Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia quotes on remote

Founder Gumroad, funder @ shl.vc

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Everyone loves remote work until they realize 7 billion people will soon be competing for the job they have.

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The future of work is not working.

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I don’t believe the future of work is remote. I believe 𝘢 future of work is remote. The future of work is choice.

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The future of remote work is flexible, asynchronous work.

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It's a great time to implement: - No meetings - No deadlines - No goals - No "core" working hours - No expectations on response times

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Remote work makes apparent the work you love to do and the work you don't.

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There is a new focus on remote work, but I think it's just a stepping stone towards something much more interesting: flexible work. Step one: Work wherever you want Step two: Work as little or as much as you want

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All work is remote, it’s just a question of how remote. All communication is asynchronous, it’s just a question of how delayed. All companies raise money, it’s just a question of who they raise money from: owners, investors, or customers.

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Remote work happened slowly, then all at once.

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Working from home has made me more extroverted.

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The present of work is remote.

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Unexpected perk of working from home: shower thoughts whenever I want them.

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A side effect of remote work is that it minimizes the implicitly competitive nature of startups: You no longer compete with each other to hire the same few people. You no longer compete for the same real estate, driving prices up. Going more remote means less frenemies.

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The number one reason companies are embracing remote work is to cut costs. Prediction: while remote work is sexy today, the zeitgeist will flip.

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Co-located teams move much faster than fully remote, asynchronous teams. But they spend far more money per feature shipped. The speed is often worth the cost in the early days, and less so over time as scalability and stability take priority.

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