News & Events

Mon, May 7, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

TEMPO Traveler Group  If you've got the time and want to talk travel, join the TEMPO Traveler Group on the first Monday of each month at Sofra Bistro in Middleton.

Mon, May 7, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Fiskars Tour  Take a tour of the new Fiskars building and test lab in Middleton.  The tour will last approximately 1 hour, and is limited to 15 participants.

Please register by May 1.  Fiskars Tour

Thurs, May 10, 6:15 p.m.
TEMPO Happy Hour at The Madison Club!  Do you want another opportunity to get to know and network with your board and other TEMPO members in a casual setting. We welcome members to join us at our TEMPO Happy Hour!  These Happy Hours will follow our board meetings on the Thursday following the monthly TEMPO luncheon.  No registration necessary.  TEMPO Board members will be on the club level bar, or third level pub. We hope you can join us.

Sat, May 12, 9:00 a.m.
TEMPO Breakfast Club:  Middleton Hills Branch  Show up at Prairie Cafe in Middleton Hills and join us for breakfast, coffee, and conversation, for as long as you wish to stay.  We each pay for ourselves.  Feel free to bring a friend, any friend!

Tues, May 15, 7:15 p.m.
Book Bags will be meeting at the home of Sally Peterson.  The book to read is The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbach.  Please RSVP to Sally.

Thurs, May 17, 7:15 p.m.
NFL Book Club will be meeting at the home of Sherrie Gruder.  The book to read is The Hidden Life of Trees by Robert Wohilleben.  The discussion leader will be Dana Erlandsen.  Please RSVP to Sherrie.

Monday, May 7, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
TEMPO Traveler Group  If you've got the time and want to talk travel, join the TEMPO Traveler Group on the first Monday of each month at Sofra Bistro in Middleton.

Monday, May 7, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Fiskars Tour  Take a tour of the new Fiskars building and test lab in Middleton.  The tour will last approximately 1 hour, and is limited to 15 participants.

Please register by May 1.  Fiskars Tour

Thursday, May 10, 6:15 p.m.
TEMPO Happy Hour at The Madison Club!  Do you want another opportunity to get to know and network with your board and other TEMPO members in a casual setting. We welcome members to join us at our TEMPO Happy Hour!  These Happy Hours will follow our board meetings on the Thursday following the monthly TEMPO luncheon.  No registration necessary.  TEMPO Board members will be on the club level bar, or third level pub. We hope you can join us.

Sat, May 12, 9:00 a.m.
TEMPO Breakfast Club:  Middleton Hills Branch  Show up at Prairie Cafe in Middleton Hills and join us for breakfast, coffee, and conversation, for as long as you wish to stay.  We each pay for ourselves.  Feel free to bring a friend, any friend!

Tues, May 15, 7:15 p.m.
Book Bags will be meeting at the home of Sally Peterson.  The book to read is The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbach.  Please RSVP to Sally.

Thurs, May 17, 7:15 p.m.
NFL Book Club will be meeting at the home of Sherrie Gruder.  The book to read is The Hidden Life of Trees by Robert Wohilleben.  The discussion leader will be Dana Erlandsen.  Please RSVP to Sherrie.

Wednesday, May 30, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
TEMPO 2nd Quarter Birthday Party
Let's get our TEMPO sisters together and celebrate!  Susan Thomson is hosting this quarter's event at the Madison Club for some sunshine, fine wine, gourmet nibbles and great conversation...

If you have a birthday in April, May, or June please join us at The Madison Club for the Q2 Birthday Celebration! TEMPO 2nd Quarter Birthday Celebration 2018

Tuesday, May 29 - Friday, June 1
TEMPO Women of Wisdom (rewirees) Road Trip to Door County

Enjoy Door County before the tourist season starts, during that sweet spot after Memorial Day and before school lets out. The goal is to have Door County to ourselves.  

Pheasant Park Resort in Sister Bay will again be the WOWzer base. The Resort is walking distance to downtown Sister Bay. Lodging options include 2 and 3 bedroom suites.  The suites have full kitchens and good-sized living rooms (especially the 3 bedroom) as well as back porches with tables and chairs.  Each suite has a master bedroom and one or two smaller bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.  

Sign up by May 15 and indicate your preferences via the following doodle: https://doodle.com/poll/6sxu7amryp9tni9a

 

TEMPO Madison

MAY PROGRAM - Toni Sikes

Stubborness Has a Bad Reputation

Join us on Tuesday, May 8th to hear Toni Sikes, Founder and CEO, CODAworx present Stubborn Has a Bad Reputation

Please plan to meet at The Madison Club, 5 E. Wilson St., Madison, at 11:30 for networking; lunch will be served at 11:55 a.m.  Your entree choices are Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad, or Grilled Vegetable Caesar Salad.  Both salads have romaine hearts, aged Parmesan, house-made foccacia croutons, cherry tomatoes, and marinated olives.  Please register by Thursday, May 3.  May 2018 Registration Form

Stubborness is typically seen as a problem, especially when the word is applied to women.  The descriptives are all negative - hard-headed, single-minded, willful - and yet these words are often admired in the world of entrepreneurship.  Sikes will proudly talk about her stubborness, and how that has helped her launch and grow her three businesses.

Toni Sikes is Founder and CEO of CODAworx, the global online community that celebrates design projects featuring commissioned artwork in interior and architectural spaces. Designed for use by artists, design professionals, and industry resources, CODAworx provides members with a platform to showcase their projects, collaborate with other members of the creative community, and earn recognition for these collaborations.  
Sikes has spent her 40-year career connecting artists to their best markets.  In 1985, she founded The Guild Sourcebooks as a publisher of directories to connect artists with design professionals and help those artists find greater markets for their work. In 1998, she founded Artful Home, a pioneer ecommerce company that brings the work of artists directly to consumers, Today, Artful Home is the largest retailer of artist-created home furnishings and clothing in the U.S.

Toni Sikes holds a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Alabama and an M.S. in Market Research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Registration for the 2017-18 Executive Women's Leadership Series is open!

 

 Catering Sponsored By

The Wisconsin Evening & Executive MBA Programs are thrilled to be partnering again with TEMPO on the Leadership Series.  We are proud to support women in leadership seeking to develop themselves and their employees.

This three-part speaker series focuses on topics that the TEMPO members have shared are relevant to today’s business leaders.  Join us for one or all three professional development events.

Topics include:
•    Bring Your Bias: Recognizing and Overcoming Unconscious Decision-Making
•    Owning Our Stories: A Pathway to Authentic Leadership
•    Mindfulness: It’s More Than Meditation

We look forward to seeing you at this year’s Leadership Series.

All sessions will be held at the Wisconsin School of Business, Grainger Hall, Room 1310 - Plenary Room, 975 University Avenue.  Breakfast will be served.

Registration for individual sessions is for TEMPO members and guests.  Each session is $25 with an optional parking fee of $6. 

 

 

 

 


SESSION ONE was held on Thursday, November 2, 2017  Members and guests enjoyed hearing Binnu Palta Hill, Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Wisconsin School of Business who presented Bring Your Bias: Recognizing and Overcoming Unconscious Decision-Making.

 





 

SESSION TWO was held on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.  Members and guests were thrilled to hear Chief Kristen Roman from the UW-Madison Police Department present Owning Our Stories: A Pathway to Authentic Leadership

 

SESSION THREE
Thursday, April 26, 2018, 7:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Mindfulness: It’s More Than Meditation
Julia Yates, UW Health
Learn to use mindful awareness to examine stress reactions and resiliency tools from a place of non-judgmental curiosity. Discussion will start with defining mindfulness and exploring the powerful role of vulnerability when using mindfulness to increase self-awareness. Openly and honestly explore triggers and reactions to stress , while identifying what works to bring us back to a state of wellness and resiliency. We all react to stress, and we all need personal resiliency strategies that work for us.  SESSION 3 - 2017-18 Executive Leadership Registration

 
 

“Supporting the Next Generation of Women Leaders” from TEMPO Madison on Vimeo.

 


TEMPO MADISON MAIN_060812_VIMEO sdws.mp4 from TEMPO Madison on Vimeo.

 
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