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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 29, 2018

Should technology replace trust? Are there ways of using technology so that we don’t have to rely on trust to get the work done in remote teams? How much do we need to trust each other and how much should we show our work? We try to answer these questions in today’s episode.


Are we...

Mar 22, 2018

Does time tracking software have a place in remote work? Pilar talks to Rob Rawson, CEO of Time Doctor.


In the introduction, Pilar mentions this article:

The CEO of Kronos on Launching an Unlimited Vacation Policy

Mar 15, 2018

Penny Pullan, author of “Virtual Leadership” talks to Pilar about how project teams operate in the virtual world and the skillset that individuals need to lead them.


Penny is the author of Virtual Leadership: Practical Strategies for Getting the Best Out of Virtual Work and Virtual...

Mar 8, 2018

There are many valid reasons for resisting going remote in your team, but today we cover those reasons based on myths and common misconceptions about personalities suited to remote work and communication.


We start with the one piece of often misquoted research, something that really...

Mar 1, 2018

What factors in the workplace affect where we choose to work with others? Dr Kerstin Sailer and Ros Pomeroy from BrainyBirdz talk to Pilar about what they’re finding out in their experiments.


What factors in the workplace affect where we choose to work with others? Dr Kerstin Sailer...