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Sharing valuable knowledge: A recipe for building your influence in the tech space

Sharing valuable knowledge: A recipe for building your influence in the tech space

Amarachi Amaechi

October 12, 2019
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  1. SHARING VALUABLE KNOWLEDGE: A recipe for building your influence in

    the tech space Concatenate Conference 2019
  2. 2 HELLO! I am Amaechi Amarachi Front-End Developer Transition Advocate

    Mentor @ dev_careers
  3. TALK GOALS 3 • What is valuable knowledge? • Why

    you should share your knowledge? • Why people don’t share valuable knowledge? • Ways to share knowledge.
  4. 4 WHAT IS VALUABLE KNOWLEDGE Valuable knowledge is the priceless

    understanding of facts, information, description or skills acquired through experience or education.
  5. 5

  6. 6 Why you should share your knowledge • More impact

    in the community • To boost your career portfolio • To gain influence • Access to job opportunities • Access to new client • To learn
  7. 7 Why people don’t share valuable knowledge 1. Feeling of

    inadequacy 2. Lack of motivation 3. Lack of time
  8. Ways to share valuable knowledge 1. Blogging 2. Participating in

    tech events 3. Contributing to community projects 4. Utilizing social media platforms 5. Networking
  9. 9 1: Blogging Blogging entails writing about your experiences, opinions

    on areas of interests, events and passions.
  10. 10 Some blogs you will find interesting • bitsofco.de •

    giftegwuenu.com • Bolajiayodeji.com • codebeast.dev • benjamindada.com
  11. 11 2: Participating in tech events • Speaking at tech

    events • Volunteering at tech events • Organizing tech events • StoryTelling about tech events
  12. 12 Tech communities in africa • Google Developer Group (GDG)

    • Andela Learning Community (ALC) • Open Source Africa (OSCA) • Forloop Africa • Facebook Developer Circle • AISaturday • Laravel Nigeria • Consonance club
  13. 3: Contributing to community projects • Contributing to open source

    projects • Answering questions on stackoverflow • Supporting tech programs like being a mentor, facilitator etc
  14. 14 4: Utilizing social media platforms

  15. 15

  16. 16 5: Networking Networking is about creating a shared bond

    with someone, having similar goals, values and interests.. Place to meet people when building your network in tech ? • Local meetups • Conferences • Hackathons
  17. 17

  18. 18 There's no way to know how many people your

    life will influence. You don't know who is watching, listening, or learning from you. Charles Stanley
  19. 19 THANK YOU

  20. Connect with me on @AmarachiAmaechi @Amaechi Amarachi @amycruz_97 @amycruz97