Virtual Teams

Finding The Others

In an inspiring quote, hippy guru Timothy Leary invited people who feel different to “find the others”. And I suppose that’s what I’ve been doing for the last year or so – resulting in some fascinating conversations and opportunities. For example, I’ve been finding the others who care about self-organisation and self-management, which has led to …

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How A Conference Call Changed Modern Warfare

How many people can you have on a conference call before it becomes completely useless? Six? Eight? A dozen? How about thousands – on a call that apparently helped to change the shape of modern warfare? In his new book Team Of Teams, General Stanley McChrystal explains how a giant-sized daily videoconference became a crucial weapon for …

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Virtual Team? Here’s How To Change Their Thinking

How people use their bodies to respond to the space around them has a profound influence on the way they think. You probably already use this knowledge when you plan meetings. If you want focussed attention on detail, you choose a low-ceilinged, windowless meeting room and give them a spreadsheet print-out to pore over. If you want …

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