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How to Kick Fear and Toxicity out of the Workplace - 2019 Global Azure Bootcamp Los Angeles


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Fear and toxicity are words that have no place in meetings, the workplace or our lives. Everyone wants to be appreciated and respected for the contributions made to our jobs, careers, and organizations. Join Heather Newman, Microsoft MVP, Content Panda as she talks through the whys of bad workplace behavior and how to kick them out with practical examples and guidance. Attendees will learn how to identify the qualities of a fear-based workplace and how to move to a trust-based workplace. The session will dive into the lizard brain, impostor syndrome and the art of re-framing with tips and tricks to take back to your organization. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging starts with individuals working to identify fear and toxic behavior. This action leads to more collaboration and creativity that empowers everyone to be their best selves, as well as encourages employee’s best work and helps companies achieve their technology dreams with more velocity. Attendees will learn how to identify fear-based and toxic behavior in the workplace, how to address this behavior and how to move towards a more trust-based work environment.

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How to Kick Fear and Toxicity out of the Workplace - 2019 Global Azure Bootcamp Los Angeles

  1. 1. How to Kick Fear and Toxicity out of the Workplace Heather Newman Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer, Content Panda @heddanewman
  2. 2. Welcome to the Los Angeles, US
  3. 3. Event Organizer LAEXUG Foundation are the organizers of this location. A 501 (c) (3) non – profit organization which is running user groups and GAB in Los Angeles. Golden Five Consulting is financial sponsor of the Event. IT consulting Company in LA. Microsoft Gold Partner, Tier 1 Cloud Solutions Provider. 20% Discount for 1 year on every registered office 365 License Purchase today.
  4. 4. A BIG thank you to the 2019 Global Sponsors!
  5. 5. Time Activity / Session Title 8:30am – 9:00am Guest arrival, Registration 9:00am – 9:15am Conference Kick off an d Key Note – Prabhat Nigam 9:15am – 10:15pm How to Kick Fear and Toxicity Out of The Workplace, a Practical Guide - Heather Newman 10:15pm – 11:15pm Microsoft Office 365 Data Loss Prevention - Current Defects and Ramification – Prabhat Nigam 11:15pm – 12:15pm Cloud Adoption & Governance – Jeremy Needle 12:15pm – 1:00pm Lunch – Subway - Sponsored by Microsoft 1:00pm – 2:00pm Without Change, There Would Be No Butterflies or Superheroes: 8 Steps to Microsoft Teams & Planner – Heather Newman 2:00pm – 2:30pm Office 365: Use AD Group to Assign Office 365 Licenses - Prabhat Nigam 2:30pm – 3:30pm Architecting for Azure - Muhammad Nabeel 3:30pm – 4:30pm Power BI Security - Suresh Datla 4:30pm – 5:00 pm Closing Remarks, Questions, Raffle & Guest Departure – Prabhat Nigam April 27th 2019 Schedule
  6. 6. Sponsor Offering Cloudmonix CloudMonix is an Azure monitoring and automation platform. Cloudmonix offers 2 months free of Ultimate or Pro plans for Azure monitoring! Code: GAB2019 Serverless 360 Serverless360 is the comprehensive way to manage and monitor Azure Services related to Enterprise Integration. Serverless360 is offering a limited time Gold plan for free! KEMP Kemp puts multi-cloud application experience (AX) within your control. Kemp is providing a trial of their LoadMaster (load balancer) tool, as well as a free Kemp 360 License to all attendees! All attendees get the following: Offers are limited time, redeem now and Take Screenshot!
  7. 7. Sponsor Offering Progate Progate is an online platform where anyone can learn modern programming skills such as JavaScript, Python, Ruby and more, without having to watch any videos! Progate is offering a free month access to their entire platform! RevDeBug RevDeBug is a True Observability Platform for DevOps and Cloud-Native. With “almost zero” impact on performance, bring together in-production record & replay debugging with fastest root cause analysis, automated rollbacks and performance profiling. RevDeBug is offering an enterprise license for 3 months for ALL attendees! All attendees get the following: Offers are limited time, redeem now or Take Screenshot!
  8. 8. Giveaway Prizes Giveaway event will be at 4:30 PM but Finish the sur vey 1 Winner: A LoadMaster (load balancing) software license 3 Winners: each wins 6 months free of the Enzo Online product 1 Winner: a 1 year personal subscription of an IDE of their choice 1 Winner: a 1 year subscription to Cerulean! A cross-platform Azure management tool for storage, CosmosDB, Search, Redis Cache and Service Bus. 3 Winners: each wins a 1 year license to their RevDeBug product
  9. 9. Tweet this Talk @heddanewman @contentpanda @SPSNashville #SPSNashville Heather Newman
  10. 10. Identification of your workplace A fear-based workplace is a place where fear is the predominant energy. A healthy workplace is one where trust is the predominant energy. @heddanewman
  11. 11. Ourselves (Fear) Toxicity Impostor Syndrome Lizard Brain Doubt Language CYAs Gossip @heddanewman
  12. 12. Fear n. an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat. @heddanewman
  13. 13. Toxicity n. Poisonous. an extremely harsh, malicious, or harmful quality @heddanewman
  14. 14. Impostor syndrome is a psychological pattern in which people doubt their accomplishments and have a persistent, often internalized fear of being exposed as a "fraud". @heddanewman
  15. 15. The lizard brain is the wee part of your brain responsible for fear, anger and negativity. It is the flight or fight trigger. @heddanewman
  16. 16. Doubt language is using words that lead to uncertainty or to lead something to believe that something may not be true. @heddanewman
  17. 17. Cover Your Ass Emails why we write them and how we can stop @heddanewman
  18. 18. Gossip and stories that are not yours to tell. @heddanewman
  19. 19. Ourselves (start with why) Dare greatly Moments & sparks The power of story Say something @heddanewman
  20. 20. Focus on the “Why” Not on the “What” @heddanewman
  21. 21. @heddanewman
  22. 22. Moments and sparks are mini and macro and to be paid attention to. @heddanewman
  23. 23. Sharing our stories with each other is the most powerful way we heal ourselves and the world @heddanewman
  24. 24. Stepping up and saying something when you see something brings you and other people to the next level @heddanewman
  25. 25. Diversity & being inclusive isn’t just the right thing to do. It is the way we all should be running “things” globally @heddanewman
  26. 26. @heddanewman
  27. 27. Heather Newman CMO, Co-Founder, Maven, Speaker, Human in Tech Podcast: Writing: @heddanewman
  28. 28. Diversity is the range of human differences, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religious or ethical values system, national origin, and political beliefs. @heddanewman
  29. 29. Belonging is what allows people to feel like they can be their authentic selves without fear of different treatment or punishment. @heddanewman
  30. 30. σας ευχαριστώ धन्यवाद Merci mulțumesc