The Remote Work Tribe Podcast: Rich Staats


In this episode of the Remote Work Tribe podcast, we chat with Rich Staats, Founder of Secret Stache. We discuss how to lead a remote team that aligns with values, ways to help your teammates during crises (Ukraine war), hiring and training managers, working with consultants, and more.

Episode timestamps:

  • Hiring account managers. (1:45)
  • Processes to onboard managers and set them up for success. (4:00)
  • How to lead in times of crisis (Ukraine war). (5:30)
  • Team building and the importance of values. (9:20)
  • State of the Union and how Rich builds internal culture. (11:25) 
  • Examples of communities that have helped Rich as a leader. (14:10)    
  • Learning from mastermind groups? (16:50)
  • How did he hire the first employees at Secret Stache to make sure they aligned on culture and values? (22:00)
  • Lightning round questions. (28:00)

We hope you enjoy it!

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By Sebastian Cuervo