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My Pocket Psych: The Psychology of the Workplace

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...


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...