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21st Century Work Life and leading remote teams

Brought to you by Virtual not Distant, the 21st Century Work Life podcast looks at leading remote teams, online collaboration and working in distributed organisations.

Join Pilar Orti, guests & co-hosts as they shine the spotlight on the most relevant themes and news relevant to the modern knowledge worker.

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Aug 28, 2015


Pilar talks to Laura Troyani, from TinyPulse, a company that helps to keep the conversation going within organisations to address employee engagement.

"Peers are the #1 motivator for going the extra mile at work."

00:30 Pilar thanks @BernieJMitchell , @DJ_Motorteufel, @gdbeaulieu

Aug 21, 2015

00:30 Pilar is experimenting with a new set up with the microphone and being more spontaneous (Post-podcast: It worked very well!).

10:30 Lisette shares her learning shot experience.

13: 50 Feedback on Twitter. Is it useful? (Pilar and Lisette got a tweet that brought up lots of points and questions.) Pilar...

Aug 14, 2015

Pilar speaks to Adam Isle, who shares how he adapted to working from home after many years of working in an office.

00:30 Is it more difficult to make the transition from office-based to home-based work than to start off in a virtual team? (And Pilar talks a bit about Virtual, not Distant...)

07:00 Adam shares his role...

Aug 7, 2015


In this episode, Pilar shares what she has observed a wonderful director she's working with at the moment as he directs an animation series. The team only comes together once every two months, for a couple of days.

Pilar also shares why she's decided to stick with helping virtual teams...