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My Pocket Psych: The Psychology of the Workplace

Feb 6, 2019

Welcome to episode 33 of 'My Pocket Psych'!

In this episode, Richard and Pilar discuss the importance of understanding what's important - your priorities - when it comes to your productivity.

We also discuss some feedback from a listener in Dublin, debate the merits of 'desk dining' and talk about Richard's...


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...


Feb 28, 2018

This episode sees us finishing our series on Productivity at work.

Richard and Pilar look at the value of setting appropriate goals. We examine them in terms of how they can align with our values and our roles in life and their motivating impact. We look at what makes a 'good' goal and how you can find meaning in a...


Jan 31, 2018

In this episode, Richard and Pilar continue our series looking at productivity. We discuss the important aspect of ‘Purpose’ when it comes to our productivity at work. While we can be very efficient and get lots done, it’s arguably as important to understand *why* we do what we do. We explore the role of...


Jan 17, 2018

This is the second in a series of discussions about productivity in a demanding world. This time, Richard and Pilar turn their attention to how we can better prioritise the work that comes our way. 

Fundamentally, prioritisation helps us guide our attention - which is already limited! Without considering...