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Host Anna Chu will be traveling and introducing you to people all over the world as she follows the path of Microsoft Ignite The Tour. The show covers topics in the world of tech, as well as uncovers people’s journeys - and how-tos - of professional learning, development and community building. You will meet inspiring people in the community of tech and get inspired to be a part of a vast and expanding community in your area and beyond.

Transcripts provided with each episode.

Feb 10, 2020

Microsoft Ignite The Tour is in Sydney! Anna is in her home country talking with Australia-based Microsoft Cloud Advocate Sonia Cuff and Microsoft Office MVP Loryan Strant. Both Loryan and Sonia have delivered workshops about mental health and awareness in the workplace, how to address individual behavioral differences, and steps to avoid employee burnout. You’ll also learn various ways to take full advantage of your local tech community events and network. And don’t miss the surprise visit by Dundee the Down Under Dino.


Social and Info Links:

Anna Chu | @_achu

Sonia Cuff | @SoniaCuff

Loryan Strant | @LoryanStrant

Microsoft Tech Community | @MSTCommunity

Microsoft Ignite The Tour | @MS_Ignite

Office 365 Community

Humans of IT Community


Luise Freese sketchnote artist | @LuiseFreese




Microsoft Ignite The Tour Sydney

Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) 

Sonia Cuff at Microsoft Ignite 2018 (video):

Service degraded: Recognizing mental burnout in your colleagues and yourself

"How to be productive with ADHD by Loryan Strant"

Different thinking: how to get the best out of employees with ADHD

Employee burnout is a huge problem in the tech industry,” Business Insider.

The Employee Burnout Crisis: Study Reveals Big Workplace Challenge in 2017,” Kronos.

Employee burnout defined by World Health Organization,” HR Morning.



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