Alicia Brainerd (Salesforce)

Episode 50 · April 23rd, 2020 · 45 mins 9 secs

About this Episode

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

  • Germophobia, and being right all along
  • Realizing managing humans is more interesting than engineering
  • What HR isn't for
  • Building experience in the consulting world
  • Being reminded that there will be a "next" job
  • Choosing stability over passion
  • Kendall's lack of patience
  • The desire for influence vs cultural and procedural debt
  • Leading a community group at work
  • Creating space for the team to process the pandemic, a human stand-up
  • The effort required to explain how you're doing
  • How instead of a drop in productivity, many folks are seeking control by getting things done, connection by working together more closely
  • Social and physical meditation
  • Negative connotations of authority
  • The relief of having someone tell you what to do
  • Spending more time cooking, the challenge of constraints on ingredients
  • Digital minimalism

You can find Alicia on Twitter as @macapplechick

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3