Leadership is hard. Let's commiserate.
About the show
Welcome to Authority Issues, a podcast about leadership, management, and competitive prescription writing.
Hosted by Rachel Perkins (aka piebob), and Kendall Miller
Episode 88: Is work the friends we made along the way?
March 2nd, 2023 | 49 mins 44 secs
Kendall and rachel catch up after a long break and then try to answer some questions about work friendships: are they necessary, are they desirable, and how do they work?
Episode 87: Virgile Raingeard (Figures.hr)
November 17th, 2022 | 46 mins 45 secs
Virgile Raingeard is CEO at Figures.
Episode 86: Growth, fast and slow, at companies, large and small
October 13th, 2022 | 51 mins 25 secs
rachel and Kendall go on an unstructured ramble through our recent lives (some more turbulent than others) and then onward into musings about big vs small companies, and fast vs measured growth experiences.
Episode 85: Maya Mandel (Helios)
August 11th, 2022 | 49 mins 42 secs
Maya Mandel is VP of Product Management at Helios
Episode 84: Can you be a good leader without also being a systems thinker?
July 28th, 2022 | 42 mins 56 secs
rachel and Kendall talk about systems thinking in the context of leadership
Episode 83: What does peak leadership look like?
July 14th, 2022 | 49 mins 23 secs
Kendall and rachel talk about how leaders decide when they've peaked
Episode 82: Sarah Rieger (Jellyfish)
June 23rd, 2022 | 42 mins
Sarah Rieger is a Team Lead at Jellyfish
Episode 81: The more things change, the more they stay the same
May 26th, 2022 | 46 mins 21 secs
rachel and Kendall catch up after a Very Busy Time for Kendall
Episode 80: Anurag Sharma (Chargebee)
May 12th, 2022 | 41 mins 53 secs
Anurag Sharma is Engineering Manager at Chargebee
Episode 79: Is it OK to be happy right now?
January 20th, 2022 | 49 mins 33 secs
Kendall and rachel talk about being happy even when others are suffering, and if that's ok or not.
Episode 78: Sean O'Connor (Datadog)
January 6th, 2022 | 46 mins 57 secs
Sean O'Connor is Director of Engineering at Datadog
Episode 77: Making an ass out of u and me (assuming positive intent)
December 17th, 2021 | 49 mins 58 secs
Kendall and rachel talk about how assuming positive intent is great except when it is not so great.
Episode 76: Marilyn Cole (Tuft & Needle)
December 2nd, 2021 | 47 mins 46 secs
Marilyn Cole is an Engineering Manager at Tuft & Needle)
Episode 75: Eli Daniel (Jellyfish)
November 11th, 2021 | 48 mins 47 secs
Eli Daniel is Head of Engineering at Jellyfish
Episode 74: The Future of Remote-First is Now! (also: Doesn't "Return to Work" imply we stopped working at some point?)
October 21st, 2021 | 47 mins 37 secs
rachel and Kendall discuss (and airquote) "returning" to work
Episode 73: Why do people cling to their shitty ways? How and when do we embrace change?
October 7th, 2021 | 47 mins 2 secs
Kendall and rachel debate the various reasons people are Wrong About The Things They Like