Episode 349 – Work/Life Flywheel with Ollie Henderson

Episode 349 - Work/Life Flywheel with Ollie Henderson

‘I’d done a lot of reps before I started writing the book, and that helped enormously.’ Ollie Henderson would like to talk to you about work-life balance. Specifically, he’d like you to understand that you will NEVER reach a state of perfect equilibrium, so why beat yourself up about it?…

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Episode 329 – Crazy Busy with Zena Everett

Episode 329 - Crazy Busy with Zena Everett

‘[We’re] not actually dropping into the deep flow work and thinking that we have when we write, because that feels wonderful; we’re switching all the time from one thing to another.’ Are you crazy busy? Of course you are. Me too. Rubbish, isn’t it? Stop multitasking (you know it’s not…

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Episode 228 – Busy@Home with Tony Crabbe

Episode 228 - Busy@Home with Tony Crabbe

In a crisis, we often discover that we can do things we’d never imaged we could. In this pandemic, companies that have told staff for years that they can’t make working at home work have discovered that in fact, they can. Tony Crabbe discovered that he could write a book…

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Episode 174 – Work Fuel with Colette Heneghan

Episode 174 - Work Fuel with Colette Heneghan

‘If you ask people do they have a plan for the week, do they know where they need to be, do they know the clients that they’ll be meeting, they’ve prepared for that… Then you say, “What are you going to have for lunch?” And they go, “What?”‘ Most of…

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Episode 165 – Work the Future Today with Whitney Vosburgh

When we talk about ‘the future’, we’re subconsciously distancing ourselves from some indefinite, hypothetical construct. But in reality, argues Whitney Vosburgh and his co-author Charlie, we are continually co-creating the future in the present, without fully making the connection between the two.  ‘Instead of being futurists, we need to be…

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Episode 145 – The Mother of All Jobs with Christine Armstrong

Episode 145 - The Mother of All Jobs with Christine Armstrong

If you’re a working parent, you won’t need telling that this isn’t really working. You might not, however, be aware that it’s not working for pretty much everybody. In her research for The Mother of All Jobs, Christine Armstrong uncovered a conspiracy of silence that means every working mother feels…

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Episode 143 – The future of work with Alexandra Levit

Episode 143 - The future of work with Alexandra Levit

The days of getting one degree and working your way up the ranks with one employer are long gone, says Alexandra Levit. In the future of work: ‘You have to be comfortable branding yourself, selling yourself, and you have to be comfortable with constant reinvention, and change, because nothing is…

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Episode 131 – An Unforgettable Launch with Michael Brown

Episode 131 - An Unforgettable Launch with Michael Brown

This is a very special episode for lots of reasons. Firstly because it’s shorter than usual. Secondly because much of it was recorded live at one of the most memorable book launches I’ve ever attended. Thirdly because Michael Brown, the author of My Job Isn’t Working: 10 proven ways to…

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