Emily Nakashima (Honeycomb.io)

Episode 18 · January 31st, 2019 · 39 mins 46 secs

About this Episode

In this episode, Kendall, rachel, and Emily talk about:

  • Reaffirming that people have a circuitous path to management
  • The pros and cons of becoming a technologist for romantic reasons
  • Just how far the biological life analogy can be taken to describe the early internet industry
  • The point at which you learn that not all problems your team has need fixing
  • Leveraging the focus of your colleagues when you need help prioritizing All The Things
  • The highs and lows of iterating on hiring process
  • Pitfalls for new managers
  • Just how much of an MCU nerd rachel is
  • How isolating leadership can be at the top of the org
  • Kendall's requirement to include downtime/self-care time in his calendar, typically involving mountains
  • How much fun disaster preparedness planning can be
  • Why it's ok to have a personal Trello, but perhaps a personal JIRA is a bit too much

You can find Emily on twitter at @eanakashima

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3