I had a great time speaking at #AndroidSummit today.
Here are the slides from my talk “Focus on What Matters by Automating the Small things”Continue reading
I want to share 6 tips for creating conference talk proposals that are clear, concise, and tell a story.
These tips can help you start writing better proposals for conference CFPs and hopefully increase your chances of getting a conference talk accepted.Continue reading
The notion of conference speaking both excites & scares me.
I just gave my first 2 android conference talks
When I finally worked up the courage to submit conference talk proposals, I did so with the intention of documenting the speaking process if I were selected.
I hoped that by openly sharing my experiences that I could perhaps connect with others that are considering taking the same leap. And that, by seeing my excitement/fears/anxiety/joy, they may recognize that there is nothing special required to add your voice to the public forum.
Another entry in my “preparing to share” series where i’m hoping to give an open look at preparing my first 2 conference talks
Does public speaking excite you and yet make you freak out a little?
It sure does for me. As my first conference talks draw closer, I’m starting to have small waves of anxiety & doubt at the prospect of speaking about Kotlin to a room full of people.
They are infrequent, but in the moment, I totally feel like everyone there is going to know more about the topic than I am.