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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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Aug 31, 2017

In this episode, Pilar talks to David Burkus, author of “Under New Management”, an overview of those organisations experimenting with new ways of leading teams and managing people.


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Aug 24, 2017

Have we got a treat for you today. In this episode, both Lisette and Pilar talk to T Briseno, Happiness Engineer at Automattic, the company behind


T. shares what her job as Happiness Engineer entails and how she interacts directly with customers through video meetings....

Aug 17, 2017

In this episode, Pilar talks about the importance of thinking holistically about introducing “remote” into an organisation: how will it change a company’s culture? How will it challenge people’s identities?


It’s the summer, and things have slowed down, which I...

Aug 10, 2017

In this episode, Pilar talks to Syrus Lowe about his work in the theatre, in role-play companies and presenting.

The diverse things that Syrus has been doing over the last 12 months.

Being involved in the live streaming performance of St Joan at the Donmar Warehouse.

Aug 3, 2017


In this episode, Pilar and Lisette talk about the kind of mindset remote team managers can embrace that will make their lives easier.

Lisette tells us about her experience running a webinar in Japan.

This is the article Lisette and Pilar use to guide us through the conversation.

Six Traits of Leaders Who...