The Remote Work Tribe Podcast: Joel Klettke


In this episode of the Remote Work Tribe podcast, we chat with Joel Klettke, Founder of Case Study Buddy. He shares his personal story from being a solopreneur to a company founder, how to grow a team, build a healthy culture and thrive in a competitive space. 

We dive deep into many topics, such as how to grow a team, find the right leaders for your organization, the challenges and benefits of asynchronous communication, and much more. 

Episode timestamps:

  • How was his journey from being a solopreneur to a company founder? (0:55)
  • What were some of the most important mindset shifts Joel went through? (4:40)
  • Hiring senior people that can do better than you. (9:16)
  • How is the Case Study Buddy team structured today? (11:34)
  • What has Joel done to build relationships, find talent, and grow the team? (14:30)
  • How to plan for an in-person retreat? (20:50)
  • Is Joel an introvert? How does this translate into his role as a leader? (22:00)
  • How does he run his hiring process for leadership roles? (24:30)
  • How to run reference interviews to uncover the real story behind the person (32:20)
  • Lighting round questions. (35:50)

We hope you enjoy it!

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By Sebastian Cuervo