Running Remote podcast is about building and scaling effective, remote teams.
Join us as we dive inside the minds and processes of CEOs, managers, nomads, and dynamic entrepreneurs who are building impactful businesses and organizations through this new and innovative movement. They’ve thrown out the traditional rules and business textbooks, and are actively finding new ways of organizing their teams, driving productivity, scaling their growth and making remote work work.
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Carrie and her husband founded Greenback Expat Tax Service after not being able to find an accountant that understood how to file taxes for American Expats. One of the challenges she's noticed is remote workers work TOO hard. Listen in as she describes how her team works together and creates culture.
Bryant, along with his partner Chris, have built a digital agency for a very niche industry: Urban Planning & Real Estate. Bryant lives in Minneapolis and Chris lives in Denver. Bryant outlines the advantages and the challenges of working remotely not only with your team, but with your partner.
Based in Bulgaria, DevriX is a Wordpress Development Agency whose team is 3/4 remote. Mario started his company with a fully remote team and brought on more employees locally. Listen in as Mario describes the challenges of having a remote team as well as the surprising advantages he's noticed.
Michelle Ridsdale is the Chief People Officer at Envato, managing over 500 people globally. As the company grew, company culture within their distributed teams became a major focus. Listen as Michelle describes what Envato does to keep their teams close and working seamlessly.
William Beutler started his business with a fully remote team. As they grew and started to hire more team members, they embraced the remote aspect and found better talent as a result. With online tools and a yearly team summit - William and his team are able to have a strong company culture.
Zeni Bandy started her remote career by taking jobs on Upwork - she was able to parlay her love of nutrition and customer support into the 2nd hire at Kettle & Fire. Now she heads up their distributed team and spearheads their culture. As a part of a fast-growing startup, Zeni gives us a glimpse into their day-to-day remote team collaboration.
"Data is the new oil." Pablo Hoffman is the co-founder of Scraping Hub, a data scraping tool for developers.
Scraping Hub is so distributed, that Pablo and his business partner live in totally different countries and have only met in person a handful of times. Pablo outlines how he and his team run their business with a team over 100+ remote workers.
Lynze Ballay helps workers transform their current role into a remote position. This is a very insightful interview, as her approach is to help workers go abroad, but to also help companies with global mobility.
Lynze has a lot of amazing insights on shifts in the market and what companies are looking for. Listen in as she educates us on the foreign environment ahead.
Brook Schaaf started his career at a very young Zappos as an affiliate manager. Now, he owns and runs FMTC (For Me To Compete) a company that streamlines affiliate marketing.
Brook is very data-driven and takes a fresh approach to distributed teams. Listen in as he describes how he builds culture within his company.
Flexjobs is arguably one of the largest job portals for remote workers. Sara Sutton, CEO of Flexjobs brings us through the evolution of Flexjobs and the insights and trends she's seen through the evolution of distributed teams.