5 Things a CTO Should Know About Board Meetings

I failed a lot, then I learned the secret words.

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Stop Talking About Your Process

It’s a mistake to assume your colleagues care about the sausage factory. No one cares.

Don’t Appeal to Morals

The moral high ground is low ground.

Shift To Business Words

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Tell A Story To Each Person

I took a sip of my coffee. The CEO just promised to fire this nut job — a wicked fantasy of mine.

Use the Mission and Vision as a Guide

Luck favors the prepared.

Final Thoughts —

Learn the business and speak the language

You are smart, and your team is excellent. But you have to explain. Words are essential, as is your audience.

Founder of COFEBE, Inc. We build tools that make engineer’s jobs easier. https://www.cofebe.com

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