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My Pocket Psych: The Psychology of the Workplace

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. 

Oct 24, 2018

Welcome to episode 26 of ‘My Pocket Psych’.
This time round, Richard and Pilar discuss some recent news coverage about how we manage our ‘digital wellbeing’ and screen time and discussions about the benefits of a shorter working week. 
Do we really need a ‘mini phone’ to accompany our main phone? Do we...

Oct 10, 2018

In this episode of 'My Pocket Psych' (our 25th!!!), Richard and Pilar discuss the factors that can hold us back from taking action on our own development. 

These include fear of discomfort, a tendency to procrastinate or a lack of clarity on what really matters to us. Our discussion is framed around three recent blog...

Sep 26, 2018

Welcome to episode 24! This time, Richard is joined by Dr. Amy Redmond, who is an expert in workplace innovation. We discuss how innovation is different to creativity and how to foster a culture of innovation in teams. 

If you'd like to know more about Amy and her work, you can follow her on Twitter at 

Aug 23, 2018

In this episode, Richard and Pilar follow on from episode 21's discussion about flexible working arrangements.

This time, the focus is on home working, whether it's an occasional thing or a regular fixture of your working life. How do you avoid the pitfalls and drawbacks of carving out a space in your home for your work...