Diary of a CRO: Accra Adventure Begins (Part 2)



Join me as I share the highlights of Simon Batterham's (our CRO) first day in Accra, Ghana - a journey filled with surprises, challenges, and heartwarming moments.

Chapter 1: Smooth Transitions with KLM

Simon's journey from the cobblestone streets of Vilnius to the vibrant energy of Accra was made seamless thanks to the meticulous care of the KLM team. From the moment he boarded the flight in Vilnius to touchdown in Amsterdam and onward to Accra, every detail of the journey was meticulously taken care of. The service, the comfort, and the overall experience were simply top-notch, setting the tone for an exciting adventure ahead.

Chapter 2: A Heartwarming Welcome by Samuel

The real highlight of Simon's arrival was the heartwarming surprise waiting at the luggage belt - none other than Samuel Brooksworth, Remoteli's visionary CEO! This unexpected welcome filled Simon with pride and gratitude, reinforcing the camaraderie of the Remoteli family. Samuel's warm embrace and words of encouragement set the stage for a memorable journey ahead, showcasing the strong bond shared among team members despite geographical distances.

Chapter 3: Awe-Inspiring Moments at Remoteli HQ

However, the most profound and emotionally stirring moment of Simon's day came when he finally stepped into the Remoteli HQ office space. As he crossed the threshold, a wave of emotions washed over him - pride, excitement, and a profound sense of purpose. The energy pulsating through the office, the dedicated team members hard at work, it was nothing short of incredible.

For Simon, this moment was more than just witnessing the impact of their collective efforts; it was a realisation of the profound impact remote work could have on people's lives. Each interaction, each project undertaken by the team represented not just professional achievement, but also a step towards a more inclusive and empowering future.

As he engaged with colleagues and listened to their stories, Simon felt a deep sense of belonging and camaraderie. Despite the geographical distances separating them, they were united by a common vision and shared passion for making a meaningful difference in the world.

At that moment, Simon knew with unwavering certainty that he was exactly where he was meant to be. He was part of a team dedicated to pushing boundaries, challenging norms, and redefining the way we work. It was a humbling and awe-inspiring experience - one that would fuel his determination and drive in the weeks and months to come.

As he looked around the bustling office, Simon couldn't help but feel a surge of gratitude - for his colleagues, for the opportunity to be part of something greater than himself, and for the boundless possibilities that lay ahead.


As Simon reflects on his whirlwind of emotions and experiences on his first day in Accra, he is filled with gratitude and excitement for the journey ahead. Stay tuned for more updates as he continues to dive deeper into this incredible experience, shaping the future of remote work one step at a time.

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