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Category: Collaboration

Virtual Coworking

With virtual coworking, you can have your comfortable digs AND work with other people at the same time.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Attending a conference in a virtual world

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending a conference in a virtual world with AgileBill Krebs. We started by meeting in a virtual office in Sococo and then we headed over to Second Life to attend part of the Virtual Worlds: Best Practices in Education (VWBPE) conference. Sococo I […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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). […]

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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 […]

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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┬áManagement 3.0 facilitator and Senior Consultant whose specialty is helping companies […]

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