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My Pocket Psych: The Psychology of the Workplace

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...


Apr 24, 2019

Welcome to episode 38, where we look at another of our principles of Productivity. This time, our attention turns to the role of Persistence - keeping going when we’re faced with discomfort, challenges and setbacks.
 
It’s another episode without Pilar, but I’m delighted to be joined by Paul Smith from WiseAmigo....


Apr 10, 2019

Welcome to episode 37, where we look at the role of our individual differences in what makes us productive. In terms of the ‘Pillars of Productivity’ we’ve been examining over the last few episodes, this is represented by the principle called ‘Perspectives’. 
 
This is all about self-awareness - knowing how...


Mar 27, 2019

Welcome to episode 36, where our focus on productivity continues - this time, looking another of our core principles: play. This represents everything we do to recover and disengage from work and represents a useful complement to the ‘Pillars of Productivity’ we’ve covered in recent episodes. We also have a great...


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...