Ep 22: Upbuild’s Mike Arnesen

In this episode we interview Mike Arnesen, the founder of Upbuild, to discuss how he left his day job to start a fully distributed digital agency.  

We talk about:

  • How a simple mental shift helped start Upbuild
  • How Mike built his reputation to gain clients
  • Using "jumpstart sessions" to onboard new employees remotely 
  • Having pair calls to build team culture
  • Running a business remotely vs brick & mortar