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Building a Learner’s Mindset: An interview series with Outschool’s Bethany Foote — Part 3

“Even after 20 years in the industry, you have stuff to learn—even from a co-op student. I have things to learn about the industry, the company I work for and the tools I use. My way is not always the best way.”

Building a Learner’s Mindset: An interview series with Outschool’s Bethany Foote — Part 2

“Don’t schedule everything for the last minute so that single, super-skilled person has to take responsibility for everything. Build time into your schedule so they can train other people.”

Building a Learner’s Mindset: An interview series with Outschool’s Bethany Foote — Part 1

“You can’t take your job title with you, you can’t always take your seniority with you, but you can take your toolbox of skills. So when you have an opportunity to learn and build that toolbox, take it.”

Thriving remotely: An interview series with Buffer’s Katie Wilde — Part 5

“I find it helps me be less stressed about interpersonal conflict to become more curious about why certain behaviours make sense to people.”

Thriving remotely: An interview series with Buffer’s Katie Wilde — Part 4

“I find that asking yourself ‘what is this person optimizing for’ is quite a useful thing, because people are almost always doing things that make sense to them at the time. You want to help them understand why the incorrect behaviour might have made sense at the time. If you don’t, they’ll do it again.”

Thriving remotely: An interview series with Buffer’s Katie Wilde — Part 3

“Sometimes with primarily technical roles, there’s a lot of pressure to be heads down and coding literally all the time. But if that’s the case, when are you supposed to contribute to the important discussions the rest of the team is having?”

Thriving remotely: An interview series with Buffer’s Katie Wilde — Part 2

With the rise of remote working, many businesses are navigating entirely new opportunities and challenges. Commit’s Sarah Marion sat down with Katie Wilde, VP of Engineering at Buffer (both organizations are remote-first) to talk about how to have hard conversations, build resilient teams, and promote positivity as a remote-first organization.

Thriving remotely: An interview series with Buffer’s Katie Wilde — Part 1

With the rise of remote working, many businesses are navigating entirely new opportunities and challenges. Commit’s Sarah Marion sat down with Katie Wilde, VP of Engineering at Buffer (both organizations are remote-first) to talk about how to have hard conversations, build resilient teams, and promote positivity as a remote-first organization.