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Inger and Jason talk about work, but you know - not in a boring way. Practical, implementable productivity hacks to help you live a more balanced life. Find us on Twitter: @thesiswhisperer and @jasondowns.

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Inger and Jason talk about work, but you know - not in a boring way. Practical, implementable productivity hacks to help you live a more balanced life. Find us on Twitter: @thesiswhisperer and @jasondowns.

    Everything is terrible, but at least we have pandemic homewares

    Everything is terrible, but at least we have pandemic homewares

    This episode carries a content warning... best not to listen if hearing about the pain of losing a job is triggering for you.Jason's job has been 'dis-established' and we get real with the state of universities and what it's like to lose a job you love....

    • 1 hr
    The 'To Be Read' pile and the academic Burning Man festival

    The 'To Be Read' pile and the academic Burning Man festival

    Lockdown continues in Melbourne, but Jason is looking forward to being able to visit his mother in law without being arrested for breaching the Victorian lockdown 5km travel limits. Inger is struggling to tell the difference between Canberra spring...

    • 34 min
    Love Heart Emoji Eyes and the Optimum Dose of Caffeine

    Love Heart Emoji Eyes and the Optimum Dose of Caffeine

    We start with Inger's aborted holiday in a cottage in the country when Thesis Whisperer Jnr and Mr Thesis Whisperer had to be tested for Covid (it's ok, they both had colds, but it's not a pandemic unless you have had something stuck up your...

    • 41 min
    International Roast and the work iceberg

    International Roast and the work iceberg

    This podcast was the first one recorded with Zencastr, which makes for a slightly nervewracking beginning, but the duo quickly hit their stride. Jason is enduring the Melbourne Covid hard lock down while Inger feels vaguely guilty for being able to get...

    • 34 min
    Dry July and the Text Expander cult

    Dry July and the Text Expander cult

    Where Inger and Jason eventually end up wondering if money is actually real, by way of promotion applications, the appalling badness of ReadCube and an American soldier who really liked to tell his superiors things they did not want to hear. Inger is...

    • 37 min
    Covid fatness and the merely urgent

    Covid fatness and the merely urgent

    Inger and Jason talk about how work intensification is becoming more and more evident and how this impacts people in different ways - and how to cope. We dive into the topic of internal PR and why that's important - especially in uncertain times. Inger...

    • 32 min

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