Are you a CTO, Project Manager, Team Leader or just interested in developing yourself professionally? Join in with Skills Matter's latest meetup series which looks at professional, and personal development!
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Keynote by Gordon Weir on The Transformation. Reality. And Then, Real Change.
Organised by Leadership Matters
You've made real changes to your company, your start-up, your project. Transformations are taking place, but what happens now? At this month's Leadership Matters, renowned Technology and Product Leader, Gordon Weir will be sharing with us how to navigate the aftermath of big change.product-development career-development personal-development professional-development leadership
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Thinking the Unthinkable
Featuring Chris Langdon and Nik Gowing
This is a time of deep uncertainty, whatever your business and its size. Leaders are struggling to grasp and understand the enormity of change. A significant number have confirmed confidentially to us that they are scared and overwhelmed.uncertainty leadership matters
Unleash Your Play Brain: Play Your Way Towards a Happier Adulthood
Featuring Portia Tung
Have you lost your mojo or got bored with life? Are you stuck in a rut and can’t quite figure out how to get out of it? Does work keep getting in the way of your dreams? Have you reached a crossroads and don’t know which way to go?organisational-change transformation play-science playful-leadership leadership
Using Agile Techniques to lead your startup and Scale-up your Company
Featuring Iyas Alqasem
Leading a business can feel really far removed from the skills we use in a project or development environment. But are there ways in which those of us who have come from technology are at an advantage when it comes to building out a company?
In this talk, Iyas, who has led technology companies...values scaleup startup kanban scrum agile leadership
5 Mistakes Made in Agile Transformations
Featuring Antony Marcano
Agile Transformations are a challenging, and sometimes, delicate endeavour. There are numerous ways to succeed and many more ways to fail. In this talk, Antony Marcano shares 5 of the most common mistakes he's experienced over nearly 20 years as part of, or leading, Agile Transformations.leadership matters
Sprinting In Place: The Cost of Missing Leadership Conversations
Featuring Jeffrey Fredrick and Douglas Squirrel
Are you missing the promised benefits of Agile? Douglas and Jeffrey believe that the biggest key to improved performance has been holding effective conversations on difficult topics like Trust, Fear, Why, Commitment and Accountability. Failure to have these conversations can lead to a wide range...product-management estimation cognitive-biases difficult-conversations agile leadership
What's a Leader's most Vital Skill? (It might not be what you think!)
Featuring Elizabeth Varley
Can you be innovative in more than just your technology? In the world of startups, as well as the products they want to see in the world, entrepreneurs create new work environments every time they negotiate with their first employee.leadership matters
Culture, Code and Karaoke : Analogue Leadership in a Digital Age
Featuring Dylan Beattie
In modern software development, we are spoilt for choice with job titles. Leaders. Experts. Managers. Mentors. Analysts. Seniors, architects, product owners, tech leads, founders, executives...
In this talk Dylan uncovers the differences between experience and expertise, what seniority really...leadership team-leading communication-skills professional-development personal-development project-management
Successful, Accomplished, Depressed - About Performance, Perfectionism, and Burnout in IT
Featuring Dennis Traub
More than two decades of working in IT had taken Dennis to his physical limits. His collapse came unexpected but, in reality, he could easily have seen it coming. It also was about time though! That way, Dennis was able to realize that he had failed to look after himself for the most part of his...burnout cto team-leader project-management personal-development professional-development
I Gave You a Pool Table, Why Are You Still Stressed?
Featuring Zoe Cunningham
Zoe Cunningham talks through the cultural evolution at Softwire, since the creation of the company 18 years ago. When Softwire started in 2000 the foundation of inclusive decision making and transparency, with a focus on employee welfare, seemed to be all that was needed for a happy, healthy...burnout cto good-practices professional-development personal-development