#23 Darren Murph - Unlocking the Super Powers of Remote, and its Positive Effects on Families
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by Derrick Franco
1y ago
Today’s guest is Darren Murph, the Head of Remote at Gitlab. Now Darren is a true pioneer in remote work who has helping shape remote teams across multiple organizations and was named an “Oracle of Remote Work” by CNBC. Before this, Darren spent time in multiple editorial roles and while serving as a Senior Editor at Engadget, he was responsible for writing over 20,000 articles earning himself a Guinness World Record as one of the most prolific professional bloggers. After shifting to working remotely, he traveled to all 50 states in the US and wrote his book, Living the "Remote Dream: A Guide ..read more
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#22 Sonja Gittens Ottley - Focusing on Diversity & Inclusion to Build High Performing Teams
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by Derrick Franco
1y ago
Today’s guest is Sonja Gittens Ottley, the Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Asana. From her beginnings as an attorney at the Ministry of Legal Affairs for the Attorney-General in Trinidad & Tobago to her time at Yahoo, Facebook, and Asana, Sonja has been an advocate for building initiatives to promote privacy, free expression, and a more inclusive workforce. While at Yahoo, Sonja helped create the companies Global Policy Counsel on Business & Human Rights, focusing on initiatives to promote privacy and free expression on the Internet. The counsel also explored the effects that the ..read more
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#21 Rishi Mandal - The Future of Fitness, and Accountability as a Tool for Success
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by Derrick Franco
1y ago
Today’s guest is the Co-founder and CEO of Future, serial entrepreneur, Rishi Mandal. Now Rishi is someone who just has such an amazing background that really it reads more like a motivational article. Rishi attended Stanford for undergrad where he majored in Applied Physics and also spent time working at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. After graduating, he joined Slide, a social startup founded by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin that was acquired by Google in 2010. Post-acquisition he worked as a Senior Product Manager for Google before cofounding Sosh, a Human curation and machine le ..read more
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#20 Jeff Wald - The End of Jobs, and How AI and Automation will Change the Workforce
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by Derrick Franco
1y ago
Today’s guest is author and serial Entrepreneur, Jeff Wald. Now Jeff has a wide ranging background that includes time in Private Equity and Venture Capital, to co-founding WorkMarket, which sold to ADP in 2018. Jeff is also the author of 2 books with his most recent publication being "The End of Jobs". The book reviews the history of work to help us understand how companies and workers reacted to the last three industrial revolutions, to help us better predict how the workforce and markets may react to the coming changes of AI and Automation. The book was also contains insights from some of th ..read more
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#19 Christa Romano - Building a Life and Career as a Digital Nomad
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by Derrick Franco
1y ago
Today’s guest is the traveling Career Coach and Digital Nomad, Christa Romano (also known as ChristaBellaTravels). Christa has been traveling the world for more than 7 years visiting over 59 countries, all while building a career as a marketer and last year, turning her side hustle into a full-time endeavor. Now for those of you who are not familiar with the term digital nomad, essentially this is a person who is completely location independent. They 100% lean in and take advantage of the ability to work remote, traveling the globe working remotely from their Airbnb’s, coffee shops, the beach ..read more
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#18 Aaron Dignan - The Principles of Evolutionary Organizations, and Building a Culture of Trust and Autonomy
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by Derrick Franco
1y ago
Today's guest is the Founder and CEO of The Ready, Aaron Dignan. As an entrepreneur and investor, Aaron is an advocate for helping companies transform from slow bureaucratic organizations into fast, efficient machines allowing for further growth and potential. Aaron is also the host of the Brave New Work Podcast, an investor in early-stage startups, and is the author of the book, A Brave New Work. During our Discussion, Aaron dives into how most complexity in organizations is not caused by our people or leaders, but by the fundamental operating system that businesses run on. We also take a loo ..read more
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#17 Tim Salau - Building Creative Cultures, Leading with Gratefulness, and Turning your Career into an Asset
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by Derrick Franco
1y ago
Today’s guest is Tim Salau, the CEO of Guide & Mr. Future of Work. From his time at WeWork and Microsoft, to building Guide and the Big Black Tea brand, Tim has been an evangelist for the Future of Work, B2B Learning & Talent Development across multiple platforms. During our discussion, Tim dives into how building remote teams force companies into building cultures that help inspire workers to be their most creative self. We also look at how creating a personal brand not only helps you accelerate your career by turning yourself into an asset, but also helps companies by providing a new ..read more
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#16 John Healy - The Evolution of the Workforce, Breaking Down Hiring Barriers, and Aligning Values to Create Opportunity
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by Derrick Franco
1y ago
Today’s guest is the Vice President and Managing Director of the Office of the Future of Work at Kelly, John Healy. John has been an evangelist for a more sustainable and agile workforce focusing on improving the ways that people and work connect. During our discussion, John dives into four key dimensions related to how technology and evolving social norms will change how business is done over the next decade. We also take a look at how the rapid shift to remote and flexible work has lead companies to finally work in a flatter and more functional environment. And finally, we dive deeper into s ..read more
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# 15 Chris Herd - How Remote Work and Asynchronous Teams will Shape our Lives for the Better
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by Derrick Franco
1y ago
"Empowering people to work in their lives, not live at work". - Chris Herd Today’s guest is the remote evangelist and Founder / CEO of Firstbase, Chris Herd. As a huge proponent of remote work, Chris dives into how the future of work has been shaped by remote and how the increase in flexibility will provide workers with a better quality of life. We also learn more about Firstbase’s Remote Report, which was compiled from 6 months of interviews with over 1,000 companies to discover key insights on what the future of remote work will look like. And finally, we learn how teams that continue to inv ..read more
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# 14 WRDSMTH - From Advertising to Street Art, Following your Passions, and the Importance of Taking Chances
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by Derrick Franco
1y ago
Today I have the honor interviewing Phil Brody, more commonly known as the LA-based street artist WRDSMTH. His work aspires to inspire others on a daily basis and has lead to him growing the WRDSMTH brand into a massive internet sensation with his vintage typewriters found in cities all across the globe. During our discussion, Brody and I look at how he went from his corporate job in advertising to pursue writing and eventually diving headfirst into the world of street art. We also take a look at how taking chances, constantly reinventing yourself, and chasing your passions can lead to multipl ..read more
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