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My Pocket Psych: The Psychology of the Workplace

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. 

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...