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August Lean In Circle Lunch: Focusing on FeedbackFeedback is critical to personal growth, building trust, and developing relationships.  Each of us has performance blind spots in our personal and professional lives. Learning how to ask for, receive, and give meaningful feedback will pay dividends. As a group, we’ll share our thoughts and experiences on giving and receiving feedback, then explore some best practices as well as make active commitments to take action.Our speaker is Lia Fields! She has been part of the Oil and Gas space in Colorado since 2013 and serves as an Operations Technician for Bonanza Creek Energy. She has worked and led events for WOGA since her appointment to the Board of Directors in 2017. She coordinated the Lean In program for the 2018 and 2019 seasons and leads several Lean In luncheons. She has a B.S. in Genetics & Cell Biology and a B.S. in Biochemistry from Washington State University.DATE: Thursday, August 13th TIME: 11:00am-12:30pm VENUE: Virtual -...

August Lean In Circle Lunch: Focusing on FeedbackFeedback is critical to personal growth, building trust, and developing relationships.  Each of us has performance blind spots in our personal and professional lives. Learning how to ask for, receive, and give meaningful feedback will pay dividends. As a group, we’ll share our thoughts and experiences on giving and receiving feedback, then explore some best practices as well as make active commitments to take action.Our speaker is Lia Fields! She has been part of the Oil and Gas space in Colorado since 2013 and serves as an Operations Technician for Bonanza Creek Energy. She has worked and led events for WOGA since her appointment to the Board of Directors in 2017. She coordinated the Lean In program for the 2018 and 2019 seasons and leads several Lean In luncheons. She has a B.S. in Genetics & Cell Biology and a B.S. in Biochemistry from Washington State University.DATE: Thursday, August 13th TIME: 11:00am-12:30pm VENUE: Virtual -...

July Tech Lunch: Unleashing Imagination on the Blockchain - Laura Masse There is no shortage of content about blockchain technology.Yet, creative thinking about its practical application to solve business problems has been overshadowed by a profusion of technical explanations and heavy attention to one specific use case, digital currency."Unleashing Imagination on the Blockchain" Shines light on the myriad capabilities, applications and benefits of blockchain technology for enterprises. It frames key questions for business leaders that open paths to unlock the value of the technology. It places the customer at the center of business strategy development. And it focuses on the ultimate end game, leveraging blockchain to prevent disruption and provide competitive advantage.Ginni Rometty, former CEO IBM, has said blockchain technology "will transform the world. If you understood in 1995 the opportunities and threats that the internet would ultimately present to your company, or industry, what would you have done differently? That...

July Lean In Circle Lunch: Leading Through ComplexitySuccessful leaders take time to pause and self-reflect. Join WOGA for our July Lean In Lunch that will provide key leadership tools and techniques to improve your ability to navigate, as well as friends and family members.Leading Through ComplexityUnderstand change dynamics in a complex world. Complete a Personal Complexity Scan. Shift your perspective, mindset, and way of being to navigate change with more positivity and productivity. Find leverage in chaos and create an action planOur speaker is Barb Van Hare faculty member of The Co-Active Coaches Training Institute (CTI), the largest, global coach training and leadership company. She is also the owner of Kinetic Clarity, a Leadership and Coaching firm coaching leaders, teams, cultures, and crowds based in Denver, Colorado.DATE: Thursday, July 9th TIME: 11:00-12:30 VENUE: Virtual - Zoom MeetingCOST: $10 Member, $15 Non-memberPlease note attendee will get a meeting registration invite in their pre-meeting email...

WOGA is pleased to announce that we will be partnering with RMPC and Energy Strong to support the annual Rocky Mountain Pipeliners Club Golf Tournament!The event will be held at Fossil Trace in Golden, CO on Friday, August 28th Registration will open on the RMPC website next week! Tuesday, June 30th at 8:00am MST. We are working with Fossil Trace on specifics regarding changes due to the virus, but we are very excited and expect to still accommodate a 36-team tournament! Come for the golf, food, networking and AWESOME raffle prizes! This tournament will benefit several great causes this year . . . more details to come. Sponsorships are still available at many levels! There will be more information in the next RMPC newsletter and at www.rmpipeliners.orgContact info@rmpipeliners.org for more information on available sponsorships or any other inquiries....

July Lean In Circle Lunch: Leading Through ComplexitySuccessful leaders take time to pause and self-reflect. Join WOGA for our July Lean In Lunch that will provide key leadership tools and techniques to improve your ability to navigate, as well as friends and family members.Leading Through ComplexityUnderstand change dynamics in a complex world. Complete a Personal Complexity Scan. Shift your perspective, mindset, and way of being to navigate change with more positivity and productivity. Find leverage in chaos and create an action plan Our speaker is Barb Van Hare faculty member of The Co-Active Coaches Training Institute (CTI), the largest, global coach training and leadership company. She is also the owner of Kinetic Clarity, a Leadership and Coaching firm coaching leaders, teams, cultures, and crowds based in Denver, Colorado.DATE: Thursday, July 9th TIME: 11:00-12:30 VENUE: Virtual - Zoom MeetingCOST: $10 Member, $15 Non-memberPlease note attendee will get a meeting registration invite in their pre-meeting email...

Register now for our first ever virtual Lean In on Thursday, June 11th via Zoom! Our guest speaker is Dena Lund and we will be discussing navigating your internal network to create new opportunities for yourself! The meeting login details will be sent out closer to the date after you register.Managing Up – What is it? How do I do it now?Managing up is about creating opportunities for yourself and your organization.  It’s about getting noticed and gaining influence.  Those with the most rapport are the ones who are considered for the open assignment or the special project.Managing up is not kissing up.  Internal networking can generate avenues to demonstrate what you can do and letting others know what you want to do.This effort is even more challenging when teams are working remotely.Dena Lund serves as EVP & Chief Operating Officer for Sterling Energy.  Prior to Sterling she spent many...

June Lean In Circle Lunch: Managing Up – What is it? How do I do it now? Managing up is about creating opportunities for yourself and your organization.  It’s about getting noticed and gaining influence.  Those with the most rapport are the ones who are considered for the open assignment or the special project.Managing up is not kissing up.  Internal networking can generate avenues to demonstrate what you can do and letting others know what you want to do.This effort is even more challenging when teams are working remotely.Dena Lund serves as EVP & Chief Operating Officer for Sterling Energy.  Prior to Sterling she spent many years at large O&G companies in a variety of management, commercial, and field leadership roles.  Dena holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder.Dena is passionate about mentorship and helping others to navigate their careers.  She has led previous Lean...

Join us for our first ever virtual Lean In on Thursday, June 11th via Zoom! Our guest speaker is Dena Lund and we will be discussing navigating your internal network to create new opportunities for yourself! The meeting login details will be sent out closer to the date.Managing Up – What is it? How do I do it now?Managing up is about creating opportunities for yourself and your organization.  It’s about getting noticed and gaining influence.  Those with the most rapport are the ones who are considered for the open assignment or the special project.Managing up is not kissing up.  Internal networking can generate avenues to demonstrate what you can do and letting others know what you want to do.This effort is even more challenging when teams are working remotely.Dena Lund serves as EVP & Chief Operating Officer for Sterling Energy.  Prior to Sterling she spent many years at large...

Registration is still open for our upcoming virtual Resume/Online Profile Review and Mock Interviews Seminar!We'll be helping you build an effective resume, polish your LinkedIn profile or prepare for interviews in this interactive session.  Whether you are already looking for your next position or happily employed, it is always a good idea to regularly review your 'career tools'.When: Thursday, May 14th Time:  11am - 12:30pm MST Where:  Zoom MeetingThere will be 3 topics to choose from - pick what you are most interested in! Review and feedback on your ResumeResumes will need to be sent to info@wogacolorado.org by Monday, May 11thReview and feedback on your LinkedIn profilesPlease update your LinkedIn profile by Monday, May 11th; you may be asked to connect with one of the WOGA Board Members so we can review prior to the seminarMock InterviewsSample questions will be sent ahead of the eventThis will be...