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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

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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.

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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

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If you want to work while traveling, here are some great gadgets for working on the road. For more stories, visit CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Brie Reynolds works with FlexJobs, creators of Remote.co: a resource providing information and best practices on starting, training, and managing remote workers and teams. We discuss communication, relationships, and awesome culture building tips. For more stories, visit CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Managers of remote teams face the challenge of combating the "out of sight, out of mind" mentality. How do we move away from micro-managing and set up and lead our remote teams to success? Join me as we discuss the four main pillars of remote team management. For more stories, visit CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Vanessa Shaw is on a mission to help your team collaborate and be productive virtually. She’s an expert intercultural trainer who is exploring how the digital world is impacting how teams work together and how technology innovations are changing the way business is done. For more stories, visit CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Remote employees can often feel left out of things that are happening back at the office. Like celebrations, for example. Whether you're looking for ways to include your remote employees in what is happening at the office, or whether you just want to say thanks, this episode will give a whole bunch of ideas for perks that you can offer your remote employees. For more stories, visit CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Gerard Beaulieu is the creator of VirtualIcebreakers.com, a website that creates icebreakers for conference call meetings. We discuss the importance of having creative freedom, establishing a human connection, and creating engaging conference calls. For more stories, visit CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Christina Ng has developed a work from home excuse generator called wfh.ninja. Anyone can vote on the likelihood of the success of the excuse. So give your excuse a try and see how believable it is. For more stories, visit CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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