The synthesized voice over the speaker startled the crew, “Ugly, ugly giants bags of mostly water.” Star Trek The Next Generation fans may remember this quote from the “Home Soil” episode that originally aired in February, 1988.
Despite the capabilities of the universal translator, much was lost in that translation. Although the words may have been translated accurately, Captain Picard and the “microbrain” did not understand one another. They just didn’t connect.
These kinds of misunderstandings don’t just happen on the Starship Enterprise. They happen all the time in businesses all around the world. Many managers and people from non-technical teams simply do not understand their technical colleagues.
In a 90-minute breakfast workshop, Kevin and I will discuss the challenges of leading and working with a technical team. Whether you manage a technical team or work with one regularly, this session will help you understand the motivating factors that drive technical people and will help you to build a stronger sense of cohesion with the team.
Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013, 7:30 – 9:30 am
7:30 am: Check-In and Networking
8:00 – 9:30 am: Program and Q & A
274 Mallory Station Road
Franklin, TN 37067
We hope to see you there.