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 experienc...
This episode's question is: I have an employee who is unhappy with changes that are being made in the company, and has been very vocal about it. About 2 months ago he informed me in a one-on-one that he was actively looking for a new job. Since then I've had incidents where I've had to speak to...
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This episode features Karen Walker helping us answer the following question: My company recently passed over a potential hire for culture fit. She seemed like a great candidate and did great on the hiring challenges. What is culture fit and why does it matter? Helpful Links: Karen's book: No...
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This episode's question is: I've been a leader for a couple of years now and have identified some significant changes I need/want to make in my leadership style. What are your thoughts on a slow/steady "roll-out" focusing on one element at a time vs. a big-bang release of "Leader 2.0"? In case...
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This episode's questions is: Am I hurting my career prospects the longer I stay as a senior developer but where there are no lead responsibilities and no team reporting to me? Conversely, how long can you be in a pure leadership position before a person would have a hard time getting a developm...
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This episode's question: Question about applying to "senior" positions: I tick almost all of the boxes listed as required qualifications with a few exceptions I could definitely learn on the job, but the responsibilities list notes a lot of leadership and project management work that I haven't do...
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This episode's question is a long one... It is difficult for me to get enthusiastic about helping customers who I've never met, so instead, I motivate myself by helping my co-workers. I put effort into learning how to meet the needs of each person I work alongside-- only to find they will not be ...
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This episode's question: Recently, I was informed that a new executive/c-level has joined the company. I found out about this on my weekly touch base with my boss, where I was introduced to said executive and informed, in that meeting, that he's my new boss. This seemed a crappy way to introduce ...
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This episode's question is: This was an interview question at a recent job opportunity, I was curious how you'd answer it: Explain a time when you tried your best to achieve a goal but failed. Links from this episode: Just 2 short weeks until Self.Conference! A bit about the Campbellian Mo...
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This episode's question: What do you do if you don't fit into your job? As mentioned on the podcast...The Peter Principle  
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Sorry for the missed week, but we're back, bless our hearts! By my count, 10 f-bombs before we hit the 5 minute mark on this question: I'm almost 30 and I'm single and I have no children and I'm doing okay with money. I have a good job that pays okay and they treat me fine but its a super boring ...
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