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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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Dec 23, 2014

Join Pilar and Lisette for a much longer virtual coffee than usual, recapping some of 2014's work stories and picking some of the trends. Our starting point was a series of articles, which you can find in Do share with us your thoughts by commenting on the post with episode 10 or connecting via...

Dec 19, 2014

In this episode, Lisette shares her experience of recruiting four new people onto the virtual team of Happy Melly, of which she is part of.

00.30 Pilar gives a brief intro to the podcast, with some reasons of why this episode might also apply to co-located teams.
03.50 Virtual coffee starts. Lisette talks through what...

Dec 12, 2014

What is a coach and why is coaching an important skill to have at work? Pilar talks to Phil Hayes, Chairman of Management Futures.

00.31 Pilar talks a bit about coaching and how our new attitude to work has enabled this profession to grow. (Transcript below.)
09.10 Phil explains what coaching is.
14.30 How leadership in...

Dec 5, 2014

00.30 Pilar talks a bit about why sharing our values might help us work better together.
07.46 What is 'ethical blindness'?
13.45 Virtual coffee with Lisette Sutherland
14.28 Lisette reports back on her experiment on Feedback.
18.45 What do we mean by "values"? Why is this important for virtual teams?
31.50 Cognitive...

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...