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July 24 - The Six Career Secrets Nobody Bothered to Tell You - Register Now!


The Six Career Secrets Nobody Bothered to Tell You


Thursday, July 24, 2008

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM



Merrill Lynch
Conference Center - 12th Floor
1850 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 2006


Light refreshments provided by our generous hosts


Please join the Washington Network Group, YES!Circle, and the Wharton Club of DC when we convene our next special event on Thursday, July 24.


About this Event:

What do you know now that you wished you'd known when you were just starting out?  Daniel Pink, best-selling author of A Whole New Mind and Free Agent Nation, has investigated this question and came up with an answer in a very unique format... The Adventures of Johnny Bunko, the ultimate career guide for the 21st century, is the first American business book in the Japanese comic format known as manga!  Join us for a special presentation on the six counterintuitive lessons for professional success and personal fulfillment.  You'll learn that there is no plan, that talent is overrated, and that it's not about you.  Added bonus:  Everyone gets a free pair of chopsticks.  (It'll make sense.  Trust us.)

Dan Pink's book A Whole New Mind is a New York Times and BusinessWeek bestseller and has been translated into 16 languages. His previous book, Free Agent Nation, "has become a cornerstone of employee-management relations" says Publishers Weekly. A free agent himself, Dan held his last real job in the White House, where he served as chief speechwriter to Vice President Al Gore.

Copies of Dan Pink's books may be purchased in advance at a 20% discount by contacting HOOKS BOOK EVENTS via email.


Event Partners:


We are joined by YES!Circle and the Wharton Club of DC. Members may register at the discounted member rate.


WNG Communications Roundtable:

This event is convened in partnership with the WNG Communications Roundtable, and presents an educational and career networking opportunity for professionals in the greater Washington, D.C. region.


Registrants Include:

• 24 Hour Company • AAMVA • Allegiant Group • Alpha Business Coaching • American Bank • Ameriprise Financial • Ancient Soul Healing • And Now Presenting! • Arbitron • Arlington County DOT • Aspect Software • Ateri LLC • Bank of Georgetown • BB&T • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP • BusinessGenetics • Citi • Colao Marketing Communications • Content First, LLC • Creative Capital Associates • CSC • Delavan Communication Architects • Dynamic Communication • Executive Counsel • Fact Global LLC • FedResults • FortiusOne, Inc • Garvin Information Consulting • GEICO • Gems Group LTD • Georgetown University • Global Medical Travel • Grant Thornton LLP • Hazen and Sawyer • Hinge • HSAC • HSBC Bank • InSide Job • International Purpose • Internet Energy Systems • Irish Design • IT Insights • Jones Lang LaSalle • K2 Holistic Consulting • Keystonetech Group • Khera Communications • Latin Intelligence Corporation • Madelyn Roche & Associates • Magellan Solutions, LLC • Marketing General Inc • Maryland TEDCO • Media & Communications Strategies, LLC • Metro Washington Council of Governments • MindFarm • Morrison & Foerster LLP • MTK Advisors • NUSACC • Nussel Consulting • Openwave Systems • Orchid Suites, Inc • Paralegal Services, LLC • Peabody Energy • PITCH: Fundraising and Philanthropy Consulting • PR Newswire • PricewaterhouseCoopers • Project Creative Vision • Resume Crafters • Richfield Productions • Serco-NA • SmartBrief • SPC Financial Inc • Spirit in Matters • Sprint • SRA International • Steigman Communications, LLC • Strategic Communications Group • Susan I. Wranik Associates, LLC • Sysazzle, Inc • TechFirst Inc • The Brookings Institution • The EDI Group • The George Washington University • The Hutchison Trust, LLC • The Mitchell Group • The Round Peg Group • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services • U.S. House of Representatives • USAID • Wise Ways Consulting • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice • Zerve Inc • and many more...!


Special Thanks:

This event is generously hosted by Merrill Lynch; Books provided by Hooks Book Events.


Our Venue:

Merrill Lynch Conference Center, 12th Floor, 1850 K Street, NW in Washington, D.C. This venue is served by the Farragut West (Orange & Blue lines) and Farragut North (Red line) Metro stations.


Event Registration:

Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins may register at the door. $10 additonal fee now applies.


Registration Fees:

WNG Members: $20 advance registration (paid online)
 YES!Circle Members: $20 advance registration (paid online)
 Wharton Club Members: $20 (you must contact Wharton Club to registrer)

Non-Members: $30 advance registration (paid online)

On-site: $10 surcharge for unregistered walk-ins paying at the door


Cancellation Policy: WNG 48-Hour Cancellation Policy applies to this event.


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