12 episodes

The Long-Distance Worklife looks at the way we work in remote and hybrid teams. Each week, we bring you provocative discussions about what it takes to work remotely, master technology, develop your leadership skills, and just plain survive the way we’re expected to work today. We’ll bring you new and exciting voices in the world of remote and hybrid work. In addition to conversations with diverse and unique voices, Wayne and Marisa will take your questions, making us the most relevant source for navigating the Long-Distance Worklife.

Long-Distance Worklife The Kevin Eikenberry Group

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The Long-Distance Worklife looks at the way we work in remote and hybrid teams. Each week, we bring you provocative discussions about what it takes to work remotely, master technology, develop your leadership skills, and just plain survive the way we’re expected to work today. We’ll bring you new and exciting voices in the world of remote and hybrid work. In addition to conversations with diverse and unique voices, Wayne and Marisa will take your questions, making us the most relevant source for navigating the Long-Distance Worklife.

    What We Learned from Virtual Happy Hours – Ask Wayne Anything

    What We Learned from Virtual Happy Hours – Ask Wayne Anything

    In this Q&A episode, Marisa asks Wayne about what companies learned from doing virtual happy hours, courses, and other virtual meetups at the beginning of the pandemic. They discuss what stuck, what was tossed, and things to think about when planning virtual meetups.
    Additional Resources Zoom Church Sketch on SNL Learn more about Wayne Turmel Learn more about Marisa Eikenberry Purchase a copy of The Long-Distance Leader Purchase a copy of The Long-Distance Teammate The Remote Leadership Institute The Kevin Eikenberry Group Join us for a powerful, 4-part video series titled, Demystifying Remote Leadership. You will learn how to create solid working relationships in a virtual team with more confidence and less stress! Sign up: https://www.remoteleadershipinstitute.com/remote-leadership-video-series/ 
    View full show notes: https://longdistanceworklife.com/what-we-learned-from-virtual-happy-hours-ask-wayne-anything/ 

    • 20 min
    Collaboration and File Sharing with Ian Parkes

    Collaboration and File Sharing with Ian Parkes

    Wayne Turmel talks with Ian Parkes from Stockpress.co about document management, workflow control, and generally collaborating over distance. Stockpress is a file management platform for teams who want to spend less time looking for their files and more time using them. Stockpress allows teams to organize, manage, collaborate and share - any file type, from anywhere in the world. Additional Resources:
    Stockpress Connect with Ian Parkes on LinkedIn Learn more about Wayne Turmel Purchase a copy of The Long-Distance Leader Purchase a copy of The Long-Distance Teammate The Remote Leadership Institute The Kevin Eikenberry Group  

    • 20 min
    Remote-First vs. Remote-Friendly

    Remote-First vs. Remote-Friendly

    Marisa asks Wayne about the difference between remote-first and remote-friendly and what phrases companies should be using depending on their circumstances.
    QUESTION OF THE WEEK:
    What's the difference between 'remote-first' and 'remote-friendly'?
    Additional Resources:

    Robinhood announces they're a remote-first company Buffer Chris Dyer Chris Dyer's company, PeopleG2 Virtual LeaderCon A World Without Email by Cal Newport Wayne's conversation with Laurel Farrer Wayne's conversation with Pilar Ortiz Wayne's conversation with Hoyin Cheung Learn more about Wayne Turmel Learn more about Marisa Eikenberry Purchase a copy of The Long-Distance Leader Purchase a copy of The Long-Distance Teammate The Remote Leadership Institute The Kevin Eikenberry Group Contact us: https://longdistanceworklife.com/contact/ 
    To view full transcripts of every episode, visit https://longdistanceworklife.com/ 

    • 20 min
    What are the Long Term Implications of Work From Home with Laurel Farrer

    What are the Long Term Implications of Work From Home with Laurel Farrer

    Laurel Farrer, the brains behind Distribute Consulting, joins Wayne to discuss the long-term effects of working from home, the impact this has had on communities all over the country, and even how some of the current tax laws don't support a "work from anywhere" concept. Distribute Consulting is an internationally renowned management consulting form that specializes in workplace mobility. 
    Question of the Week: What are the long-term impacts of working from home?
    Additional Resources:
    Learn more about Distribute Consulting Connect with Laurel Farrer on LinkedIn Check out the post that Laurel and Wayne discussed on LinkedIn Learn more about Wayne Turmel Purchase a copy of The Long-Distance Leader Purchase a copy of The Long-Distance Teammate The Remote Leadership Institute The Kevin Eikenberry Group Want us to answer one of your questions? Contact us.
    View the full transcript on our website: https://longdistanceworklife.com/what-are-long-term-implications-of-work-from-home-with-laurel-farrer/ 

    • 22 min
    When Should You Turn Off Your Webcam? - Ask Wayne Anything

    When Should You Turn Off Your Webcam? - Ask Wayne Anything

    In this month's Ask Wayne Anything episode, Marisa asks questions about the use of Zoom and how it has almost replaced a phone call. They also discuss when webcams should be used on a Zoom call (the answer may surprise you), Zoom fatigue and etiquette around the use of virtual backgrounds. Question of the Week: When should you be turning off your webcam during a Zoom Meeting?
    Additional Resources:
    Learn more about Wayne Turmel Learn more about Marisa Eikenberry Purchase a copy of The Long-Distance Leader Purchase a copy of The Long-Distance Teammate The Remote Leadership Institute The Kevin Eikenberry Group Want us to answer one of your questions? Contact us.
    Full show notes with transcript available on https://longdistanceworklife.com/ 

    • 22 min
    How to Be Virtual Not Distant with Pilar Orti

    How to Be Virtual Not Distant with Pilar Orti

    Pilar Orti, founder and director of Virtual Not Distant, meets with Wayne to discuss tips for new managers on a remote team, having conversations around how to use tools effectively, thinking about "remote-first", and how silence doesn't necessarily mean things are okay.
    Virtual Not Distant works with leaders, managers, and HR professionals to create a "remote-first" environment whether you're planning to stay remote or becoming a hybrid organization.
    Question of the Week: What is one pitfall managers need to be aware of?
    Additional Resources:

    Learn more about Virtual Not Distant Learn more about the 21st Century Worklife Podcast Connect with Pilar Orti on LinkedIn Learn more about Wayne Turmel Purchase a copy of The Long-Distance Leader Purchase a copy of The Long-Distance Teammate The Remote Leadership Institute The Kevin Eikenberry Group Want us to answer one of your questions? Contact us: https://longdistanceworklife.com/contact/  View the full transcript on https://longdistanceworklife.com/ 

    • 18 min

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