Career Mastery™ Kickstart Summit 2020

Let’s Make 2020 Your BEST Year Ever

Get the new year off to a great start with FREE career tips and strategies from world-class experts

Virtual Summit | January 6 – 23

FREE Career Mastery™
  • Tips
  • Interviews
  • Insights

Now in it’s fourth year, Career Mastery Kickstart is the popular online Summit that gets the new year off to a great start. It’s free to participate and there’s potential to reap big rewards.

Starting Monday, January 6th, 52 world-class experts share their tips and strategies to take your career to the next level. You’ll receive actionable career advice and insights every day to succeed faster and more easily. All for free!

By the end of the Summit, you’ll be more focused, confident and effective in advancing your career, and will have built up the momentum and foundation for a successful year ahead.

Just one or two tips you put into action can take your career to a new and exciting level.

“After implementing two tips I was asked to take on more leadership with more pay!”

PHIL O.

Actionable Career Insights

(and a lot of fun along the way!)

Career Mastery™ Tips

Career Mastery™ Tips

Every day of the Summit, you get actionable Career Mastery™ Tips to use right away. People love these Tips because they’re designed so you can see fast results when you put them into action. Each of the Summit’s experts brings years of success and experience distilled into “bite-sized” advice you can apply immediately.

“I was able to implement the tips that day. Once I began applying them, I was able to take charge on two major projects! I feel like more of a leader and more confident in leading other people.”
– Alicia S., Career Mastery™ Kickstart participant

Career Mastery™ Interviews

In these value-packed interviews, each expert provides a “deeper dive” into their Tip topic and shares more tips and strategies to advance your career. No fluff or theory. Only proven career advice to help you succeed and reach your goals faster and more easily.

“I found it helpful to listen to the interviews every morning on my way to work. Having a more deep dive into the subject was extremely helpful.”
– Career Mastery™ Kickstart participant

Career Mastery™ Interviews
Career Mastery™ Feedback

Career Mastery™ Feedback

May Busch, the Summit’s host, and her experts will be answering your questions and comments, and offering feedback and encouragement to get your year off to a great start. This exclusive interaction is one aspect of Career Mastery™ Kickstart that participants find most useful and valuable.

“I really liked the personal touch – the interaction with you was great!”
– Career Mastery™ Kickstart participant

All participants receive a virtual Summit Goody Bag of FREE resources!

Meet the Experts

Learn from a world-class lineup of best-selling authors, award-winning executive coaches, and senior executives
Aaron McHugh
Aaron McHugh

Writer, podcaster, adventurer, author

How to Get the Best Performance From Yourself and Your Team

Alisa Cohn
Alisa Cohn

Executive coach, speaker

How To Navigate Office Politics

Amy Morin
Amy Morin

Psychotherapist, speaker, author

How to Be Mentally Strong in the Workplace

Anita Sands
Anita Sands

Board director, speaker, author

How to Find Your Career Sweet Spot to Be More Happy and Fulfilled

Camille Preston
Camille Preston

CEO and founder of AIM Leadership, speaker, author

How to Make Procrastination Work for You

Carla Harris
Carla Harris

Vice Chairman, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley, author

How to Find Great Mentors and Sponsors

Cheryl Cran
Cheryl Cran

Founder of NextMapping™, CEO of Synthesis at Work Inc, speaker, author

How to Identify Your True Value and Future-Proof Your Career

Christine Comaford
Christine Comaford

Leadership and Culture Coach, serial entrepreneur, speaker, author

How to Give Meaningful Feedback That Motivates People to Do Outstanding Work

Daniel Goleman
Daniel Goleman

Psychologist, speaker, author

How to Master Stress

Dave Stachowiak
Dave Stachowiak

Host of the Coaching for Leaders podcast

How to Create Your First Vision

David Burkus
David Burkus

Speaker, author, Associate Professor of Leadership and Innovation

How to Unlock the Value of Your Network

Dorie Clark
Dorie Clark

Professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, speaker, author

How to be More Visible and Stand Out at Work

Elisabeth Moreno
Elisabeth Moreno

VP & Managing Director for HP Inc. Africa

How to Set Yourself Up to Achieve Your Potential

Erica Keswin
Erica Keswin

Workplace strategist, consultant, speaker, author

How to Best Communicate to Deepen Relationships and Achieve Your Goals

Gloria Feldt
Gloria Feldt

Cofounder and president of Take The Lead, speaker, author

How to Communicate More Effectively Across Genders and Cultures

Greg McKeown
Greg McKeown

Speaker, author

How to Eliminate the Non-Essentials in Your Life

India Gary Martin
India Gary Martin

Leadership expert, executive coach, speaker

How to Get the Outcome You Want in Any Meeting

J. Kelly Hoey
J. Kelly Hoey

Speaker, author

How to Unlock Endless Career Possibilities Through Your Network

James Taylor
James Taylor

Speaker, author, podcaster

The Secret to Better Brainstorming

Jason S. Harris
Jason S. Harris

CEO & Co-Founder of Mekanism, author

How to Become a Master Influencer

Jerome Wade
Jerome Wade

Speaker, author, advisor, adventurer

The Achiever’s Guide to Driving for Success

John Spence
John Spence

Executive coach, consultant, speaker, author

How to Be Seen as a Strategic Thinker

Jordan Harbinger
Jordan Harbinger

Wall Street lawyer turned talk show host, communications and social dynamics expert

How to Build Your Network

Judy Robinett
Judy Robinett

Startup funding expert, speaker, author

How to Be a Strategic Networker

Julian Treasure
Julian Treasure

Sound and communication expert, speaker, author

How to Be a Great Listener

Laura Vanderkam
Laura Vanderkam

Speaker, author, podcaster

How to Turn in Better Work

Leo Bottary
Leo Bottary

Speaker, author, workshop facilitator, adjunct professor

How to Achieve Big Goals

Linda Hill
Linda Hill

Wallace Brett Donham Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and chair of the Leadership Initiative, author

How to Be a High Potential

Lisa Rangel
Lisa Rangel

Founder and Managing Director of ChameleonResumes.com

How to Find the Hidden Paths of Career Advancement

Mark Bowden
Mark Bowden

Body Language expert, speaker, author

How to Be Trustworthy and Inspiring (on Video and in Person)

Mark Schaefer
Mark Schaefer

Speaker, author, podcaster, business consultant

How to Build Your Personal Brand Online

Marshall Goldsmith
Marshall Goldsmith

World’s #1 Leadership Thinker and #1 Executive Coach, speaker, author

The Key to Serenity at Work

Mary Abbajay
Mary Abbajay

President and founder of Careerstone Group, speaker, consultant, facilitator, trainer, author

How to Manage Different Kinds of Bosses

May Busch
May Busch

Executive coach, speaker, advisor, author

The 3 Actions to Set Yourself Up for Promotion This Year

Maya Hu Chan
Maya Hu Chan

Management consultant, executive coach, co-author

How to Overcome Micro-inequities in the Workplace

Michael Bungay Stanier
Michael Bungay Stanier

Founder and Senior Partner of Box of Crayons, speaker, author

How to Give the Very Best Advice as a Leader

Michelle Gielan
Michelle Gielan

Founder of the Institute for Applied Positive Research, speaker, author

How to Shift a Conversation from Negative to Positive in Seconds

Morten T. Hansen
Morten T. Hansen

Management professor at University of California, Berkeley, speaker, author

How to Make the Most of the Time You Spend at Work

Neen James
Neen James

Leadership expert, speaker, author

How to Get the Attention You Want and Need in Your Career

Peter Bregman
Peter Bregman

Founder and CEO of Bregman Partners, speaker, author, podcaster

How to Accomplish Your Most Important Work as a Leader

Phil M. Jones
Phil M. Jones

Leading sales trainer, speaker, author

How to Make Your Conversations Really Count

Randy Gravitt
Randy Gravitt

Executive coach, speaker, author

How to Live an Unstuck Life

Ron Friedman
Ron Friedman

Award-winning social psychologist, Founder of ignite80, author

How to Disconnect From Work

Ryan Foland
Ryan Foland

Managing Partner of InfluenceTree, speaker, author

How to Get More by Saying Less

Sanyin Siang
Sanyin Siang

CEO coach, advisor to Google Ventures, Executive Director of Duke University’s Coach K Center on Leadership & Ethics

How to Add Value at the Next Level

Sharon Melnick
Sharon Melnick

Global authority on women’s advancement, speaker, author

How to Get a Next Level Role

Simon Alexander Ong
Simon Alexander Ong

Life coach, business strategist, speaker

How to Build Your Personal Brand

Susan Scott
Susan Scott

CEO & Founder of Fierce Inc, executive coach, speaker, author

How to Have the Conversation You’ve Been Avoiding

Virginia Herlihy
Virginia Herlihy

CEO & Founder of How Do You Do It, executive coach

How to Share the Mental Load to Boost Career Success for You and Your Partner

Whitney Johnson
Whitney Johnson

CEO of WLJ Advisors, executive and performance coach, management consultant, speaker, author

How to Be a Great Boss

Special Keynotes

Details coming soon
Keynote Speaker
Keynote Speaker
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All participants receive a virtual Summit Goody Bag of FREE resources!

Meet Your Host

May Busch is a sought after executive coach, speaker, consultant and Senior Advisor in the Office of the President at Arizona State University. She’s a seasoned business executive with a passion for helping leaders be the best they can be.

As an executive coach and mentor, May brings 24 years of front-line corporate experience and expertise, most recently as COO of Morgan Stanley Europe, to help professionals overcome (often hidden) obstacles, advance to the next level in their careers, and reach their full potential.

May is the author of Accelerate: 9 Capabilities to Achieve Success at Any Career Stage.

Feedback from Participants

5 stars

“Invaluable hands-on practical advice from an expert with heaps of highly successful experience.”

“I have more confidence in my own abilities which has led to much greater confidence from my managers.”

“The Tips challenged me to actively make improvements in the short term and develop a plan for the long term.”

“The tips can be applied in various settings and help develop skills to be a more productive and valued asset in any career environment.”

“Once I began applying the tips, I was able to take charge on two major projects! I feel like more of a leader and more confident in leading other people.”

“I found it helpful to listen to the interviews on my way to work. Having a more deep dive into the subject was extremely helpful.”

“Helpful to have a list of actionable tips for all areas of your career. They were applicable to a wide variety of career types and levels as well.”

“I was more engaged than usual with focusing on improving myself and my career. Reading the comments from others was also a highlight.”

“I liked the real-life examples, how it was packaged in tiny tips, and I liked the personal touch – the interaction with you was great!”

“The Tips help me improve my interactions with people, understand the different types of people and how to get the best out of them.”

“The Tips made me pay more attention to the bad traits that were holding me back. By recognising these, I can start to do something about them.”

“I’m more self aware, practical, focused and smarter. I don’t become so emotional and don’t waste time thinking on ‘if and buts’. I take action instead by following your useful tips.”

All participants receive a virtual Summit Goody Bag of FREE resources!

Common Questions

“Where is this Summit taking place?”

Career Mastery™ Kickstart takes place online so you can watch, learn and interact wherever you have a computer and internet connection or a smartphone – from the comfort of your home, in the office, during your commute, in your favorite coffee shop, at the gym… you get the idea!

“How do I watch the Tips and Interviews?”

After you sign up, you’ll receive an email every day with links to that day’s Career Mastery™ Tips and Interviews. You can view them from any computer, tablet or mobile device.

“How long will the Tips and interviews be available?”

The Career Mastery™ Tips and Interviews are available for 48 hours following their release, and you can watch them for free at your convenience during that time frame. If you miss any, or you want to revisit them later, then you can upgrade to an All-Access Pass for unlimited lifetime access to all the Tips and Interviews.

“Can I join after the Summit has started?”

Yes! After you sign up, you’ll be able to access the current day’s Career Mastery™ Tips and Interviews, and also those that are still available during their 48-hour ‘freeview’ period. If you wish to catch up on all the Tips and Interviews you missed, you can upgrade to an All-Access Pass and access them at anytime in the future.

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