Michael Lopp (Slack)

Episode 33 · August 29th, 2019 · 51 mins 53 secs

About this Episode

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

  • Naming things (and people) is hard
  • Getting into the Deep End early on
  • The dearth of formal training for managers
  • Lengthy tenures and what they imply
  • Key strengths of a leader, and knowing how you rate in each
  • What it's like to rely only on Slack to communicate at work
  • His "you're a wizard, Harry!" moment
  • Hating to tell people what to do, hating to have people tell you what to do
  • The real definition of managing up
  • Giving away your toys, the sign of growth in leadership
  • Writing methodologies, and a CHILDREN'S BOOK?!
  • How "gravelbiking" is apparently rad
  • Memory exercises

You can find Michael Lopp on the internet at http://randsinrepose.com and from thence all the news about twitter, upcoming books, and the like.

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3