Lisette Sutherland is a public speaker, workshop leader, author, entrepreneur, and remote-working champion. She is the director of Collaboration Superpowers, a company that helps people work together from anywhere through online and in-person workshops.

Lisette has given presentations at a wide range of events, from conferences and Meetups all over the world to a TEDx talk on the theme Unbox the Future in Kaunas, Lithuania. Lisette is also the office manager for the 100 percent remote company Happy Melly, a global professional happiness association dedicated to helping people be happier at work. Her Collaboration Superpowers podcast was deemed among the Best Remote Work Podcasts by Workplaceless and one of 6 Best Productivity Podcasts for Your Team by Hive. 

Lisette is a remote-working German-born American living in the Netherlands who is totally jazzed by the fact that it’s possible to work from anywhere. In fact, it’s not just possible; it’s completely, productively workable—if you do it right.

Her book, Work Together Anywhere: A Handbook on Working Remotely — Successfully — for Individuals, Teams, and Managers, offers the first complete guide to the best systems and practices for remote workers, managers, and teams of any size.
Her company, Collaboration Superpowers, shares just how to do it right in a variety of formats:
  • Work Together Anywhere: A Handbook on Working Remotely — Successfully — for Individuals, Teams, and Managers
  • Speaking engagements and webinars
  • Work Together Anywhere workshops
  • Weekly podcasts featuring interviews with remote-working experts
  • Bi-monthly newsletter
  • Guest appearances at Pilar Orti’s 21st-Century Work Life podcasts


5 Jun 2019 The Best Books About Remote Work DistantJob
19 May 2019 100 Best CEO Books of All Time Book Authority
22 Jan 2019 Top Remote Worker Reads of 2018
18 Dec 2017 Best Remote Work Podcasts workplaceless
29 Jan 2017 Podcasts for Remote Working Duncan Thomsom
1 Dec 2016 10 Essential Podcasts for Community Managers Quiip
23 Aug 2016 7 Podcasts About the Future of Work You’ll Wish You’d Listened To Blueprint Staff
4 May 2016 6 Best Productivity Podcasts For Your Team Hive



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April 2018 We All Knew Tech Would Make Work Better – Has It? The New York Times Article
26 Jun 2017 What we gain by going remote first CrossKnowledge Guest blog
21 Dec 2016 A virtual office holiday party Wall Street Journal Article
5 Feb 2015 Don’t Let Remote Work Ruin Your Employee Engagement TINYpulse Article
2 Oct 2014 Collaboration in space exploration and virtual tours of the moon NASA – SSERVI Article


2-4 Mar 2020 How to be a high performing distributed agile team Qcon London, UK
22 Nov 2019 How to be a high performing distributed agile team Agile Barcelona Barcelona, Spain
4-8 Nov 2019 Conference host Øredev Malmö, Sweden
17 Oct 2019 How to be a high performing distributed agile team DevLin2019 Linköping, Sweden
10 Sep 2019 Modern leadership in the virtual world Private event Östersund, Sweden
4 Apr 2019 How to be a high-performing distributed Agile team Agile Days Istanbul Istanbul, Turkey
27 Mar 2019 Becoming a remote first organization Foundation for Human Resources Development Sliema, Malta
19 Mar 2019 Work Together Anywhere: what great remote teams look like Lean Kanban Days London, UK

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