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My Pocket Psych: The Psychology of the Workplace

May 5, 2022

Welcome to the latest episode, where Richard and Pilar discuss delegation and the obstacles we need to deal with. While we might rationally understand the need for, and benefits of, delegation - lots of things can get in the way.

Whether it's our beliefs about delegation, our workload, the competence of others or fear...


Apr 13, 2022

Hello and welcome to episode 110 of my pocket psych, the podcast all about the psychology of the workplace.

In this episode, we take a look at the concept of coping. Simply put, this is any of the things that we do in response to challenges, setbacks and adversity. Sometimes we use coping strategies and techniques...


Apr 6, 2022

In this episode, Richard is joined by Duncan Boake, the Chief Executive of Fifth Sense - a charity dedicated to the support of people experience taste and smell loss. 

Duncan explains what led him to establish the charity, his own person experience of sensory impairment and together, he and Richard explore what this...


Mar 10, 2022

Welcome to episode 108 of My Pocket Psych, where we take a look at some of the ways we’ve tripped ourselves up when it comes to productivity.

Richard and Pilar take a look back at the lessons they’ve learned about getting stuff done in their careers and how it made a difference.

Public humiliation aside (!!) we want...


Mar 9, 2022

Welcome to episode 107, where we look at how to deal with the self-limiting beliefs that can get in the way of what we want to do.

We discussed how personality assessment can lead to unintentionally over-simplified views of ourselves back in episode 106. But these aren’t the only source of over-simplified...