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My Pocket Psych: The Psychology of the Workplace

Jul 3, 2019

Welcome to episode 43, where Richard and Pilar discuss the potential downsides of over-emphasising the need to be resilient at work: for organisations and employees. As usual, we have a lot of news and updates, including Richard's recent presentation at the ACBS World Conference in Dublin, updates to iOS to make your...


Jun 20, 2019

Welcome to another episode of 'My Pocket Psych', where this time Richard and Pilar discuss the topic of 'soft skills'. 

Richard indicates his dislike (!!) of the term, they look at different ways of understanding skills at work and how technical and interpersonal skills often intersect. 

We also take a look at just how...


Jun 4, 2019

Welcome to episode 41 of My Pocket Psych. In this episode, Richard and Pilar ask the fundamental question: does coaching work? And as you might imagine, it's not a yes/no answer. 

We also cover wellbeing, productivity and effectiveness news and reflect on what a positive coaching experience is really about. 

Resources...


May 22, 2019

Welcome to our celebratory 40th episode! How time has flown since our first tentative steps into the world of podcasting. 

A big thank you to all our listeners, our guests and to everyone else who has supported the podcast since episode 1. 

In this episode, Richard and Pilar discuss the concept of an organisational...


May 8, 2019

Welcome to final episode in our series on the 'Pillars of Productivity'. This time, we look at the role of Pragmatism.

This represents the helpful flexibility that's required when we face changes to our plan or working in a way that we don't believe suits us. It therefore needs to live in harmony with the structures and...