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Greatest Hits of 50 Collaboration Superpowers podcast episodes

Last week, I reached Episode 50 on the Collaboration Superpowers podcast. When I first started working on the podcast, I wasn’t sure what it would turn into or how long I would continue. But it’s been almost a year, and I can’t express in words how much pleasure I’ve gotten […]

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The Collaboration Superpowers Podcast: behind the scenes

It all started innocently enough. In early 2013, I started doing in-person interviews with people who were working remotely. Because of my work with Happy Melly, I was using Google Hangouts extensively and it seemed like the obvious way to continue forward as I could easily interview people all over […]

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How a global company became more agile with remote collaboration – an interview with Fredrik Wiik

While traveling in November 2013, I stopped by the office of one of my Happy Melly colleagues at Knowit Management, a consulting firm in the heart of downtown Stockholm. While there, I had the opportunity to interview Fredrik Wiik, a¬†Management 3.0 facilitator and Senior Consultant whose specialty is helping companies […]

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How a team at Spotify uses Hangouts to work remotely

In November 2013, I gave a presentation at the Agile HR Sweden conference in Stockholm.¬† While there, I asked if I could visit the Spotify office and interview someone who worked on a remote team. Anders Ivarsson graciously gave me a tour (the office is very cool!) and also arranged […]

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What is remote working? 15 Minutes on Air with Jurgen Appelo

This week Jurgen Appelo interviewed me about remote working. Specifically, he asked: What is remote working? How do we know if remote workers are really working? Can anyone be a remote worker? Or is it only for special people? Read the original blog post: http://www.noop.nl/

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Remote coaching – an interview with Gretchen Wegner and Wyatt Nevins

On 15 October, 2013, I had the pleasure of interviewing Gretchen Wegner and Wyatt Nevins. Gretchen is an academic life coach and Wyatt is one of her clients.They started working together at the end of Wyatt’s 7th grade year when his grades weren’t where he wanted them to be. They’ve […]

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Remote technical support – an interview with Laura Rooke

Laura Rooke is one of the best remote technical support specialists you will ever hire. She and I worked together remotely for three years in what was for me, and for the company, an extremely successful remote working experience. Most of our clients had no idea that Laura was in […]

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13 years of remote working – an interview with Jeremy Stanton

Jeremy Stanton has been developing software since 1996, and working remotely since 2000 when the company he was working for moved to another city. The company saw no reason for Jeremy to move with them or for them to stop working together. They’d worked together long enough to know that […]

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Management is not just a job, it’s a skill – an interview with Dirk-Jan Padmos

Dirk-Jan Padmos is an HR Consultant at Mazars, a company specializing in audit, accountancy, tax, legal and advisory services for organizations. He specializes in advising owner managed businesses on managing and structuring HR policies. A friend of mine suggested that I speak with Dirk-Jan about remote working, as he has […]

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How to eat an elephant – an interview with Maarten Koopmans

Maarten Koopmans is a physicist and a software architect. We worked together (remotely) from 2006 to 2009 helping to build a genius online project management tool called Qtask (now, Prolific). Maarten is one of the smartest people I know (which says a lot given my amazing network of friends and […]

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