A Tribute to Giovanni Paccaloni. Part 2—A First and True Mentor for Many SPE Young Professionals
Former SPE President Giovanni Paccaloni was the driving force behind launching many of the SPE YP programs. Founding YPs of those programs share their memories working with Paccaloni and their advice to YPs of today on how to get involved in new opportunities.
A Tribute to Giovanni Paccaloni. Part 1—A Visionary Leader and Young Professionals Champion of SPE
In the early 2000s, former SPE President Giovanni Paccaloni brought YPs together with a vision to start YP programs in SPE. In a tribute to his legacy, YPs who were part of the founding stages of the now successful programs share their memories working with Paccaloni and his role as their mentor.
Strategies for Success in a Virtual Workplace—From Junior Engineer to CEO
Your career is yours to manage. Be approachable and be bold to be sure you are noticed virtually. Do not wait for the pandemic to pass.
Be in the Team Going Forward: Five Good Skills, Five Bad Habits
Time to quit thinking about 2019 and earlier. What are the skill sets that will thrive in the second half of 2020 and beyond?
Five Stories Show Skills for Aspiring Leaders in the Oil Industry
Looking to the stories of those who have experienced the hardest situations will teach us how to face anything in our paths, and that is exactly what this article will do. Here, we present five short stories of extraordinary achievers in the oil and gas industry and their incredible journeys.
How To Keep Your Career Moving Forward in a Downturn
Most people think deep introspection will lead to action, but it’s the opposite that is true: Action generates insights.
Changing Market Dynamics Force Oilfield Service Companies To Rethink Their Organization
A bearish future prospect and the digital transformation of the industry are forcing oilfield service companies to restructure their service delivery accountability and improve the interfaces between software and traditional segments.
Shell’s van Beurden Ranked No.2 in CEOWorld 2019 Best CEOs List
Several oil and gas CEOs are ranked highly in CEOWorld's 2019 list of Best CEOs.
Interview With Alan Armstrong, President and CEO, Williams
The Way Ahead interview team spoke with Armstrong on a number of topics, including his personal experiences, the history of Williams and the midstream oil and gas industry, as well as his advice to young professionals.
Video: Cairn CEO Sudhir Mathur—Leadership Starts With Self
Others can only create opportunities. But to realize that the opportunity exists, it is important to realize "Do I see it or Not"
YPO: Say Yes to Saying No!
Saying no has become a business “no-no” but saying no thank you assertively and gracefully shows ourselves and others sincere and appropriate respect.
Leadership Can Happen at All Levels
Leadership can develop in a variety of areas in one’s life: At work as an individual contributor or manager, or at home as a parent, partner, family member, or friend.
Making Gender Diversity a Reality in the Oil and Gas Industry
The SPE Women in Energy committee works to create opportunities for women to enable them to step into leadership roles and pursue their career goals.
The Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference: What I Learned and Why You Should Attend
TWA's Managing Editor Amber Sturrock shares her takeaways from the 2016 Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference and encourages young professionals to attend this year's edition.
To Seem Confident, Women Have to be Seen as Warm
New research provides insight into why women may hold fewer leadership positions.
Leadership 360: Going From Employee to Employer
Cheryl Collarini, chairman of Collarini Energy Staffing, on her industry background, experience, and journey to the energy staffing sector.
The Road to Leadership: Advice From Industry Leaders Janeen Judah and Kendra Lema
Industry leaders Janeen Judah of Chevron and Kendra Lema of ConocoPhillips talk about what makes a person good leadership material and the opportunities available in the industry.
Is the Industry Ready for a Change in Leadership?
As the age of industry workers is shifting, companies are having to rethink their staffing approaches, focusing more on diversity and on leadership training. They also need to address knowledge transfer mechanisms.
Transitioning from Engineering to Leading
While exceptional in their technical field, many engineers have not developed enough of the key skills required to be a great leader. This article discusses key leadership skills that can help young professionals who desire to move to a management track.
Martin Craighead, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Baker Hughes
Interview with Martin Craighead, chairman and CEO of Baker Hughes.
The Structured Classroom Approach
Interview with Jorrit van der Togt, vice president of learning and organization effectiveness at Shell, about training, mentoring, and leadership.
High-Octane Leadership in Times of Uncertainty
John MacArthur shares his thoughts on leadership.
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