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A lively weekly podcast about happiness and work culture. Hosted by @brucedaisley. Logo by @emmahopkins

A lively weekly podcast about happiness and work culture. Hosted by @brucedaisley. Logo by @emmahopkins
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A lively weekly podcast about happiness and work culture. Hosted by @brucedaisley. Logo by @emmahopkins

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English


Episodes

Bringing purpose and autonomy to work

6/19/2018
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Two practical case studies this week. Businesses who have pulled back the curtain to show how they brought Purpose and Autonomy to life. Brilliant examples of companies trying new things and having success from them. Rachel Bremer is the Communications Director at ASOS. She talks about how they re-energised 4000 young, ambitious employees to keep the business on an incredible growth path. Laurie Young is the Development Director of Thoughtbot. He explains that they made one change that...

Duration:00:34:30

Mental Health & Work - Emily Reynolds

6/4/2018
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I've wanted to do an episode on mental health for months. But to be honest I've felt really conscious of messing it up. I ended up chatting to the best journalist who writes about it and she suggested that we talk about it. Emily Reynolds is one of the sharpest writers in the UK, writing for publications like Vice, Wired, The Guardian, Stylist. Incidentally she also writes about mental health. Her book 'A Beginner's Guide to Losing Your Mind' is a very readable take on the realities of all...

Duration:00:44:46

Making work more stimulating with side hustles - Emma Gannon

5/31/2018
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Lots of listeners have been hitting up my LinkedIn saying how can we make work better if we don't have a full-time permanent job. Emma Gannon might have the answer to their needs. Emma is a podcaster, writer, broadcaster, blogger... in fact she's the perfect example of the freelance, multi-hyphenate lives that more of us are living in 2018. A She describes how we can build careers out of freelance living and side hustles. How sometimes we can inspire ourselves and our own creativity with...

Duration:00:39:42

Does Company Culture Exist? Dr Richard Claydon

5/14/2018
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Quite a brainy episode today. Dr Richard Claydon is a someone who likes to question why we claim things - he's a natural challenger. He describes himself as a Transdisciplinary Behavioural Scientist and Ironist. He writes some interesting (if a bit too long) things on Linked In that a few people sent to me. We had a brilliant chat for well over an hour but i've tried to edit it into something enlightening and digestible. Richard says something that I've been thinking a lot. We...

Duration:00:26:59

Inside the Brain - A Neuroscientist Explains

5/7/2018
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James Doty is a neuroscientist who has spent his career trying to demystify the power of the brain. He's a Clinical Professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University and founder and director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education. If you watch his TED Talk you're going to fall in love with James, a gentle thoughtful guy. He is the New York Times bestselling author of Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon's Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets...

Duration:00:23:58

A Good Day at Work - Sir Cary Cooper

4/30/2018
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Sir Cary Cooper is a psychologist - 50th Anniversary Professor of Organisational Psychology and Health at the Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. He founded Robertson Cooper - a business which is collection of psychologists and wellbeing experts intent on helping people have a good day at work. Everyone I've met there is just brilliantly inspiring too - which I guess shows good people hire good people he's a brilliant follow on Twitter too @ProfCaryCooper

Duration:00:44:44

Being More Pirate

4/26/2018
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Sam Conniff Allende has spent his career building a youth marketing agency. Now he's concluded that the way to inspire younger workers is to channel the energy of the Golden Age of Piracy. In a fun discussion of pirates old and new Sam explains how the world would be a better place if we all tried to be a bit more pirate. Sam's book Be More Pirate is published on 3rd May 2018. You can follow him on Twitter @SamConiff

Duration:00:40:04

Bad bosses: what makes a good leader? (sound fixed)

4/16/2018
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Dr Amanda Goodall is a Senior Lecturer in Management at Cass Business sI don't normally do stuff on leaders. There's enough leader lit out there. So I actually came upon Dr Amanda Goodall's work when I was looking at something else. I encountered her work when I was reading about the effect of our bosses on us. Bad bosses are the worst thing at work. Amanda's research says we'll ask twice as much money to work someone who we can't stand. It's way more important than anything else. When...

Duration:00:42:24

Thought Leaders 2: Chris Barez Brown

4/9/2018
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Who's Elvis round here? There was a time when answering that question would have earned you a nice cheque from the National Enquirer. The second part of a spotlight on Thought Leaders - the gurus who are challenging the status quo. Chris Barez Brown is a best selling author and culture consultant. He set a business up called Upping Your Elvis which their websites says is a 'Creative Leadership capability company. We train businesses manage change by giving people creativity, energy and...

Duration:00:31:08

Thought leaders 1: Tom Goodwin

4/9/2018
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Two episodes here listening to some of the people who are challenging, provoking and questioning the status quo. Tom Goodwin Exec VP at the media agency Zenith in New York. He's the head of innovation down there. But on the web is where Tom is a player. He is Linked In's number 1 influencer in the marketing field. That accolade will set you back 560,000 followers. How did he end up there? Well Tom wrote a tweet (or series of tweets) that developed a life of their own....

Duration:00:43:46

Laughter - how to bring the LOLs back to the office

3/24/2018
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A brilliant live discussion from Ad Week Europe on the scientific value of laughter - and how to bring it back to work. Featuring Professor Sophie Scott, broadcaster Geoff Lloyd and sitcom writer Paul Coleman. Hosted by Bruce Daisley and Sue Todd. All episodes are live at EatSleepWorkRepeat.fm. Please like and subscribe.

Duration:00:50:44

Rituals, Emotions and food

3/19/2018
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Inside the rituals of two happy businesses. Over the last couple of months a few people have come up to me to tell me stories about things their companies do. Firstly Andy Puleston - a Radio 1 alumni - came up to me and chatted to me about some of the things they did during the Andy Parfitt reinvention. Pizza meetings, heroic leaving speeches and lots of private offices filled with eclectic music and chat. I've let this run on because I found it fascinating. Ask me one time how I applied...

Duration:00:56:35

The Culture Code - the best culture book of 2018

2/5/2018
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The Culture Code is the best book on work culture likely to be published this year. From Daniel Coyle author of the Talent Code, an international bestseller that cracked the formula of individual success. In the subsequent 5 years he's immersed himself in the best teams in the world - Navy SEALS, sports teams and some of the most creative companies in the world (including Pixar and IDEO). Now he's ready to share the remarkable output of his work. Coyle's book gives clear guidance of what...

Duration:00:35:13

Cracking the secret of when - Daniel Pink

2/1/2018
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When is your most creative time of the working day? When should you schedule your concentrated deep work? Daniel Pink explains how we can use timing to help improve our working environment.

Duration:00:34:13

Measuring the intelligence of teams

1/22/2018
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In 2015 Anita Williams Woolley and colleagues published some groundbreaking work understanding the 'collective intelligence' of teams. They asked 'can we judge the cognitive power of a certain group of people?' The answer was that yes, they could and also there were certain things that helped predict this collective intelligence. Professor Woolley explains the part that gender plays in this team intelligence and then gives you a test that you can take to help predict collective...

Duration:00:22:10

#MeToo & Work

1/16/2018
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As becoming increasingly clear the single biggest issue of work culture in the last 10 years has been the Me Too movement. Louise Ridley and Kirstie Brewer, freelance journalists and founders of Second Source discuss their involvement in the campaign to remove toxic sexual behaviour. Second Source is a group of women journalists trying to tackle sexual harassment in the media industry. Find details here: http://www.thesecondsource.co.uk or follow them on Twitter Emily Reynolds' blog...

Duration:00:36:09

The New Work Manifesto

1/8/2018
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Over the last 35 episodes we've discussed improvements to work, now we bring them all together. In discussion with Sue Todd, CEO of Magnetic, we discuss the New Work Manifesto. The manifesto is an 8 point plan, designed to help us improve work and get more from our time at our desks. The manifesto can be found at www.newworkmanifesto.org. Send us your thoughts and suggestions.

Duration:00:57:19

The Year in Work Culture with Andre Spicer

12/26/2017
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The dramas at Uber, the reckoning of the #MeToo movement, the BBC pay gap, Bruce is joined by Andre Spicer to debate the biggest work culture issues of the year. Along the way we also discuss Andre's global fame as a lemonade stand pirate. Andre also talks about his two new books this year: Business Bullshit and Desperately Seeking Self Improvement.

Duration:00:44:29

EAT SLEEP SHORT: Are the robots taking over? Matthew Taylor on the future of work

12/21/2017
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EAT SLEEP SHORT: Are the robots coming for your job? This year Matthew Taylor delivered a report to the Prime Minister looking at the future of work in the UK. Here he explains his outlook on the future of work and how work can set about being a force to increase happiness. Matthew Taylor is the CEO of the RSA. He was previously a political strategist working with Tony Blair.

Duration:00:13:48

EAT SLEEP SHORT: Building teams with grit

12/20/2017
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Angela Duckworth's Grit was one of the most impactful business books of 2016. Here in an Eat Sleep short Angela talks about building resilient culture and the thing to look for when hiring someone with a gritty tenacity. In her late twenties, Angela left a demanding job as a management consultant to teach maths to seventh graders in the New York City state schools. Angela is a MacArthur “genius” grant winner, researcher and CEO of Character Lab.

Duration:00:10:05