1: Mental Health (What You Can Do) – Greg Baugues (Developer Community Manager, Twilio)
Greg Baugues has bipolar disorder and ADHD. In this short talk, he updated the BoS Community his story, and shares some of the lessons he has learned that go beyond talk, with some thoughts and observations that will help you to support coworkers and others who we suspect might be struggling with their mental health. Talking is the first step. How can you best support a co-worker who is strong enough to take it?
2: How To Avoid Burnout – Dr Sherry Walling (Clinical Psychologist and Founder, ZenFounder)
Dr Sherry Walling is a licensed clinical psychologist with a PhD in Psychology and MA in Psychology & Theology. She has been working with entrepreneurs for over 10 years – ever since her husband launched his first startup. At BoS USA 2017, Sherry gave an important talk about how to avoid burnout.
3: Imposter Syndrome, or 6 Lessons From A Marketing Fraud – Tiffany Da Silva
We’ve all been there. You finally step foot into the job you’ve wanted forever only to feel like you aren’t good enough for the role, or worse, a complete fraud. You’re not alone; an estimated 70% of people from all walks of life, both men and women experience imposter syndrome at some point in their careers. In this talk from BoS USA Online 2020, Tiffany Da Silva (Founder, flowjo.co) shares her own experiences along with the framework and tools she uses every day to eliminate it.
4: The Accidental Bad Manager – Claire Lew (CEO, Know Your Team)
In this BoS Talk, Claire discusses how no one sets out to be a bad boss, but it’s easy to become one. After years of research from 15,000+ people and 25 countries, Claire shares the biggest, most counter-intuitive mistakes that leaders unintentionally make – and what to do about them. Learn how to ask your team the right questions, why trust is important, and why being nice can be a bad thing.
5: Cultivating Trust – Gareth Marlow (Founder, eqsystems.io)
If you’ve ever worked with someone you didn’t trust, you will know why trust is important in the workplace. Teams that don’t trust each other don’t work well together. Morale, productivity, staff turnover and outputs suffer. Much of the talk around ‘trust’ in business is woolly, misunderstood and lacks clear and actionable frameworks for you to make things better. Drawing on personal experience and a lot of study, Gareth’s talk helps you to appreciate how trust issues may be limiting your company’s growth and the role you might be playing in destroying trust.