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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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Dec 1, 2016

In today's episode, and given their latest travels, Pilar and Lisette ask themselves whether they can really work from anywhere and the kinds of questions to ask ourselves if we're making the transition to remote team.

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A little bit more from a past guest, Michiel Klonhammer from LearningStone about how the world of work is changing.

Lisette appeared on Entrepreneur on Fire!

Remember to also listen to the Management Café podcast.

Would you like to join us for some Virtual Team Talk? https://virtualteamtalk.com/

Virtual Coffee with Lisette and Pilar

06:50mins Updates. Lisette's trip to the US and the live Happy Melly event.

Pilar's thoughts on the experiment 'Flipping the Online Classroom' and our unidirectional relationship with the screen. On the other hand, creating a podcast like Management Café which is all about delivery of information is a struggle.

We recorded the day after the US Elections, so yes, we talk about that (briefly).

We talk about this episode of The Future of Work https://thefutureorganization.com/diversity-inclusiveness-important-today-tomorrow/ noticing that EY is extending flexible work to the whole of their workforce.

Why Lisette and Pilar would make terrible digital nomads.

Being on the go vs being in your home office / designated workspace.

Understanding what you need to do your best work, especially if you or your team are about to make the transition to working away from the office.

What context suits you best?

Understand the WHY.

(Pilar mentions episode 96, about travelling while working http://virtualnotdistant.com/yonderwork/.)

What do YOU need, logistically, to do your work?
Work Holidays.

Questions to ask if you want to work remotely at your company.

The 9/80 schedule.
Check out this episode of the Collaborations Superpowers podcast to find out more about the 9/80 schedule. http://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com/58-how-the-980-flextime-schedule-works/

What kind of expectations do people have when they start working as a virtual team?

When you make the transition, you get to have all the conversations in your team about how you work together that need to be had in any case!

Do a pre-morterm!

The spectrum of remote work: working from home right to traveling the world.