The Remote Work Tribe Podcast: Dan Oshinsky


In this episode of the Remote Work Tribe podcast, we talk with Dan Oshinsky, founder of Inbox Collective. His consultancy works with news organizations, non-profits, and brands to help them grow audiences by thoughtfully crafting emails. 

Before becoming a consultant, Dan was Director of Newsletters at The New Yorker and BuzzFeed, and in this episode, he shares his journey to becoming a consultant and business owner. 

Episode timestamps:

  • The transition to becoming a consultant? (0:52) 
  • His process of becoming a solopreneur back in 2019. (03:30)
  • Dan’s mindset shifts to becoming a consultant. (6:50)
  • How to do hiring? (11:45)
  • How a managing editor helped Dan scale the business. (17:27)
  • Management style and how to structure the business. (20:37) 
  • Milestones that suggested expanding the team were needed. (22:55)
  • What are Dan’s mental models for deciding what to focus on next? (27:22)
  • Exciting projects for Dan’s team in 2023 (31:21) 
  • Lighting round questions (34:50)

We hope you enjoy it!

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By Sebastian Cuervo