Count down… in a little over 48 hours I’ll be giving a presentation at the IGDA Leadership Forum in San Francisco. For you non-gamers that is the International Game Developers Association. My talk will be about staff retention through strong leadership techniques. I am really excited to give this talk – and a little scared as well. It has been a long time since I’ve given speech at a conference. Probably 15 years to be exact. I’ve given other presentations, of course, but being in front of a large audience is always a unique experience. The thing that makes this presentation different for me is that I will be talking about my personal experiences in management. Things that I have seen and done that worked well, and things that really worked poorly.
Wish me luck! I’ll share parts of my talk when I return.