205: Breaking Silos and Creating Opportunity Via Remote Work with Amir Salihefendić

October 21st, 2020 · 48 mins 6 secs

About this Episode

02:16 - Amir’s Superpower: Learning

  • The Value of Knowledge Work

05:42 - Growing Up As a Refugee

  • Maintaining Focus During Change

11:04 - A Founder’s Mindset

19:06 - Remote Work

  • Opportunities and Implications
  • Handling Skepticism
  • Impact on Local Community
  • Remote-First Companies
  • Salary Transparency
  • Hiring Based on Mission

More Resources on Remote Work From Amir:


John: The impact of having a globally high salary and what that positively enables.

Astrid: Negative events can help to shape you into the person that you want to be.

Amir: Using trauma to drive positivity.

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