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21st Century Work Life - remote working, virtual teams and flexible working

Enjoy our episodes on how the world of work (and our attitude to work) is changing. 
And every other week, we talk specifically about working in virtual teams. 

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Nov 17, 2017

A short rambling by Pilar on how the word "learning" is usually used to mean information-absorption or acquiring new skills, rather than the broadest meaning, whereby we are constantly adjusting our behaviour and changing how we do things. 

Plus, how assumptions landed Pilar on the wrong side of town to...

Nov 16, 2017

Working out loud takes effort and energy – and it becomes really hard to do when we are struggling with the work or when we are afraid of breaking the “good vibe” of the team or of not being a “positive team member”.


Links mentioned in the updates:

Our listener Steve...

Nov 9, 2017

Morgan Legge from shares the company’s journey adopting a “holacratic approach”.


What Convert does and what the original team looked like.

Why the company decided to go down the Holacracy route: “to give people the freedom to make decisions that would...

Nov 2, 2017

There are many ways of learning from others in our remote team: through asking for feedback and running activities where we can learn from each other.


A few updates:

Lisette is looking for beta readers and there will be a range of ways in which to give her feedback on her book. To do so,...

Oct 26, 2017

Is asking “which tool when” the right question to be asking? And how is a training programme for remote team managers different to that for office-based managers?


We welcome Maya to Virtual not Distant. You can read her first contribution to our blog here: