Laura Kalbag (UK)

Laura’s a designer excited by web design and development. She’s been a freelancer for her entire professional life. She loves working with small and meaningful clients, creating websites, apps, icons, illustrations, and the odd logo.

My Secret is Honesty

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I live my life out loud on the web. I broadcast my love, I tell the world when I feel down, and I overreact quickly and loudly, without thinking about the consequences of my actions. But, for all the fights it’s got me into, I believe my honesty built my self-confidence and my business. It’s the key to doing work I love and to building meaningful client relationships.

In this presentation I’ll show you how easy it is to build trust just by being human. You’ll learn:

  • How my openness on the web—about myself and my beliefs—has helped me create working relationships and made my freelance business enjoyable.
  • What’s good to share and what you probably shouldn’t share. (Not what you might expect!)
  • How to identify that inevitable moment when you’ve over-stepped the mark with your honesty.

Who’s behind this?

At Together London we organise events to help you change your organisation. We’re here to make Dare Conference a safe space where everyone is treated with respect. Reach us at info@dareconf.com or Together London.

Jonathan Kahn

Jonathan Kahn

organiser
@lucidplot
David Caines

David Caines

branding and illustration
@salon16
Rhiannan Walton

Rhiannan Walton

co-organiser
@RhiannanW
Daniel Howells

Daniel Howells

digital design
@howells
Sara Wachter-Boettcher

Sara Wachter-Boettcher

content strategy
@sara_ann_marie