Unexpected Leadership Change

Episode 49: Unexpected Leadership Change

This episode focuses on Pat Gelsinger, his person, his help, and his impact on our lives. He will be missed at VMware

Show notes

This week we welcome Jeff Goodall, Rachel Leekin, Matt Crape, and Richard Kenyan to discuss how we work through leadership changes.

  • Pat Gelsinger leaving VMware, going to Intel
  • Unexpected change can lead to shock with employees. Great leaders do their part to reassure and support. Great leaders build great relationships.
    • Understanding expectations is crucial to success
    • Open door policy is great for communication
  • Personal experience with Leadership changes
    • Great Leader leaving your team/company
    • New leader entering the team/company
    • Org structure changes
  • Culture matters, Internal and External of VMware/your company.

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Hosts

Vince Wood

Vince Wood

IT Pro. HoustonVMUG Leader. 2x vExpert. Sober since April 2021. Dog dad to Penny the Corgi. Harley Rider.

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Nathan Bennett

Nathan Bennett

Worker, Gamer, Husband, Friend. Living in a multi-cloud world. AWS-SAA, CKA, VCP-CMA. #TweetsAreMyOwn #vExpert**

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Richard Kenyan

Richard Kenyan

IT for 20+ years. NetApp & VMware Engineer. Strong public speaking & end-user training skillsets w/Master of Education. Leader of the BuffaloVMUG & a VMware vExpert x4. Husband, Father, Friendly Geek.

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Guests

Jeff Goodall

Jeff Goodall

Keeper of the candles @VMware. Father, husband, son, brother, friend, worker, & Rebel Scum Raised hand with part between middle and ring fingers I enjoy fitness, photography, hiking, art, & the Earth. Be kind.

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Matt Crape

Matt Crape

Awesome Canadian. Former guardian of the great @VannyVanguard. Bringer of delicious Coffee Crisps. #VeeamVanguard #vExpert. Work @VMwareTAM

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Rachel Leekin

Rachel Leekin

All views posted here are my own. Cloud Native Architect, @AWS, Former VMware & IBMer. Inventor, Soccer & Video game Enthusiast.

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