Past Events

  • The Creative Curve, by (and discussion with) Allen Gannett - "Encore" event!
    Apr. 22, 6:00 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    Back by popular demand: we will be joined by author Allen Gannett to discuss his fantastic book. "[Gannett] overturns the mythology around creative genius, and reveals the science and secrets behind achieving breakout success"
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  • Happy Hour!
    Fri., Apr. 09
    Zoom
    Apr. 09, 6:00 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    Happy hour to catch up!
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  • Start With Why, by Simon Sinek (Discussion with Heath Slawner)
    Mar. 30, 6:00 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    Do you know your "Why?" We will begin that exploration together!
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  • Let's connect and have a happy hour chat!
    Fri., Feb. 26
    Zoom (check email/spam after registering)
    Feb. 26, 6:00 p.m.
    Zoom (check email/spam after registering)
    Let's reconnect! Discuss past books and topics: what are the takeaways still swimming in your head? What are we bringing into this year? What do we want more of? Open dialogue! Bring a drink of choice and look forward to seeing some new and familiar faces soon!
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  • Engaging Virtual Meetings, by John Chen
    Thu., Dec. 10
    Zoom (forthcoming!)
    Dec. 10, 2020, 5:00 p.m. EST
    Zoom (forthcoming!)
    With everything being virtual now, how can we take draining events and make them energizing? John Chen will show us how!
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  • Time Off, by John Fitch & Max Frenzel
    Thu., Nov. 19
    Zoom (forthcoming!)
    Nov. 19, 2020, 12:00 p.m. EST
    Zoom (forthcoming!)
    'We live in a time where busyness is often seen as a badge of honor. But are your busiest days really the ones that make you feel the most accomplished? If all of your hard work isn't working, it might be time to question the common assumption that “busy” = “productive.”'
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  • Brag Better: Master the Art of Fearless Self-Promotion, by Meredith Fineman
    Oct. 22, 2020, 5:00 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    Meredith will join us to discuss her book and its "effortless and unapologetic approach to self-promotion [that] will manage your anxiety and allow you to champion yourself."
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  • Drawing Solutions- Three Month Tune Up/Check In with Patti Dobrowolski
    Oct. 01, 2020, 5:00 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    Three months after our event with Patti in June, let's have a tune up/check in/touch base to discuss our maps and our journeys!
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  • Dream Teams: Working Together Without Falling Apart, by Shane Snow
    Sep. 17, 2020, 5:00 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    Shane Snow will join us to discuss "the counterintuitive reasons why so many partnerships and groups break down--and why some break through. The best teams are more than the sum of their parts, but why does collaboration so often fail to fulfill this promise?"
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  • So You Want to Talk About Race, by Ijeoma Oluo  (Discussion with Ashanti Bentil-Dhue)
    Aug. 20, 2020, 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    This discussion will be collaboration and open dialogue with Ashanti Bentil-Dhue- an events entrepreneur, speaker and diversity expert.
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  • Let's Get to Know Our Book Buddies + The Importance of Deep Conversations! Feat.: Ask Deep Questions, by Jan Keck
    Aug. 05, 2020, 5:00 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    As we are a growing community, let's take the time to get to know our fantastic fellow group members. This will be more of a "connecting" event and warm conversations. In general, we discuss a wide variety of books and topics. Let's create a space to ensure we have meaningful conversations.
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  • Out of the Shadows, by Timea Nagy & Shannon Moroney
    Jul. 15, 2020, 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. EDT
    Canada
    Author Timea Nagy will be joined by founder of Meeting Professionals Against Human Trafficking (MPAHT)'s Sandy Biback to lead our discussion on this important subject.
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  • Drawing Solutions: How Visual Goal Setting Will Change Your Life, by Patti Dobrowolski
    Jun. 25, 2020, 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
    Zoom
    Have you ever dreamed a big dream for your life, tried to make it happen and life got in the way? If you knew there was a secret to making change more easily would you want to know it?
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  • The Creative Curve, by Allen Gannett
    Jun. 04, 2020, 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. EDT
    Canada
    Author Allen Gannett will join us for a 30 minute Q&A session during our discussion
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  • The Non-Obvious Guide to Event Planning (for Kick-Ass Gatherings That Inspire People), by Andrea Driessen
    Apr. 29, 2020, 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. EDT
    Canada
    Author Andrea Driessen will join us in leading a fun, funny and engaging discussion on how to plan kick ass gatherings!
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  • Let the Story Do the Work, by Esther K. Choy
    Mar. 11, 2020, 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. EDT
    Canada
    Reena Kansal- Chief Operating Officer & Story Facilitator at Leadership Story Lab (http://www.leadershipstorylab.com) will lead this discussion/workshop! There will be some fun prep work; stay tuned.
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  • Digital Meeting- Start With Why
    Jan. 22, 2020, 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
    Canada, Zoom Call
    Whether you attended the face to face at PCMACL or not, let's delve in a bit deeper and have a discussion on Start With Why!
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  • Face to Face- Start With Why (PCMACL)
    Mon., Jan. 06
    San Francisco
    Jan. 06, 2020, 8:00 a.m.
    San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Simon Sinek will be on the main stage of PCMA Convening Leaders in Jan. 2020. Why don't we meet offline and discuss the book and his talk, while seeing our digital friends in real life!
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