221: Cultivating Strength and Change with Wesley Faulkner
February 10th, 2021 · 53 mins 5 secs
About this Episode
01:59 - Wesley’s Superpower: Connecting With People and Being a Social Chameleon
11:31 - Sharing Responsibility Based on Strengths; Delegating “Weakness”
- Strengths Finder 2.0
- Positions vs Roles
23:52 - Mission Statements Are Bullsh*t (especially for marginalized people/groups)
- False Value Systems
- Veni Kunche: Diversify Tech
“The real barrier is individuals who don’t want to lose power.”
32:16 - Talking Truth to Power: Enacting Change
- Systems Thinking: A Primer
- Running For City Council / Learning How Politics Work
- A Promised Land by Barak Obama
- User Research
- Accessing People
“Strong opinions don’t mean right opinions.”
Damien: The decommodification of labor and people.
John: Finding strengths and leaning into them so you can be the most effective.
Casey: We are stronger together.
Wesley: Skills are things you aren’t necessarily born with. You can create and cultivate them.
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