December 2015 Archives

Speaking for Geeks: Your Slides
Tips and tricks for creating great slides.
December 17, 2015 - 1006 words,

Speaking for Geeks: Writing Your Talk
Don’t wait until the night before the talk to write it. Crazy, I know.
December 14, 2015 - 1109 words,

Speaking for Geeks: Tell a Story
Telling a story keeps your presentation focused, keeps your audience interested, and makes it easier for you to remember your talk.
December 13, 2015 - 784 words,

Speaking for Geeks: Where to speak
You’ve got a great idea for a talk. How do you find conferences to submit it to?
December 11, 2015 - 904 words,

Speaking for Geeks: Getting your session accepted
Your conference speaking submissions are not getting accepted because they’re bad. Here’s how to make them better.
December 10, 2015 - 1335 words,

Speaking for Geeks: What Should I Talk About?
Don’t wait for that conference to come calling before you start planning for it.
December 9, 2015 - 703 words,

You should speak at conferences. Yes, you.
Developers, you should give talks at conferences and your local meetups. It’s easier than you think, and you’ll improve your career.
December 8, 2015 - 588 words,


One on One meetings for managers: Frequency and Duration (Nov 28)
How long should your 1:1s be? How often should you run them?
One on One meetings for managers (Nov 26)
A one on one meeting is one of the top ways you can build your managerial leverage
How the Sales organization in a large company slows innovation (Nov 16)
If you have a new innovative product inside a large established company, it can be much harder to reach product market fit than it would be for the same product in a startup.
Networking as an entrepreneur (Oct 23)
Having a network is crazy important. Networking is not.
Stretching your team (Jun 11)
Stretching your team is one of the best ways to improve your output, your team's happiness, and your velocity. But they'll need coaching.
Physical camera shutter for Cisco Spark Board (Jul 6)
A 3d printable design for a camera shutter for a Cisco Spark Board
My Travel Coffee Setup (Jan 20)
What my travel coffee brewing setup looks like, and how you can build your own for under $100.
Turkey Legs (May 30)
Product naming gone awry.

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