Above all else, we're not a hierarchy of teacher and student. We're a cohort of peers discussing a common passion.
I want to take advantage of my natural abilities to empathize and communicate and give back to my community. Communicating with Empathy and Humor, in particular, serves to disarm the people I'm teaching.
In particular, I like to stress how Imposter Syndrome plays a large part in learning in my field. Some of my favorite tech people don't think they're that good.