How I Work co-founder Fred Schebesta on sleeping in segments, reminding himself he will die, and his go-to recruitment strategies

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My guest today is Fred Schebesta. Fred is an award-winning business leader, best known for co-founding one of the world’s leading comparison websites, was born out of a simple concept: to educate people and directly compare student credit cards. Over the years, it expanded and evolved to compare a range of products across different industries. Today, compares virtually everything from cryptocurrency exchanges and wallets, credit cards and insurance to savings, travel, technology and electronics. attracts over 8-10 million visitors per month and now operates in over 80 countries. We cover: - The most challenging parts of working from home during COVID - Using narratives to communicate with his staff - How Fred segments his sleep - Fred’s approach to eliminating digital distractions - Why Fred doesn’t have a TV - How Fred consumes the news - Having an emotional coach - What self-care looks like in Fred’s life - Why Fred frequently reminds himself he will die - How Fred creates space for creativity in his calendar - Fred’s strategies for identifying the best talent in recruitment You can connect with Fred on Linkedin and Instagram.   

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