31 01, 2024

Lennie Knowlton Encourages Business Women’s Forum to Lead with Connection

By |2024-01-31T08:37:56-07:00January 31st, 2024|Blog, Business Women's Forum|1 Comment

Leadership is a skill — a necessary skill to have in the workforce, but one that can be difficult to nurture. According to Lennie Knowlton, CHMC, CDWF, a key element of effective leadership is connection, which is why she founded Project Connection, an non-profit mental health agency that focuses on connection in order to improve [...]

22 01, 2024

Jennifer Goodwin: The Power of Raising Your Hand

By |2024-02-26T10:56:34-07:00January 22nd, 2024|Blog|0 Comments

Each month, a member of the Business Women’s Forum Steering Committee writes a guest article related to their experience and expertise as a woman in business. This month’s article was written by Jennifer Goodwin, Director of Marketing at the SLC Downtown Northwestern Mutual Office. In my company, we have a Women’s Field Association which [...]

13 12, 2023

Lorena Martinez: Why Don’t I Feel Like I’m Good Enough?

By |2024-02-12T14:26:37-07:00December 13th, 2023|Blog, Business Women's Forum, Guest|0 Comments

You applied, interviewed, received the job offer, accepted, and now it is day one of your new job! Congratulations! All of a sudden, you feel uneasy and thoughts of doubt start filling your head, such as or “I am not good enough” and “Am I qualified for this job?” These thoughts are what is called [...]

7 12, 2023

President’s Message: Embrace the Spirit of Giving Through Mentorship

By |2023-12-12T09:09:02-07:00December 7th, 2023|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

‘Tis the season of giving back and serving our community. Traditionally, this time of year prompts discussions about supporting charities and local organizations, and extending a helping hand to those in need. While these acts of generosity are vital and impactful, I would like to propose a method of giving back that is a [...]

8 11, 2023

Cidne Christensen: Being Ready for Opportunity

By |2023-11-08T08:41:36-07:00November 8th, 2023|Blog, Business Women's Forum, Guest|0 Comments

After a long career with my former company, I recently transitioned to a new position in a different industry. While I had experience moving between various roles in my previous workplace, these changes usually occurred during restructuring phases, which often had unique application processes. When presented with an external opportunity, I realized I wasn't [...]

27 10, 2023

Tips and Tricks for Today’s Job Market: October Business Women’s Forum Highlights Strategies for Career Success

By |2023-11-01T09:24:59-07:00October 27th, 2023|Blog, Business Women's Forum|0 Comments

In today's competitive business landscape, making a lasting impression is essential for career growth. Regardless of where you are in your career, we are all looking for ways to sell ourselves and our unique perspectives in a way that others find valuable. Executive Recruiter Marian Janikula of Intermountain Health understands this idea better than [...]

4 10, 2023

Lyndsy Blonquist: Resilience – The Psychological Muscle You Never Knew You Needed

By |2023-10-05T08:52:37-07:00October 4th, 2023|Blog, Business Women's Forum, Guest|0 Comments

Resilience. The word sounds positive, powerful and strong. For me, as a feeling, the word ‘resilience’ brings to mind visions of a warm summer day and the sensation when you point your face toward the sun and feel that perfect warmth of contentment. That’s what resilience feels like to me. As I face change [...]

21 09, 2023

Confidence, Courage, Connection: President Deneece Huftalin Visits the Business Women’s Forum

By |2023-09-21T10:18:56-07:00September 21st, 2023|Blog, Business Women's Forum|0 Comments

The first thing Salt Lake Community College President Deneece Huftalin did when she came on stage to speak to the Business Women’s Forum was tell everyone to close their eyes. Obediently, the dozens of women attending closed their eyes as Huftalin continued: “Now, when you feel a tap on your head, open your eyes, stand [...]

12 09, 2023

Jennifer Seltzer Stitt: Communities Rise Together

By |2023-09-20T12:53:48-07:00September 12th, 2023|Blog, Business Women's Forum, Guest|0 Comments

When the plane bounced around during our approach to Kahului Airport late Monday night, we weren’t terribly concerned. Landing in Maui is a well-known windy and wild ride.  My family had been talking about, planning, and saving for a trip to Hawaii for years. We were excited, exhausted, and oblivious to the weather. We [...]

16 08, 2023

The Empowering Impact of Self-Care: A Roadmap to Nurturing Success for Women in Business

By |2023-08-16T12:01:48-07:00August 16th, 2023|Blog, Business Women's Forum|0 Comments

Work-life balance is not just a buzzword; it is a fundamental aspect of a woman's overall health and success. In the fast-paced world of business, women often find themselves navigating multiple responsibilities, striving to strike a delicate balance between professional growth and personal well-being. Finding this harmony between professional and personal lives contributes to [...]

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