Is work the friends we made along the way?

Episode 88 · March 2nd, 2023 · 49 mins 44 secs

About this Episode

In this episode, Kendall and rachel talk about:

  • Freakin' time zones
  • Whisky delivery news
  • The subtleties of F to C conversions
  • Migration to Mastodon, bike community trends
  • Kendall's new CTO Lunches business undertaking and travel plans
  • Going from having all your friends come from work to having most friends originate outside of work
  • Benefits of socializing with your more senior colleagues
  • How the pandemic has impacted work friendships, especially for early-career people
  • The change in dynamic when you become the boss
  • Progressively wanting and needing less social contact at work as time passes
  • Hiring your friends
  • Relationship-building as a strategy
  • Giving less of a fuck as you get older, tolerating more weirdness in others
  • Energy level imbalance anxiety therapy session for rachel
  • The value of being optimistic about people you encounter at work
  • Recommendations: rachel recommends the Monk and Robot series of novellas by Becky Chambers. Kendall recommends you go sailing, and The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon.
  • A warning from Kendall

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3