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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, ...

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Welcome, from the team at VirtualNotDistant.com Can you contribute to our 200-episode anniversary show? We’d like to hear about your celebrations, within your team/community… Please send your words or even audio to Pilar  so we can celebrate celebrations together!  We love to hear from our list...
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It's Friday and we are Fickle! Pilar shares her conversation with Theresa Sigillito Hollema on creating task interdependence in virtual teams. Check out Theresa's culture cubes: http://www.interact-global.net/category/working-across-cultures/culture-cubes/ Over on Twitter, at @Vi...
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21st century work-life has many differences from the traditional paradigm, and one of these differences is the many ways we can use technology to make our work visible to others.  Even when we’re working remotely the internet can remove the walls, and we can decide consciously whether and at wha...
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Welcome, to all listeners - our audience is a vital part of this podcast, so please stay involved, we love to hear from you. Don’t forget to tell us about your favourite tools, how you use them, books and podcasts which have inspired you… email, or drop us a quick note, it’s always great to have...
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Welcome back A small correction to a recent discussion, when we look at Dr. Heejung Chung’s research about gender and remote work – we’re glad to point out that the work we’d referred to as UK only actually had much broader scope, and we strongly recommend checking out the twitter thread with li...
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Just Maya and Pilar’s voices in today’s episode, and a single ‘voice behind the book’ segment: because this marks the official launch of Thinking Remote: Inspiration for Leaders of Distributed Teams. All these posts are curated from our own Virtual Not Distant blog https://www.virtualnotdistant....
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A slightly different show today, with some new sections – we look forward to your feedback. We love reading your comments and tweets, whether about Pilar’s recent blog post on Visible Teamwork https://www.virtualnotdistant.com/blog/hello-visible-teamwork, or what you think of book Thinking Remot...
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Today’s episode is all about books! We’re celebrating World Book Day! Pilar gives you a few titles that others recommended on Twitter; she then speaks to Maya, who talks through her book recommendation, and the episode ends with an in-depth chat with Theresa Sigillito Hollema on “The Cult...
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Today’s episode was the direct result of a Twitter conversation, in which Pilar mused about the distinction between collaboration and co-operation https://twitter.com/PilarOrti/status/1095252618941734914 , and Matt Ballantine was among the people who responded – thank you to everyone who joine...
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In today’s episode we look at how the very traditional industry of accountancy services is adapting itself to the needs of 21st century clients, when we interview our own accountants! And we also bring you a Wellness segment, and a return to perennial favourite ‘Oh No My Team’s Gone Remote!”  Th...
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A bonus episode bringing you some interesting conversations we were involved with on Twitter. Connect with us @Virtualteamw0rk These are the tweets Pilar talks about in this episode: https://twitter.com/katerinabohlec/status/1090963791532212225?s=12 https://twitter.com/katerina...
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WLP189 Loneliness and the Remote Worker and Cultural Homelessness Remote work can potentially be lonely - but we have lots of voices on the podcast today for you to enjoy, as we explore this multifaceted topic. Let us know what you think, over at https://virtualnotdistant.com or tweet @Virtualte...
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Welcome to our first show of 2019, whenever you are listening to this podcast. And don't forget to check out the full shownotes for this and all our other episodes, at https://virtualnotdistant.com/podcast  Do listen to the end today, for exciting updates about upcoming activities. Meanwhile rec...
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Our final podcast of 2018 – Pilar and Maya reflect on trends and changes through the year, and what we’re looking forward to in the months ahead, at virtualnotdistant.com. 2018 has been a year of many changes in the workplace and in this podcast too, as we moved to the successful new magazine-st...
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Following yesterday's episode, Pilar saw a few tweets she wanted to share with you, after she reached out to @erimbau to ask her about this article (article in Spanish, tweets in English!):   https://mba.americaeconomia.com/articulos/entrevistas/eva-rimbau-de-la-universidad-oberta-de-catalu...
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Today’s unusual episode brings us an interview originally recorded for another show, but it’s a great fit for our audience here, with whom we often share and discuss interesting research findings from the changing world of work. Journalism and scientific evidence have always had an uneasy relati...
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Today Pilar interviews her colleague and co-host Maya, who is wearing her ‘non – Virtual Not Distant hat’, and speaking in her role as CEO of BlockSparks OÜ. This business has some unique 21st Century Work-Life aspects, which we felt it was time to discuss. 06.30 21st Century Work-Life: Maya Mid...
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Former co-host of this show Lisette will be familiar to long-term listeners, who might have wondered where she’d got to – well, wonder no more! She was busy writing “Work Together Anywhere”, which gave us a great excuse to catch up in our featured segment today. And don’t forget to join us over ...
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To mix things up from our usual magazine format we have just one long substantive interview for you today, where we really dig into the detail about how one organisation manages their communications using Slack. We’re sure you’ll find it interesting to go really in-depth into this example, and r...
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A bit of a different show for you today. We share a glimpse behind the curtain, in the production of the 21st Century Work Life podcast, and also tell you about our new in-house podcasting service. 3.08 Helping organisations create their own podcast. Having an in-house podcast not only share...
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