After years of high growth, many tech companies realized over the last six months that their projections were too optimistic. As a result, they changed strategy, cut budgets, restructured, and laid off many thousands of employees. Having spent years interviewing, hiring, growing teams, and taking bigger strategic risks, our roles as leaders are now shifting.
In this talk, we‘ll explore:
- What principles can you apply to lead in this time of uncertainty?
- What does it mean to optimize for efficiency as a technical or people leader?
- How can you manage up to keep your boss in the loop and stay aligned?
Leading in a tech downturn is challenging for you and for your teams. Applying the steps outlined in this talk will help you change the way you think and operate, and will help you be the leader that your business and your team needs during this time of uncertainty.