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Online meetings have a bad reputation for being full of technical problems, strong personalities, going in too many directions and having unengaged participants. In this episode, I give my favorite tips for hosting great online meetings. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

Direct download: 067_CS_Facilitation_Tips.mp3
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Stephan Dohrn is a Managing Partner at Radical Inclusion, a company specialized in new ways of working and helping teams work better together remotely. We discuss the importance of connecting meaningfully, having an experimental mindset, and what the defining qualities are of a good remote leader. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

Direct download: 066_CS_Stephan_Dohrn.mp3
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I recently gave a workshop in Lebanon via the Kubi, and in Palo Alto, California via the Beam Pro. In this episode, I talk about what I learned giving workshops via the robots. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com

Direct download: 065_CS_Robots.mp3
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ScrumDo is a tool that supports online Scrum and Scrumban, a combination of Agile and Lean Kanban on top of Scrum. I speak with Co Founder, Marc Hughes, about how his company uses ScrumDo to build ScrumDo! We discuss the benefits of having a flexible organization that can shrink and expand according to the available work, staying aligned with colleagues from all over the world, and why it’s so important to keep teams small and hire only the best. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

Direct download: 064_CS_Marc-Hughes.mp3
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Online meetings seem to be online hell for most people. But technology has come a long way in the last few years and there are a number of things we can do to improve our online meetings. Lets stop wasting time and do it! For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

Direct download: 063_CS_Avoid_Tech_Hiccups.mp3
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Carrie McKeegan is the Director of Greenback Expat Tax Services, a global, virtual business that prepares US federal tax returns for American Expats living all over the world. We discuss how they work remotely with accountants all over the world, how they communicate to keep everyone on the same page, and why they focus on hiring only the absolute best people. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

Direct download: 062_CS_Carrie_McKeegan.mp3
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How do we hire great remote workers? What are the personality traits and skills we should be looking for when we're building our remote teams. I've collected some great tips from all the interviews, and present them to you in today's podcast. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

Direct download: 061_CS_Hiring.mp3
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Sococo is a virtual office where you can see where all your remote colleagues are on a virtual office floor plan. Go to an office to have a group discussion (with video and screensharing), stand by the virtual water cooler, or focus on your work in the Do Not Disturb Room. We discuss the benefits and downsides of working in a virtual office and how this way of working can create a strong sense of community and connection with remote colleagues. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com

Direct download: 060_CS_Sococo.mp3
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During a casual conversation, someone asked what my top 3 tips were for having a successful remote team. It was tough to distill all the great information I've collected into just 3 tips, but I managed to do it! For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

Direct download: 059_CS_3_Tips_Remote_Success.mp3
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Tim Stough works for a large research institute in California that offers their employees a 9/80 flextime schedule. We discuss why the 9/80 flextime schedule was implemented, how it works, and how the employees organize themselves. I also ask Tim what he likes about this schedule and why it works so well for him. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com

Direct download: 058_CS.mp3
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