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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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Mar 30, 2017

In today's episode, Pilar talks with Eva Rimbau-Gilabert about a recent piece of research on how "managing up" tactics differ between collocated and virtual workers (those in close physical proximity to the manager and those working away from the office).

The research that Eva shares was conducted by Sebastián...

Mar 17, 2017

Pilar introduces the concept of Cognitive Tunneling, after a couple of things that happened yesterday to her. And she recommends "Smarter, Faster, Better" bu Charles Duhigg, once again...


Mar 16, 2017

In this episode, Pilar and Lisette talk about how having a remote set-up and a flexible workforce affects how we work in the office. 55mins


What is "remote" anyway?

Even people working across different floors perceive themselves as being distant from each other. Another great advocacy...

Mar 9, 2017

In this episode, Pilar talks about what happens when people speak different languages in the office, how many people still reject having online interactions and the difficulties of working out loud in virtual teams. 

Get in touch with your thoughts through

When speaking a different language...

Mar 2, 2017

In today's episode, Pilar and Lisette share some of the ways in which they learn about themselves, their work and their colleagues.

Online Learning does not mean watching videos!

(1) Overview

What do we mean by "learning"? Kolb's cycle.
Involves change.
A lot of our learning is experiential.

Experience (concrete...