The World of Work Podcast

The World of Work Podcast

Join James and Jane on their mission to improve people’s experience of wo
Oct 12, 2020 33 min

E096 - Innovation, Diversity & Conflict (with Roni Reiter-Palmon)

This is the second of three podcasts in which James and Jane speak to Roni Reiter-Palmon about creativity and innovation. This episode focuses on the role of diversity and conflict in the process of innovation.
Oct 05, 2020 45 min

E095 - Nutrition and Work (w/ Laura Wyness)

James and Jane are joined by Laura Wyness, PhD, to speak about nutrition. The conversation explores what good nutrition is, the things we should look out for and how nutrition can contribute to our experiences and performance in the world of work.
Sep 28, 2020 34 min

E094 - Innovation, Failure & Psychological Safety (With Roni Reiter-Palmon))

James and Jane are joined by Roni Reiter-Palmon from the University of Nebraska in the first of three episodes exploring creativity and innovation. This podcast specifically focuses on the role of failure in innovation, our relationship with failure and how psychological safety can enable increased innovation.
Sep 14, 2020 1 hr 1 min

E093 - Playfulness at work with Teresa and Stephanie

James and Jane are joined by Teresa and Stephanie to speak about playfulness and laughter. The conversation explores what playfulness and laughter are, how they affect us as people, how they affect teams and specifically how they affect creativity in work.
Sep 07, 2020 38 min

E092 - Lessons from Counselling Skills (w/Laura Hamilton)

Jane leads this conversation with long time friend of the podcast, Volunteer Management Consultant and recently qualified counsellor, Laura Hamilton. They discuss the lessons leaders and managers can learn from counselling skills.
Aug 31, 2020 1 hr 2 min

E091 - Racism in the Workplace (with Shola & Ashanti)

James and Jane hand over hosting duties for the week to Shola Ope, who leads a conversation about racism in the workplace with diversity specialist, Ashanti Bentil-Dhue. Their wide ranging conversation explores the current state of racism in modern workplaces and some things that we can do to improve our workplaces.
Aug 24, 2020 48 min

E090 - Systems and Complexity Theory with Glenda Eoyang

James and Jane are joined by Glenda Eoyang, from the Human Systems Dynamics Institute, to speak about systems theory and complexity. The conversation focuses on human systems, how we can manage complexity and how to thrive in an uncertain world.
Aug 17, 2020 43 min

E089 - Psychological Capital (w Workr Beeing)

James and Jane joined by Patricia and Katina from Workr Beeing to talk about Psychological Capital. The conversation explores what it is, why it matters and how to build it.
Aug 10, 2020 40 min

E088 - Healthy Workplaces w/ Kevin Teoh

James and Jane are jouned by Dr. Kevin Teoh to speak about worker wellbeing and healthy workplaces. The conversation covers all workplaces, but has a bit of a focus on healthcare. In the discussion we consider what makes a healthy workplace, the impacts that healthy workplaces have, who is responsible for healthy workplaces and a few things we all can do to increase the health within our workplaces.
Aug 03, 2020 37 min

E087 - Organizational Change, Stories and Process (W/ Susanne Evans)

James and Jane are joined by Susanne Evans to discuss organizational change and some of the challenges that exist with the process approach to Change. Susanne shares some of her PhD research on the role of stories and narrative in both understanding change, and leading successful change in organizations.