Remote teams are relatively a new thing in the startup world, and deciding whether to allow your staff to work remotely can be a challenge. Questions about managing team members while they are working remotely are inevitably going to come up and how you address these issues is important.
In this week’s episode, Steli and Hiten talk about founders concerns about implementing remote teams, how some people are better at working remotely than others, why hiring the right people is very important for remote teams and much more.
Time Stamped Show Notes:
00:00 About today’s topic.
00:35 Why this topic was chosen.
01:10 Hiten’s thoughts on how to handle remote working.
02:36 How some people are better at working remotely than others.
02:58 Qualities a good remote worker needs to have.
03:15 The number one challenge of remote working.
03:34 How managing a remote team is ultimately the same as managing a non-remote team.
04:07 Why having good processes is important for remote teams.
05:29 Why hiring the right people is very important for remote teams.
07:21 Why Steli doesn’t worry about his remote teams.
3 Key Points:
I don’t hear this specifically because I think people are not just willing to ask me. There are certain people who are better at remote working than others. The ability to direct themselves and be proactive about getting things done it super important.