The Collaboration Superpowers Podcast (general)

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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Tom Henricksen is a tech leader, speaker, and career coach at www.MyITCareerCoach.com. He also the organizer of the AgileOnlineSummit.com which gives you a chance to see great agile speakers from your device! We discuss what IT people struggle with when trying to find online careers as well as some great tips for finding work-life balance. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Meetings where everyone is online are much easier when there are a mix of remote and in person participants. In hybrid meetings, we need to pay attention to different things. This episode highlights tips that you can use to make your hybrid meetings a success. Special thanks to Steffen Clausjuergens & Nenad Maljković for the tips and the idea. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

 

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Beat Buhlmann is the General Manager for EMEA at Evernote. He has also written books about virtual team management, digital transformation, and his latest book is about personal development. It’s called “Become the CEO of Your Own Life!“. In this interview, he explains his technique for creating your own work life balance and shares experiences and tips for hiring and managing remote teams. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

Direct download: 163_CS_Beat_Buhlmann_Evernote.mp3
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For ages, people have been working from 9 to 5. Every day we commute - some of us for more than an hour each way - to lifeless grey offices, many filled with cubicles. I call them “day prisons”. But of course, they didn’t used to be day prisons. We used to have to go to a specific location in order to access the tools and information needed to do our work. But mobile devices, centralized data, and all kinds of apps and software are helping us stay connected to each other no matter where we are. And the ability to access information from anywhere is making the traditional 9-to-5 grind unnecessary for many of us. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

Direct download: 162_CS_Day_Prison.mp3
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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 Collaboration Supercards, Dr. Clue's treasure hunts, Jurgen Appelo's Personal Maps, Linoit, and Bonusly. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

Direct download: 161_CS_September_Tool.mp3
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Scott Hoppe is the Founder of www.HoppeTax.com, a 100% distributed accounting firm that files tax returns for businesses in the US. He left the traditional "up or out" accounting world to start a company that valued happiness as well as profit. In this interview, he gives us his tips on finding your purpose, hiring people with the right mindset, and the tools his company uses to do great things. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com

Direct download: 160_CS_Scott_Hoppe.mp3
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