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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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Jul 27, 2017

In this episode, Pilar talks to Olivia Jones, a freelance copywriter based in London about being freelance and dealing remotely with clients.

 Check out Olivia’s blog:

The transition to freelance and deciding what area to focus on. Working with freelancers in other countries when she was a...

Jul 20, 2017

In this episode, Pilar advocates for an Office Optional approach, where the office becomes one more place where we can work from and how the nature of how we work in those spaces needs to change.


Why “Office Optional” is a slightly better term than using some of the words that suggest there is a large physical...

Jul 13, 2017

In this episode, Pilar and Lisette discuss a few articles that have caught their eye over the past weeks. 

(1) Pilar and Lisette discuss a worrying new statistic: one in five employees in the UK are afraid to ask their managers to move onto flexible working. What's going on?

Articles about flexible working:

Jul 6, 2017

In this episode Pilar talks to David Horowitz, co-founder and CEO of Retrium about why he created a tool to guide teams through retrospectives and how he’s growing a distributed business.

How we fall in and out of love with tools.

The origins of Retrium. Pre-build facilitation techniques in a package.