You know, being a remote-first employee means that most of my contact with co-workers is through the phone (not even video calls that much so far). Which means I only get to know my co-workers based on conversations on those calls, or often the snippets I glean from phone calls–my last job had massive phone calls, with lots of people on the phone but only a couple speaking.
So it’s only after I left that I learned that one of my former bosses had a degree in philosophy and wrote and self-published a book about dreams.
Another, apparently, is a musician who has written and recorded a couple of Christian songs on YouTube:
And to think, the virtual crowd I fell into at that job was the multi-sport malcreants.
Maybe I should have talked to more people. Maybe next time.