Episode 12: Jessica Popp (Sendgrid)

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In this episode Kendall, Rachel and Jessica Popp discuss:

  • How Jessica gravitated toward roles that emphasized communication
  • Trials by fire through startup dynamics
  • The curse of the innate editor
  • Jessica's definition of a great leader
  • Being told to "step off" and what happened next
  • Pivoting to leading a less-experienced team
  • Kendall gets some mentorship about his career path
  • The responsibility as a successful woman in tech to the women coming up
  • A dichotomy of intro/extroversion driven by context
  • Our respective scorn at people who ask dumb questions at parties
  • Authority as scope of responsibility
  • The urge to always feel productive

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3

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