The Collaboration Superpowers Podcast

RICHARD WALTON is a successful Entrepreneur. His businesses follow the philosophy that a happy, non-micro-managed employee is a far more productive one. “One of my biggest tips for entrepreneurs involved in multiple companies is to never interfere in the day to day, because the good people will leave if you get in the way”. In this interview we discuss hiring virtual assistants, work life balance, productivity, and the recipe for happiness at work.

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JOSEPH YOUNG is the Founder and Director of Kuvio Creative, a full-service web design and development company. Kuvio Creative is a 100% remote company that believes in a 30 hour full time work week. In this interview, we discuss how to find your own ways of being productive, how to find work life balance, going more asynchronous, and bringing in more diversity into the workplace.

For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com

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JOB VAN DER VOORT is the CEO at Remote, a company that will take care of global payroll, benefits, compliance, and taxes for your remote workers. In this interview we talk about what to look for when hiring remotely, bonding and company culture, and preventing burnout.

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KATERINA TRAJCHEVSKA is the cofound and CEO at Adeva, a company of developers who help scale engineering teams on demand. In this interview we discuss how their company transitioned to remote work, how to hire remote developers, and how to deal with being always on.

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ALISSA CARPENTER is a workplace communications expert and the owner of Everything's Not Ok And That's Ok. She's also the author of a book called "How to listen and be heard".

In this interview, we discuss how to harness differences in the workplace, why it's important to have difficult conversations (rather than avoid them), and how to evaluate the appropriate medium of communication (IM, call, email, etc.).

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DARREN CHAIT is the cofounder and COO at Hugo.team - an app that provides centralized, searchable meeting notes that connect with your favorite tools. In this interview we discuss how asynchronous communication is one of the solutions for your time zone who as, why meeting notes make your meetings more powerful, and why having a comfortable office is more than just comfort.

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DAN MANIAN is the cofounder and CEO at Donut, a tool which pairs up team members who don’t know each other well to spread trust and collaboration across your organization. In this interview we discuss how a simple team building exercise can build a lot of trust.

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GARY WALKER is the Product Director and remote work consultant at 22North. He is also the author of Ready For Remote. In this interview we discuss the importance of presence in meetings, some of the ways of measuring collaboration, and why we shouldn't throw tech at the problem.

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JEN BROWN is the Founder of The Engaging Educator and the Author of Think On Your Feet: Tips & Tricks To Improve Your Communication Skills On The Job. In this interview, we discuss using improv to develop and use your listening skills, how to communicate your communication style to others, and how to deal with conflict on remote teams.

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RYAN ROGHAAR is the Founder of Teammate Apart, a company that teaches those who work remotely - and those who hire them - how to work better together. In this interview we discuss the building blocks of great communication, how to deal with isolation, and why it's important to be generous with your time. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com

You can link with Ryan Roghaar on LinkedIn or connect with him online teammateapart.com and ryanroghaar.com.

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DAVIT BAGHDASARYAN is the Co-founder and CEO at Krisp.ai, an app that mutes background noise during calls. In this interview, we discuss the three key values of remote working: over-communication, transparency, and fairness. As well as how to work with time zones, tips for leading remote teams, and how to build trust by example. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com

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MIKE TANNENBAUM is a design strategist, consultant, and facilitator at Humanity LLC. In this interview we discuss how to collaborate as an independant working in companies and virtually, creating a productive environment for yourself, and how to give yourself space to create. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com.

 

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DANNY PAGE is a TV and radio host turned entrepreneur, now the Chief Revenue Officer at Distribute Consulting. In this interview we discuss how teams can create communication alert systems, do focused isolated work, and redefine the social dynamic that defines the global workforce. For more information, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com.

For resources for dealing with the Coronavirus, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com/covid19/.  

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We've reached Episode 250 on the Collaboration Superpowers podcast. In this episode, I highlight 5 of my favorite segments from the last 50 interviews. Featuring: Sue Hope (Xero), Magda Ferretti (Magda Ferretti Coaching & Training), Toby Newman (HERE Technologies), Tim Burgess (Shield GEO), and Wade Foster (Zapier). For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com.

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Michael Sliwinski is the founder of Nozbe, an online task management tool. He’s also a speaker, author of the book #iPadOnly, chief editor of Productive! Magazine, and a triathlete. In other words, a real life superstar! We have an action packed discussion about getting things done, trust, productivity, remote working, banning emails, gadgets, and results oriented working. For more stories, visit www.CollaborationSuperpowers.com

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YURI MALISHENKO is an Agile Coach and product owner at Danske Bank - and a visual thinking evangelist. In this interview we discuss how visual thinking can help overcome the complexities of communication and problems solving - and some great tips for getting started. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com

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Working together on-site presents serendipitous moments where sharing an elevator can turn into grabbing a coffee together. Seeing each other on a daily basis builds trust and increases camaraderie. But when we’re remote, we have to work extra hard to feel we’re part of a team. So, though we can digitally connect with people all over the world at the click of a button, we have to find new ways of emotionally connecting as well.

So how do we create closeness even though we’re far apart? How do we reach through the screens? For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: JUDY REES, a former journalist and media executive based in London, U.K., is now known worldwide as a practical implementer of an inquiry methodology called Clean Language. She is also the coauthor of the bestselling book on the topic, Clean Language: Revealing Metaphors and Opening Minds. An agile enthusiast, she works as an online facilitator, trainer, and coach. She recommends using metaphors to visualize personalities and challenges on remote teams. For more stories, visit https://www.collaborationsuperpowers.com

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