David Neal

Senior Developer Advocate at Okta


Leadership Guide for the Reluctant Leader
Friday 16:40 - 17:25
soft skills

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Regardless of the technology you know, regardless of the job title you have, you have amazing potential to impact your workplace, community, and beyond.

In this talk, I’ll share a few candid stories of my career failures… I mean… learning opportunities. We’ll start by debunking the myth that leadership == management. Next, we’ll talk about some the attributes, behaviors and skills of good leaders. Last, we’ll cover some practical steps and resources to accelerate your journey.

You’ll walk away with some essential leadership skills I believe anyone can develop, and a good dose of encouragement to be more awesome!

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David is a family man, musician, illustrator, and Microsoft MVP living in Georgia, USA. Currently a Senior Developer Advocate for Okta, he runs on a high-octane mixture of caffeine and bacon.