Understanding Leadership Within a Hyper-Growth Company with Jennie MacDougall

In this episode of the B2B Leadership podcast, best-selling author and leadership coach Nils Vinje speaks with Jennie MacDougall, Director of Engineering at Reprise.
In this episode...
0:25- Jennie's background - Jennie explains her role at Reprise.
2:57 - First leadership position - Jennie explains her first position as a "wild ride."
5:09 - Incredibly fast growth stage - How did Jennie navigate through the chaos of irregularly large growth in her role?
7:09 - A pivotal lesson - How did Jennie come to the realization that she didn't need to have all the answers?
10:44 - Controlling the chaos - Jennie elaborates on how she thrives in an environment of controlled chaos.
12:55 - The advantage of awareness - How does knowing your environment will be chaotic shape a leadership perspective, as opposed to the chaos being a sudden surprise?
15:21 - The engineering side of things - What does Jennie enjoy most about this type of work?
17:11 - Empowering your team - How does Jennie approach her team to help their career paths?
20:40 - The career lattice - How does this compare to a career ladder?
25:58 - Being the CEO of your own career - Jennie gives her thoughts on this phrase that Nils often uses.
28:23 - Jennie's advice to herself - What advice would Jennie give her younger self?

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