Posts on Mar 2018

DWN Training: PowerPoint


We’ve all experienced those meetings where someone brings 20 slides with long paragraphs of text for a 30-minute meeting. We want to make sure you can avoid the common PowerPoint pitfalls in your own presentation. Learn tips and tricks to make your PowerPoint presentations shine!

DATE: April 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
LOCATION: Mt. Elbert, DISH Network
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Meet Me in the Middle

Statistics prove out that 68% of women and 52% of men accept the salaries they are offered, with no attempt at negotiation. Even though companies build in extra funding for job candidates and current employees to negotiate, this money is left on the table. For the average woman in leadership, this can result in almost two million dollars of lost revenue over the course of her career. This begs the question: how much are you willing to lose to avoid the discomfort of negotiating? Negotiation, while most commonly thought of for job and salary negotiations, should also be done when asking for new projects, a larger role on the team, or an opportunity for training or education. Keep in mind that negotiating is a tool to help you advance your career.

Women, in particular, face a few unique hurdles with negotiation. They often hold back from negotiating because of prevalent cultural stereotypes that tell us that women that negotiate are seen as pushy and less likeable, rather than communal and cooperative. Many women, that do negotiate, ask for less than they really want to make. It takes courage to advocate for yourself and step out of the shadow of these… Read more and comment

First Friday Coffee


First Friday Coffee: Stop by for coffee and comradery with your DISH Women’s Network colleagues. These informal networking events will include an ice-breaker topic and provide members an opportunity to meet new people.

April Topic: Goal Setting and Staying Inspired!

DATE:  April 6, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

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DISH Women’s Network: Director Panel


Join us for a Director Panel with DISH/Sling executives Dana McLeod, Finance Director, Colleen Sugarman, Sling Marketing Director, Kristin Arnold, Accounting Director, Dorothy Kelly, DISH Tech Director, and Sara Grabowski, Director of Billing and Credit Ops. The panel discussion will focus on career paths and leading teams at DISH.

Meridian, Pike’s Peak Room

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (MDT)

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DWN Training: OneDrive & OneNote


Are you tired of being locked out of a document on the Shared Drive? Do you constantly get emails trying to find who accidentally left a joint spreadsheet open? It sounds like your team could use OneDrive! Office365 gives us a new opportunity to create efficiencies throughout our day-to-day work. Come learn the benefits of OneDrive and OneNote and how you can make the most out of this under-utilized tool. Not at Meridian? Join us via WebEX and click “Call Me”

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (MDT)

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