43 episodes

This podcast is about surviving and thriving in today's modern workplace. Each episode offers a collection of techniques and skills to help you become more productive, take control over your present and future, and enjoy a balanced fulfilling life. Topics include time management, organization, career independence, health, influence, and achievement. Written and hosted by Steve Prentice, a specialist in organizational psychology, author, speaker and professional project manager. Steve has written books on time management, stress management and career management, and is a frequent media guest. These podcasts will share the most popular topics that his audiences have asked for.

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    • 4.8 • 4 Ratings

This podcast is about surviving and thriving in today's modern workplace. Each episode offers a collection of techniques and skills to help you become more productive, take control over your present and future, and enjoy a balanced fulfilling life. Topics include time management, organization, career independence, health, influence, and achievement. Written and hosted by Steve Prentice, a specialist in organizational psychology, author, speaker and professional project manager. Steve has written books on time management, stress management and career management, and is a frequent media guest. These podcasts will share the most popular topics that his audiences have asked for.

    The Future of Workplace Fear

    The Future of Workplace Fear

    How Human Reflex Stands in the Way of Digital TransformationHidden behind the term digital transformation is the word “change,” and that does not sit well with most people because change represents a threat that strikes at the hearts of our greatest fear: losing our job. 

    • 13 min
    Crossing the Equator with Alberto

    Crossing the Equator with Alberto

    A discussion with author Alberto Silveira about his new book on managing distributed teams.There is a big difference between remote work teams and distributed work teams, and this is as much to do with workplace innovation as with how the team members are managed, and with how they interact from their separate locations. Author Alberto Silveira chats with Steve about his book and his career to date, building successful companies by employing people who work somewhere other than the office.

    • 26 min
    The challenges and bright future for those wired for the night

    The challenges and bright future for those wired for the night

    Night owls have always had it tougher in a workday designed by and made for “morning people.” So why are some people aligned to a later body clock and what does the new normal hold for them? It’s good news.

    • 13 min
    When “Just Get it Done” Is a Good Thing to Hear

    When “Just Get it Done” Is a Good Thing to Hear

    Dan Price is CEO of Gravity Payments and his attitude towards how work should be done is a great proof of concept that could lead to a mutually beneficial reversal in hiring and onboarding processes.

    • 12 min
    Making the Case for Microlearning

    Making the Case for Microlearning

    The multi hour classroom session never really worked. It was too much information delivered in the wrong way, to a range of people with vastly different learning styles. The better, more effective way is upon us, and it’s called microlearning. 

    • 13 min
    Forgetting how to hitch up a plough

    Forgetting how to hitch up a plough

    One of the chief pushbacks to virtual presence technology and the work-from-home lifestyle has been that people will miss out on networking and career enhancement opportunities. Steve assesses whether this is true or not.

    • 11 min

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4 Ratings

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Cool Time with Steve Prentice

Very interesting podcasts - short and packed full of tidbits of information easy to learn and remember. Relevant and up to date. Easy to understand and general enough to be useful for everyone. Steve has a way of speaking that pulls you in and makes you want to keep listening and learning.

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