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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.

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Feb 26, 2016

In this episode, Pilar talks to Craig Wealand about how he uses different types of technology to engage with his students learning English.


Join Lisette and Pilar for Virtual Team Talk on 29 February, 7pm GMT. Check out the dedicated site for our Blabs here: If you have any questions about working in virtual teams or would like to suggest any topics, get in touch via

Pilar shares two points very well made in the HBR article "Can Your Employees Really Speak Freely?"

Virtual not Distant Bitesize - sponsored today by Saros Research

10:55mins Are you reviewing your team process or as well as your project progress?

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The Conversation with Craig Wealand

17:40mins The difference between preparing materials online and face to face.

Craig's celebrity moment.

How to write content for an anonymous student.

Taking a language course online - and how the tech landscape has changed.

Using Facebook.

Free content as part of the business.

Our view on pop-ups.

Craig won a podcast award!

How the podcast has evolved.

How Craig got sponsorship for his podcast.


Practicing Spanish on Blab!
Here's the link to the Blab that Craig and Pilar did, for International Podcast Day, in case you want to practice your Spanish!

Virtual Buddies.

Collaborate with your competitors!!!

Craig's contacts: - free online courses to learn English!