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How to Make “Tech Geeks” Better Communicators

Dec 23 201917m listen time

Overview

How can you develop the soft skills of someone who is happiest behind a computer? Maninder Kartik, CIO at The Coca Cola Company, has spent much of her career trying to improve the communication skills of her teams who may view themselves as "tech geeks" and isolate themselves from other functions. She shares how as a manager, you can help your team break down these barriers.

Gain Actionable Insights Into:

  • The soft skills junior tech people should be working on if they want to progress to management
  • How combining technical knowledge with an understanding of the wider business is vital to delivering the best technical solutions
  • The importance of ‘de-technifying’ your language when talking to stakeholders and those from other teams

Hosted by Pippa Woodhead

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