Have Reached Senior Levels

You’ve made it to the big leagues now. You’re managing big teams, big projects and big budgets. But success brings its own pressures and some of our members are finding interesting ways to meet the challenges.



Laurie DawkinsLaurie Dawkins: “The One That Almost Got Away”

A job interview takes a surprising turn.

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Some facts about Laurie

Current position: Director, Corporate Communications, Vancouver Coastal Health
IABC member since: 1994
Most valuable career advice I can give: Be resilient in the face of constructive feedback. It’s rarely about you, but about the work and making the end result better. And for new people, be brave and ask for the informational interview… I’ll always say ‘yes’!

Twitter: @LaurieDawkins
LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/laurie-dawkins- 996a5a2



Ryan WilliamsRyan Williams: “Landing the Big One”

When the opportunity to land the biggest client of his life comes along, Ryan must dig deep to meet the challenge.

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Some facts about Ryan

Current position: Partner, Tekara Organizational Effectiveness
IABC member since: 1999
Trend that interests me the most: How people communication and create meaning. How they understand the world through their chosen modes of communication.

Website: http://www.tekara.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TekaraInc/
Twitter: @willy26
LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/willy26


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