Conversation: More bibles, fewer priests: Tools for running self-managing teams

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Brian Boyer of Spirited Media
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 8 at 4:45pm
  • Location: Halsted
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

A lot of managers see themselves at the center of the team’s universe — the linchpin, making the decisions every day. And that’s a great way to burn out, stifle the growth of your teammates and totally avoid thinking about the important stuff, like the future. So, forget that! Let’s talk about the tools and techniques you can use to make yourself non-essential. (This session is also good for non-managers who have bosses that are making poor choices.)

Speaker Bios

  • Brian is the vice president of product and people at Spirited Media. Previously, he was the visuals editor at NPR, founded the news applications team at the Chicago Tribune, and was a happy intern at ProPublica. He was one of the first programmers to receive a Knight-funded scholarship to study journalism at Northwestern University. @brianboyer

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