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
- Trauma: Makes You Stronger
- Shadow-Side Psyche
- Reboot by Jerry Colonna (Book)
- Reboot.io (CEO Coaching)
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:
- What Most Remote Companies Don’t Tell You About Remote Work
- Why We Don’t Have an Exit Strategy
- Asynchronous Communication: The Real Reason Remote Workers Are More Productive
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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