Best Practices for Managing Remote Teams with Steph Smith

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Having a Growth Mindset with Patrick Pena

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Bootstrapping Inclusion with Jason Wong

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How Culture Can Help Your Teams Scale with Eric Elliott

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Running Remote Teams with Liam Martin

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Purpose, Motivation and Empathy with John Rouda

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The Importance of Relationships with Saurabh Daftary

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The Importance of Training Junior Developers with Michelle Brenner

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Difficult Conversations as a New Manager

As a new manager there will be difficult conversations in all directions where you’ll deliver and receive feedback to and from your manager and direct reports. We have varying degrees of experience on this panel and we’ll discuss the things that are always going to be hard and what gets easier with time. We’ll also […]