Get to know your host--Kendall "not the Jenner" Miller (ReactiveOps)

Episode 25 · May 9th, 2019 · 48 mins 50 secs

About this Episode

In this episode, rachel and Kendall talk about:

  • Yet another life ruined by PHP
  • Being a coder by 5th grade and seeing a terrible future for himself by 10th grade
  • Getting management experience young and moving to China
  • Addressing cross-cultural communication difficulties when delivering and receiving feedback
  • The weird and mixed feels around selling the company and no longer being CEO
  • Strategies for transferring the trust your team has for you to new leadership
  • How leaders can have both major skills and shocking shortcomings
  • Realizing that as a leader, your job is not the deliverable, your job is the people
  • When Kendall thinks it's necessary to tell one's boss they need to leave
  • Walking in and assuming you know how to fix something without asking questions
  • The power of being widely-networked and what it brings to leadership
  • What it means to be an out-of-practice extrovert
  • Doing this podcast so he can talk to people who intimidate him
  • How having authority is like keeping control over your large vehicle
  • What working for religious organizations/family businesses can be like
  • Making time to smoke pipes and write things down

You can find Kendall on the internets at this fine podcast :) and on twitter as @blatanterror

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3