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21st Century Work Life and leading remote teams

Brought to you by Virtual not Distant, the 21st Century Work Life podcast looks at leading remote teams, online collaboration and working in distributed organisations.

Join Pilar Orti, guests & co-hosts as they shine the spotlight on the most relevant themes and news relevant to the modern knowledge worker.

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Nov 28, 2014

How can digital skills be employed in the workplace? Sinead MacManus talks about the work that Fluency is doing in London and globally to help young people improve their digital skills.

00.30 Pilar talks a bit about Sinead' s work (transcript below)
08.00 Sinead talks about her work with Fluency and the...

Nov 21, 2014

Today’s show includes virtual coffee with the lovely Lisette Sutherland and during our chat we talk about feedback, about giving and receiving feedback and more importantly, about ensuring that feedback is a conversation that all team members have, not just a top down stream of information.

01:09 Pilar introduces the...

Nov 14, 2014

Jurgen Appelo is the author of Management 3.0 Workout. I talk to him about motivation in organisations and the story behind the organisation Happy Melly.

Jurgen shares with us a couple of the tools he describes in his book, like the Delegation Boards and the KUDO cards.

His interview starts around 8:20 mins and before...

Nov 2, 2014

Today the focus is on teams – more specifically on communication in teams. My coffee with Lisette focuses on virtual teams and the things you can do to tune in to each other and keep the conversation going.

00:30 Introduction and the opportunity to change the way we work.
06:00 Sandy Pentland and team's research into...

Nov 2, 2014

In this second episode of the 21st Work Life podcast, I visit CreateSpaceLondon, a place for artists and makers in the West of the UK capital. So, today’s episode consists of Rory Gallagher (founder)’s tour and I also I stopped via Atila’s studio and asked him to explain how he made his first guitar. Finally, I...