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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 7, 2019

Today’s episode is all about books!

We’re celebrating World Book Day!
Pilar gives you a few titles that others recommended on Twitter; she then speaks to Maya, who talks through her book recommendation, and the episode ends with an in-depth chat with Theresa Sigillito Hollema on “The Culture Code”.

Here are the books recommended by others on Twitter:
Company of One
Deep Work
The Start Up Way
Brave New Work
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Where the Action Is
Company-wide Agility with Beyond Budgeting, Open Space & Sociocracy
The Job
(also, don’t forget our very own Thinking Remote)

And here’s a long list of books…

Maya recommends The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything by and she explains what she liked about it most.

Pilar recommends:

Radical Candor
The Culture Map
Team of Teams
Work Together Anywhere
Help Me by Marianne Power
Smarter Faster Better and The Power of Habit 
Under New Management
On Writing Well

Theresa Sigillito Hollema recommends The Culture Code. Her and Pilar have a long chat about what the book covers and how what the author discovered in high performing colocated cultures, can be applied to virtual teams and remote organisations. We’re all people after all!

Don’t forget our very own Thinking Remote. Inspiration for leaders of distributed teams and Pilar’s Hi, I’m Here for a Recording. The ordinary life of a voiceover artist, where she also explains how this podcast was born.

Thank you for listening!