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Leading Questions Podcast

We are Dawn Kuczwara and Jer Lance; technologists, leaders, and (most importantly) opinionated people who want to draw from our wealth of experience in becoming leaders and leading teams to help answer your questions. If you'd like yours answered, email us and we'd be happy to "help!"
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Dec 25, 2018

This episode's question:

I've been a leader for a number of years and recently took a position with a new company. In between my coming in and the last leader exiting, the company had a more junior team member filling the role temporarily, attending meetings to keep on top of projects, etc. Once I started, this team member became very posessive of their "management duties" and was very reluctant to give them up. How do I take over the parts of my job this team member was doing without causing issues with this person? I don't want to start off on the wrong foot with them, but they are being somewhat immature about handing back the reigns.

Don't forget that next month (episode 53, specifically) we'll be discussing Mark Manson's book The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck, so give it a read!

Dec 16, 2018

This episode's question is:

I work for a small company of less than 100 employees. We're currently hiring additional IT team members, and I want to make sure that we are getting a diverse group of employees, not just white guys. However, everyone who has come in for an interview is a white guy. How does a company find people that aren't just white guys?

Our first book club episode is coming up, hurry up and read The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck by Mark Manson and tell us what you think!

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