PMI Wine Country Chapter

PDD 2021 (Virtual)

PDD 2021 (Virtual)

2021 PMI Wine Country PDD


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The Power of Focus – Being Fully Present

Emotional Intelligence in the New Normal 

ABBY KOHUT (Keynote):
Recovery & Resilience


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Abby Kohut, who is known in the job search world as Absolutely Abby, is the President of Staffing Symphony, LLC and author of "Absolutely Abby's 101 Job Search Secrets." In the past 22 years, Abby held corporate recruiting positions in a variety of industries and is responsible for helping 10,000 people get hired. Her website, which was selected as one of the “Top 100 Websites for Your Career” by Forbes, teaches candidates secrets the Absolute truth about the job search process that other recruiters won't tell you. was also mentioned on CNBC as one of three top websites for career changers. Abby is one of the “Top 100 Influential People Online” according to Fast Company Magazine and is known as "Ask Abby" on LinkedIn. She has provided job search tips on Fox 5, NBC, CBS, ABC, Monster, Real Simple, The Ladders, Bloomberg Radio, and Forbes. Recently, CEOWORLD Magazine rated Abby “One of the Top 25 Women for your Job Search” and Business News Daily rated @Absolutely_Abby as "One of Top 10 Twitter Accounts Every Jobseeker Should Follow". Since 2012, Abby has been on a mission to help one million job seekers and is currently flying and driving around the USA on a nationwide tour to accomplish that goal. Abby Kohut Recruiter, Speaker & Career Consultant


Tiffany QuatmannMari Ryan is a workplace well-being strategist, speaker and award-winning author. She leverages over 30 years of business experience in a variety of industries. For the past decade, Ms. Ryan has been creating thriving workplaces, through her consulting work and speaking on worksite well-being. Mari earned a Bachelor’s degree from Lesley University, an MBA from Boston University, a Master’s degree in Health Promotion from Nebraska Methodist College. Mari is an active member of the National Speakers Association and is currently President of the National Speakers Association New England Chapter. Mari is the author of award-winning book The Thriving Hive: How People-Centric Workplaces Ignite Engagement and Fuel Results.



Mike has been a project management practioner for over 3 decades, working in Construction and IT.  He is equally at home in traditional, hybrid & agile methodologies, and is a facilitator and trainer in all of these approaches
He has been part of the WCC Board for the past 8 years, and is a Past President of the chapter

Event Properties

Event Date 11-13-2021 9:00 am
Event End Date 11-13-2021 12:30 pm
Registration Start Date 10-14-2021 2:00 pm
Cut off date 11-12-2021 10:55 pm
Individual Price $25.00
Location Virtual Event
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