Teach the Geek to Speak’s Neil Thompson discusses improving presentations this week. We cover: What are engineers’ biggest public speaking challenges? How should presenters prepare? What’s the difference between non-technical and technical audiences? Does the rise of WFH affect how to do presentations over Zoom vs. face-to-face best? And more!
Watch my interview with Chintan Shan, VP of Engineering at Collective & ex-Uber. We talk about the Jobs to be Done framework and great advice for sourcing candidates. In addition, he shares some key points for new managers and two good book recommendations for managers.
📚 Recommended Reading for Managers
- 7 Recommended Books on Influence and Persuasion https://managersclub.com/influence-books/
- 4 Recommended Books on Hiring for Managers https://managersclub.com/books-on-hiring/
- 4 recommended books containing US Navy leadership lessons to make you a better manager https://managersclub.com/leadership-lessons-from-the-united-states-navy-applicable-to-engineering-leadership/
- 10 Career Related Books for Software Engineering Individual Contributors https://managersclub.com/career-related-books-software-engineering-ics/
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