I recently spoke with Scott Hanselman for his Hanselminutes podcast. We had a great discussion about the culture promoting alcohol use in tech. Scott introduced a great analogy with experiences he's had as a diabetic. I've gotten a lot of great feedback from listeners. Please give the episode a listen and leave a comment if you'd like: http://bit.ly/2fxhAqV
I had a chance to speak with Joe Miller for his tech and policy focused podcast. We discussed addressing the culture of alcohol abuse in tech, as well as how to design more friendly resources for policy makers. Take a listen here.
I recently wrote this post on how we can shift the focus of our events away from alcohol consumption for Technical.ly Philly. I was happy it was posted coinciding with the start pf Philly's annual tech week.
There are many different aspects to inclusive workplaces and fostering diversity. One that is not so much talked about is the use of alcohol, the abuse of alcohol, and what employers can do to create a safe environment for recovering alcoholics. We speak to a man who has good authority on this issue, listen to this episode in which Victor Yocco shares his personal journey and gives incredibly valuable advice to employers and co-workers.
I spent an hour with Youngman Brown reliving some of the horrors of alcohol abuse, and the redemption I found in sobriety. I hope you will find this interview insightful and motivational.
How to create a more inclusive workplace for sober staff.