Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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.

For more on our services, check out

Aug 28, 2015


Pilar talks to Laura Troyani, from TinyPulse, a company that helps to keep the conversation going within organisations to address employee engagement.

"Peers are the #1 motivator for going the extra mile at work."

00:30 Pilar thanks @BernieJMitchell , @DJ_Motorteufel, @gdbeaulieu @tonyjreeves

06: 40  Laura shares the story behind TinyPulse. Asking and pulsing your team every week, to see how happy/frustrated your team is.

12:55 People analytics and data.

14:06 How TinyPulse works in practice.

17:30 Anonymity in employee feedback. How it helps the employee and the manager.

21:10 The different organisations using TinyPulse.

27:10 Laura's role as Director of Marketing. Using TinyPulse in other areas apart from engagement.

30:30 The #1 reason for people going the extra mile at work.

If you're interested in engagement in teams, especially in virtual teams, check out the episode including a Virtual Coffee with Lisette on Engagement at Work.

Virtual teams: Higher levels of engagement in people working out of the office for 20% of the time. 39:15 Peer-peer recognition. Appreciation at work.

How can organisations foster a culture of honest, open communication.

Check out the TinyPulse blog for a range of articles on employee engagement and company culture.

Laura Troyani twitter handle:

Looking for a course on leading and managing virtual teams? visit