#26 What is our awareness of being a manager before we become one?

In this episode Pilar and Tim explore our first perceptions of management and how that influences the way we develop as leaders. To find your own style of management it helps to understand your beliefs about management and how they might change over time. For example even before we start working we form opinions about… Continue reading #26 What is our awareness of being a manager before we become one?

#25 Our First Experiences of Leading Others

In this first episode of our new season, Pilar and Tim give some background to their professional history. Humans organise into groups and need leadership in many different contexts. Pilar and Tim share the belief that leadership should be helping people to grow and develop. Good leaders care about connecting with people through their work.… Continue reading #25 Our First Experiences of Leading Others

#24 New Season Intro and a Swift Hello from our 2 Co-Hosts

Management Café is back… with a new co-host!  Meet Tim Burgess, reconnect with Pilar Orti and find out what we are planning for the new season of Management Café.  In a nutshell, we want to dive into those topics that managers, team leaders and anyone who has a manager cares about: growing as a leader,… Continue reading #24 New Season Intro and a Swift Hello from our 2 Co-Hosts

#22 Preventing Isolation in Remote Teams – Oh No My Team’s Gone Remote series

The concern in many organisations is: will remote team members feel isolated? In this episode, Pilar explores five steps to preventing isolation and disconnection in your ‘new normal’ remote teams. These ‘Oh No My Team’s Gone Remote’ segments, meant for managers and leaders of remote teams, have been re-purposed from our flagship podcast 21st Century… Continue reading #22 Preventing Isolation in Remote Teams – Oh No My Team’s Gone Remote series

#21 How Will Team Members Know I Value Them – Oh No My Team’s Gone Remote series

We show our appreciation for our colleagues and their work in multiple ways, large and small. When we’re no longer in a building together though, we must be more intentional – about noticing the things to value, and calling attention to them, both individually and publicly. This episode explores some creative ways of doing just… Continue reading #21 How Will Team Members Know I Value Them – Oh No My Team’s Gone Remote series

#20 How Will We Maintain High Levels of Trust in Our Remote Team – Oh No My Team’s Gone Remote series

Trust is never more critical than at times of heightened global uncertainty – but a lot of the cues on which we build trust depend on visual contact and body language. Transferring that effect into the remote workspace when people need it most can be challenging for managers, so Pilar unpicks this important issue in… Continue reading #20 How Will We Maintain High Levels of Trust in Our Remote Team – Oh No My Team’s Gone Remote series

#19 We’re Going to Spend All our Time in Online Meetings – Oh No My Team’s Gone Remote series

Gathering together online has never been easier. When transitioning to remote, how can me maximize our time so that we don’t spend our whole work day in online meetings? These ‘Oh No My Team’s Gone Remote’ segments, meant for managers and leaders of remote teams, have been re-purposed from our flagship podcast 21st Century Work… Continue reading #19 We’re Going to Spend All our Time in Online Meetings – Oh No My Team’s Gone Remote series

#18 The Dangers of Working from Anywhere – Oh No My Team’s Gone Remote series

Just because we’re free to choose a location, doesn’t mean we can necessarily work from everywhere. Choice is great but it can feel daunting. So how do we choose the best place to work from? These ‘Oh No My Team’s Gone Remote’ segments, meant for managers and leaders of remote teams, have been re-purposed from… Continue reading #18 The Dangers of Working from Anywhere – Oh No My Team’s Gone Remote series

#17 I Know We’ll Feel Distant from Each Other – Oh No My Team’s Gone Remote series

In this episode, Pilar offers an exercise to help you identify how you and your team members might become more distant from each other when you adopt an office-optional approach. These ‘Oh No My Team’s Gone Remote’ segments, meant for managers and leaders of remote teams, have been re-purposed from our flagship podcast 21st Century… Continue reading #17 I Know We’ll Feel Distant from Each Other – Oh No My Team’s Gone Remote series