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My Pocket Psych: The Psychology of the Workplace

Oct 20, 2021

Richard and Pilar take a look at the importance of proactively and intentionally managing the boundaries between our various life roles. How do we prevent one role absorbing the time and attention we'd like to invest in another? 

We're really close to episode 100, so don't forget to get in touch with your feedback and...


Oct 6, 2021

In this episode, Richard is joined by fellow chartered psychologist, Dr. Rachael Skews, who shares his interest in the factors that contribute to our wellbeing. 

Together, they explore the concept of 'self-care' - the many forms it can take and how it's needed in a busy and unpredictable world. Huge thanks to Rachael...


Sep 23, 2021

Welcome to episode 096, where our focus is on fresh starts. Humans are attracted to what we call 'temporal landmarks’, which are date-based lines in the sand that allow us to make sense of our past and establish new chapters in our lives. These new chapters give us the opportunity to have a fresh start. 

Richard and...


Sep 8, 2021

Welcome to the final episode in our series all about coaching. This time, Pilar and Richard look at the role of managers in coaching and how they themselves can coach their team members. In some ways it's more difficult than being an external coach and requires a lot of objectivity and focus from the managers. But...


Aug 18, 2021

This latest episode in our series on coaching looks at how coaching can support the key interpersonal skills and attitudes to support our effectiveness at work. 

Pilar and Richard look at the topics that come up in effectiveness-related coaching contexts and the ways in which these translate into performance at...