I just read a post by Charlie O’Donnell on the “Rules of Inclusion” for tech events (well, really any events). He brings of up some great points: inclusion should be a tone set by event organizers, not everyone drinks so don’t rely on alcohol to solve all your networking issues (and some people are horrible […]
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I’ve worked a couple of events recently and have seen a few event organizers have mini meltdown over tech needs. In many cases it’s because it was their first time in a space and they just didn’t know what to ask. Some of their melt downs spread to their entire tech crews. To help you […]
As someone who’s lived in Brooklyn, NY for the past 14 years, I’ve made a realization that many other New Yorkers have too: NYC isn’t just a big city, it’s a network of small towns based on intellectual interests. I spend time in the intellectual small towns related to technology, visual communication, a handful of […]
A big part of what I do when coaching events is run rehearsals. This is when everyone meets each other, participants frequently get to give their talk for their first time, and the real meat of presentation coaching happens. When presentations are short, I like to run these as a workshop. I’m sure some […]
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