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MORE BEACH MEETINGS

Join our discussion about remote work, company culture and hiring

More Beach Meetings podcast gathers the leading voices of the future of work to discuss:

  • Remote work & Distributed teams
  • Company culture & Hiring
  • Happiness & Productivity in work
  • Future of work

This podcast is produced by Surf Office, a company that organizes productive team off-sites and company retreats.

Episodes

Mary Hartberg from Close.com: Maintaining culture in a remote team with retreats

When working in a fully remote company, the question that outsiders ask most often is: how do you keep the company culture alive?

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Ken Weary from Hotjar: Working remotely while traveling the world with a family

Leaving life as you know it to travel the world and become a digital nomad can be a pretty scary thought.What about doing the same, with your entire family?

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Working at Buffer: Company culture is created at retreats

Unless you’ve been living under a proverbial rock, you’ve most likely heard of Buffer. Besides being one of the most successful social media management platforms out there, Buffer is also a fully distributed company and one of the most vocal proponents of remote work.

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Davide Folletto from Automattic: Why every big company is remote

‍Davide is a Speaker, Coach, and Design Principal in Automattic's Design Operations team.Previously he designed various parts of the WordPress experience – across web and mobile – and the upcoming WooCommerce mobile apps.

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Sebastien Grosjean: Turning a passion into a high quality product

‍Sebastien Grosjean founded BookingSync with a view of turning his passion for vacation rentals into a leading, high-quality product. As a totally distributed company, we spoke with Sebastien about what it’s like working fully remote, and also some of the difficulties he has faced with this process.

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Noel Tock: Open source platforms and the life of a hardcore digital nomad

‍Noel Tock is the Chief Product Officer at Human Made, one of thirteen WordPress VIP agencies. We had an incredibly interesting chat with Noel, discussing open source platforms, the problems that come with being a digital nomad working for a distributed company, and the benefits of company retreats

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Deborah Rippol: Transparency as the core value of Buffer's company culture

Deborah is a People Success Manager at Buffer, a company that is renowned for the way it's revolutionised social media. We all know how vital social media is in the marketing world, with many an influencer agency making the most of the platform, but Buffer has taken a different approach.

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Sissel Hansen: Building an entrepreneur's 'Lonely Planet' from the road

‍Sissel has been an entrepreneur since a young age. We discussed her story in greater depth, and how it’s led to her current project; Startup Guides. Looking for some inspiration? Look no further.

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Laïla von Alvensleben: Why we'll be seeing more companies go remote

Laila is a designer at Hanno.co, a digital product design team all over the world. We spoke with Laila about remote work, where she sees the industry heading, and her awesome & growing ‘remote workshops’ project.

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PODCAST HOST

podcast host

Carson Sweezy

Carson is a community builder at heart.

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