Marilyn Cole (Tuft & Needle)

Episode 76 · December 2nd, 2021 · 47 mins 46 secs

About this Episode

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

  • Wishing HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our guest :)
  • Growing up in a household that had computers
  • Working in tech: doing math, but also making money!
  • Going back to school, getting an internship at Google
  • The value of just having credentials (why to get a Masters degree)
  • The Wrong Kind of Management Training
  • Going back to being an IC....briefly
  • Getting crappy leadership advice
  • When not to "lighten the mood" and how the rules are different for men vs women
  • Enjoying the peer support of being a leader among several instead of being The One Boss
  • Educating Kendall about K&R, a rare opportunity to gatekeep for rachel :)
  • Enjoying being involved in decisionmaking vs being The Authority
  • Enthusiasm for houseplants and reading during the pandemic

You can find Marilyn on Twitter as @mmmarilyn :)

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3