Imposter Syndrome and Individual Competence

Jessica Rose (19.Feb.2016 at 09:20, 30 min)
Keynote at PHP UK Conference 2016 (English - US)

Rating: 5 of 5

Imposter Syndrome and Individual Competence

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Rating: 5 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 09:37 by Chris Levy (58 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Jessica's presentation style is natural and upbeat, perfect for compelling the attention of the audience, even for the "hangover keynote".
Very thought provoking content, and just enough audience participation to keep my focus.

Top marks from me.

Rating: 5 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 09:47 by Matt Dawkins (27 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Excellent keynote. Good balance of information and humour to keep us interested and awake at the start of the day! A topic it would seem most of us can relate to in some way, so very much needed. Useful examples and advice made it accessible. American accent wasn't distracting. Ended a little abruptly, but otherwise brilliant, thank you!

Rating: 5 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 10:05 by Mark Suliga (7 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Fantastic keynote for start of the day, sensitive subject provided in very professional and easy-going way. Great talk!

Rating: 5 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 10:11 by Katy Ereira (59 comments) via Web2 LIVE

I loved Jessica's presentation style; funny and lighthearted despite covering a topic that is quite serious and close to my heart. I feel like I am now better equipped to deal with my own impostor syndrome. A great start to day 2. Thank you!

Rating: 5 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 10:25 by David Yell (108 comments) via Web2 LIVE

A great take on Imposter syndrome focused on numbers and SCIENCE! Delivered very professionally. An engaging, interesting and fun keynote.

Rating: 4 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 11:26 by Joao Monteiro (1 comments) via joind.in Android app

Engaging, informative and mostrly perfect for the crowd.

Rating: 4 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 11:31 by Daniel Mason (7 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Really fun, really helpful, really reassuring. Loved the honesty and the cute pictures.

A small part of the talk sounded a bit contradictory to me though: visible minorities are worse affected because they are looking at people who don't look like them vs we're more affected by social media because we are looking at people more like us.

Rating: 5 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 11:39 by Tess Barnes (13 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Aggressively positive is a really good thing & I love any speaker that has favourite words. I found the style very flowing and engaging. It was also good to hear references to those who might see the presentation on the video after the event - it's a good reminder.
I was shocked how much I identified with the content so I'll be looking into it further.

Rating: 5 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 11:50 by Beth Tucker Long (34 comments) via Web2 LIVE

This talk had excellent slides that weren't just full of text to read. The speaker's style was conversational, professional, and very easy to follow while being entertaining to listen to. My only suggestion would be to highlight the final conclusion a bit more. It seemed like the last two slides were very rushed and then the talk was done, and the conclusion of the talk is really an excellent point that deserves a bit more oomph. All in all, an excellent keynote and a wonderful speaker.

Rating: 4 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 13:00 by Edward Yarnold (16 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Didn't expect to like the talk especially with the chirpy American style ;), but I did, great delivery and slides. The humour about people not raising their hands tickled me. Nice job

Rating: 5 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 13:01 by Stuart Eagles (5 comments) via Web2 LIVE

As an ex-educator this talk resonated extremely strongly with me. Thoroughly enjoyed it for both the content and style.

Rating: 5 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 13:07 by Christopher Hoult (48 comments) via Web2 LIVE

A fantastic talk by a highly relatable speaker. I found the subject matter to be very close to my heart and conveyed with humility and warmth.

Rating: 4 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 13:54 by James Dunmore (84 comments) via Web2 LIVE

A contrast from yesterday, an really engaging and informative thought provoking key note. Well presented with good humour. Thanks.

Rating: 5 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 14:41 by garethellis (28 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Very entertaining keynote - funny and informative.

Rating: 5 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 14:44 by Marijus Kilmanas (58 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Very relatable, very worth uncovering and talking about publicly, and useful coping advice. Well done!

Rating: 5 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 17:01 by Billie Thompson (37 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Loved this talk!

I need the number of the designer who did your slides, so amazing

Rating: 5 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 17:37 by Filip Golonka (26 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Very good talk!

Rating: 5 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 18:42 by Liam Wiltshire (83 comments)

An awesome talk, well delivered, funny and probing some really important issues that impact us all.

A great way to start the second day!

Rating: 3 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 18:48 by Bobby DeVeaux (15 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Not sure what I took away from this talk, but during the slides I chuckled lots and was engaged! Thank you! :):)

Rating: 5 of 5

19.Feb.2016 at 22:32 by Tony Porter (15 comments) via Web2 LIVE

This talk was a gem in the conference. Your speaking style was very clear and confident. The talk was definitely an upbeat whilst thought provoking start to the whole day.

I particularly enjoyed your use of the emojis and cat face to demonstrate how the Imposter Syndrome can have a different effect on people of visible minorities.

Rating: 5 of 5

20.Feb.2016 at 01:44 by Paul Maidment (9 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Awesome, tender approach to a common and often distressing syndrome that affects a lot of people.

Delivered with great humour, Jessica's personality really shone through.

A pleasure to hear. Great to chat afterwards too.

Rating: 5 of 5

20.Feb.2016 at 11:14 by Steve Winter (28 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Great keynote to get the day started - (highly) informative, engaging and entertaining.

Rating: 5 of 5

20.Feb.2016 at 19:42 by Jo Carter (22 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Extremely well presented talk, pacing and pitch were perfect.

The only tiny improvement would be, as someone else mentioned, to highlight the conclusion as bit more.

Rating: 5 of 5

20.Feb.2016 at 20:16 by John Noel (12 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Inspiring and funny and hits close to home, a superb way to start the second day of the conference and a sterling keynote.

Rating: 5 of 5

21.Feb.2016 at 10:23 by Paul Freedman (5 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Loved this talk. Full of energy for a Friday morning!

Rating: 5 of 5

21.Feb.2016 at 18:44 by Michael Cullum (52 comments)

A great talk from Jess that kept everyone engaged first thing in the morning. I think everyone walked away having learnt a lot and with plenty of food for thought.

Rating: 5 of 5

22.Feb.2016 at 09:31 by James Titcumb (246 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Pretty good & interesting talk; backed by facts and a bit of science thrown in there, it's a really good explanation of what imposter syndrome is, and why we think that way.

Rating: 4 of 5

22.Feb.2016 at 10:22 by Tom Cameron (15 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Kept me awake for the morning, extremely 'chipper' start but definitely interesting and thought-provoking. Good way to start the day.

Rating: 4 of 5

22.Feb.2016 at 12:41 by Gary Fuller (26 comments) via Web2 LIVE

And I thought it was just me! A really engaging talk that helped get me going for the day (lack of sleep, rather than a hangover), and made me feel great about myself. Jessica combines upbeat and challenging with great precision.

Rating: 5 of 5

24.Feb.2016 at 20:34 by Tom James (11 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Excellent informative talk

Rating: 5 of 5

25.Feb.2016 at 10:06 by Jack Segal (23 comments) via Web2 LIVE

thoroughly enjoyed this - great speaker and a subject we could all identify with!

Rating: 2 of 5

26.Feb.2016 at 15:17 by Nicholas Thompson (17 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Interesting talk. Worth seeing. Very well presented. The humour, interaction and presentation style were excellent and kept my focus through the whole thing (never felt tempted to drift off). Clearly an excellent presenter.

This comment is for the organisers, not Jessica:
IMHO should have been a track talk.

DrupalCon did the same thing; keynoted a mental health topic. It's important, but I'm not sure its a keynote. My expectations for any conference is to extend my knowledge and experience on the topic of that conference. Mental health in our industry is important and it should be discussed; I personally don't think it should headline a developer conference, in the same way a PHP talk should not headline a mental health conference. It, like the Thursday keynote, for me felt "off topic".

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