The Remote Work Tribe Podcast: Jared Kleinert


In this episode of the Remote Work Tribe podcast, we chat with Jared Kleinert, Co-Founder/CEO of Offsite.  Jared generously shares with us some of the nuances of hosting a successful offsite such as:

  • Being intentional about the retreat.
  • Understanding the importance of the venue as an experiential setting.
  • How to take advantage of team retreats and increase their ROI
  • When to plan for an international vs a domestic retreat

And much more.

Episode timestamps:

  • What is Jared working on today? (0:35)
  • What was the inspiration for starting Offsite? (1:50)
  • What makes a great venue for a team offsite? (4:45)
  • What should companies think about when they are planning their offsite (7:30)  
  • How to balance “business as usual” presentations vs. experiential cultural activities in offsites? (12:12)
  • What are some of the best icebreakers and experiences for company retreats? (16:10)
  • Do you recommend running activities outside the venue or should be centralized? (19:10)
  • Tools or resources to help you plan your team retreat. (21:10)
  • Strategies to make a hybrid retreat exclusive. (22:50)
  • Domestic retreats. (27:20)
  • Lightning round questions. (30:45)

We hope you enjoy it!

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By Sebastian Cuervo