Brett Nekolny (Brandfolder)

Episode 68 · June 3rd, 2021 · 45 mins 21 secs

About this Episode

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

  • Realizing you're the facilitator person in your friend group..and in college, and grad school...
  • The reality of mechanical engineering not living up to the idea of it
  • Getting that first software engineering job with no software engineering background
  • The power of networking
  • The consequences of having no real management experience
  • How being less outgoing/energetic than Kendall affects one's management style
  • Leadership based in assembling the Avengers and stepping aside
  • Modeling team interactions and desired behaviors
  • Hiring a leadership coach and how it was lifechanging
  • How authoritarian leadership slows things down
  • Surprise beekeeping hobby!
  • Biking as a mental health practice

You can find Brett on LinkedIn, on Twitter as @bnekolny, and on the Rands Leadership Slack.

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3