10/4/2021

5 min

“If there’s one imperative I have in my job as their father, it’s to teach my kids that words matter.”

Alex Harris, Product Owner at Tessitura, shares his love of language and the responsibility he feels as a parent to ensure his young children understand that words have an impact.

Alex recorded this TN Inspire! talk for the virtual 2021 Tessitura Learning & Community Conference, which brought more than 4,000 people together online.

Returning to TLCC for its fifth year, TN Inspire! is Tessitura’s fast-paced speaker series. Presenting on a passion of their choice, speakers have exactly five minutes and 20 slides to teach, enlighten, or inspire the audience.

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