14 Jun '12, 10am

Jay Fields' Thoughts: trust at speakerconf

Trust plays a very important role at speakerconf. speakerconf is known as a place where you can be honest without fear of repercussions. Every year we have several presentations that are confidential, and those are often some of the most interesting presentations. Josh and I have made several decisions that encourage a high level of trust, and this blog entry describes those choices. ... it's who you know Josh and I don't tend to keep people we can't trust within our networks. Therefore, when we began inviting people to speakerconf we already knew we were assembling a group of people that could be honest with each other. I believe the speakers had mutual trust with Josh and I, and that trust was easily extended to other people that Josh and I trusted. After the first year we started inviting people using a simple rule: 75% of all invites will go to alumni. speakerconf alum...

Full article: http://blog.jayfields.com/2012/06/trust-at-speakerconf.html

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