7 Steps to Managing Remote Developer Teams if You’re Nontechnical

In the past 18 months, I’ve been a solo nontechnical founder with remote dev teams for two startups. One failed fast. One got me into Y Combinator. My learnings are summarized in 7 points below. This Post Is Helpful for… …People building an early...

23 Million Chess Players vs 100 Remote Developers: An Interview with CEO of Chess.com

If you can distinguish between rook and bishop, chances are you’ve heard about Chess.com – the world’s #1 chess website. Chess.com is not only the most popular online chess service with over million games played every day in 8 different types...

Remote Teams Best Practices: Interview with Doist

Alex Muench is a Product Designer at Doist, a remote-first company that builds productivity software to ‘help people do more and stress less’. Their main products are Todoist and Twist apps, used by millions of people. The Doist team of 62 people is...

Guide to Running a Remote Development Team

Tips from startups’ CEOs and CTOs managing distributed teams Remote work has been all the rage lately. People want more flexibility, less time wasted commuting. And it’s quite understandable. Still, many businesses are sceptical about hiring...

Part IV. How not to fail with transitioning to remote?

Best practices for running a remote team Despite multiple evidence proving the positive effect remote work has on the employee performance and overall happiness, workplace productivity is still considered one of the top concerns when hiring remotely...