Lara Hogan, who literally wrote the book on public speaking, and Kelsey Hightower, speaker and chair of many tech conferences, join us to share their personal speaking stories (and nightmares!), how they prepare their talks, and the common mistakes they see first-time speakers make.
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Demystifying public speaking: this week Paul and Rich talk to Lara Hogan, an engineering director at Etsy whose most recent book, Demystifying Public Speaking, aims to help get more diverse voices onstage in the tech world. Topics covered include overcoming specific fears before getting onstage, how to process feedback, and some of her own experiences onstage, from highlights on down to one particular public-speaking horror show. They also discuss her career at Etsy and the joys and challenges of management.
A conversation about how and why you should begin public speaking, the importance of good feedback, tech conference’s diversity problem, and more.
Etsy has been the model for cultivating a culture of performance within your organization for many years. In our first episode, we talk to Lara Hogan to find out what they do to ensure performance remains upfront and center.
A List Apart: On Air — Conversations that bring our community together.
Everyone wants sites that are responsive, beautiful, and fast. Can we have it all? Or do we need to make tradeoffs? And whose job is performance anyway?
We all have something to contribute to improved performance. This live session kicks off a Google Hangouts series that brings together designers and developers from in-house and agency teams to compare notes on…
- Auditing an existing site’s performance
- Setting performance budgets
- Prioritizing and making design decisions
- Getting clients and colleagues on board
Format 30 minutes of panelist conversation 30 minutes of Q&A
Featuring Lara Hogan, Scott Jehl, Yesenia Perez-Cruz, and Mat Marquis
Sponsored by Pantheon. https://pantheon.io/