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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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Apr 1, 2021

Brought to you by Virtual Not Distant in London, today's episode explores mindset issues for new remote managers, and some changes which people new to this role may need to explore. (

The episode is structured around Pilar’s article Key mindset changes for the new remote manager 

and covers the need to:

(4.09) 1. Adopt a coaching mindset

(8.09) 2. Embrace delegation and avoid interference

(10.04) 3. Make friends with your technology

(Including an interview with agile coach Mark Kilby (at 18.24), about how data visualisation can help explore issues of disengagement in remote teams)

(44.13) 4: Get Intentional

(47.14) Finally, 5: Don't make yourself indispensable