The Collaboration Superpowers Podcast

With remote working, one of the biggest fears managers seem to have is “How do I know people are working?”. Through my interviews, I find that remote workers tend to work too much, not too little. In a world where we’re always on, how do remote workers find a healthy balance? For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Brian Day from NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute takes us on a tour of the Lunar Mapping and Modeling Portal – a program that allows anyone to take a virtual tour of the moon. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Nicole Le Maire is a Global People Advisor with The People Engine, a company that helps you think through the new ways of working. Nicole has lived all over the world, working in one city for 3 to 6 months and then... going somewhere new. She shares her knowledge about setting up HR processes and frameworks for remote teams, why companies are going remote, why some will never go remote, and how to stop looking for work-life balance and instead, build a career lifestyle. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

 

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Remote employees can often feel left out of things that are happening back at the office. Like celebrations, for example. Whether you’re looking for ways to include your remote employees in what is happening at the office, or whether you just want to say thanks, this episode will give a whole bunch of ideas for perks that you can offer your remote employees.

For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Theresa Sigillito Hollema is a cultural consultant, team coach, and expert in working virtually. Her company, Interact Global, helps strengthen collaboration across cultures and borders. This interview is full of tips for how to talk to your team about culture, and what leaders can do to build trust on their virtual teams.

For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com

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Teamed.io develops software in an "extremely" distributed mode. They have no central office, no meetings, no conference, calls, and no Skype chats. They work through task management systems and call it: "Team as a service". I interview Yegor, Founder and CTO, about this unique way of working! For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

 

Direct download: 170_CS_Manage_Remote_Teams.mp3
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Sometimes managers won’t allow remote working because they fear the lack of control. Sometimes managers force teams to start working together remotely and then teams face a sink or swim scenario. Managing remotely is different than managing in person. In this episode, we will discuss what it takes to be a successful remote team manager and how to use remote working to your company’s advantage. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

 

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Dom Price is the Head of R&D and Work Futurist at Atlassian. Originally from Manchester, now living in Sydney Australia, Dom spends half his time on the road between the US, Europe, and Australia. We discuss what Atlassian struggles with and how they share and scale the knowledge throughout their organization. We also discuss how they manage communication with teams having different backgrounds, cultures. and rituals - and what they do when conflict arises. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

 

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In the "Up and coming tools" series, I highlight a few tools that looked particularly interesting and great for the remote community. This week's episode features The Team Canvas, Sli.do, Zoom.us, Kudobox.co, and Rescue Time. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com

Direct download: 167_CS_Upcoming_Tools_November2017.mp3
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Virtual coworking is the same thing as working at a coworking space, except you work with each other online... in a virtual office. And the benefits for lonely remote workers are tremendous. You can have serendipitous moments online with a diverse group of online workers from all over the world - all from the comforts of wherever you are.

For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

Direct download: 166_CS_Virtual_Coworking.mp3
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