Posts on May 2017

2 years, 1000+ members!

DISH Women’s Network – as we approach our second anniversary, we wanted to share some exciting news! As of this month, the Network now has over 1000 active members! We could not have grown this dramatically without the support of a fantastic volunteer leadership team, executive sponsors and your overwhelming enthusiasm!

Thank you for helping us reach this milestone, and for leaning in to your careers at DISH. We are so proud of the last two years and look forward to a fantastic future with you, continuing to grow our community.

As usual, keep an eye out on our blog and website for upcoming information. We have an exciting summer planned and will share more information as our events approach!

Not a member yet? If you would like to sign up, you will receive event information, training opportunities, and more! Sign up here.

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Personal Branding Workshop with Krystal Covington + Complimentary Headshots

Please join us on Wednesday, May 10th from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM where we will have our first Personal Branding workshop lead by our guest speaker Krystal Covington, Director of Public Relations and Customer Service at Natural Grocers. To complement this workshop, our very own J. Klamm will be providing complimentary professional headshots for participants directly after the event. A headshot sign up available upon event check in for time slots going until 3pm.

This event has limited seating. Please notify us if your availability changes (womensnetwork@dish.com). We look forward to seeing you there!

About Krystal

Krystal is a PR and branding expert currently serving as Director of Public Relations and Customer Service at Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage. She has led the launch of multi-million dollar projects and has worked directly with leaders of companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500. Krystal is a TEDx presenter, national speaker and trainer, and founder and CEO of Women of Denver, a social enterprise association.


About J. Klamm

J. owns and manages several business to business call skills, ensuring the day to day functionality, training, and processes run smoothly. He joined the Dish team as an agent in 2010 after 6

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The Sleep Deficit and How to Overcome It

As women, we hear the ever-present messaging to “lean in” to our careers. We’re applauded for our late nights at the office and wear busy-ness as a badge of honor among our peers. Even with the desire for more work-life balance, we find that the other voices in our world can be louder and more pervasive: “Lean in.” “Work hard, play hard.” “The early bird gets the worm.” One of the ways that we suffer most is in our sleep. Globally, we are experiencing a growing sleep deficit and there are several indicators that sleep deficit has a greater impact on women than men.

Women spend more time sleeping than men on every day of the week, according to a 2014 study by Sleep Cycle, but that that doesn’t mean women are getting the right type of sleep. People in the United States experience some of the worst sleep quality worldwide (Hall, 2015). Women are also 20% more likely to suffer from insomnia (Anderson, 2017). Single working women and working moms with young children are logging the worst sleep, usually logging only 6 hours to the 7.5 hour minimum that most adults need to be happy and healthy.

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