The Collaboration Superpowers Podcast

WAYNE TURMEL is the cofounder of the Remote Leadership Institute and the coauthor of The Long Distance Leader: Rules For Remarkable Leadership. In this interview, we discuss what makes a good remote leader, how to build trust on virtual teams, and how to give great online presentations. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com.

 

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REBECCA CORLISS is the VP of Marketing at Owl Labs, the makers of a 360 degree video conferencing camera called the Meeting Owl. In this interview she gives her expert tips for hybrid meetings (remote + in person) and tells us how the hybrid team at Owl Labs works from wherever they are most productive. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com

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ABBY DOWNING is the partner and creative director at The Superfan Company, an all female team of pop-culture enthusiasts creating powerful programs and products that engage superfans. In this interview we discuss how Abby's team communicate with each other internally - and deal with the different communication styles their clients have. We also discuss how to manage being always on, how to deal with conflict, what to look for when hiring remote colleagues, and how artists are making more personal connections with their fans. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com.

 

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JAY HYETT and RUMA DAK are Delivery Coaches at Envato, a collection of themed marketplaces where creatives sell digital assets. Envato allows their employees to work from wherever they are most productive, and even encourages them to travel for 3 months of the year. In this interview we discuss how they stay aligned, profitable and connected with a workforce that works from anywhere. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com

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MARK KILBY and JOHANNA ROTHMAN have written a book called "From Chaos To Successful Distributed Agile Teams: Collaborate To Deliver". In this interview we dive into why they wrote this book and how distributed teams can be agile and successful. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com

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PILAR ORTI and MAYA MIDDELMISS of Virtual, Not Distant have written a book called "Thinking Remote. Inspiration for Leaders of Distributed Teams." In this interview we talk about why they wrote the book and we dive into the content of 5 of the 13 chapters. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com

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TIM BURGESS is the Director at Shield GEO, a company that helps others manage and employ their international employees. Tim's colleagues work in 9 different countries across all time zones. In this interview he shares how they manage time zone issues, how they maintain their company values, how they promote team building, and the tips they use for hiring great remote workers. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com

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LIAM MARTIN is the co-founder and CMO of TimeDoctor.com and Staff.com, which are tools that help manage remote employees productivity. Liam is also the co-organizer of Running Remote Conference which is the largest conference on remote work that’s held each year in June. In this interview, we discuss how to manage, communicate, and hire on remote teams - and why you should join the Running Remote conference. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com 

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WOUT HERMANS is a part time digital strategy consultant working as the Enterprise Transformation Manager at MURAL - and - a part time digital nomad. In this interview we talk about how the team at MURAL works remotely, and Wout's experiences on Nomad Cruises. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com

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DAVE HECKER, cofounder at SourceSeek, is a seasoned tech executive, speaker, and author with an exclusive focus on distributed team software delivery. Before working with any offshore team, Dave will spend time with them in person to assess whether it will be a good fit or not.

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LAURA FREW is the Partner at Holacracy One, a company that promotes self management practices for organizations. They are also 100% remote! I talk to Laura about how Holacracy One works, their quarterly retreats, their non-management practices, hiring and firing people, and how they manage their time. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com

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JOHN RIORDAN is the Director of Support Ireland at Shopify. In this interview we discuss how to build conscious connections using video conferencing and pop-up offices, finding your cadence and socialize when working from home, how to manage the feeling of being always on, and tips for managing remote teams. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com.

 

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JESSE HOUWING is a trainer, coach, and tinkerer who likes to make software development fun. Jesse and I met (in person) at the nlscrum Meetup in Amsterdam where I asked him about remote pairing and mobbing. In this episode, he talks about the benefits and challenges of pairing and mobbing remotely and highlights the importance of having the right attitude and tools to make it work well. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com

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Does dressing up matter when we work remotely? In this episode we explore both the psychological effects of dressing up and the practical effects of what to wear for optimal video calls. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com

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WADE FOSTER is the CEO and co-founder of Zapier, a workflow automation tool used by over three million people to connect the work apps they use every day. Zapier is a 100% remote company with over 200 people. In this interview we talk about hiring, managing, aligning, and building a 'rockin remote team. Wade shares his experiences, challenges, and recipes for strong team building. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com.

 

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Many of us struggle to keep our energy levels up during the cold and dark winter. This podcast is dedicated to what you can do to keep going, even when you want to hibernate. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com

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