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Season 1, Episode 16

Marina Farthouat on HR Superpower & Distributed work

Marina and Matt review the evolution of the workplace from the founding of Google, the .com boom, the 2008 financial crisis, the current Covid-19 pandemic and discuss what work could look like in 2030.

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Season 1, Episode 15

Minter Dial on meaningfulness and empathy

Published author, business expert & keynote speaker Minter Dial shares with us why he thinks meaningfulness and empathy are an important part of business and human success. If you enjoy Minter’s take on the world find out more about leadership, brand strategy, and transformation at minterdial.com

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Season 1, Episode 14

Ashley Friedlein on community in a virtual world, technology as our PA and entrepreneurship x2

Ashley discusses being an entrepreneur through the .com bust, 2008 financial crisis and now the coronavirus virus. We talk about what it’s like to be an entrepreneur the 2nd time round, his new startup Guild and what it’s like to receive a legally threatening letter from Google.

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Season 1, Episode 13

HR Expert Shereen Daniels discusses the dangers of labelling people, employee engagement & culture.P

In this extremely wide ranging episode Shereen and Matt touch on many aspects of company culture. They go very deep into subjects such as surviving Cancer at work, diversity, inclusion, building culture, 80 pop sensation Jason Donovan and what a modern business culture could look like.

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Season 1, Episode 12

Sarah Parrott on her HR career in the civil service & balancing that with being a single parent

Sarah discusses changing career, going back to university, balancing life and her HR career in the civil service. She talks about impact and the importance of her work on others and how that drives her career.

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Season 1, Episode 11

Katie Jacobs discusses her career, culture, people measurement and being a HR commentator.

Katie covers her career as a journalist, what’s she’s learnt from meeting and interviewing HR Directors from FTSE 100 companies, her opinions on culture, & Employee Engagement.

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Season 1, Episode 10

Phil Burgess Chief People and Operations Officer discusses making business more human

Phil discusses selling encyclopedias door to door, toxic work cultures, sociopaths, the service profit chain and making business more human.

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Season 1, Episode 9

Clive Hyland discusses his career from COO to CEO through to neuroscience at The Happiness Index.

Clive grew up in a working class family in Wales where his family instilled in him the importance of hard work. Clive discusses how he turned his interest in human behaviour into his current career in neuroscience. Clive is an advisor, shareholder and head of Neuroscience at The Happiness Index.

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Season 1, Episode 8

Pat Fahy discusses growing up in care, his career as a creative director and entrepreneurship.

Pat Fahy discusses growing up in care, his creative career, entrepreneurship, suicide at work and the business world. Pat gives advice to others in their career and also talks about his career low, highest career moment and what he has learnt. We discuss company culture and how important it is to build a thriving culture at work. 

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