Tag: VirtualCollaboration

Episode #146 – The Skillset of a Successful Remote Work Leader

In this dynamic podcast episode with Sean Campbell, CEO of Cascade Insights, he shares the skillset of a successful remote work leader. Sean highlights three key skills for modern remote leaders, including the importance of strong writing skills, the need for shorter and more focused virtual meetings, and the significance of creating a culture where employees feel comfortable expressing their ignorance. The discussion also delves into the challenges of addressing childcare arrangements and managing employee distractions.
Additionally, Sean shares insights on the skillset of a thriving team member, emphasizing the ability to interrupt your boss, choosing the right communication channels, and effectively shining through communication. Tune in to gain valuable tips for navigating the remote work landscape and fostering productive and balanced work environments as we Team Anywhere.

We also discussed the importance of diversity in the workplace and how it can help us to be more understanding and accepting of different cultures and practices. Finally, we talked about the importance of curiosity and connection in today’s world. Foster believes that we need to be more intentional about creating opportunities for connection, and that we need to be more curious about each other as we Team Anywhere.

Episode #134 – Collaboration Techniques for Hybrid Virtual Teams

In today’s podcast episode we interview Dr. Deb Mashek, PhD, founder of Myco Consulting LLC, and author of the book Collabor(h)ate. Today’s podcast topics aim to share tips for improving relationship quality in the workplace, emphasizing the importance of communal norms, reciprocal information exchange, and interdependence in collaboration. Deb also discusses challenges of virtual and hybrid collaborations, stressing the need for high relationship quality and collaboration training as we Team Anywhere.

Episode #132 – Leadership Myths Debunked!

In this episode we interview Paul Mastrangelo, Owner & President of First Domino Consulting. Paul shares his reflections on the “great social experiment” of the past two years. He points out that having to manage the Covid crisis forced innovation and consideration of the feelings and reactions of employees. Search for quick fixes failed. He also debunks three leadership myths: people dislike change, employees leave bosses they don’t like, and creativity is greater when in-person.

Paul shares practical strategies for involving employees in decision-making and fostering collaboration, both in-person and virtually. He emphasizes the importance of creating a positive work culture to retain good employees. This episode provides valuable insights and actionable tips for leaders navigating the challenges of remote and hybrid work as we Team Anywhere.
Elena shares resiliency tips for managing emotions, including auditing sleep, movement, and food habits. She also describes the TADA acronym for supportive leadership behaviors: Transparency, Empathy, Diversity, and Amplifying. Tune in to learn how to cultivate successful hybrid work teams and create a psychologically safe work environment as we Team Anywhere.

Tools for Fearless Remote Workspaces

In today’s podcast episode, we explore the topic of building great remote teams with Gustavo Razzetti, author of the book Remote Not Distant and CEO of Fearless Change. Gustavo’s book provides a valuable resource for leaders who want to create a virtual space that promotes open communication and collaboration while driving fear out of their organization.

We discuss the key elements for building a fearless culture within remote teams, including creating an environment where team members feel comfortable sharing their thoughts and ideas, even if they’re uncomfortable or controversial. Gustavo shares his insights and tools for cultivating trust and psychological safety in remote teams, and offers practical tips for leaders to implement in their own organizations as we Team Anywhere.