The Remote Work Tribe Podcast: Kimberly Bringas


In this episode of the Remote Work Tribe podcast, we chat with Kimberly Bringas, LDP lead at Drizly.

Kimberly has a strong people operations background (Ops –> HR –> Leadership Development) with over a decade of experience in Tech. This episode talks about strategic team building, innovative people processes, distributed team communication practices, sustainable culture development, and leadership coaching, among many others.


  • What is Kimberly working on today? (0:35)
  • What makes a great remote-first leader? (1:35)
  • How can a leader adapt 1-1 conversations to remote settings? (4:15)
  • Tools and tips to run remote 1-1 weekly conversations (8:15)  
  • Who should own the agenda, the direct report, or the manager? (12:10)
  • The connector manager model. (13:30)
  • Tools or training that people managers find helpful? (15:10)
  • How to build a culture to encourage team members to grow? (11:40)
  • Strategies to better lead asynchronously. (22:10)
  • Most common mistakes people managers tend to make. (25:20)
  • Helpful books, courses, and resources for first-time people managers. (29:45)
  • Lightning round questions. (32:00)

We hope you enjoy it!

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By Sebastian Cuervo