Parent Driven Development66: Finding a new job during the pandemic.Welcome, Jean Hsu!
Jean Hsu is a writer, coach, and software engineer turned leadership coach after working for a decade in Silicon Valley. She is the VP of engineering at Range Labs and Co-founder of Co Leadership, which focuses on filling the gaps in leadership development in the tech industry. Jean doesn’t miss writing code, but she does miss deleting it.
0:53 Finding a new job during the pandemicDesire strikes for leadershipThe hiring process5:20 How did the pandemic change your thought processIntentionality of specific desires - management, leadership, flexibilityEnjoying the journey rather than letting comparison or stress take over7:30 What would Jean do differently now?Finding ways to lean into async communication with a remote team in different time zones, while keeping the team engaged and connected with each otherHybrid mix of in-person and remote is the future for companies13:13 Pre-pandemic commute talesFeels like a different lifetime15:40 New expectations for Range during the pandemicGetting rid of the 9-5; windowed work with colored labelsCore hours for team meetingsSetting boundaries 19:40 Genius and fail momentsKWu closed her son’s fingers between a door hinge… #failAllison’s daughter turns 3 and shines at her yearly doctor's appointment. #geniusJean downloaded TikTok and discovered the best parenting hack to tell your kids to do a task, rather than ask. #geniusChris brings back his daughter's love of Star Wars. #geniusHow can I support the podcast?