Tina Huang (Transposit)

Episode 35 · September 26th, 2019 · 45 mins 13 secs

About this Episode

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

  • Starting your own company to get a role in leadership :)
  • The fact that men are much more often picked/groomed for leadership within an org (see https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/gender-equality/women-in-the-workplace-2018)
  • What it's like to learn how to lead on the job
  • Getting cross-functional experience at startups
  • Another recommendation for "Radical Candor"
  • Where leadership comes from at Apple vs Google and how that affects outcomes
  • Unconscious bias in different promotion review processes
  • Why it might be a good thing that we can't quantify absolutely everything people enjoy
  • Bringing pragmatism into technical decisionmaking that can sometimes feel like religious arguments
  • The role of vulnerability in disagreements
  • Why women are often better at building concensus and planning for outcomes in business
  • Developing an appreciation for Italian wines after growing up on Napa/Sonoma wines
  • A recommendation for Blair Fox winery's Syrah

You can find Tina on Twitter as @kmonkeyjam and she might find you on LinkedIn :)

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3