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Economic downturns are a part of life in tech, how leaders navigate through them has a direct impact on how strongly we emerge on the other side.

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This talk contains the secret sauce to building high performing teams that thrive in any economic climate. You will learn practical strategies to keep growing your team’s careers (as well as your own), retain your top talent, bolster morale, and get shit done!

Downturns can be scary; top worries are about job security quickly followed by lack of opportunities for growth. But, they also present unique opportunities for growth and efficiency. Slow team growth doesn’t need to put a stop to team and personal development, in fact it presents a great opportunity to focus on the craft of leadership. This session will leave you with actionable strategies to harness the power of a stable team, do more with less while avoiding burning out, and adapt your leadership style to thrive through the downturn.