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12/14/2018

Customer Success: Key Driver to Future On-Demand Virtual Agencies

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According to the Holmes-Rahe life stress inventory, being fired at work comes at position number eight on a list of 43 most stressful life events. The dreadful dismissal notice is a difficult experience, on both ends – for the manager giving it, and for the employee receiving it. However difficult it may be, it signifies …

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12/14/2018

Virtual Frontier Episode 4 featuring Jacob Morgan

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On this episode of the Virtual Frontier, we’re very excited to talk to Jacob Morgan. Jacob is the founder of the Future of Work University as well as an author, speaker and podcaster. Listen to the episode below: You can subscribe to the Virtual Frontier and leave a review on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher or …

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12/5/2018

Trust in Project Teams: How to Get Rid of a False Theory

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Why Trust, Hope, and, Expectations Make Your Project Fail Trust in project teams has been long acknowledged as an important driver of high-performing companies. Within the context of business relationships, a trust includes believing that your team members will do the work, as well as believing that they will do it in a predictable and …

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11/30/2018

Tools for remote teams

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On this episode of the Virtual Frontier, Flash Hub founder Manuel Pistner, shares some of the tools he recommends for virtual teams. Listen to the episode below: You can subscribe to the Virtual Frontier and leave a review on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher or anywhere else podcasts are found.Listen to the rest of the episodes …

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11/28/2018

Shocked by Losing Your Top Performers? Save the Day with On-Demand Virtual Teams

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The on-demand economy can be tough. You need to be ready to act quickly to meet immediate user needs or they’ll walk away. Projects become granular. Large organizations bubble up under the pressure of targeted products and services. For startups, the room to make mistakes is even smaller. Staff adapt, evolve, and are ready to …

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11/22/2018

Practical Solutions to Common Pains of Virtual Project Managers (Part 2)

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  To write all project management issues that people face on daily basis, we would have to come up with a long list! Here we are continuing with the list of top 10 issues that virtual project managers face nowadays (Part 1 here). It’s a hectic world, one that requires relentless spirit, motivation to tackle …

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11/15/2018

Practical Solutions to Common Pains of Virtual Project Managers (Part 1)

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Many project managers have a bad rap. The somewhat false image that follows them is that they are the people who want to do as much as possible with the least resources. They are also the people who breathe down one’s neck until they fulfill their project purpose. A part of this picture is for …

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11/13/2018

How to define the culture of a remote team

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On this episode of the Virtual Frontier, Manuel Pistner talks about how he defines workplace culture in a virtual team. He talks about starting Flash Hub and the discussion to shift to an entirely remote team. He also talks about the difficulties in that decision and tells some client success stories. Listen to the episode below: You …

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11/7/2018

Announcing the Virtual Frontier: a podcast about virtual teams

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Flash Hub is excited to announce our new podcast, the Virtual Frontier. The Virtual Frontier is a podcast about virtual teams that is created by a virtual team. We have a lot of exciting things planned for the show. We’re going to have episodes dedicated to tips and how-tos featuring our founder Manuel Pistner. We’re also …

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10/31/2018

Freelancers from Hell: How to Dispel Common Myths About Them

9 min read time

Have you ever been ghosted by a freelancer? No emails, no work, no feedback. Nothing at all from a person who was at your full disposal just moments ago, and is now nowhere to be found. Your devoted project partner just turned into a ghost! The project is at a halt, the budget keeps draining …

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10/25/2018

How to Solve Common Agile Dilemmas with Flash Teams

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Agile teams turned the project management world upside down. When it first emerged, the agile methodology set a new vision for solving common people-software challenges. Project managers were heavily concentrated on deliverables and often forgot to factor in human behavior and environmental impact in rigid project structures. It became obvious that in the unpredictable digital …

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10/18/2018

How to Turn Virtual Teams Challenges into Opportunities

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Virtual work can help you build the dream team. Each day, virtual teams cross boundaries that were only recently beyond the bounds of possibility. Dispersed work experts outshine their local counterparts. Remote work is the new standard.   Balancing Virtual Team Pros and Cons Making an unprecedented growth spurt over the last three decades, virtual …

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10/11/2018

Are You Ready to Harness the Power of Virtual Flash Teams?

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In today’s new work order, those who can deliver projects faster and cost-efficiently win the game. Clients are smarter; they want more value and require transparency in all stages of their projects’ lifecycle. The lack of access to the right talent presents a big problem to many who may shy away from going digital with …

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10/7/2018

Something BIG is Coming!

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Keep an eye out on this page as we’re brewing something fresh. Are you ready for the future of work? Stay Tuned…

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