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Workshop: You've Lost that Leader Feelin': How to be a Leader in the 21st Century

Location: Seacliff B

Duration: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Day of week: Thursday

Level: Beginner

Prerequisites

No prerequisites.

Learning how to be an effective leader is never complete, and requires a growth mindset throughout your career. In this densely packed half-day workshop, Sarah Hagan (a data-driven leader known for building collaborative cultures at places like the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Redfin, and Nordstrom) leads the group through fundamentals of effective leadership, including:

  • Empathy, self-awareness, and understanding how you show up to work
  • Building relationships within your team and other stakeholders
  • Providing effective feedback and coaching
  • Leading through change and empowering your team to do their best work

The workshop focuses on practical, evidence-based tips and tools for leading effective teams and developing people. How can you make your team a differentiator in the 21st Century?

Speaker: Sarah Hagan

Research Manager & Data Scientist, People Analytics @gatesfoundation

Sarah Hagan, Ph.D. is the Research Manager of the People Analytics team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation using analytics and behavioral psychology to understand employees and make work better. She works across BMGF’s People Operations teams to bring data to people practices and ensure they're making the best decisions about employees. Before that, she worked at Redfin and Nordstrom conducting research and designing employee programs to continuously improve culture, leadership, and work environment. Prior to industry, Sarah spent a decade in academia researching personality, human behavior, and emotional regulation, and has a bunch of publications that she's pretty sure have only been read by her mom.

Find Sarah Hagan at

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Tracks

Monday, 11 November

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    With so much uncertainty, how do you bulkhead your organization and technology choices? Learn strategies for dealing with uncertainty.

  • Software Supply Chain

    Life of a software artifact from commit to deployment. Security, observability and provenance of the software supply chain.

  • Architectures You've Always Wondered About

    Next-gen architectures from the most admired companies in software, such as Netflix, Google, Facebook, Twitter, & more

  • Languages of Infrastructure

    This track explores languages being used to code the infrastructure. Expect practices on toolkits and languages like Cloudformation, Terraform, Python, Go, Rust, Erlang.

  • Building & Scaling High-Performing Teams

    To have a high-performing team, everybody on it has to feel and act like an owner. Organizational health and psychological safety are foundational underpinnings to support ownership.

  • Bare Knuckle Performance

    Killing latency and getting the most out of your hardware

Tuesday, 12 November

Wednesday, 13 November