Episode 44: Josh the Manager, Part 2 (w / Erinn Farrell)
In this episode, we switched things up a bit and had our wonderful guest, Erinn Farrell, interview Josh about his first few months on the job as a manager. We get into coaching and management styles, and the ins and outs of performance reviews. Related Links: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erinn-farrell-0518483 - Erinn on LinkedIn http://www.andrewbird.net/ - Andrew Bird
Episode 43: Josh the Manager - Part 1 (The Interviews)
This is our first episode in our new seasonal format, where we take a deep dive with DangerJosh and his first six to eight months on the job as an enterprise support manager at Code 42. In this episode, we talk about how he knew he was ready to take this role on, and how he got help with the interview process. Related Links: http://dangerjosh.com - All things Danger More to come, including a reading list and a post about our podcasting equipment. Professional Humans theme is: “We All Know...
Episode 42: Getting Your Dream Job, Part 4: Are You Ready for Independence? (w/ Brendon Schrader)
We had a conversation with Brendon Schrader, Founder and CEO of Antenna Consulting based in Minneapolis. Brendon has a great story to tell about the path to finding a way to make your work and your life fit together, and the pitfalls along the way. Related Links: http://www.antennaconsulting.com/company - Antenna Consulting https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendonschrader - Brendon on LinkedIn https://twitter.com/BrendonSchrader - Brendon on Twitter
Episode 41: Finding Your Power (w/ Mahtab Rezai)
We had a conversation about where power comes from with one of our favorite professional humans, Mahtab Rezai. The lessons in here aren't going to hit you over the head with obviousness - but there are some concepts in here for you to start to explore about yourself, like the Where You Were Forged idea, that will help you understand how you present yourself in the workplace, and what kind of work community draws out the best in your abilities. Related Links:...
Episode 39: Cut the Crap, Part Three (w/ Anthony Ongaro)
As part of our ongoing sub-series about Minimalism and our journey to reduce and simplify our lives, we invited Anthony Ongaro of Break the Twitch to come in and chat with us about his own journey and explorations into minimalism and, specifically, breaking the buying habits that are at the root of having too much stuff. Related Links: http://www.breakthetwitch.com/ - Break the Twitch http://www.becomingminimalist.com/ - Becoming Minimalist http://www.theminimalists.com/minsgame/ - Mins...
Episode 38: Job Hunting in Europe (w/ Andrew Abboud)
We wanted to get a more global perspective on the job hunting process, so we Skyped with a friend on the other side of the pond, Andrew Abboud, about what it's like to look for a job in Europe. It isn't that different! But, we had a good chat with him - enjoy! Related Links: https://twitter.com/aabboud - Andrew on Twitter https://uk.linkedin.com/in/andrewabboud - Andrew on LinkedIn Professional Humans theme is: “We All Know The Way (Instrumental)” by The Builders And The Butchers. With...
Episode 37: Culture of Feedback, part 2 (w/ Chris Pegg)
In Part 2 of Culture of Feedback, we continue our journey to being great at giving and receiving feedback in a conversation with Chris Pegg, an admired feedback-giver and esteemed colleague. Related Links: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poohsticks - Pooh Sticks https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-pegg-41435b26 - Chris on Linked-In Professional Humans theme is: “We All Know The Way (Instrumental)” by The Builders And The Butchers. With additional music "Barbarian" by Pierlo. These songs is...
Episode 34: Passion Project or Real Job? (w/ Andy Krueger)
We talked with Andy Krueger of the Twin Cities craft show, Craftstravaganza, about how to know when your passion project is becoming your real job, things to watch out for as you get serious about your passion project, and just how important it is to have one of those projects in the first place. Related Links: http://www.craftstravaganza.com/ -Craftstravaganza https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnMtvc8EBQY&index=11&list=PLshjD3mEDALu6rxZaP9jMiKCtUPi1BUSP - Andy's Ignite talk (apologies for...