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The world of work is changing. Our attitudes to work are changing. The 21st Century Work Life podcast looks at different ways of earning a living, of using technology at work and of managing teams. If you're working in a conventional office, if you're part of a virtual team or if you just want to find out how our attitudes to work keep evolving, join Pilar Orti and guests every week. And if you're working in a virtual team or are a remote worker, pop in every other week for virtual coffee wi ...
 
Improve your management and leadership practice over a cup of coffee and get a book recommendation too. The role of the manager is evolving as technology helps us to self-organise and take more control of how and where we work from. In this podcast, Pilar Orti from Virtual not Distant, dissects modern management practice, not just for official managers, but for team members who want to make things happen too.
 
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Brought to you by Virtual Not Distant in London (https://virtualnotdistant.com) Maya has recently published “Finding Your Edge: Establishing And Maintaining Boundaries When You Work From Home”, reflecting on issues on many minds right now as we all strive for balance between work and the rest of our lives. Pilar and Maya discuss integrators vs segm…
 
In today's episode, Pilar shares what she learned from the 21st Century Work Life series on Connection and Disconnection in Remote Teams. (Episodes WLP221, WLP223, WLP225, WLP228, WLP231, WLP233, WLP235 - summary here: https://www.virtualnotdistant.com/podcasts/reflection-connection-disconnection ) This episode is based on the article written for H…
 
Brought to you by Virtual Not Distant in London, today's episode explores mindset issues for new remote managers, and some changes which people new to this role may need to explore. (https://virtualnotdistant.com) The episode is structured around Pilar’s article Key mindset changes for the new remote manager and covers the need to: (4.09) 1. Adopt …
 
Brought to you by Virtual Not Distant in London, where we help teams work together better online, https://virtualnotdistant.com In today’s episode Pilar and Maya take their regular look at what’s going on in the remote work and collaboration space (which goes beyond work to include education and other spheres now using the same technology), and the…
 
In this episode, Pilar talks to guest Francisco Corzo about the future of the workplace in Guatemala and the concept of Working Near Home. You can find the full show notes over at https://www.virtualnotdistant.com/podcasts/near-home-in-guatemala Links to articles we refer to: Pilar and Francisco talk about the recent Forbes article: From Work from …
 
Brought to you by Virtual Not Distant in London, where we help those working apart rom each other feel closer together: https://virtualnotdistant.com 5:21 Today, Pilar talks to Jennifer Riggins about the upcoming Aginext conference, (and why they're using the Spatial Chat app for their networking sessions), and then: 19.21 We share a panel recorded…
 
Brought to you by Virtual Not Distant (https://virtualnotdistant.com) in London, in today's "what's going on?" series Pilar Orti and Maya Middlemiss discuss: 02:08 The state of remote work right now Pandemic working is not remote working But this wasn’t what I meant, when I said working from home was great! Older employees are adapting to remote wo…
 
Hello and welcome to episode 262 of the 21st Century Work Life podcast, brought to you by Virtual Not Distant in London. Before we dive in the interview a quick reminder about our Podcasting for Connection service - podcasting is a great asynchronous tool that can help maintain a sense of belonging. 04.29 Chris Coladonato Chris Coladonato works in …
 
A special bonus episode, of this podcast brought to you by Virtual Not Distant in London (http://virtualnotdistant.com), Today we talk to Bart Van Roey and Viviane Kock about their new book “Beyond New Ways of Working" - 'dialogue book' in Dutch, which is extending the conversation about remote work and the future of work in more ways than one. Con…
 
All companies want to use data in making better decisions, but it's not straightforward. In today's episode, we talk to Sameer Al-Sakran, the CEO of Metabase. Some topics: - Decision Making Styles in Teams - Narrative and/or Data Driven - Interpreting Data is Not Easy - How to make your life painful with data (Pack rats or only showing key metrics)…
 
Welcome to our first recording of 2021, brought to you by Virtual Not Distant in London. https://virtualnotdistant.com 2.39 We share and discuss a great message from a LinkedIn connection in Guatemala, Francisco Corzo. 10.09 Tech round-up: apps offline, Hey for work, Deaf people and online meetings, and MSTeams updates. 20.24 Communications and col…
 
Lucile Foroni from Doist joins Jevin to discuss: - How she (and all of Doist) manages to have less than one meeting a day - Why every meeting has an agenda - How you can work with your manager to reduce meetings and begin working asynchronously - When having meetings are useful. Hint: Building more connection with your colleagues…
 
Welcome to our first podcast episode of 2021, and happy new year to you wherever and whenever you are listening - from Virtual Not Distant in London (http://virtualnotdistant.com). Today we reflect further on culture in organisations, and bring you a great interview someone whose job revolves around this critical issue. 04.47 Stella Huang, head of …
 
This episode first went out in October 2019, as episode 212. We don't want this aspect of remote work to get lost amidst the pandemic forced remote work from home conversation. Our guests include Chris Slemp, Mandy Garner, Nacho Rodriguez, Lorraine Charles and Laurel Farrer. For full show notes visit https://www.virtualnotdistant.com/podcasts/remot…
 
Brought to you by Virtual Not Distant in London. In the final recording of the year, Pilar Orti and Maya Middlemiss take a longer perspective on the recent transformational shifts in remote work - while being mindful of all that 2020 has taught us. We discuss: 03.34 Serendipitous encounters (listener question from our LinkedIn page) (see also episo…
 
Ryan is a recruiter and marketer focused on blue collar hiring. We discuss hiring during the pandemic, impacts on blue collar industries, and how to become an employer that attracts great candidates. He also ties together how hiring strategy affects every other area of a service-based company, whether you are aware of it or not.…
 
Brought to you by Virtual Not Distant in London. Today's imterview features Robert (Bob) Glazer who previously joined us 2 years ago back in episode 179, CEO of global partner marketing agency Acceleration Partners and author and podcaster Robert’s company is fully remote and has always valued flexibility, long before the upheavals of 2020, so is g…
 
In the final episode of the mini-series How the World of Work and our Attitudes to Work are Changing, Pilar talks to Dr. Chris Mullen, Executive Director of The Workforce Institute at UKG, about their recent research into employees' concerns "for the workplace of today and tomorrow." You can read a summary of the study here: https://www.businesswir…
 
This is the second of three episode of the mini-series, "How the World of Work (and our attitudes to work) are Changing". Today, Pilar talks to Andrew Saunders about the research carried out in September 2020 the exclusive survey carried out by Management Today on what leaders really think about the return to the workplace: Will Hybrid Working Ever…
 
The first episode in our three-part series on how the the world of work and our attitudes to work are changing. Today, Pilar talks to Katerina Bohle Carbonell about the results of the Remote Working during COVID-19: Ireland’s National Survey, phase II. This work was carried out with the support of the Whitaker Institute, NUI Galway and the Western …
 
This bonus episode is brought to you by Virtual Not Distant in London, and it continues the conversation between Pilar Orti and Tim Burgess of Shield GEO, looking at what’s been happening in both companies and the events they’ve been involved with. Pilar took part in the IAF conference, which was a week-long single track event, taking place online …
 
We have a special guest for today’s What’s Going On episode, as Tim Burgess from Shield GEO joins Pilar Orti from Virtual Not Distant, while Maya is away. Recording on the 6th November 2020, heres:' 5.32 What's going on Home vs Office This article The commuters who don't want to return to the office illustrates how women in particular feel less rus…
 
Today we’re delighted to be speaking to Theresa Sigillito Hollema, about her new book Virtual Teams Across Cultures: Create Successful Teams Around The World, in discussion with Pilar Orti from Virtual Not Distant Ltd. Theresa is a cultural consultant and team coach with Interact Global, working with virtual teams spanning cultures and borders, for…
 
Welcome to episode 250 - a nice milestone to celebrate, so we even altered our usual running order to make this round number an occasion for Pilar and Maya to record together, and discuss what’s going on in the world of remote work right now in October 2020, brought to you by Virtual Not Distant Ltd in London. Don’t forget you can receive our valua…
 
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