Career & Leadership

What will it take for you to create career that you want? Here are ways to develop leadership and cultivate other essential skills, plus hacks that can make a big impact on anyone's day-to-day work. And we look at ethics — how do your colleagues draw the line on everything from freebies to food waste?

People on the Move

Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where.

BY Casey Gale January 16, 2019

Andrew Sykes’ 4 Habits of Magnetic Events

The author, entrepreneur, and founder of Habits at Work gave Convening Leaders 2019 attendees a glimpse of the 11 habits among employees who craft magnetic personalities, and, as a result, successful businesses, but with a twist that zeroed-in on the personality of events.

BY Casey Gale January 11, 2019

People on the Move

Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. PCMA People on the Move – Jan. 11, 2019

BY Casey Gale January 10, 2019

Career Skills You Need to Master in 2019 May Surprise You

LinkedIn research reveals that the skills you need to work on in order to be successful are on the soft side.

BY Angela Campiere January 10, 2019

Microsoft’s Kati Quigley on Shifting a Company’s Culture

Microsoft’s Kati Quigley on how the tech giant has put diversity and inclusion at the forefront.

January 9, 2019

Pemberton, Okamoto on Overcoming Adversity, Championing Others

Shifting your mindset from adversity to ambition isn’t an easy thing to do, but at Tuesday’s PCMA Convening Leaders Opening Main Stage, executive Steve Pemberton and social activist Nadya Okamoto showed it’s not impossible.

January 8, 2019

Billie Jean King: You Can ‘Change the World’

Even if you were not familiar with Billie Jean King’s monumental tennis career until she took the stage Jan. 8 for PCMA Convening Leaders’ Main Stage event, you are probably now a fan. And not just for her athletic achievements.

January 8, 2019

Leadership Summit: Don’t Just Set Strategy, Lead Change

However rapidly things have been changing — get ready, consultant Peter Sheahan, CEO of Karrikins Group, told industry leaders Jan. 6 at PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2019. “The last five years have seen the slowest rate of change that you can expect to experience in your lifetimes.”

BY Barbara Palmer January 6, 2019

People on the Move

Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. PCMA People on the Move – Jan. 4, 2019

BY Casey Gale January 3, 2019

Great Leaders Practice These Simple Daily Habits

In the new year, people make a lot of resolutions — about fitness, relationships, and of course, how to improve one’s career. Travis Bradberry, Ph.D., recently shared some tips with Quartz at Work on 12 daily habits that exceptional leaders share.

BY Casey Gale January 2, 2019

Humble Leadership: How Serving Is the new Leading

Business challenges are coming at us so fast and are so complex that leaders can no longer afford not to leverage the knowledge and creativity of every person within their organizations. Experts point to a different way forward: It’s called humble or servant leadership.

BY Michelle Russell December 28, 2018

Servant Leadership Means Questioning, Author Warren Berger Says

In “The Book of Beautiful Questions,” author Warren Berger devotes a chapter to exploring why questioning should be a regular practice among leaders. As part of its January cover and CMP Series story, Convene spoke with Berger to learn how servant leadership — leading with humility — is linked to a culture of inquiry.

BY Michelle Russell December 28, 2018