Dee Mirai (

Episode 70 · August 12th, 2021 · 50 mins 16 secs

About this Episode

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

  • Coming from dropping out of school in at 16 years old
  • The struggles of being a manager in a bar in Singapore as a teenager
  • Developing "scripts" for the various interactions that kept recurring
  • Internships as cheap labor rackets
  • Immediate promotion from intern to being in charge of customer comms
  • Premonitions about layoffs
  • The camaraderie of joint suffering
  • Kendall admits that Marketing runs the universe
  • Gatekeeping as an indicator of a real discipline
  • The difficulties of managing people who are significantly older than you, especially in Singaporean culture
  • Predicting her own future, again
  • Iterating toward a less blunt approach to management
  • Preferences for feedback via chat vs in person
  • Experiencing joy when reports succeed
  • Self-reflection when reports are failing
  • Cooking experiments

You can find Dee on twitter or instagram as @tomyumsushi :)

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3