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Starting a New Podcast…

I’ve just finished editing the conversations for the first episode of the new podcast: En clave de podcast. Uncovering Spanish Podcasting. Like Craig Wealand, my co-host, I’ve been podcasting for a while, but have stuck to the same podcast and format for 80 episodes. I either podcast with myself, or […]

Looking for Something Different?

I also blog at Virtual not Distant. Virtual not Distant is the company through which I’m trying to change the world of work. I don’t advocate for working virtually – I work for finding a way of working together that makes us all happier. Technology can enable this (for some […]

What We Learned from Team of Teams

In this episode, Pilar and Lisette talk about a book that every manager and organisational leader (and indeed, anyone working with others) should read: Team of Teams. For the show notes and other episodes, look for the 21st Century Work Life podcast in your Podcast app. “Radical sharing of information […]

Make of it What You Will

Here’s an interesting quote from The Ode Less Travelled. Unlocking the Poet Within by Stephen Fry: “Between lazy indiscipline and frozen traditionalism there lies a thrilling space where the living, the fresh and the new may be discovered.”

Is Writing Unnatural?

Today I came across two blog posts that pointed out that we haven’t been writing for long. That reading and writing as the main form of communication between two people, is actually quite new. Talking face to face was the main form of talking to each other for a very […]

Why It Pays to Give Thanks

Last February, I spent quite a bit of time in the Ramón y Cajal Hospital’s cafeteria, in Madrid. My father had to have a small operation, but it required him spending almost two weeks under observation. My mother and I had practically all our meals at the public refectory there. […]