Have you wondered how to identify your career goals—even the really scary lofty ones? Have you pondered how to sell a crazy idea to your company and obtain funding? Do you know how to effectively respond when you hear “no” to your ideas or career aspirations? Curtis Wynn, CEO of SECO Energy, shared some surprising answers to these questions and offered valuable career insights in IEEE PELS WiE’s most recent Power at the Table Fireside Chat. The discussion, moderated by Stephanie Watts Butler ( Figure 1 ), provided relatable, motivational, and actionable insight on how to grow as a leader. This article shares some of the highlights from the discussion to encourage readers to listen to the complete Fireside Chat available for free from IEEE PELS  .