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Virtual Teams: Overcoming Difference

How can you overcome the cultural differences in your virtual team? That was the question posed by one of my fellow workshop presenters at the fabulous Distributed Agile Teams Flock in Berlin – and it’s a question that’s bugging me. It was such an inspiring event, I’ve spent literally days deciding what to blog about …

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Conference Calls And The Brain-Body Connection

The body is deeply involved in human thinking. But although at one level that idea seems uncontroversial (we all know that we make better decisions when we’re well rested and reasonably fed), actually, there’s a whole lot more to understand. As I was explaining to a group of IT professionals in London last night, there’s an entire field …

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The Real Essentials For Great Online Collaboration

What are the essential elements for great online collaboration? I’ve been working remotely for years – in journalism, distributed teams are nothing new. And I’ve worked with colleagues and clients all over the world, in a variety of business contexts. It’s pretty obvious that many of the essentials of great online collaboration are just the same …

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