TBLP 126 | Liam Martin: Remote Leader

More and more businesses are transitioning to remote workforces for reasons other than cost reduction. The benefits of remote work for both employees and employer is making it the right option for organizations across different industries.

In today’s episode, Edwin chats with business leader Liam Martin, co-founder, and CMO of TimeDoctor.com and Staff.com.

Time Doctor is one of the world’s leading time tracking software for remote teams. It helps remote staff track their time and improve their focus and productivity.

When not growing businesses, Liam helps his partner run her chain of Mermaid Schools, Aqua Mermaid.

Listen as Liam talks about his roles and responsibilities as a business leader for Time Doctor and Staff.com.

Plus, he discusses the advantages of remote work and why businesses should try it.

Lastly, he shares his advice for emerging business leaders.

Enjoy!

What You Will Learn From This Episode

  • Transitioning from being an entrepreneur to becoming an executive.
  • The importance of a founder’s leadership in the organization.
  • Why having a good product is more important than culture.
  • How remote work increases the retention rates in an organization.
  • The person that has made the biggest impact on Liam as a business leader.

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Thanks to DJ Dopey, one of Toronto’s top DJ’s, 2003 DMC World Champion, for providing the fresh new intro music, the track is called “Got To Be“.

Thanks to our wonderful episode sponsors

Thanks to media sponsors IT World Canada and Startup Canada.

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This podcast is produced by Slingshot VoIP, a business telecommunications leader.

TBLP052 | Randy Frisch: Content Experience

Randy holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business and a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University. He brings an entrepreneurial and customer-focused background to Uberflip with leadership experience.

One of the hats he wears is being President and CMO at Uberflip. He oversees the strategy, operations, sales and execution of Uberflip’s solution. A marketer at heart he focuses on understanding the customer needs and provide solutions which simplify access to content in today’s digital era.

After his day at Uberflip, Randy is a husband and a father to three kids. He got two boys who love hockey and a daughter in the middle. On his spare time, you will catch him coaching a hockey team as a way to bond with his two boys. His little girl loves to dance, that he ends up joining a father-daughter dance on one of her recitals.

What You Will Learn From This Episode

  • How Uberflip started
  • The importance of building a solution to people’s desire
  • Boss Vs. Leader
  • Discover the new meaning of HUSTLE
  • Find out what is an Entrepreneur according to Randy
  • What is one trait you need to have before jumping to a leadership role
  • What is Content Experience

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Reading List

Thanks to DJ Dopey, one of Toronto’s top DJ’s, 2003 DMC World Champion, for providing the fresh new intro music, the track is called “Got To Be“.

Thanks to our wonderful episode sponsor

Thanks to media sponsors IT World Canada and Startup Canada.

Thank you for taking the time to listen to this episode.  If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe on your favourite network.

I would love to hear from you, feel free to leave me a message, question, or comment.  If I can, I will play it on on air and answer it there.

This podcast is produced by Slingshot VoIP, a business telecommunications leader.