Artwork for podcast Yes, I Work From Home
Managing from Home, with Katherine Spinney, Ep. 52
Episode 5229th July 2021 • Yes, I Work From Home • April K Malone
00:00:00 01:18:49

Share Episode


Katherine Spinney is a leadership coach from Baltimore, Maryland, whose background includes master's degrees in both teaching and social work. She's worked in diverse environments from urban to rural to suburban to international. She eventually was thrown into management with very little training on the subject, but she now has a decade of experience in managing teams and decided she'd like to help equip leaders with the help and information she wasn't given but could have really used. Recently, she has created Katherine Spinney Coaching LLC to support other managers on their respective professional journeys. With this, she provides training and courses, and other resources for those who want to advance their careers by going the management route; and she has a lot of valuable insight and ability to help train those who would like to take on a managerial role.

In this episode, Katherine shares how she has most recently been working with a lot of non-profits; but, with the changes related to the pandemic, she went from teaching and training leaders and managers in-person to utilizing virtual platforms for everything. She has found that, although the bells and whistles of some tools such as Zoom seem like they would help build engagement, she's learned that the majority of the people she's encountered prefer to keep things simple as they were more likely to become lost when too many external links or features are added. Katherine is just now beginning to resume traveling for speaking engagements and is curious to see how many conferences will continue to also offer virtual options going forward.

You can reach Katherine in the following places:

Katherine Spinney Coaching LLC:






Can't watch the video right now? Check out the full transcript on our podcast website at:

Our podcast is now live on Apple Podcast, Spotify, Stitcher, Amazon, Google, and anywhere else you prefer to listen to your podcasts. We appreciate any of our listeners who listen, download, subscribe, or leave a positive rating or review. Thank you!


If you'd like to be a guest on the Yes, I Work From Home Podcast, please go to and click on the first big green "guest interview" button to let us know more about you and your work-from-home life. We are on the lookout for people with interesting stories about how they're making their WFH life work, whether you're working for yourself or someone else. You can also recommend someone else who you think would be a great fit for this podcast using the second green button "guest recommendation."

Find out more about our host, April Malone, and Yes, I Work From Home at our website

If you work from home as an remote work/teleworking employee, freelancer, independent contractor, or entrepreneur, please join our work-from-home community on Facebook at: