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My Pocket Psych: The Psychology of the Workplace

Jan 13, 2022

Welcome to episode 103, where we take a look at personality - and the double-edged sword that comes with measuring it.

While it’s great to build our understanding of our personality, the tool used, the way it’s used and the quality of the information shared from it can all combine to make the...


Dec 16, 2021

Welcome to episode 102, where we build on last episode's discussion about psychological safety.

This time, Richard and Pilar explore some of the simple ways team leaders and managers can create a culture where psychological safety can grow. We highlight some reflections points - for example, how do you respond to errors...


Dec 1, 2021

Welcome to episode 101, where we take a look at the concept of psychological safety. What is it? What difference does it make? What workplace factors can inhibit it? And just how is it different to trust?

Next time, we'll look at some of the ways we can create a team culture that supports and cultivates psychological...


Nov 17, 2021

Welcome to our 100th episode! In this special birthday episode, Richard and Pilar take a look back at their favourite episodes, what they've learnt from the podcasting experience and share some really lovely and heart-warming listener feedback.

It's been a fantastic experience making these episodes and we hope you've...


Nov 4, 2021

In this episode, Richard and Pilar discuss the impact of distractions. Given the context at the moment - with lots of people returning to their shared physical workspaces - it's timely to explore the factors that can distract us and disrupt our focus.

We can find ourselves distracted both by events around us, but also...