preparing to share an honest look at preparing my first conference talks

preparing to share: freaking out a little

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 […]

first meetup talk

Tonight was my first meetup talk… and I have a lot of thoughts.  And a bit of a headache. But I’m also really happy with myself for stepping out of my comfort zone.

i might need a bigger plate

  Yesterday my number of upcoming speaking engagements went from 2 to 4 This morning I added 10 new events to Udacious Seattle and starting planning a big capstone event for our Google Udacity Scholar students … and suddenly it seems like i might need a bigger plate

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 […]