Linda Lannen (Kleinfelder)

Episode 39 · November 21st, 2019 · 48 mins 32 secs

About this Episode

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

  • Not having a career plan at 17, starting with community college
  • The value of getting an MBA, broadening of perspective
  • Looking for more 'worthy' occupations as one's career winds up
  • Stints at Oscar Meyer and Jolly Rancher, bad jokes about each :)
  • Moving toward technology via technical indexing and writing gigs
  • Stepping up to own a Lotus Notes install when the IT director quit
  • Working at Home Depot during the first dot-com bust
  • Thinking she was not technical enough to be a CIO
  • A day in the life of the CIO at a large corporation
  • How many people want to feel their work drives something worthwhile
  • The tendency of leaders to overlook reward vs discipline
  • Decompression via travel and time off

You can find Linda on LinkedIn as lindalannen :)

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3