My Pocket Psych is all about the psychology of the workplace. Each episode, we'll examine the world of work and explore a topic through the lens of psychology. We'll aim to give listeners tips to help improve their experience of work - moving from surviving to thriving! My Pocket Psych is brought to you by WorkLifePsych Ltd and hosted by Dr. Richard MacKinnon and Pilar Orti.
In this episode, Richard looks at some of the factors we sometimes neglect in our pursuit of productivity.
Increased productivity can simply lead to more work, can impact our relationships if we don't account for our interdependence with others and can be extremely unfulfilling if we don't know...
Welcome to episode 88 (a pleasingly round number), where Pilar and Richard take a look at email and how it's so easy to mis-use.
There are heaps of traps we can fall into when it comes to email and the resulting chaos in our in-boxes can be stressful and take us away from our real priorities....
Welcome to episode 87, where Richard is joined by fellow occupational psychologist, James Beevers.
They take a look at an important workplace topic: our tendency to sometimes overplay our strengths. James outlines his own background and interests, before explaining how overplayed strengths can...