Engineering Influence and Forgetting the Soft Skills

Soft skills are overrated and dangerously oversold! The stigma with soft skills comes from the soft definition of these skills and gets confounded broadly with "being a people's person."  What if you could engineer getting more influence, driving a stronger culture, and being more effective as a leader? This talk takes a hard look into the biology of the brain and using the psychological underpinnings to make us truly exceptional. We will explore the relationship between AI and leadership by drawing insights from Work and Organizational Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, and Neuropsychology. You will walk away with new, concrete tools to apply in your daily interactions to increase collaboration, commitment, and ownership across your organization.

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Mastering the Principal Path: Beyond Tech Skills

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Speaker image - Will Larson

Will Larson

CTO @Carta, Author of "An Elegant Puzzle" and "Staff Engineer"

Speaker image - Dan Fike

Dan Fike

Deputy to the CTO @Carta