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Fri, Nov 04


Dilworth Neighborhood Grille

Monthly Event - November

Staying Sane by Setting Boundaries

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Monthly Event - November
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Nov 04, 2022, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, 911 E Morehead St, Charlotte, NC 28204, USA

About the event

Description:  Do you feel like you put everyone else’s needs before your own?  Do you let you clients run you ragged and set your schedule?  Perhaps it is time to start setting some boundaries.   In this fun and candid talk, actor and entrepreneur, Noelle De Atley, shares her journey from stagehand to UPS driver to technology geek with a black belt.  During this journey, she has learned a LOT about setting boundaries, especially with her technology clients.  In this talk, you will learn:

  • How to handle clients who refuse to accept your help yet expect you to keep “fixing” them
  • How to know when and how to fire a client
  • How to stop doing what everyone says you “should” be doing and learn what you NEED to do to make yourself happy

Noelle De Atley is an information technology specialist with over 35 years of experience in computers. She has been in the performing arts all her life as a musician, actor, stage hand, stage manager and producer. Noelle is a second generation Mexican-American from Texas. She haslived in Charlotte since 2005 and came via South Carolina, California,

Illinois, Michigan, and Canada.

In 1991, she began as a computer consultant specializing in business and accounting software in Los Angeles. She left Los Angeles in 1994 to do marketing and promotions for the University of South Carolina, School of Music, and study symphony conducting.

Noelle was a member of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce from 2007 to 2017. She Chaired the City-Chamber partnership for economic development, served on the Annual Meeting Committee, and the Business Advisory Committee for the City of Charlotte from 2012 to 2016. There she helped create the Charlotte Business Resources

website, and was the founding Chair of the Charlotte Business Inclusion Advisory Committee. In 2011, Noelle was honored to be the first recipient of the Charlotte Chamber’s Ken Akers Award as Volunteer of the Year. In 2017, She was

named by the Mecklenburg Times as one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Charlotte.

She earned her Black Belt in Shotokan Karate at Charlotte Martial Arts Academy in 2016. She currently trains in Wing Tsun Kung Fu at Focus Martial Arts. She loves animals, enjoys cooking, and laughing. And has never met a stranger.


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