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Lei Chic Drive – You have plenty of it. You’re always revved up and ready to gun for the next big thing, But for some reason your career has stalled.

To add fuel to the fire, you have just learned the new hire that used to tail you around the office just sped past you on the promotion ladder.

You can’t stay neutral anymore and going in reverse is just not an option. Fortunately just one day could help steer you back on the fast track.

The Wahine Forum offers you access to the ideas of 39 of Hawaii’s top female leaders in one jam-packed day of workshops. Tired of spinning your wheels? Learn how to talk your way to the top from master negotiators or how to launch your own business from the district director of the Small Business Administration and Lei Chic founder Alyson Helwagen. The heads of Hawaii’s most successful non-profits talk about thriving in a difficult economy or you can fire up your interest with a peek into the future of renewable energy industry, get a temperature check of your healthcare coverage, or discover the keys to getting into the CEO office from women who know.

Since you now have a wealth of new ideas an expert team from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney will share tips on managing your money.

The entire day ends with a chance to network with hundreds of other women leaders over pau hana snacks.

Meaning you’ll be fully recharged and ready for any career curves that come your way.

And that’s how to emerge from the rat race a winner.

The Wahine Forum is Tuesday, October 18 at the Hawaii Convention Center. It starts with a continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Receive $15 off the $175 registration fee with LEI2011 on The Wahine Forum’s website.