Tags: soft skills
Come for the explosives training; stay for the leadership lessons! Military training and experience provide different perspectives on life and one's career in software. Many of these lessons can probably only really be learned through direct experience. However, in this session Iraq war veteran and former US Army Captain Steve Smith will relay some wisdom that audience members will be able to take with them. If nothing else, you can hope to leave entertained by a few actual war stories from one of your peers who had the privilege of serving for many years as a combat engineer platoon leader.