The Remote Work Tribe Podcast: Laura Roeder


In this episode of the Remote Work Tribe podcast, we chat with Laura Roeder, founder of Paperbell. We discuss the async team vs. real-time remote leadership, the importance of clear documentation, and more. 

Episode timestamps:

  • How did Laura come up with the idea behind Paperbell? (0:55)
  • How has her mindset as a serial entrepreneur evolved? (2:10)
  • Disadvantages of having full-time remote employees. (4:45)
  • What does the team at Paperbell look like today? (6:30) 
  • How does she align teams in remote settings? (7:40)
  • How does she ensure people do their best work in async settings? (11.10) 
  • Does async-first culture work with junior talent? (13:20)   
  • The importance of documentation and having the right people on your team. (15:30)
  • Things founders should document before hiring. (16.10)
  • How does she approach documentation and the importance of facts over SOPs? (18:30)
  • Lightning round questions. (23:45)

We hope you enjoy it!

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By Sebastian Cuervo