Management Cafe - for leaders of colocated and remote teams

by Pilar Orti from Virtual not Distant

Management Cafe - for leaders of colocated and remote teams
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 13
  • Last: 5 Feb 2018
Improve your management and leadership practice over a cup of coffee and get a book recommendation too. The role of the manager is evolving as technology helps us to self-organise and take more control of how and where we work from. In this podcast, Pilar Orti from Virtual not Distant, dissects modern management practice, not just for official managers, but for team members who want to make things happen too.

Episodes (13)

  • MC2-12 Borrowing from Self-Management
    MC2-12 Borrowing from Self-Management
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    Published: 5 Feb 2018 Duration: 27:27
    There has been much hype around systems like Holacracy, and while we might not want to move fully into self-management, there are plenty of aspects we can incorporate into how we lead our teams.  For the full script, go over to  https://ma... Read more →
    There has been much hype around systems like Holacracy, and while we might not want to move fully into self-management, there are plenty of aspects we can incorporate into how we lead our teams.  For the full script, go over to  https://ma... Read more →

  • MC2-11 Should We Be Authentic Leaders?
    MC2-11 Should We Be Authentic Leaders?
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    Published: 7 Nov 2017 Duration: 24:48
    I'm back for another season. This time I will be podcasting "freestyle" using an article as inspiration. In today's episode I talk about what "authentic leadership" means to me and why I'm not that sure about the term... To get in touch, g... Read more →
    I'm back for another season. This time I will be podcasting "freestyle" using an article as inspiration. In today's episode I talk about what "authentic leadership" means to me and why I'm not that sure about the term... To get in touch, g... Read more →

  • MC1-10 Leading Remote Teams
    MC1-10 Leading Remote Teams
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    Published: 3 Aug 2017 Duration: 31:14
    In this episode, we cover the change in mindset necessary to lead remote teams, working out loud, how to choose a tool, making decisions and planning for spontaneous conversations. (I know!) For detailed show notes go to www.managementcafe... Read more →
    In this episode, we cover the change in mindset necessary to lead remote teams, working out loud, how to choose a tool, making decisions and planning for spontaneous conversations. (I know!) For detailed show notes go to www.managementcafe... Read more →

  • MC1-9 Psychological Safety
    MC1-9 Psychological Safety
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    Published: 17 Jun 2017 Duration: 19:47
    Building psychological safety requires us to be very aware of our own behaviour, as we create a place where team members feel able to bring up problems and admit mistakes. visit www.managementcafepodcast.com for the transcript   
    Building psychological safety requires us to be very aware of our own behaviour, as we create a place where team members feel able to bring up problems and admit mistakes. visit www.managementcafepodcast.com for the transcript   

  • MC1-8 Motivation: Should managers be motivating others?
    MC1-8 Motivation: Should managers be motivating others?
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    Published: 23 Mar 2017 Duration: 20:14
    Is it a manager's job to motivate team members? Or is it our job to just get out of the way? In today's episode, Pilar shares a couple of motivation theories and asks some questions to help you determine whether your behaviour is nurturing ... Read more →
    Is it a manager's job to motivate team members? Or is it our job to just get out of the way? In today's episode, Pilar shares a couple of motivation theories and asks some questions to help you determine whether your behaviour is nurturing ... Read more →

  • MC1-7 Team Norms
    MC1-7 Team Norms
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    Published: 10 Nov 2016 Duration: 13:40
    In today's episode, we cover the five areas under which team norms develop and why we should pay attention for these unspoken rules that are emerging in our team. visit www.managementcafepodcast.com and www.virtualnotdistant.com Like it or... Read more →
    In today's episode, we cover the five areas under which team norms develop and why we should pay attention for these unspoken rules that are emerging in our team. visit www.managementcafepodcast.com and www.virtualnotdistant.com Like it or... Read more →

  • MC1-6 Building Trust in Your Team
    MC1-6 Building Trust in Your Team
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    Published: 16 Oct 2016 Duration: 14:24
    In today's episode we dissect trust, think of ways to build it in our team and we ask ourselves some difficult questions.   Trust, where do we start? I suppose that before looking about what trust actually is, should we have a quick recap o... Read more →
    In today's episode we dissect trust, think of ways to build it in our team and we ask ourselves some difficult questions.   Trust, where do we start? I suppose that before looking about what trust actually is, should we have a quick recap o... Read more →

  • MC1-5 The Psychological Contract
    MC1-5 The Psychological Contract
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    Published: 9 Oct 2016 Duration: 16:47
    Today we cover the psychological contract: how it's formed and how can we decrease the negative consequences when it is broken. visit www.virtualnotdistant.com When we first join an organisation, we develop expectations of what our relatio... Read more →
    Today we cover the psychological contract: how it's formed and how can we decrease the negative consequences when it is broken. visit www.virtualnotdistant.com When we first join an organisation, we develop expectations of what our relatio... Read more →

  • MC1-4 Team Development
    MC1-4 Team Development
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    Published: 22 Sep 2016 Duration: 15:02
    In today's episode, we look at strengthening and reviewing our team practice by using John Adair's Action Centred Leadership model to break down teamwork. I had a bit of trouble knowing quite what to order today. I wasn’t sure if I wanted... Read more →
    In today's episode, we look at strengthening and reviewing our team practice by using John Adair's Action Centred Leadership model to break down teamwork. I had a bit of trouble knowing quite what to order today. I wasn’t sure if I wanted... Read more →

  • MC1-3 Emotional Intelligence
    MC1-3 Emotional Intelligence
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    Published: 11 Sep 2016 Duration: 25:48
    In today's episode, Pilar looks at the components of Emotional Intelligence, she covers three phenomena we see in the workplace related to emotions and she introduces the emotional capabilities of high-performing teams. A little bit of hist... Read more →
    In today's episode, Pilar looks at the components of Emotional Intelligence, she covers three phenomena we see in the workplace related to emotions and she introduces the emotional capabilities of high-performing teams. A little bit of hist... Read more →

  • MC1-2 Creating a Coaching Culture
    MC1-2 Creating a Coaching Culture
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    Published: 4 Sep 2016 Duration: 19:29
    Get in touch through www.virtualnotdistant.com/contact Coaching was almost a buzzword a decade ago – we started to realised that one size of training doesn’t fit all and that a really personal approach to development was probably a better... Read more →
    Get in touch through www.virtualnotdistant.com/contact Coaching was almost a buzzword a decade ago – we started to realised that one size of training doesn’t fit all and that a really personal approach to development was probably a better... Read more →

  • MC1-1 Great Team Communication
    MC1-1 Great Team Communication
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    Published: 27 Aug 2016 Duration: 20:38
    In today's episode, Pilar shares a piece of research that looked into the patterns of communication of high performing teams and she asks you some questions to help you review how your own team is doing. I’ll start with an apology, or a di... Read more →
    In today's episode, Pilar shares a piece of research that looked into the patterns of communication of high performing teams and she asks you some questions to help you review how your own team is doing. I’ll start with an apology, or a di... Read more →

  • Introducing Management Café
    Introducing Management Café
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    Published: 25 Aug 2016 Duration: 10:08
    I’ll start with an apology, or a disclaimer, I’m not going to tell you how to turn your team great in 20 minutes. What I would like to do is to dissect what communication in great teams might look like. “Teamwork” and “communication” are wo... Read more →
    I’ll start with an apology, or a disclaimer, I’m not going to tell you how to turn your team great in 20 minutes. What I would like to do is to dissect what communication in great teams might look like. “Teamwork” and “communication” are wo... Read more →

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