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Episode 80: Senior Software Engineer and Server Necromancer at Slack, Randall Koutnik talks about the importance of trust, feedback, managing teams while scaling and more!

9/8/2019
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Senior Software Engineer and Server Necromancer at Slack, Randall Koutnik talks about the importance of trust, feedback, managing teams while scaling and more! Intro music is "I'm Going for a Coffee" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Music_For_Podcasts_3/02_Im_Going_for_a_Coffee) by Lee Rosevere, which is licensed under CC BY 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Special Guest: Randall Koutnik.

Duration:00:52:44

Episode 79: Startup Advisor Mawulom Nenonene talks about building and evaluating your hiring process, training for team to interview, how to set reasonable salaries and more

8/18/2019
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Startup Advisor Mawulom Nenonene talks about building and evaluating your hiring process, training for your team to interview, how to set reasonable salaries and more. Recruiting tool * Goodtime.io (https://www.goodtime.io/schedule-a-demo-today?referrer_email=mnenonene@gmail.com) Compensation * Radford (https://radford.aon.com/surveys) * Glassdoor.com Places where people can find Mawulom: * LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mawulomnenonene/ * Instagram -...

Duration:00:53:36

Episode 78: VP of Engineering for Sharethrough, Rob Slifka talks about how to have a rewarding and impactful career, how to get fulfillment in management, his top learnings from running the Calibrate conference for new Engineering Managers, and more

7/21/2019
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VP of Engineering for Sharethrough (https://sharethrough.com), Rob Slifka (https://www.linkedin.com/in/robslifka/) talks about how to have a rewarding and impactful career, how to get fulfillment in days work as management, his top learnings from running the Calibrate conference for new Engineering Managers, threading the needle of when to let someone go and more Calibrate Conference: https://calibratesf.com The Lead Developer conference happens a few times a year, the next is in Austin in...

Duration:00:47:03

Episode 77: Author and Head of Foundation Engineering at Stripe, Will Larson talks about the best career advice he ever received, why Inclusion must precede Diversity, sizing teams, career ladders and much more

7/7/2019
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Author and Head of Foundation Engineering at Stripe (https://stripe.com), Will Larson (https://www.linkedin.com/in/will-larson-a44b543/) stops by the People Stack to talk about what the Foundation Engineering team does, the best career advice he ever received, why Inclusion must precede Diversity, sizing teams when managing ICs and Managers, handling on-call status, career ladders and much more Will's book "An Elegant Puzzle: Systems of Engineering Management" is out now (hardcover is highly...

Duration:00:48:00

Episode 76: Founder, author, and speaker Ronald Cummings-John talks about the meaning of quality, selling the concept and need for quality in your software, the people challenges of communication and more

6/23/2019
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Founder, author, and speaker Ronald Cummings-John stops by the People Stack to talk about the meaning of quality, selling the concept and need for quality in your software, the need to convince people all of the time, the people challenges of communication and more. Ronald's book gets released in September 2019 and is called "Leading Quality." LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ronaldcj Site: https://www.globalapptesting.com/ Intro music is "I'm Going for a Coffee"...

Duration:00:48:17

Episode 75: Founder, Marketer and Author Sarah E. Brown talks about her book "Power to the Startup People," how you can contribute to a startup when you aren't a founder, the challenges of transitioning between phases of a company and the power of mindset

6/9/2019
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Founder, Marketer and Author Sarah E. Brown talks about her book "Power to the Startup People," how you can contribute to a startup when you aren't a founder, the challenges of transitioning between phases of a company and the power of mindset and more Sarah's book is available on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2y6rRGx Reach Sarah on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sebmarketing?lang=en Intro music is "I'm Going for a Coffee"...

Duration:00:41:59

Episode 74: Innovator, Author, and Speaker Tania Katan talks about how to bring more of yourself to your work, how creativity can inspire those around you, the power of walks to unlock hidden ideas and more

5/26/2019
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Innovator, Author, and Speaker Tania Katan visits the People Stack to talk about her book "Creative Trespassing" (https://www.amazon.com/Creative-Trespassing-Spark-Back-into-ebook/dp/B07D22GYDT), her many methods of sparking more creativity in everyday work, how you can bring more of yourself to your work, how creativity can inspire those around you, the power of walks to unlock hidden ideas and more Tania's book: * Creative Trespassing:...

Duration:00:45:30

Episode 73: Rob May, Managing Director of the IT support company Ramsac talks about your organization's human firewall, interviewing to see who people really are, the importance of your team members to feel they are growing and more

5/13/2019
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Rob May (https://www.linkedin.com/in/rpvmay), Managing Director of the IT support company Ramsac (https://www.ramsac.com) talks about your organization's human firewall, interviewing to see who people really are, the importance of your team members to feel they are growing and more Ramsac: https://www.ramsac.com/ Rob's Ted Talk: The Human Firewall https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpdcVfq2dB8 Intro music is "I'm Going for a Coffee"...

Duration:00:47:28

Episode 72: Bryan Helmig, founder and CEO of Zapier talks about the behaviors Zapier looks for in their employees, when to raise the bandwidth of your comms, starting out remote, and more

4/28/2019
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Bryan Helmig (https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryanhelmig/), founder and CEO of Zapier (http://zapier.com) talks about the behaviors Zapier looks for in their employees, when to raise the bandwidth of your comms, the different tools Zapier uses for their remote teams, starting out remote and more Intro music is "I'm Going for a Coffee" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Music_For_Podcasts_3/02_Im_Going_for_a_Coffee) by Lee Rosevere, which is licensed under CC BY 4.0...

Duration:00:49:23

Episode 71: Founder, CEO and Investor Adrian Enache talks about the differences in the startup environments of eastern and western Europe, how his company Angels Den Funding maintains a high number of successful businesses years on and more

4/15/2019
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Founder, CEO and Investor Adrian Enache (https://www.linkedin.com/in/adrianenache87) talks about the differences in the startup environments of eastern and western Europe, how his company, Angels Den Funding (https://www.angelsden.com/), maintains a great percentage of 5-year+ businesses and more Intro music is "I'm Going for a Coffee" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Music_For_Podcasts_3/02_Im_Going_for_a_Coffee) by Lee Rosevere, which is licensed under CC BY 4.0...

Duration:00:44:14

Episode 70: Speaker, Advisor and Export Champion Russell Dalgleish talks about his work with the Scottish Business Network like connecting Scots across the globe, the differences between a diaspora organization and a networking group, how you overcome the

3/31/2019
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Russell Dalgleish (https://www.linkedin.com/in/russelldalgleish) is on a mission to create the largest network of people with a common interest in the country of Scotland through the Scottish Business Network (https://www.sbn.scot/). Russell talks with us about connecting Scots across the globe, the differences between a diaspora organization and a networking group, how you overcome the resistance to connect with people you don't know and much more. Intro music is "I'm Going for a Coffee"...

Duration:00:46:07

Episode 69: Leadership coach, speaker, author, and passionate advocate for inclusion and diversity Karen Catlin talks about how to be a better ally, how her career grew in this direction, her reluctance to be on video and more

3/17/2019
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Leadership coach, speaker, author, and passionate advocate for inclusion and diversity Karen Catlin talks about how to be a better ally, ways to improve inclusion in meetings, meeting more people at conferences, how her career grew in this direction, her reluctance to being on video and more Karen's latest book is Better Allies: Everyday Actions to Create Inclusive, Engaging Workplaces (https://amzn.to/2Y2I5fu) and get the tweets which built the book at her @betterallies twitter account:...

Duration:00:48:06

Episode 68: Author and Technology Leadership Expert R. Michael Anderson talks about the difference between a job, a career, a calling and a legacy, finding your purpose, where love comes from and more

3/3/2019
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Author and Technology Leadership Expert R. Michael Anderson (https://www.rmichaelanderson.com) stops by the People Stack to talk about the difference between a job, a career, a calling, and a legacy, finding your purpose, where love comes from and more Twitter: https://twitter.com/RMAElevates LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tallmikey/ Intro music is "I'm Going for a Coffee" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Music_For_Podcasts_3/02_Im_Going_for_a_Coffee) by Lee Rosevere,...

Duration:00:48:29

Episode 67: Katie Womersley, the VP of Engineering at Buffer.com talks about the manager ReadMe, game face, being 100% remote and more

2/17/2019
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Katie Womersley, the VP of Engineering at Buffer.com stop by the People Stack to talk about her career journey, having never worked in an office, the value of a manager ReadMe, avoiding manager game face, the challenges of being 100% remote, the needs of a distributed team and more... Intro music is "I'm Going for a Coffee" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Music_For_Podcasts_3/02_Im_Going_for_a_Coffee) by Lee Rosevere, which is licensed under CC BY 4.0...

Duration:00:44:36

Episode 66: Sexual Harassment Researcher Vicki Magley talks about the life of an IO Psych professor, the myths around harassment, how far we've come, how far we've yet to go and more

1/27/2019
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Sexual Harassment Researcher Vicki Magley talks about the life of an IO Psych professor, the myths around harassment, how far we've come, how far we've yet to go and more Intro music is "I'm Going for a Coffee" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Music_For_Podcasts_3/02_Im_Going_for_a_Coffee) by Lee Rosevere, which is licensed under CC BY 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Special Guest: Vicki Magley.

Duration:00:51:15

Episode 65: CEO and Leadership expert Claire Lew talks about the 3 things needed to be a better leader, how teaching makes her run her business more effectively, and the limitation of software in making better leaders

1/13/2019
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CEO and Leadership expert Claire Lew from https://knowyourteam.com/ talks about the recent pivot her company made in order to focus on helping managers instead of just CEOs, the 3 things leaders needed to be more effective, how teaching makes her run her business better, and much more Intro music is "I'm Going for a Coffee" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Music_For_Podcasts_3/02_Im_Going_for_a_Coffee) by Lee Rosevere, which is licensed under CC BY 4.0...

Duration:00:46:06

Episode 64: Jared Spool, Maker of Awesomeness at CenterCentre and UIE, talks about data, design and how understanding our users as people makes the best of both

12/30/2018
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Jared Spool, Maker of Awesomeness at CenterCentre and UIE (http://uie.com), talks about the four stages of learning and how they lead to bad designs, how easy it is to manipulate data through design, the overall impact and need for good design and how understanding our users as people makes the best of both Intro music is "I'm Going for a Coffee" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Music_For_Podcasts_3/02_Im_Going_for_a_Coffee) by Lee Rosevere, which is licensed under CC BY 4.0...

Duration:00:47:24

Episode 63: IT Consultant and Podcaster Phil Burgess talks about what he's learned in 100 Podcast Episodes, the future of the IT industry, Productivity, Personal Branding and more

12/16/2018
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IT Consultant and Podcaster Phil Burgess talks about what he's learned in 100 episodes of the IT Career Energizer Podcast (https://itcareerenergizer.com/), the future of the IT industry, Productivity, the myths of Multitasking, the necessity of personal branding, how to rise above the noise and more Phil's Productivity article: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/8-things-highly-productive-people-do-differently-phil-burgess/ Intro music is "I'm Going for a Coffee"...

Duration:00:38:30

Episode 62: Manager of Developer Experience Ainsley Robertson talks about building her amazing role, nearly doubling Clio's gender diversity, career paths for individual contributors and more

12/2/2018
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Ainsley Robertson, the Manager of Developer Experience at Clio.com, talks about building her amazing role from her strengths, nearly doubling Clio's gender diversity when growing their engineering team, building and protecting non-manager career paths for individual contributors and more Intro music is "I'm Going for a Coffee" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Music_For_Podcasts_3/02_Im_Going_for_a_Coffee) by Lee Rosevere, which is licensed under CC BY 4.0...

Duration:00:50:56

Episode 61: Founder, Coach and Speaker Jocelyn Miller talks about having impact, expanding boundaries, rightsizing process, saying F'it when overcoming fear and more

11/18/2018
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Founder, Coach and Speaker Jocelyn Miller talks about her time at Amazon and Google, what those experiences taught her about having impact, changing from engineering to product, expanding her boundaries, rightsizing process, and when to say "fuck it" while overcoming fear (like when starting your own badass company). See more about Jocelyn at her website: https://www.jocelynmariemiller.com Intro music is "I'm Going for a Coffee"...

Duration:00:57:57