WLP106 Communication in Virtual Teams

Pilar introduces this episode and she mentions this book (well, she mentions Tim Harford but can't remember the title!)
Messy: How to be creative and resilient in a Tidy-Minded World

She mentions this episode from Evidence Talks about the Right to Disconnect law in France.
http://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/id/4994834
Let us know what you think of this format:
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The Conversation with Lisette and Pilar

Oh, man, the book... What Lisette has learned about her writing process.

We talk about Trello's aquisition by Atlassian and the comments in Michael Pryor's blog post.
http://blog.trello.com/trello-atlassian

Are we getting used to tools being free?

Pilar has discovered a new feature in Zoom which could help more people jump on video calls.
Listeners: Does it bother you to see yourself on the screen during video calls?

Pilar is co-hosting a new podcast.
http://www.futureworkcentre.com/what-we-do/education/evidencetalks/

How CEO's can lead the transition from office-based to virtual and encourage people to use tech mindfully.
http://digitalworkplacegroup.com/2016/06/16/im-working-weekends-but-ignore-my-ceo-habits/

France's new law, the right to disconnect. Do we need legislation to encourage conversation?
https://www.theguardian.com/money/2016/dec/31/french-workers-win-legal-right-to-avoid-checking-work-email-out-of-hours

Have a listen to the More or Less episode: Does Sweden Really Have a Six Hour Day?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04kt3p6

The Teaching Bit - Building a Communication Infrastructure for your Virtual Team

32mins Pilar talks about the PIC framework to help you build a communication infrastructure for a virtual team and how you can cross-check it with self-determination theory of motivation, to make sure you're not dampening intrinsic motivation.

Personal information
Information - documents
Collaboration

When you're designing processes and choosing tools, and role-modelling behaviours , also keep an eye out that you're not squashing any of the three components of intrinsic motivation: autonomy, competence and relatedness.

Tools mentioned:
Linoit http://en.linoit.com/
Trello