The SMConfb16 Call for Presentations is in full swing. With an audience of startup founders, business executives and students, we'll need you to thrill them with awesome presentations in areas such a
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First Name *

Last Name *

Organization *

Role *

State your role in your organization, hacker, designer, community organizer, business executive, etc.
Online Profile

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Presentation Track *

Title *

How to talk to humans: a different approach to soft skills
Abstract/Summary *

Developers are trained to communicate to things with a goal in mind. When you’re talking to a computer, you type in your code and it responds by giving you back what you want. Simple and straightforward. When talking to people? Not always the case. Why? Because talking to people requires a special set of skills - namely, empathy and a little bit of storytelling. In an industry filled with brilliant minds, great ideas and mass disruption, so few of the best and brightest know how to tell their compelling story. This talk teaches you how
Outline *

The outline describes the content of the talk and provides additional details.
Key Takeaways *

Attendees are introduced to new concepts and how to apply them in practical situations.
Accompanying Video Samples

Have a video of a talk you’ve given? Please include a link to it when submitting a proposal. This is very helpful to the Presentation Review Committee (PRC). If you don’t have video of a previous speaking engagement to include, you always have the option of creating a short recording so the PRC can get a sense of your presentation style. Don’t worry about recording quality—how you say it is what matters. Bonus points for creativity!
Are you proficient in English *

All proposals and presentation slides must be in English
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Culture, community, tech trends, business or innovative talks are a perfect fit for the Silicon Mountain Conference. Talks should be about informing, inspiring and delighting attendees.

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