Part 7: Personal development

November 17, 2020 • 11am – 2pm EST • EMEA and APAC replays


Meri Williams



Meri Williams

Session summary

First announced speaker: Silvia Botros

Over the past six sessions, we’ve covered the core tenets of being an engineering leader - but you can’t grow and nurture your teams without also growing yourself.

And finding time to devote to self-improvement can be a challenge, and it always seems like the easiest thing to move down your priority list. It’s also harder for senior leaders to receive actionable feedback on their own work.

In this final session, we’ll help you work out how to change that and how you can be more effective with your learning time.

You’ll leave this session with:

  • Strategies for thinking about your own personal development
  • Thoughts on growth for both the people management and individual contributor pathways
  • New methods of self-reflection and how to create space to do so
  • How to solicit effective feedback as you increase in seniority

Timings around the world

Live show November, 17

Daytime in North America, early evening in Europe and Africa.

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EMEA friendly replay November, 18

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APAC friendly replay November, 18

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About Meri Williams

Meri is a geek, a manager, and a manager of geeks. She’s CTO of drug discovery startup, Healx and also runs micro-consultancy ChromeRose, helping digital & technical teams be brilliant.

An alumna of Procter & Gamble and the Government Digital Service, she has had a career spanning development, project, programme & product management and more recently engineering & operations leadership. She’s led teams ranging in size from 30 to 300, mostly with folks spread across the world.

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