Speakers: Rich Robinkoff

  • Rich Robinkoff: Where to Find the Right WordPress Help For You

    Rich Robinkoff: Where to Find the Right WordPress Help For You

    WordCamp Ann Arbor 2016Speaker: Rich Robinkoff

    October 27, 2016 — As someone new to WordPress, getting all the answers to questions you have in building and enhancing your site can be a challenge. I am here to help break it down for you and give you some direction.

  • Keynote - The Humanity Of WordPress

    Keynote – The Humanity Of WordPress

    WordCamp Pittsburgh 2016Speaker: Rich Robinkoff

    September 20, 2016 — Rich will be calling us to action in “The Humanity of WordPress,” where he explores the human side of our WordPress communities and empowers attendees to get involved to continue to make WordPress great!

  • Rich Robinkoff: Invest in WordPress by Investing in Yourself: The State of Wellness in the WordPress Community

    Rich Robinkoff: Invest in WordPress by Investing in Yourself: The State of Wellness in the WordPress Community

    WordCamp Atlanta 2016Speaker: Rich Robinkoff

    March 26, 2016 — So much attention is paid to the code that goes into making WordPress a stellar product, but you don’t hear much about the human side of it. While you will find the occasional blog post or random tweet talking about mental health and happiness in the WordPress community, most overlook the best way to contribute to WordPress…paying attention to your mental and physical health, and taking care of each other. Give back to WordPress by stepping back from the code and looking at the world around you.

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  • Rich Robinkoff: Take Care of Each Other - How to Contribute to WordPress Without Writing Code

    Rich Robinkoff: Take Care of Each Other – How to Contribute to WordPress Without Writing Code

    WordCamp US 2015Speaker: Rich Robinkoff

    December 12, 2015 — So much attention is paid to the code that goes into making WordPress a stellar product, but you don’t hear much about the human side of it. While you will find the occasional blog post or random tweet talking about mental health and happiness in the WordPress community, most overlook the best way to contribute to WordPress…paying attention to your mental and physical health, and taking care of each other. Give back to WordPress by stepping back from the code and look around you.

  • Panel: Fight Impostor Syndrome

    Panel: Fight Impostor Syndrome

    WordCamp Columbus 2015Speakers: Drew Jaynes, Steve Grunwell, Angela Bergmann, Rich Robinkoff

    August 17, 2015 — If you’ve ever felt as if you’re “not good enough” to be part of a team, or you feel your success is owed more to luck than hard work and talent, you’ve likely dealt first-hand with Impostor Syndrome. It’s a common affliction, especially in the world of software, but if left untreated it can interfere with career advancement, wreck your personal life, or lead to total burn-out.

    This panel is meant to be an open and honest conversation about Impostor Syndrome, how it affects all of us, and what we can do to combat it. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of Impostor Syndrome and tips that they can use to fight it. Audience participation is encouraged; after all, we’re all in this together.

    Participating in this panel are:

    Angela Bergmann – Developer and Speaker
    Drew Jaynes – Web Engineer at 10up, WordPress 4.2 Release Lead
    Rich Robinkoff – Web Development Faculty
    Steve Grunwell – Senior Web Engineer at 10up

  • Panel: Fight Impostor Syndrome

    Panel: Fight Impostor Syndrome

    WordCamp Dayton 2015Speakers: Jeff Chandler, Angela Bergmann, Rich Robinkoff, Steve Grunwell

    July 18, 2015 — If you’ve ever felt as if you’re “not good enough” to be part of a team, or you feel your success is owed more to luck than hard work and talent, you’ve likely dealt first-hand with Impostor Syndrome. It’s a common affliction, especially in the world of software, but if left untreated it can interfere with career advancement, wreck your personal life, or lead to total burn-out. This panel is meant to be an open and honest conversation about Impostor Syndrome, how it affects all of us, and what we can do to combat it. Get a better understanding of Impostor Syndrome and tips that they can use to fight it.

  • Rich Robinkoff: Express Yourself - Developing Your WordPress Voice

    Rich Robinkoff: Express Yourself – Developing Your WordPress Voice

    WordCamp Orlando 2014Speaker: Rich Robinkoff

    March 23, 2015 — Whether you want to be identified as a WordPress Developer, Humor Blogger, or Super Hero, Rich will help you identify and operate as one voice and personality across all social media. He will start with a focus on WordPress components (favicons, taglines, themes, etc.) to help define your personal WordPress voice, and then address how to express that voice consistently across the social media gamut (Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter).

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