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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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May 3, 2018

Welcome to our new format, magazine-style show!  We hope you like it, and don’t forget to visit, for more great content, and information about our wide range of services for remote teams.

Today’s episode is all about staying healthy, whilst working flexibly.

03.40: Feature interview: Paul Read, the Teapot Monk,

Paul teaches TaiChi online at, and has a new course specifically aimed at addressing the health issues remote workers may experience. Listen to the interview to find out how to win a voucher to access the course for free. and

27.15 "Oh no, my team's gone remote!" - and I’m starting to feel like I never switch off...

In a world of push notification and multiple screens, how do we manage our boundaries, especially when managing others working remotely?

33.30 Recommended tool: Trello

Based on the Kanban workflow, Trello's deceptively-simple app of 'virtual post-it notes' is very powerful and versatile - and it's definitely Pilar’s favourite. Find out how she uses it in every aspect of her work.

We look forward to your feedback on our new format, and would love to hear about the subjects you'd like us to cover.

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