In this week's episode, we really go inside the intercom as we share some highlights from an event we hosted for staff. Last week Intercom CEO Karen Peacock and newly appointed CRO Leandra Fishman spoke at an internal staff event and we wanted to Latest Mailing Database share some of the highlights with you. They talked about leadership, and although we're a bit biased, it was a fascinating and informative discussion, with lots of great insights gleaned from their respective careers. During the conversation, you will not only learn what makes a good leader, but also a good ally, a good colleague and a good friend. With all that has happened in recent years, we have finally begun to understand the systems of discrimination and inequality that still plague our society and our industry.
As colleagues, managers and leaders, we cannot remain passive spectators. But how can we use our position to empower our colleagues and create a more inclusive, diverse and engaging experience for everyone? If you're short on time, here are some quick tips: Leadership isn't just about having a clear vision for the team – it's also about serving others. Ask yourself: What can you do to help? How to Latest Mailing Database remove obstacles? How to better serve the customer? Having a diverse team isn't just better because all of the different thoughts, viewpoints, and experiences make it more profitable in the long run. Diversity makes sense because it's just the right thing to do. When it comes to being a good ally in the workplace, don't wait for people to tell you about their problems – learn about your privileges and find ways to support them.
Sometimes it can be something as small as giving overtures in meetings to people who may not get the same amount of airtime as others. When it comes to overcoming challenges, remember Karen's mantra “no just means no right now". If you enjoy our discussion, check out other episodes of our podcast. You can subscribe on iTunes , stream on Spotify , or grab the RSS feed in your reader of choice. The following is a slightly edited transcript of the Latest Mailing Database episode. Direction course Karen Peacock: I'm not going to go through a typical resume, but I thought it might be a little more helpful or interesting in this context to share a little more of what Dee was talking about. So in college I studied math and computer science and engineering. And then, and maybe still today, we didn't talk about leadership.