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Lessons Learned while Running a First-Year Conference. Part 2: Setting Boundaries

In the first part of Lessons Learned while Running a First-Year Conference, I talked about how to strip down your conference to an MVP. In this post, I’ll address how to make all of those items a reality. You’ll need to treat them as non-negotiable, which means no accepting excuses. It’s time to make it work.

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Running on the Water

I recently encountered an incredibly uncomfortable tension. I fought it off at first, but maybe this tension… this pause… this stopping to meditate and consider and marinate on these new revelations is exactly what I need to get out of this “dip” caused by fear, by (invisible) external pressure, by ghosts from my past. By dwelling in it, finding some unexpected truths in it, and then pushing against it, I can take off to power forward on the next leap that’s ahead of me.

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Burnout: What Happens When You Take On Too Much

Burnout is becoming more and more of an issue in the tech industry, and yet not many people are talking about it. Looking for resources on how to handle your own burnout, how to prevent burnout in your employees, or general information about what's involved in burnout and how much of a problem it is? You've come to the right place.

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