May 11, 2019 — Feedback, given or received, can be a gift or a curse. Explore the subtle art of communicating feedback in a way that’s beneficial to both sides while also helping the overall health of the project you share. I’ll draw from examples in open source communities, collaborations, and Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest to help attendees understand how everyone benefits when feedback is given about products and projects instead of individuals. While we’re in a feedback mindset I’ll talk about how to share critical feedback about the folks we work with while remembering that the person on the other end of the internet is a human too.
June 30, 2016 — Why You Want a Four Star Review Everyone gets bad reviews. It’s the nature of the beast when you put your product and code out there for everyone to use and abuse. But too many people spend their time fighting the wrong battle and striving for the wrong ratings. Don’t become the death of your own product; handle your reviews sanely and you will be the success you’ve always wanted to be. Key Takeaways: What to look for in reviews, how to take good from the worst reviews, how to handle yourself in bad reviews, understanding what is experience, making the most of reviews.
June 29, 2016 — Meet the leaders of some of the leading WordPress-centric consulting agencies worldwide, as they are interviewed by Brian Krogsgard on what it takes to cultivate a happy team, with discussion topics ranging from remote work, salary, management feedback, and personal growth.
January 11, 2016 — Want a better-looking site, stronger writing skills and better visibility? You have a powerful resource at your fingertips: the WordPress community. Whether you’re a novice or seasoned professional, learn ways to tap into the community to make your site stand out.
Community feedback gives your site more visibility and lets you know what people are looking for — from stunning images to catchy content. Discover tips, tricks and resources that will make your site stronger and get your voice heard.
This presentation will highlight offerings from Blogging University, forums, local meetups and WordCamps.