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Looking for research, data, evidence and the stories of people focused on making work more human?

Our focus on employee engagement and happiness means that this podcast is an essential listen for those building thriving cultures! Hosted by our wonderful Co-Founder, Matt Phelan, we speak to a wide selection of exciting guests about a range of topics within the HR world.

HR, Happiness & Psychology | Dr Hayley Lewis

Featured on HRs Most Influential 2022, Dr Hayley Lewis is a chartered psychologist, coach and lecturer. Listen for Hayley's views on happiness, HR and modern psychology in the world of work.

Mood, Food & Sleep | Laurentia Campbell

Matt and Laura cover a wide range of important topics related to our wellbeing and happiness including health, neuroscience, gut microbiota, nutrition, mental health, alcohol, mood and sleep.

12 Millions Lessons in Happiness | Matt Phelan & Guest Host Kashi Chellen

Kashi takes over as Happiness and Humans host to interview Matt Phelan on his TedX Brighton talk. The talk is titled 12 Million Lessons in Happiness and covers learning from 1 million human beings from over 100 countries.

Subjective Wellbeing Research | Amanda Henwood

Matt Phelan and Amanda Henwood discuss Amanda's research into subjective wellbeing. Exploring the links between wellbeing, cognition and behaviour, she draws insights from psychology, computer science, human computer interaction and behavioural economics.

Death & Happiness | Tracey Smith-Atkins, Robert Black & Alex Rowlands

A discussion about what it's like to work in a job where death is part of the employee experience from the perspective of a CEO, HR professional and technology evangelist. Listen to find out what we can learn from this sector.

Entrepreneurship in Space | Bianca Cefalo

Bianca Cefalo of Space DOTS sits down with Matthew Phelan to discuss entrepreneurship, happiness and new space. Bianca discusses her career, organisational culture, the founders and what it is like to be an entrepreneur in the space industry.

Happiness in Space | Melissa Thorpe

Melissa Thorpe is the inspirational Head of Spaceport Cornwall. Sitting down with Matt Phelan, she discusses her career, leadership tips, kindness and success. Listen for advice on rising to the top whilst being an empathetic leader.

Employee Happiness | Njabulo Mashigo

Executive HR Director, Njabulo Mashigo sits down with Matt Phelan to discuss everything from employee happiness through to how to build a successful career in HR. Listen to Njabulo's career learnings and useful tips for someone starting a career in HR.

The Future of Work | Dan Sodergren

Joining Matt Phelan, Dan Sodergren shares his views on the future of work and his positive outlook on how we can all move towards a world where we love the work we do.

Toxic Masculinity | Lewis Wedlock

Lewis Wedlock is an activist, academic and social psychologist. As one of the UK's youngest lecturers, Lewis' work centers around exploring and challenging structures that limit expression. Lewis joins Matt Phelan to discuss his views on toxic masculinity.

Work From Happy | Jason Lancaster

Creative Jason Lancaster tells us how a book changed the way he looked at the world forever. Discussing the impact moving to a remote island had on his career, happiness and performance, this episode will make you want to stop and listen to your emotions.

A Career in HR | Ben RainforthGott

Matt Phelan sits down with Ben RainforthGott, a Strategic Group HR Director with extensive international HR & business transformation experience. Ben shares his wonderful story and life lessons - A must listen for all HR professionals.

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