March 1, 2022

Everyone Is Doing Remote Work but Not Everyone Is Doing It Well with Michael Brooks.

Everyone Is Doing Remote Work but Not Everyone Is Doing It Well with Michael Brooks.

On this episode of the HackerNoon podcast, Amy Tom and Michael Brooks get into everything freelance. They dive into https://golance.com, Michael’s freelance marketplace company. How it came about and Michael’s insights on running it. They talk about wild...


On this episode of the HackerNoon podcast, Amy Tom and Michael Brooks get into everything freelance. They dive into https://golance.com, Michael’s freelance marketplace company. How it came about and Michael’s insights on running it. They talk about wild experiences like getting kicked out of Belarus and taking a shot of Brandy first thing every morning before work in Serbia. It’s a wild ride and you definitely should tune in! Brandy or coffee in hand, your choice ;) 🍻

 

On this episode of The HackerNoon Podcast, Amy and Michael chat about:

  • What is Michael’s company, goLance, about? 👨🏽‍💼 (01:38)
  • What does Michael want to do for the next 40 years? 👴🏼 (02:26)
  • What did the journey to making goLance work look like? 📈 (09:40)
  • Why work 40 hours for someone else when you can work 80 for yourself? 💀 (14:00)
  • Does business coaching do anything for a founder/CEO? 👔 (16:35)
  • As a founder, does your team care about your business as much as you do? 🚂 (19:00)
  • Can the diversity that comes with having a remote team become detrimental? How does company culture play a part in this? 🌍 (23:52)
  • How does goLance navigate payment flexibility with freelancers? 💸(27:46)
  • Everybody is doing remote, but not everyone is doing it well; goLance’s competitive edge. 🏇(29:30)
  • Having brandy in place of coffee in the morning, getting kicked out of Belarus, and other fun remote working experiences. 🍻 (32:30)

 

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