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People Soup - Episode 6 Are you 'always on'? Ross talks about work recovery and draws upon research by Professor Sabine Sonnentag. He shares 4 top ingredients for effective recovery activities and also recommends that you consider what your personal values are in relation to your leisure time to provide motivation and direction.
Orienteering at Work
Ross talks about the idea of exploring and reconnecting with what's important to us at work. He shares what matters to him as his career evolves and how he is using these qualities as a guide for his behaviour - recounting his nervousness about phoning a bookstore in Berlin! He finishes with a couple of practical questions and recommendations for how to consider your own values at work.
What's the story - Cruella de Choice?
In this episode Ross illustrates the way our stories can limit our behavioural repertoire and provides a tip on how to change our relationship with our own stories. He also provides a recommendation for expanding the range of options from the behavioural menu. The character of Cruella de Choice is also introduced.
Look at yourself and then make a change
People Soup Podcast - Episode 3 Ross introduces a leadership lesson from pop that includes some top tips on modelling. He also updates on the evolution of the People Soup Podcast and the philosophy behind the name.
Can I have a word please? Passengers on the bus
People Soup Podcast - Episode 2 Here I reflect on how our thoughts can influence our behaviour - and perhaps stop us doing things that are important to us.
Autopilot And The Wandering Mind
People Soup Podcast - Episode 1 We can spend a lot of time on autopilot - research by 2 Harvard University Psychologist found that we can spend about 47% of our waking hours thinking about something other than what we’re doing, and this mind-wandering typically makes us unhappy (Killingsworth & Gilbert, 2010) “A human mind is a wandering mind, and a wandering mind is an unhappy mind,” Killingsworth and Gilbert write. “The ability to think about what is not happening is a cognitive...