned quite a bit about adjusting to a virtual world. The ACW community has been a great comfort to many of us who miss life before the pandemic. Last spring, we began looking for ways to help members manage all the changes. Among many initiatives, we started “ACW Reads,”

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  • ACW Membership Matters

    Why Membership Matters to Florence Le Goff

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    ACW is home to a vibrant community of channel professionals from across the country. We enjoy getting to know them at our in-person events and are happy to introduce you to them in this recurring Membership Matters Q&A. This month we’re getting to know ACW member Florence Le Goff, Director of Channel and Alliance Marketing at Masergy Communications Inc., where

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  • Being High Powered – January 21, 2021 Webinar

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    Now, more than ever, qualities such as empathy, flexibility and creativity are our most valuable assets. Join us to explore how who you “be” is the greatest source of power in its truest sense. Join ACW co-founder and president, Nancy Ridge and gain practical “how to’s” such as: Key Takeaways Understanding the distinctions between Being, Doing, and Having Find out

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  • How to Start a Gratitude Journal

    How to Start a Gratitude Journal

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    You’ve probably had your fair share of bad days this year, maybe even more of them than usual. While we can’t always keep bad days from happening, we can take time to appreciate the good in every day. Director of National Partner Programs at Comcast Business Holly B. Hunt provides tips in her blog post on how to create a

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  • Is the Raise What You Really Want? Dec. 17, 2020 Webinar

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    This presentation will help you to be paid fairly for the work you do, while ensuring you are building skills and experiences to stay employable to build long term stability and wealth. We will explore the pitfalls of asking for just the raise, being overpaid and how to estimate the values of your skills and experiences in the market. Key

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  • Meet 2020 LEAD Award Winner Shannon Orr

    Meet 2020 LEAD Award Winner Shannon Orr

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    Shannon Orr, National Channel Manager at AVANT, was one of four women to receive the 2020 Alliance of Channel Women LEAD Award recognizing exceptional female leaders in the tech channel. The fourth annual LEAD Award winners were honored at a ceremony during the ACWConnect Live! virtual event on Thursday, Sept. 17. “Alliance of Channel Women started the LEAD Awards four

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