The Collaboration Superpowers Podcast

Nick Jaworski transitioned from being a music teacher to being a business owner through the use of online platforms like Upwork. His modus operandi? Building authentic relationships with his clients. He believes that it's the human touch that allows for such a great remote connection. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Being in the same room together is powerful because of all the sensory input that we have. We can see when someone is tired. We can sense when someone is frustrated. We can give high fives. All of these things create a sense of team.

When we go remote, we lose some of that physical and visual input. Building community through our screens is harder than doing it face to face, but that doesn’t mean it has to be worse.In this SuperPower Hour, I highlight snippets from various interviews about how to create camaraderie on your remote team. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Jeff has been a trainer for almost a decade, working with over 700 people. His degree is in pre-med/pre-pharm and he is dual certified in exercise science and sports medicine. He focuses his talents to online entrepreneurs looking to stay healthy and maximize their business. He says “Your health is your absolute wealth, so my clients feel better every day and their businesses grow because of it”. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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What's the digital version of "management by walking around"? Management by working out loud! It's a way of having continuous communication, fostering camaraderie, and inspiring water cooler chats on remote teams. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Originally from California and now living in Hungary, Brandon Brown describes himself as the Swiss Army Knife of virtual assistants. Brandon finds interesting work from clients all over the world using UpWork. We talk about building trust with new virtual clients, productivity tips for staying motivated and social, and how to get started working online. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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We each have different needs when it comes to productivity. Some prefer a quiet space on their own, while others thrive with people around. Some like going to the office, while others prefer to work on the road. Whether you work from home, a cafe, or a co-working hub, what's most important is that you're able to get work done. In this SuperPower Hour, I highlight a variety of different virtual offices. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

 

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Holidays are a great way of learning about the different cultures on your global remote team. And parties are an important part of the ritual. How do we throw virtual holiday parties for remote teams? For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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David Mansilla is the CEO of ISU Corp, a 100% remote software development company headquartered in Canada. We talk about how his colleagues stay visible to each other and to the clients, how to hire rock stars, and how he builds trust. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Many of us have to travel for our jobs. This episode is dedicated to things to consider when working on the road. How do we create the best virtual office while on the go? For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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In order to produce high quality results, we can’t work 24/7. We have to not only take care of our clients, but we also have to take care of ourselves. And that means setting our own boundaries. This week's episode is the first of the Collaboration SuperPower Hours where I take snippets of past interviews about one topic. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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