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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 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 Successfully Manage Remote Employees

Do we really want to be indefatigable?

The manager as “company evangelist” or advocate? How much do you need to love your company?

Should we always be “positive” or will we start to sound like PR machines? Authenticity comes into play.

Being approachable and available.

Physical distance and Psychological distance.

Writing letters! And writing, are wired for communicating through writing?