This week we decided to do something a little different. Instead of interviewing a prominent remote work thought leader, we posed questions to our community of remote work, and yours truly (Matt from WWR HQ) attempted to answer them!
This week we’re excited to share our conversation with Matteo Grassi. Matteo is the COO at Eli-Z group, an e-commerce accelerator that uses innovative marketing strategies to turn small start-ups into multi-million dollar businesses.
This week we’re excited to share our conversation with Hiten Shah, the co-founder of many online businesses including Kissmetrics, Crazy Egg, Product Habits and most recently FYI. In this wide ranging conversation with dive into Hiten’s entrepreneurial journey, his views on giving advice, VC funding, culture in remote companies and much much more.
This week we were fortunate enough to talk to Matt Davey, the Chief Operations Optimist at 1Password. 1Password is a leading online security app that stores key sensitive information in a secure and user friendly way. We discuss online security, remote work for a large team and even his success in making homemade ice cream!
This week we're were able to speak with Michelle Reid, the Head of Business Development at Z1 digital. Z1 is a digital studio with expertise in transforming business ideas into incredible digital products. Michelle was a pleasure to speak to, and I think many of you out there in remote Business Development roles can learn a great deal from our conversation!
This week we’re excited to share our conversation with Jason Fried. As many of you know already, Jason is the Co-Founder of Basecamp – one of the world’s leading software applications for communication and team productivity. He is also the co-author of "Rework", "Getting Real", "Remote" and most recently "It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work".
This week we were able to speak with Kristi DePaul, the Founder and CEO of Founders Marketing -- a marketing agency devoted specifically to the future of work and future of learning niches. Kristi is also a popular writer, speaker, startup mentor and has extensive experience in both executive roles in the remote work space and now through her role as CEO of Founders Marketing.
This week we were able to speak with Tammy Bjelland, the founder and CEO of Workplaceless – an elearning company that provides training to remote professionals and teams. Tammy began working remotely in Edtech in 2011, and has been helping people learn and grow in distributed environments ever since.
Our guest on this week's show is David Peterson! We're very excited to share this conversation with the community. David is an entrepreneur and experienced manager with a long history of working remotely for a variety of technology companies large and small. His energy and passion for learning is truly inspiring! Please enjoy.
This week were were fortunate enough to chat with Sarah Park! Sarah is the President of MeetEdgar, a popular social media scheduling tool. Sarah was an absolute pleasure to chat with; we were able to dive into her career, how the company has evolved and what "culture" means at MeetEdgar! Please enjoy!
In this episode we were able to talk with Liam Martin, the Co-Founder of Time Doctor, Staff.com and Running Remote. Liam is what we consider a "remote work expert". He has spent many years building successful remote companies and talking to remote founders, which allowed us to dive into the current state of remote work, what the future might hold, and much more. Enjoy!
This week we were able to speak with Max Ignatyev, the founder and CTO of sympli.io. Max sheds some light on his experience building his team while still working a demanding day job, his motivation for building the product, what every founder should make sure they know before they expand, and much, much more. Enjoy!
In this episode we spoke to Rebecca Corliss, VP of Marketing for Owl Labs. Rebecca is incredibly positive and inspiring. Her experience as an early member of the Hubspot team, the evolution of her feelings toward working remotely, and her tips on finding and mentorship relationships made this episode an especially interesting one!
In this episode we were fortunate enough to speak to Darren Buckner, CEO and Founder of Workfrom.co. Darren's background is an inspiring and unique one (he was a bouncer in Vegas before teaching himself how to code). He had many lessons and stories to share that will help you on your entrepreneurial or remote work journey!
This week I’m happy to share our conversation with Joel Gascoigne. Joel is the Co Founder and CEO of Buffer, the very popular social media scheduling tool used by hundreds of thousands of businesses. Joel and the Buffer team were one of the earliest adopters of full distributed teams, and have become one of the most well respected SAAS companies in the world.
In this episode we were fortunate enough to talk to Wade Foster - Co-Founder and CEO of Zapier.com. Wade and his team have built a massively popular product that has helped many businesses (including ours) automate many of their processes. We discuss the ongoing process of building a positive and productive company culture, how to be a better manager, his YC experience, early iterations of Zapier and much more. Please enjoy.
This week we're excited to share our conversation with Claire Lew, the CEO of Know Your Team. We learned an incredible amount from Claire about management, remote work, entrepreneurship and much more. Claire is one of the leading voices on how to improve your management skills and become happier at work. You're going to want to take some notes for this one! We certainly did.
This week we had the opportunity to chat with Adda Birnir, Founder and CEO of Skillcrush. We covered a variety of topics including leading a mission driven business, how to hire the right people, technical education resources and much much more. What struck me most about Adda is her passion for the day to day of building a business and her love of constant improvement. I hope you enjoy this half as much as I did!
On today’s podcast, I’m excited to share with you my conversation with Cesar Abeid! Cesar is a Happiness Team Lead at Automattic, the folks behind Wordpress.com. It was fascinating learning about his processes and getting a sneak peak at the internal structure of Automattic -- one of the largest distributed teams in the world. Please Enjoy!
In this episode we talk to Ben Nelson, Co-Founder of Lambda School. Among the wide variety of topics, we discuss the future of education, the story of Lambda School from small code bootcamp beginnings to leading educational resource, building a team, and much much more!
In this episode we talk to Gonçalo Silva, the CTO of Doist -- the company behind the popular communications app Twist and the productivity app Todoist. We get into hiring, focused work and building the future you want to work in! I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.
This week it was our pleasure to talk to Field Marketing Extraordinaire, Design Evangelist and long time remote worker -- Max Lind! Max has extensive experience in design and creative work for some incredible teams.
In this wide ranging conversation we discuss his career in design and growth, the progression of Dribbble as an online community and tips for hiring and managing remote workers in a high performing environment.