NDC returned to Sydney this year and SSW TV was there alongside .NET Rocks! to catch all of the action with our Ask Me Anything! sessions.

As usual there were a host of top industry pros talking about various subjects related to software development. This year, SSW TV worked alongside .NET Rocks! to run an entire track of live interviews with some of those speakers after their sessions and talked about a number of topics.

In this AMA, SSW’s Chief Architect Adam Cogan, interviews David Neal, the @ReverentGeek, about his “Leadership Guide for the Reluctant Leader” and what makes a good role model. Together they cover all the need to know topics for all up and coming tech leaders.

Watch to find out what makes a good leader, who is David’s biggest influence and his personal role models, how to deal with a disengaged person, how to change a leaders mind, how you negotiate fairly, tips on effective meetings, and to what extent is leadership about self sacrifice!

About the speakers

About the speakers

Mr Tech Leader

David is a family man, musician, illustrator, software developer, and Microsoft MVP living in North Georgia, USA. He is currently a Senior Developer Advocate for Okta focused on all things JavaScript. He runs on a high-octane mixture of caffeine and JavaScript, and is entirely made of bacon.

Adam Cogan is the Chief Architect at SSW, a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner specializing in custom .NET, SharePoint and CRM solutions (with a splash of Business Intelligence). At SSW, Adam has been developing custom solutions for businesses across a range of industries such as Government, engineering, banking, insurance and manufacturing since 1990 for clients such as Microsoft, Worley Parsons and Aurecon.

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