Ep 154: Navigating deadlines
My Pocket Psych | The Psychology of the Workplace
by Dr. Richard A. MacKinnon
6d ago
In this episode, we take a look at deadlines and how to handle them effectively. Whether it's a deadline we've been given, or one we've decided upon ourselves, they can either be a motivating target or a mark in the calendar that fills us with dread. So we look at some of the ways we can make our deadlines actually work for us.  Full show notes can be found at: https://www.worklifepsych.com/podcast/154 Thanks for listening!  ..read more
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Ep 153: Why can't I stick to my habits?
My Pocket Psych | The Psychology of the Workplace
by Dr. Richard A. MacKinnon
3w ago
In our last episode. Richard and Rachael explored some of the reasons goals and goal-setting can work against us and make behaviour change even more difficult.  This time round, Richard outlines some of the common reasons we can find it hard to stick to new habits. Full show notes for this episode can be found at https://www.worklifepsych.com/podcast/153  And if you'd like to watch this episode as a video, you can find it on YouTube at https://youtu.be/RiRhu1hrC48  Thanks for listening ..read more
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Ep 152 - The dark side of goals
My Pocket Psych | The Psychology of the Workplace
by Dr. Richard A. MacKinnon
1M ago
In this episode, Richard is joined by Dr. Rachael Skews for a conversation about goals, goal-setting and the downside of focusing too much on goals.  You can find the full show notes for this episode by visiting our website: https://www.worklifepsych.com/podcast/152 Thanks for listening!  ..read more
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Ep 151: Authentic leadership with Ross McIntosh
My Pocket Psych | The Psychology of the Workplace
by Dr. Richard A. MacKinnon
1M ago
In this episode, Richard is joined by fellow podcaster and expert in ACT, Ross McIntosh, for a discussion about leadership at work. Ross is the host of the excellent 'People Soup' podcast, and regularly trains professionals int he ACT skills that support psychological flexibility.  Richard and Ross walk through a model of Authentic Leadership, exploring the skills and personal qualities that contribute to quality leadership performance. Looking at leadership through the ACT 'lens', Ross then explains how he's bringing these concepts to life for his leadership clients.  We actually th ..read more
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Ep 150: Learning from the year gone by
My Pocket Psych | The Psychology of the Workplace
by Dr. Richard A. MacKinnon
3M ago
We hit the 150 episode mark and take a look back at what we've learned along the way. We also look at the benefits of reviewing your year before making plans for the new year ahead.  Full show notes for this episode are available at worklifepsych.com/podcast/150  Thanks for listening!  ..read more
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Ep 149: Mistakes to avoid when introducing coaching
My Pocket Psych | The Psychology of the Workplace
by Dr. Richard A. MacKinnon
3M ago
In this episode, Richard and Pilar discuss some of the most common mistakes to avoid when introducing coaching to your organisation.  Full show notes for this episode can be found at worklifepsych.com/podcast/149  Thanks for listening!  ..read more
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Ep 148: "Do you practice what you preach?"
My Pocket Psych | The Psychology of the Workplace
by Dr. Richard A. MacKinnon
4M ago
In this episode, we look at the concept of 'use of self' and authenticity in coaching. How would you answer the question: do you practice what you preach? You can find full show notes for this episode at https://www.worklifepsych.com/podcast/148.  ..read more
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Ep 147: How does coaching differ from therapy?
My Pocket Psych | The Psychology of the Workplace
by Dr. Richard A. MacKinnon
4M ago
We take a look at another common coaching question: how does coaching differ from therapy? It's not as clear a line between the two as you might imagine.  Full show notes for this episode can be found at worklifepsych.com/podcast/147 ..read more
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Ep 146: What should I do in between coaching sessions?
My Pocket Psych | The Psychology of the Workplace
by Dr. Richard A. MacKinnon
4M ago
In this episode, Richard and Pilar answer one of the most common questions when it comes to coaching: what to do in between the coaching sessions.  Show notes for this episode can be found at worklifepsych.com/podcast/146 Thanks for listening ..read more
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Ep 144: Can you take a personal retreat?
My Pocket Psych | The Psychology of the Workplace
by Dr. Richard A. MacKinnon
5M ago
In this episode, Pilar interviews Richard about his recent personal retreat in Spain and they discuss how to get the most from a retreat - even if it's in a local park or coffee shop. You can find full show notes for this episode at worklifepsych.com/podcast/144  Thanks for listening ..read more
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