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My Pocket Psych: The Psychology of the Workplace

May 12, 2020

In this episode, we're joined by Dr. Antonia Dietmann, to discuss the value of social chats in the workplace.

Antonia outlines her own doctoral research on the topic, illustrating the value such simple conversations bring to trust and team effectiveness.

In the present context, we'd suggest that conversations...


Apr 27, 2020

In this episode, Richard and Pilar explore the experience of anxious thoughts and feelings, something nearly everyone can identify with. 

With our minds constantly giving us inner experiences we're not too keen on, especially in the present context, the way we deal with these thoughts and feelings is...


Apr 15, 2020

In this 60th episode, Richard is joined by Dr. Annie Gascoyne, who explains the concept of 'organisational flexibility', the topic of her PhD research.

A neat parallel to psychological flexibility, it provides a framework for organisations to better deal with challenges. 

Note: this interview was recorded well in...


Apr 2, 2020

Given the present Coronavirus pandemic, we have another special episode of the podcast, this time looking at resilience. 

Richard and Pilar explore resilience for individuals working from home and for organisational leaders, looking at what's required of each to keep going in this difficult context. 

We hope that all...


Mar 25, 2020

Welcome to this special episode all about working from home during this global health crisis.

The Coronavirus represents an unprecedented challenge to how we live our lives, so Richard and Pilar look at both the wider context and some tips for successfully navigating working at home with others - all while managing...