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The Work of Remote Work: Liam Martin, Author of Running Remote on Asynchronous Working

Liam Martin is a serial entrepreneur who runs Time Doctor and — one of the most popular time tracking and productivity software platforms in use by top brands today. He is also a co-organizer of the world’s largest remote work conference — Running Remote.

Liam is an avid proponent of remote work and has been published in Forbes, Inc, Mashable, TechCrunch, Fast Company, Wired, The Wall Street Journal, The Next Web, The Huffington Post, Venturebeat, and many other publications specifically targeting the expansion of remote work. Liam’s products and services are defined by the concept of giving workers the flexibility to work wherever they want, whenever they want.

00:00 Tell me about how you started looking at remote work.
02:00 On average, the most successful remote companies we’ve researched collaborate less than their in-office counterparts. That sounds… bad. What does that mean?
04:20 Remote first companies have on average half as many managers as on- premise companies. Management in remote first organizations is redundant. So what structures work?
06:34 Charisma one of the biggest barriers to business growth regardless of whether the company is remotely located or not. Explain this to me.
08:50 What about hybrid work?
11:56 What do you find are the requirements to for a true remote business to be successful?
14:41 What advice would you give to those selling and implementing technology to know about delivering on remote work?
19:01 How do listeners get started with resources?

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