30 episodes

Where startup leaders get real about what it's really like to build remote teams.

Outside The Valley Jovian Gautama at Arc

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    • 5.0, 11 Ratings

Where startup leaders get real about what it's really like to build remote teams.

    Chris Ruder (Spikeball): Shaping Up Your Company's Culture and Values

    Chris Ruder (Spikeball): Shaping Up Your Company's Culture and Values

    In this episode, we talked about how shaping up company culture and values, the “a-ha” moment when Chris realized that an office is not really required to get things done, how Chris deliberately works on processes and culture within the company, and his advice for companies starting out with remote work.

    • 50 min
    Recruiting and Remote Work in a Post-COVID World

    Recruiting and Remote Work in a Post-COVID World

    This week’s episode is a replay of our recent webinar Recruiting and Remote Work in a Post-COVID World.

    We invited remote work thought leaders to talk about how the recruiting landscape will shift in the “post-COVID” world, how remote work will play a huge role in employer branding, building the infrastructure for your remote team, and more.

    • 58 min
    Jennifer Aldrich (InVision) - Why Remote Work is More Than a Job Perk

    Jennifer Aldrich (InVision) - Why Remote Work is More Than a Job Perk

    In this episode, we talked about how InVision’s culture has adapted to their rapid growth, how their “design-first principle” has impacted their culture, the difference between a community and an audience, and her personal story on how remote work changed her life.

    • 44 min
    Remote Engineering Team Best Practices (AMA with TaxJar and Help Scout)

    Remote Engineering Team Best Practices (AMA with TaxJar and Help Scout)

    Another special episode this week! This is the first Outside the Valley episode not hosted by me (you’re welcome).

    This week’s episode is a replay of our recent AMA session with CTO of TaxJar Matt Anderson. The AMA was hosted by our VP of Sales Mike Fossi, and a special co-host: VP of Engineering of Help Scout (and previous podcast guest), Megan Chinburg.

    It’s a conversation between engineering leaders of two awesome remote companies talking about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their teams, figuring out processes and goal setting, and how they go about hiring the right person for their teams.

    • 49 min
    Brooke Hurford (Workfrom) - Building a Community of Remote Workers

    Brooke Hurford (Workfrom) - Building a Community of Remote Workers

    For this week’s episode, we have Brooke Hurford, COO and co-founder of Workfrom, a platform connecting professionals to real-world spaces and virtual offices.

    We talked about how Workfrom is designed to help remote workers interact better, the benefits of remote work to local communities, how Techstars mentorship helped her and her co-founder, and more.

    • 38 min
    All About Pair Programming: AMA with Ben Orenstein of Tuple

    All About Pair Programming: AMA with Ben Orenstein of Tuple

    Welcome back! For this week’s episode, we’re going to replay our live AMA session with Ben Orenstein, co-founder and CEO of Tuple.

    We covered a lot of grounds in this session, including the benefits of pair programming in remote teams, best practices in pairing, the ups and downs of running a bootstrapped startup, and more!

    You can also find a simplified version of the transcript below.

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

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11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Xo4567 ,

Insightful remote work conversations

Must listen remote leadership podcast. Outstanding interviewing style. Interesting and honest stories from some of the top remote companies. Great tips and advice for managers of remote teams. Highly recommend!

Brookebailey ,

Entertaining host and topcis!

A great podcast that focuses on remote work, and interesting aspects of it that I haven't heard many other places. Highly recommend.

Reggie65! ,

A great listen!

An interesting new show with a wide array of tech leaders. Worth a listen!

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