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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.

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Sep 3, 2020

Welcome to our monthly What’s Going On round-up, brought to you by Virtual Not Distant Ltd.

Today we discuss tech, the future of the office, the future of life and housing and work life balance, and an upcoming event.

3.29  Tech

AI-Driven Accountability  “too long, didn’t view”,

12.20 The future of the office 

UK office demand 'shifting to the suburbs' amid Covid-19 crisis 

The age of the office is over – the future lies in Britain's commuter towns | Simon Jenkins  

MGM Resorts Rolls Out Ultimate Work-From-Vegas Package At Bellagio And ARIA

23.06 Work-life balance and boundaries

Building Work-Life Boundaries in the WFH Era -

 Microsoft Analyzed Data on Its Newly Remote Workforce -

37.15 Back to tech - well, email anyway, and a cool event:

The Basecamp/Rework team built a new email app Hey, 

 Built to Last – Audio Conference for Brand Builders.


46.09 What’s going in the Virtual Not Distant community

Rowena Hennigan (see episodes 215 and 244) and Sandra Thompson have set up RISE Emotional Intelligence -

Brian Rhea has written The Manager’s Guide to Engaging Remote Employees, about engaging remote workers - do have a look, it’s really in depth and comprehensive.

Lisette Sutherland’s Work Together Anywhere book is now in Japanese 

Pilar has a workshop on planned spontaneity on the 3rd of September with Next Stage Radicals

Pilar was also a recent guest on their own podcast, so that’s well worth a listen.

The Visible Teamwork Guide will be published *very* soon - so do look out for that, more news asap, and the full book will follow.

And finally, Pilar has a new newsletter to subscribe to, ‘Think, Write, Converse’ - sign up on her site, for a glimpse into Pilar’s mind!