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Executive Coaching Series

Part 3: Work-Life Choices

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Event Details:

Date: Saturday September 8, 2018
Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue: IBM Innovation Center, 1177 S Belt Line Rd., Coppell, TX 75019

Speakers: Lisa M. Ong, Zain Ali
Admission: Free for Professional Chapter members
Attire: Business Casual


We are all busy with many demands on our time. How do we find the time to continue to advance in our careers while also maintaining healthy relationships with friends, family and the community? How do we prioritize our times to focus on what matters most to us and avoid getting stressed and overwhelmed? How do we say "no" without feeling guilty? How can we care for ourselves as well as others as emerging leaders? Join us to hear executive coaching tips, advice and decision making frameworks to help you enjoy work-life flexibility more.


This exclusive executive coaching is for Ascend Professional Chapter members-only. If you are not a member of Ascend, discover member benefits and registration information here.


2:00pm - 2:15pm Welcome

2:15pm - 4:15pm Presentation

4:15pm - 5:00pm Networking

This session is lead by:

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EXECUTIVE COACH, LISA M ONG, CPA, PCC, Executive Advisor and Lifetime Member of Ascend

Lisa Ong, is a certified executive coach focusing on diversity and inclusion,
leadership development, coaching and facilitation. She frequently speaks on
topics of authentic leadership, networking, personal brand, inclusive leadership
and bridging cultural difference. Lisa also serves as the 2017-2018 Chair of the
Dallas CPA Society and on the boards of Texas Society of CPAs and AICPA

Council. Lisa holds a MS in Management with a concentration in organizational
development and professional executive coaching from The University of Texas
at Dallas and her BBA in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin. She
is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a credentialed Professional Certified
Coach (PCC).

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EXECUTIVE COACH, ZAIN ALI, Founder and Managing Partner at Azvantage and Lifetime Member of Ascend

Zain Ali founded Azvantage with a focus on Leadership and Sales development
that leverages technology to make it relevant in the digital age. Zain is also the
Founder and Board Member at Sunbonn which is a Global Technology Provider
which he founded in 2009. Prior to starting his companies, Zain has had the
privilege for working for consulting companies like Accenture, Wipro, The HackettGroup as well as in the industry for companies like Bombardier Learjet, Haggar, Nortel, and NCH. He has served over 80 organizations in 25+ countries, author of the book “Cultivate Your Leader” and Professor at UTD. He is an alumni of Wichita State University with a BS in Electrical Engineering and a MS in Industrial Engineering.

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