100 episodes

Are you passionate about the role good work plays in creating a happy life for yourself and those around you? Join Jane and James in exploring topics that will help you develop yourself, your team and your organization. Whether you are a seasoned leader, new manager or even in your first job, this podcast is an essential listen for a fulfilling career.

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The World of Work Podcast Join James and Jane on their mission to improve the world of work

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 37 Ratings

Are you passionate about the role good work plays in creating a happy life for yourself and those around you? Join Jane and James in exploring topics that will help you develop yourself, your team and your organization. Whether you are a seasoned leader, new manager or even in your first job, this podcast is an essential listen for a fulfilling career.

#GoodWorkGoodLife
@theWowPodcast

    People Centered Leadership (w Chris Jones)

    People Centered Leadership (w Chris Jones)

    James and Jane are joined by Chris Jones, CEO of England Athletics, to talk about leadership in the world of sport. The conversation explores what leadership is like in athletics and sport, the importance of being people focused and the lessons Chris has learned over his career. It's a warm and thought provoking exploration of leading.

    • 53 min
    Positive Thinking (w/ Dr. Tina Hallis)

    Positive Thinking (w/ Dr. Tina Hallis)

    James and Jane are joined by author and speaker Dr. Tina Hallis from Positive Edge to talk about positive thinking and psychology. The conversation explore what positive thinking is, the benefits of being a more positive thinker and the steps you can take to increase positivity for yourself, your team or your organization.

    • 48 min
    Business Reinvention Labs (w Perry Timms)

    Business Reinvention Labs (w Perry Timms)

    James and Jane are joined again by friend of the show, author and founder of PTHR to talk about "reinvention labs". The conversation explores some of the current challenges with learning and development in teams, and explains how a more "lab" based approach can help teams effectively grow and develop in relation to specific, important topics.

    • 35 min
    Research in Organisations (w Dr. Oli Mival)

    Research in Organisations (w Dr. Oli Mival)

    James and Jane are joined by good friend of the show, Dr. Oli Mival, a user experience, Director of User  Research at Skyscanner and Principal Research Fellow at the Center for Interaction Design at Napier University.

    The conversation explores how organizations use research, some of the challenges of leading research in organizations and what makes "good" research.

    • 57 min
    Virtual Teams (w Billy Kramer)

    Virtual Teams (w Billy Kramer)

    James and Jane are joined by Billy Kramer, Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska, to talk about virtual teams. The conversation explores what virtual teams are, and the different factors that affect their performance and the experiences of their members. The discussion also looks at some of the things leaders and managers can do to improve the performance and experiences of these teams and their members.

    • 54 min
    The Inside Gig (w Dr. Edie Goldberg)

    The Inside Gig (w Dr. Edie Goldberg)

    James and Jane are joined by Dr. Edie Goldberg to talk about the ideas in her book, "The Inside Gig". The conversation explores what organizations can do to improve their approach to talent management and the experiences of their employees by learning from the gig economy.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

Clairekenya11 ,

Needed right now more than ever!

James is fully committed to bringing great people to the fore to share their wisdom about how work can work better. Great listen.

Itisnotpossible ,

Sound levels

I really love your podcast which has been practically useful for me. But can you do something about the sound levels? I keep having to turn the volume up and down in the space of 10 seconds.

GinLalli ,

Great podcast

A great podcast that cuts thorough the noise and brings direct, pragmatic opinions on what's going on in all aspects of the world of work. I love the chemistry between James and Jane, makes for easy listening, serious subjects dealt with sensitively and often with humour. I also love the evidence based theories they find, using defintions and quoting sources. Keep up the good work you 2!

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