Building a book together remotely… thanks team!
The Collaboration Superpowers book “Stories Of Remote Teams Doing Great Things” is on its way! It’s been a fun group process. I re-listened to all the interviews on the Collaboration Superpowers podcast (thanks Nick!). And I pulled the gold nuggets out from the interview transcripts (thanks Abdul!). I’ve used tons […]Read More
Telepresence: I, for one, welcome our robot potential
I discovered telepresence by happy accident. A friend of mine in the robotics industry sent me a link to the Suitable Technologies website after a conversation at dinner one night. Fascinated, I signed up on their mailing list and started learning more about it. When I was asked to speak […]Read More
Beam me in, Scotty! Telepresence is COOL!
A few weeks ago, a colleague and I had the opportunity to test drive the Beam Pro from Suitable Technologies. It’s a robot that you can drive around using the arrow keys on your computer keyboard and interact with people – all from the comfort of your own home (or […]Read More
Experiments with remote working
Yesterday, I hosted my first group remote working session where people from Vancouver, California, and Spain joined me (in the Netherlands) for 2 hours to work together, remotely, from home. I decided to host this session with Sqwiggle because I’ve already used Hangouts and Skype extensively, and Sqwiggle seemed like […]Read More
Work with Lisette
Are you working remotely and want some company? Or are you curious about how remote collaboration works? Join my 2-hour remote working session on Tuesday, 1 April – 11.00 PST / 14.00 EST / 20.00 CEST The awesome folks at Sqwiggle have agreed to let me use their software for […]Read More
Working from home, not alone
My boyfriend has started working remotely for the first time at the beginning of this year. He’s never been a proponent, but since the opportunity has arisen, he’s giving it a try. This morning, he skyped me to say that he missed being around people (i.e., going into the office). […]Read More
Collaboration is my superpower!
For almost a year, I went back to the office and worked full time… after working remotely for over 8 years. There’s a lot I enjoyed about the experience: I enjoyed working with a team of people. I had fun colleagues. I enjoyed the lunch walks in the park. I […]Read More
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 […]Read More