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My Pocket Psych: The Psychology of the Workplace

Feb 6, 2019

Welcome to episode 33 of 'My Pocket Psych'!

In this episode, Richard and Pilar discuss the importance of understanding what's important - your priorities - when it comes to your productivity.

We also discuss some feedback from a listener in Dublin, debate the merits of 'desk dining' and talk about Richard's...


Jan 23, 2019

Welcome to episode 32, where Richard and Pilar explore the first of our 'Pillars of Productivity' principles. Yes, we're hoping for a very productive 2019 and we'd like you to join us on our journey.

Before the meat of the discussion, we reflect on Richard's visit to this year's Division of Occupational Psychology...


Jan 9, 2019

Welcome to another episode of ‘My Pocket Psych’. This time, we look at the challenges with making new year’s resolutions given our innate preference for comfort and stability. We discuss what productivity could look like in a variety of roles and look ahead to workplace psychology themes for 2019, in the second...


Dec 19, 2018

Welcome to a bumper episode of My Pocket Psych. We’ve got a great interview with psychologist Nicky Hemmings, reviewing the themes we’ve seen getting attention in 2018.

Before that though, we have the announcement of our new website, some great listener feedback, thoughts on creating a productive 2019 and an update...


Dec 5, 2018

Welcome to episode 29 of 'My Pocket Psych'. This time round, we're focusing on business travel and how to survive it. Richard is joined by Dr. Rachel Lewis, whose research into the effects of business travel has recently been in the news. 

We discuss both why business travel can be bad for us, but also what we can do...