Co-hosts: Jonathan Sharp & Ari Winokur
Episode #1 - January 16th, 2017
The inaugural episode of the Remote Works podcast introduces show co-hosts Jonathan Sharp and Ari Winokur. Jonathan talks about his experience working remote since 2008. Ari shares his background and experience along with future plans. Learn who the Remote Works podcast is for and the goal that they're pursuing with it.
Jonathan Sharp has worked remote since 2008 in a variety of engagements from freelancer, contractor, employee, to entrepreneur. He has participated in a variety of remote teams from a handful of individuals through large 65+ person teams. He has also previously managed a fully distributed enterprise consulting agency with a team of 23. Jonathan loves the topic of remote work and the opportunities it affords.
Ari has worked in Information Technology since knowing a DOS command line and IRQs was essential. Since then, Ari has moved on to build, manage, and support complex systems and networks. Ari has worked in many different technology environments over the years; from small to large, both Windows and Macintosh.
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An introduction to Jonathan and Ari and the podcast. Hear a bit of their backstory and how they are approaching remote work. Jonathan has been a business owner, freelancer, and contractor over the past eight years while Ari has been doing part time freelancing. All of this in a remote environment.
Jonathan and Ari talk about work from home, coworking, and being a digital nomad. Reasons and advantages for going remote are also discussed. A discussion of the future of remote work and how it can impact your career.