Women In Trucking Blog / Professional Development

by Women In Trucking Staff, on May 17, 2022 3:12:29 PM

L to R: Finalist Eileen Dabrowski, finalist Amanda Schuier, WIT President and CEO Ellen Voie, and the 2021 Infuential Woman in Trucking, Lily Ley. The Women In Trucking Association recognized …

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Topics:LeadershipProfessional DevelopmentRedefining The Road MagazineRecognition

by Women In Trucking Staff, on May 11, 2022 7:13:35 AM

Lisa Orrell, keynote speaker at the Women In Trucking 2021 Accelerate! Conference in Dallas, TX. It’s what people think when they hear your name. It’s what your work colleagues ultimately think …

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Topics:LeadershipProfessional Development

by Ellen Voie, on Mar 21, 2022 9:02:27 PM

Has anyone ever told you that in order to succeed you need to lower your voice tone, speak up more often and brag about your accomplishments? If you are a woman …

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Topics:Professional DevelopmentEllen's Blog

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Jan 25, 2022 4:11:14 PM

A recent study from Northwestern University of 37,000 scientists and their mentees found “mentorship is indeed beneficial, especially when mentors pass down unwritten, intuitive forms of knowledge. Amanda McLaurin says …

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Topics:LeadershipProfessional DevelopmentRedefining The Road Magazine

by Ellen Voie, on Jan 18, 2022 8:21:41 PM

At a Women In Trucking reception, two drivers sitting next to each other discovered that they worked for the same carrier. As they left the event that evening, they vowed …

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Topics:Professional DevelopmentEllen's Blog

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Jan 4, 2022 9:29:14 PM

The default visual for an individual in a leadership role has long been a white, able-bodied, cisgendered male. Rather than examining the skills needed, we assume an individual who fits this profile …

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Topics:Professional DevelopmentRedefining The Road Magazine

by Sandy Rapp, on Dec 2, 2020 12:38:07 PM

A Q&A with Sandy Rapp, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, TravelCenters of America What is the most impactful change you’ve made in order to keep your team engaged …

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Topics:LeadershipProfessional DevelopmentCorporate Spotlight

by Jennifer Piatt, on Dec 2, 2020 10:07:06 AM

This year has proven to be a challenging for all industries, as businesses have been forced to revise plans and practices as a result of the global health pandemic. Stoops …

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Topics:LeadershipProfessional DevelopmentCorporate Spotlight

by Kellylynn McLaughlin, on Nov 30, 2020 2:40:46 PM

Take a listen below! As those in the trucking industry know, the Post-Trip Inspection is a time to check and see if anything has changed with your equipment since you …

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Topics:LeadershipProfessional DevelopmentDriver AmbassadorDriver Perspective

by Mark Murrell, on Nov 24, 2020 10:19:04 AM

As a middle-aged white man, I have the luxury of a society built to serve me. It doesn’t always serve me exclusively, but the foundation is there. At Home I …

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Topics:Professional Development

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