One of our goals at Accelerate Women Leaders in Travel is to create community for our retreat participants. We have heard time and time again how much impact our yearly retreat has on this goal. Participants walk away from our 24 hours together seeking more! Based on feedback from our yearly surveys we have added group coaching sessions, and this year, we added two meet-ups to connect upcoming participants before the retreat.
This past October we held our first meet-up hosted by board member Heather Durant. Heather created a casual and fun environment with whole group discussions and break-out rooms. We started with sharing what developments have happened in our lives and work since the previous Accelerate retreat and the vacations we have been on or are planning to take. Following the larger group discussion, we headed into breakout rooms to discuss resources that we would recommend to others. These included many great books and podcasts.
With the holidays approaching, perhaps you are thinking about your wish list. Or maybe you are starting to develop your learning goals for 2024. Here are some great resources that our participants shared!
Founder Brand by Dave Gerhardt
Earning it by Joann Lublin
Unreasonable Hospitality by Will Guidara
Who Moved My Cheese
The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Madino
Power of Now and The New Earth by Eckhart Tolle
The Four Agreements Don Miguel Ruiz
Our first meet-up was a fabulous success. We hope you will join us in February for our next one! Stay tuned for details. Register now for Accelerate Women Leaders in Travel 2024 to take advantage of this participant benefit. We would also love to have your input to shape the next session. Fill out our survey here.
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Sign up for the virtual session: Thursday, September 30th 1:30 EDT
Women make up 50% of the workforce in hospitality and travel yet only 12% of leadership positions. What opportunities are available? What progress is being made? During this hour-long webcast, we’ll hear from industry and academic leaders as they share stories of their own career challenges, victories, and personal leadership values; organizational best practices for supporting women in the workforce; and predictions for the future. This online event is brought to you by the Cornell School of Hotel Administration’s Center for Hospitality Research and Women Leading Travel & Hospitality, a membership-based association that connects executive women across all sectors of the travel and hospitality industry. Registration is complimentary.
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