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Emotional Intelligence and The Work Farm

We had a great presentation by Chris Armstrong of Maze Of Love. The speaker outlined how 'Emotional Intelligence' can affect communication with you clients and the customer service you provide. The follow on discussion had attendees identify the type of farm animal that best describes their business style, interpersonal and decision making skill sets. Resulting in a better understanding of who you are and how operate, with great tips on how to be mindful of and better at managing your less effective habits.

Special thanks to the Holiday Inn at Ballston (4610 N. Fairfax Drive Arlington, Va). They hosted us in the Ballston room; one of their newly renovated rooms. The food was good and the support staff were excellent. Great wedding location for the DC Metro area.

Also, a special thanks to Lebanese Taverna,  GiGi's Cookies and Sweet Pink Bakery for providing a wonderful  mezza and fruit array, and delicious desserts and treats.

Join us for our next networking event - February 28, 2017,  for the "Three R's of Success", at the Sheraton of Tyson's Corner.
President's Letter

 

Welcome to the Association of Wedding Professionals of Greater Washington, DC!  Our has been an intricate and essential organization to wedding professionals in the DC Metro area for over 25 years, and we salute all who have shared and continue to share in our success. 

As you engage with AWP and your AWP Member colleagues I challenge each of you to adopt the following metrics that will enhance your professional growth and business relationships:

  • Set quarterly goals for yourself & your business that are measurable and attainable
  • Open your mind to accept new concepts and ideas within the industry
  • Challenge your talents to exceed your comfort level
  • Get to know your professional colleagues regarding their talents, services, and the elements that sets them apart in the industry
  • Remember that the learning process is like marriage; it's a continuous circle.  Receive information openly from your colleagues and your clients
  • Be in FRONT and in THE KNOW; continuously improve your knowledge of the market, industry trends, your colleagues in the industry so that you are able to provide optimum and stellar service to your clients
  • Build your business on the foundation of strong ethics and values
  • Remember there is no competition...YOU are it!
  • Believe in YOURSELF!

 

To propel you in your growth, AWP will be here as your central resource for education, networking, and true knowledge of the wedding market.  Our passion is to embrace everyone whom we encounter and help you to develop as we develop and grow.  Each Member within our organization helps us to excel as an organization and each other as individuals. We have planned an exciting year for you and we hope that you will take this journey with us.  Experience our journey every fourth Tuesday of the month at our educational and networking meetings. We look forward to seeing you and having you as a part of our organization.  You are the best in the industry and together we will soar to phenomenal heights 2015!

Sincerely,

Tara Melvin

President – The Association of Wedding Professionals

 

 

 

 

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