The Collaboration Superpowers Podcast

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 For more stories, visit

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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