The Collaboration Superpowers Podcast (general)

Teo Härén is one of the most requested experts on creativity in Sweden. He is the author of Härabete, which is about working from wherever you are most productive. We dive deeply into why this is important and how everyone can make it work.

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Bart van Loon is an Offshore Staffing Specialist with Zeropoint.BE who bring together businesses from Europe and Pakistan and Sri Lanka. We talk about the benefits and challenges of off-shoring. And the difference between having a personal vs a professional culture. What tools they use, and how they train both the employee and the client to work remotely. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Tom Howlett is a Developer and Agile Coach at Lean Tomato in the UK. We discuss how pair programming helps build trust, camaraderie, and visibility on his remote team. We also discuss tools, personality, work-life integration, and Agile. For more stories visit CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Derek Scruggs is the Vice President of Staunch Robots who work with remote teams in São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Ukraine, and the US. We discuss why they use so many tools, remote working in start-up cultures, and the importance of having structure and getting enough sleep. For more stories visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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I talk with the StarterSquad Team about their unique entrepreneurial business model and how they make remote working work. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Ralph van Roosmalen calls himself an "innovative Agile enabler". He's also a Management 3.0 enthusiast! I talk to him about how his company successfully manages remote offices in three locations: The United States, The Netherlands, and Romania. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Mario Lucero is an Agile Coach in Chile working with remote teams in the US. We talk about how important interaction, communication, good equipment and generosity are. He also tells us how it's the little things than can drive the biggest changes. For more stories (and for more information on how to pre-order the Collaboration Superpowers book), visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Per Frykman is a Reputation Advisor who can analyze and strengthen your professional reputation as an individual. He and his colleagues are spread all over Scandinavia and in London. I talk to him about why and how he works from anywhere. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Luis Suarez quit his job after 17 years. We discuss the importance of using social networks and blogging as ways to increase opportunities for oneself. We also discuss how to go almost email free! For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Yves Hanoulle is a Creative Collaboration Agent and the author of "Who is Agile? A Book of Personal Reflections on Journeys Where People Stumbled on Agile". We discuss the ergonomics of a good home office, techniques and tools for developing trust, and the importance of welcoming people into a community with a personal touch. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Gretchen Wegner is a superstar academic life coach for students - and she coaches them remotely. In this interview, we speak to her and one of her students about how they make learning fun. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Marcus Rosenthal and Jeff Goldsmith from Revolve Robotics show off the KUBI, the world's first portable video teleconference device! We discuss how KUBI is changing the definition of what it means to have a remote presence. For more about KUBI and other stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Peter Hilton is a software developer, writer, speaker, and trainer. We discuss the necessity of meeting face-to-face, using tools, training new staff and clients, and the need for typing faster. For more stories (and to pre-order our book on remote collaboration), pleast visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Luke Hohmann is the Founder and CEO of Conteneo, Inc. (formerly, The Innovation Games® Company). In this conversation, we dive deeply into what collaboration actually is and means - and why games are an important way to solve big problems. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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AgileBill Krebs is a virtual worlds guru. Virtual worlds may seem overly techie and nerdy to some, but they are undeniably powerful learning tools and certainly worth exploring. For more stories and training, visit www.collaborationsuperpowers.com.

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Laura Rooke is one of the best remote technical support gurus you could ever hope to have on your team. She started her career in remote working so she could be a stay-at-home Mom. She has a great story and even better tips! For more stories, visit www.collaborationsuperpowers.com.

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Hugo Messer is the CEO of Bridge Global IT Staffing and the author of Managing Remote Teams. We discuss offshoring, nearshoring, cultures, scaling virtual teams and more. For more stories, visit www.collaborationsuperpowers.com.

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Marion Smits is associate professor and neuroradiologist at Erasmus MC, Rotterdam (NL), and honorary consultant and reader at University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in London (UK). We discuss how she works remotely with her staff and graduate students. For more stories, visit www.collaborationsuperpowers.com.

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ShriKant Vashishtha is the Director of Engineering at GlobalLogic. His specialties include technology strategy and implementation, distributed Agile, and Agile transformation. I talk with him about his experiences working with distributed Agile teams. For more stories, visit www.collaborationsuperpowers.com.

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Jeremy Stanton has been working remotely for 15 years. In this interview he shares his insights on hiring and onboarding, creating culture, defining expectations, and wearing pants! For more stories, visit www.collaborationsuperpowers.com.

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Mark Kilby's specialties include Agile retrospectives, organizational change, and coaching distributed teams and stakeholders on continuous collaboration. I talk to him about Agile and remote teams, virtual facilitation techniques, productivity, management, and more! 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 Bugayenko, Founder and CTO, about this unique way of working! For more stories, visit www.collaborationsuperpowers.com.

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Iwein Fuld is the founder of StarterSquad, a company with no employees - only entrepreneurs. We hear how they built their community of success and how they make it work. To learn more about StarterSquad, visit www.startersquad.com. 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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Hassan Osman is the author of Influencing Virtual Teams, a book with practical concrete things you can do when managing your virtual team. We talk a lot about trust, and Hassan gives us some great tips for how to build trust. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Pilar Orti runs the Virtual, Not Distant consulting firm in the UK. Her speciality is coaching virtual teams. In this interview we discuss humanizing the virtual office: how to bring spontaneity to your remote team and how to be creative virtually. For more stories, visit www.collaborationsuperpowers.com.

Find Lisette on Twitter at https://twitter.com/lightling.

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There's almost no one working as remotely as the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI)! In this episode, I interview them about how they work remotely, what's working well, and what challenges they are facing. For more stories, visit www.collaborationsuperpowers.com.

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Howard Esbin has developed a cloud-based game for virtual teams called Prelude. Prelude uses a novel mix of psychometrics and creativity to help foster team member rapport and trust prior to the start of a new project. In this interview, we discuss how teams get to know each other and connect virtually. For more stories, visit www.collaborationsuperpowers.com.

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Lisette talks to Chris Ridgewell, the co-founder and Director of Wisework, a specialist UK-based management consultancy company that helps organizations plan, implement, and manage their agile/smart-working programs. They discuss productivity, using legacy buildings, management, trust and more! For more stories of remote teams doing great things, visit www.collaborationsuperpowers.com.

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