Tag: Leadership

Running Metrics-Driven Remote Teams with Liam Martin

How can you figure out the best way to be metrics-driven when performance happens over several different disciplines? How to develop disciplined focus without stifling creativity? And what are the best ways for a remote leader to build a peer group online? TimeDoctor’s co-founder Liam Martin tells us all about his strategy.

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The Remote Manager’s Manual with Katie Womersley

What’s a good blueprint for remote managers to follow if they want to delegate more responsibility and help their team members grow? How does a star manager solve team conflict and deal with the “brilliant jerk” scenario? Buffer’s VP of Engineering, Katie Womersley, talks to us about her management philosophy.

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Communicating to Thrive with Laurel Farrer

In this episode of the StaffITRight podcast, we talk to Laurel Farrer. We cover a wide range of topics during our conversation, including good stand-ups and bad stand-ups, how to be a leader instead of a boss, how to figure out if the remote approach is working for your business and specific conversation scripts that you can use to make clear to your remote employees what are your expectations of their work.

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Being Human and Building Rapport with Jennifer Kostel

In this episode of the StaffITRight podcast, we talk to our very own Jennifer Kostel. We go into detail on Jenn’s previous remote work experiences, how to avoid remote work burnout, the importance of owning your mistakes, and much more – listen and prepare to be blown away!

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Hiring a Remote Manager

Remote roles have already expanded to include senior level and managerial positions. Last year a quarter of the remote jobs posted were for managerial roles. But if you use the same yardstick to hire a remote manager as another employee, you’ll fall short of the ideal candidate mark. Here’s what you need to know when hiring a remote manager.

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