preparing to share: freaking out a little

preparing to share an honest look at preparing my first 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.

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a behind the scenes look at the ups & downs

I’m trying a lot of new things right now. (as I said I was going to this year)

  • organizing a local meetup
  • local meetup speaking
  • conference speaking
  • etc..

As part of my regular self-care routine, I commonly write about my thoughts, successes and struggles

It recently occurred to me that others might benefit from seeing an open & honest view of the process behind some of these types of endeavors

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