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My Pocket Psych: The Psychology of the Workplace

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...


Nov 21, 2018

Welcome to episode 28. This time, Richard and Pilar discuss how managers can be coaches in the workplace - what coaching demands of them and what kind of training and support they need. 

Essentially, managers can be great workplace coaches, but it requires them to get out of their comfort zone and from time to time,...


Nov 7, 2018

Welcome to episode 27 of My Pocket Psych, the podcast all about the psychology of the workplace!
 
This time round, Richard and Pilar look at clearing up some misconceptions about coaching. We differentiate it from mentoring and psychotherapy and consider what you might want to look for in a prospective coach. 
 
We...