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  • Member Poll: 2019 Highlights

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    In honor of the close of 2019, we asked our members to reflect about what their highlights are. As we close out 2019, we asked ACW members to reflect on their highlights for the past year.

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  • 4 Tips for Applying 2019’s Lessons Learned in the New Year

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    By Kandi Phillips  If you’re like me, you’re wondering how it’s already December, and have probably remarked to a friend or two how surprised you are that the year is coming to an end. Didn’t it seem like January was just last month? One of my favorite traditions on New Year’s Eve is to reflect on the past year and

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  • Why Membership Matters to Lauren Grenier

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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 Lauren Grenier, Marketing Director at Granite Telecommunications. Lauren Grenier, co-chair of the ACW Newsletter Committee, is

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  • Coming back from Maternity Leave: 10 Things to Consider When You Return to Work

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    By Brittany Fuller Caito I’ll save you details of my birthing experience, but WOW, it was a rollercoaster ride.  Everyone gave me a heads up that time flies, but I should have listened more intently. I blinked and I already have a 4.5-month-old daughter. I can only imagine how fast the years to come will pass by. “Being a parent

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  • Reflections on 2019

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    By Amy Bailey As I sit back and review 2019 in my mind, I can’t believe how many changes I’ve experienced. This year has gone by in a whirlwind and I’m looking forward to more developments in 2020. Team Growth and Transformation Early in 2019 we welcomed two new event planners to our team at Telarus. Previously, two of us

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  • How Dual-Career Couples Make It Work

    How Dual-Career Couples Make It Work

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    Leaders Always Learning this week is about dual income couple’s recipe for success. This Harvard Business Article offers us insights through stories of couples who weren’t getting it right, and what’s required for dual career couples to really thrive. The recipe includes open communication, it includes a balancing act of deliberate choices, and it also includes honest difficult conversations along

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  • Cyber Attacks & How New Regulations Will Affect Your Employees – December 19 Webinar

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    Cyber Attacks aren’t stopping. Regardless of the size of company and profile of people involved, everyone is getting hacked. New regulations in Nevada and California have been enacted to protect personal information. How might these changes affect your firm? What can you do as a channel executive to help your clients and partners (and their customers) understand the pending changes?

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  • Cloud Girls Rising Awards 2020

    Cloud Girls & Alliance of Channel Women Seek Nominations for Fifth Annual ‘Women to Watch’ Awards

    Applications for Awards Honoring Female Cloud Evangelists Will Be Accepted Through January 24, 2020 Aliso Viejo, California & Santa Ana, California – December 5, 2019 – Cloud Girls, a  next-gen tech think tank, and Alliance of Channel Women, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of female channel leaders in technology, have joined forces present the fifth annual Cloud

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    Manage Your Energy Instead of Your Time

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    I have long been a fan of The Power of Full Engagement by Jim Loehr & Tony Schwartz. Their book explains that the key to a more productive work / life balance in about managing energy, rather than the more traditional way of thinking of more efficient time management. This brief article offers key tips for managing energy that can be instantly

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  • Meet 2019 LEAD Award Winner Marcia Dempster

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    Marcia Dempster, Partner Business Manager at Armor Cloud Security, was one of three women to receive the 2019 Alliance of Channel Women LEAD Award recognizing exceptional female leaders in the tech channel. ACW LEAD Award winners were honored at a ceremony during the Alliance of Channel Women ACWConnectLive! Networking Event on Sept. 9, in Washington D.C. during Channel Partners Evolution.

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