October Newsletter

Hello fellow tech leaders!


This month’s newsletter is brought to you by 40 oz of our favorite Seattle-based coffee sourced from London’s very own Pentonville street.


I am feeling especially grateful this month. First, for the partnerships with the generous international conference organizers such as JAX London and Devoxx Belgium who support me in two of my favorite hobbies - traveling and connecting with people across cultures on the topic of tech leadership! Second, for my amazing Mom who made the 8+ hour commute with me to London for this week’s speaking gig (her picture is somewhat famous for those who have seen my talk).


As always, thank you to all of our supportive followers and community! I hope you enjoy this month's resources. Please reach out to us via the links below to share feedback, request topics, or just to say hi! :)


- Kate, Founder




D&I: The Gender Gap in 6 Charts

Attracting Talent & Retention: 10 Reasons Your Top Talent Will Leave You

Public Speaking: Best Presentation Ever

Leadership 101: A Real Leader is Someone Who Gives a Damn About You



Podcast episode of the month:


The School of Greatness interview with Jay Shetty - Small Changes for Lasting Results







Give & Take by Adam Scott


Check out my book club notes and discussion questions!









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