News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Author: Convene Editors       

We get it, you’re busy. So, the Convene editors have curated the latest tips and trends in the world of work for you. Take a look at what caught our eye this past week.

Ex-PepsiCo CEO Calls for ‘Sisterhood’ of Women

At Fortune’MPW International Summit in Toronto this week, former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi encouraged the next generation of women to create a ‘sisterhood’ to break barriers and she called for action to end unconscious bias.

Why Mastering Your To-Do List Matters

Steelcase 360 chats with David Allen, author of Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity and creator of the GTD Methodology, on how to take charge of your to-do list so you can focus on more creative and meaningful work.

Words That Signal Confidence

Inc. shares the seven phrases it says confident people use — and you might be surprised to find that ‘I don’t know’ is one of them.

How an Office — and Country — Swap Inspired Workers

Two design studios — in Lithuania and Italy — swapped offices for two weeks this summer. Fast Company reports on the ways that the new environments motivated workers.