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Serial Entrepreneur: The founder of Limitless Academy opted to manage a 100% remote team

Our guest today is Andrew Alexander who manages a remote team of employees on 3 continents (United States, South America, Europe). Andrew has been a serial entrepreneur since 2011, first building a digital magazine publishing company up to 1.3 million readers. He has experience in the iOS app space, book publishing, pet products, natural foods, and is currently the Founder & CEO of the educational training platform LimitlessAcademy.com Andrew, lots of businesses consider going remote but mo

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Akos Gabossy on how PanIQ Escape Room leverages freelancers

Our guest today is Akos Gabossy, CEO and co-founder of the PanIQ Escape Room franchise. Akos is an experienced serial entrepreneur, who started his career at an early age, by opening Hungary’s 2 premiere family entertainment centers and an outdoor adventure park. At the moment, his biggest endeavor is the construction of PanIQ Room’s flagship Mega Escape Room unit on the Las Vegas Strip. Akos, one would think that the construction of escape rooms requires a team of very experienced

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GitLab: Scaling a Remote Company to $ 2.75 Billion Business

Our guest today is Sid Sijbrandij, CEO, GitLab. Sid, 10 years ago, most investors were reluctant to invest in remote companies. Functions like finance, sales and marketing were seen as in-house only. How did you address those concerns? When GitLab graduated from Y Combinator, our engineering team was already working remotely and there was no reason for the rest of the team to be in-house. Of course, there were people who were skeptical about it. Our VP of Sales initially thought that a remote

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Punkpost: Asking artists to become full-time employees may create a serious ‘’supply’’ problem

The ‘’Gig Economy’’ series sheds light on the future of work and the pros and cons of hiring freelancers and gig workers. There is so much chatter right now going on about the gig economy and its merits and faults. And I can definitely see both. Our guest today, Lex Monson, is the founder and CEO of a company named Punkpost, where beautifully handwritten cards are mailed by artists for you. All artists are freelancers. Lex, you work with artists and creativity is key

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Remote Working: Daniel Ramsey on shaking off the need to hire locally

Our guest today is Daniel Ramsey, CEO & Founder, MyOutDesk. Daniel, your company provides virtual assistants on demand. What are the advantages associated with employing gig workers? While there was a time that only bigger, Fortune-500 companies could afford to outsource, these days, online-based companies have made virtual staffing an option for smaller businesses as well. Multiple studies show that by the year 2027, over 50% of companies and businesses will be offering remote work as an