Current research suggests that having text-based debates can diminish our perception of the other person and that audio-only conversation can build more empathy than that involving also visual elements. What does this mean for virtual teams?
Laura Roeder, founder of Meet Edgar, talks about how her company is structured and the role that clarity and transparency play in ensuring the right culture-employee fit
Pilar and Lisette review the last year and look forward to what 2018 might bring.
Maya Middlemiss shares her experiences as a freelancer and joining Virtual not Distant and Management 3.0.
In this episode, Pilar talks about the fears that arise around the use/overuse of technology when we introduce a remote setup.
In this episode, Pilar looks at what we mean by "authentic leadership" and what that might look like in practice. (And whether that's how we want to define our leadership style.)
Pilar talks to Elise Keith, co-founder of Lucid Meetings. We talk about why “training how to run meetings” often fails and why you should take a holistic approach when trying to improve meetings in your organisation.
Working out loud takes effort and energy – and it becomes really hard to do when we are struggling with the work or when we are afraid of breaking the “good vibe” of the team or of not being a “positive team member”.
Morgan Legge from Convert.com shares the company’s journey adopting a “holacratic approach”.
There are many ways of learning from others in our remote team: through asking for feedback and running activities where we can learn from each other.
Is asking “which tool when” the right question to be asking? And how is a training programme for remote team managers different to that for office-based managers?
We meet Sandra Lewis, founder and CEO of Worldwide101, a company made up of premium virtual assistants.
Why does everyone want to be “busy” all the time and why are so many of us rushing around? Join Pilar and Lisette for today’s virtual coffee.
In today’s episode, Richard A. MacKinnon explains the concept of psychological flexibility and how we can change our behaviour to be values-led rather than emotion-led
In this episode, Pilar and Lisette discuss five articles that have caught their eye in the last few months.
Just for this week, here's the audio version of one of our blog posts. Next week we'll be back with our regular schedule.
In this episode, Pilar explains the benefits of having regular update meetings with your remote team.
In this episode Pilar talks to Nancy Settle-Murphy about the challenges of working with people based in other countries.
In this episode, Pilar talks to David Burkus, author of “Under New Management”, an overview of those organisations experimenting with new ways of leading teams and managing people.
In this episode, we cover the change in mindset necessary to lead remote teams, working out loud, how to choose a tool, making decisions and planning for spontaneous conversations. (I know!)