4 min read

May 18, 2020

Sustainability focussed sessions at Microsoft Build 2020

Microsoft's largest developer conference Build is going online this year, becoming free and turning into a 48 hour live stream. I am one of the anchors covering the EMEA timezone on day one and this is the list of sustainability focussed sessions that I am hosting.

15 min read

February 16, 2020

Take the Green pill and I'll show you how deep the rabbit hole goes

A clear, easy to digest and regurgitate 15 min guide to climate change. I cover the science and why we believe climate change is man made? What's causing it and the impacts on animals, plants and humanity? What we are doing about it as a society and what it means to be Green? HINT: The Green future isn't one of less, it's one of more, much more.

6 min read

December 24, 2019

5 Tips For New Managers

I used to lead EMEA Regional Cloud Advocacy at Microsoft. I went from having 0 reports to 14 and from managing one stakeholder to dozens across five regions. Also, we just had a beautiful baby boy, I had a lot on my plate and I needed to get efficient with my time fast. Some things I'm proud of, some things I could have done better. These are my top 5 tips if you are in the same position as I was.

4 min read

August 27, 2019

How to write a CFP?

This is my step by step guide to writing a response to a Call For Papers (CFP). The technique worked for me, it works for the speakers I now mentor, it can work for you. Start here and then sprinkle a bit of your own beautiful creative self over it.