The Remote Work Tribe Podcast: Chris Mercer


In this episode of the Remote Work Tribe podcast, we chat with Chris Mercer, Co-Founder at ProfitSchool,, and MeasureSummit. We discuss management strategies and systems, the importance of understanding capacities and capabilities, being open to the possibility of being wrong, and much more. 

Episode timestamps:

  • Interesting projects Mercer is working on. (0:40)
  • Intro to Traction and why it did not work for Mercer. (2:10) 
  • Other systems Mercer tried that did not work. (4:39) 
  • What does Mercer´s team look like today, and what are some of the changes he went through when changing management style? (9:15)   
  • How does Mercer think about adding new people to the team? (11:15)
  • Prioritizing what to do first as an entrepreneur building a company. (18:35)
  • How can collaboration be ensured (meetings, async, etc.)? (21:50)
  • What mindset shifts did Mercer go through to focus on working on the business? (27:43)
  • The importance of self-awareness as a founder. (33:35)
  • Lightning round questions. (35:45)

We hope you enjoy it!

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By Sebastian Cuervo