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Have you ever wondered if the worlds’s leading entrepreneurs, writers, musicians and business people construct their day differently to you? How I Work delves into the working days of some of the world’s most successful innovators. We discuss tactics, rituals and tricks they use to achieve so much more than the average person, despite having the same number of hours in the day.

How I Work Amantha Imber

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Have you ever wondered if the worlds’s leading entrepreneurs, writers, musicians and business people construct their day differently to you? How I Work delves into the working days of some of the world’s most successful innovators. We discuss tactics, rituals and tricks they use to achieve so much more than the average person, despite having the same number of hours in the day.

    My Favourite Tip: CommBank board director Wendy Stops on the best career advice she has received

    My Favourite Tip: CommBank board director Wendy Stops on the best career advice she has received

    My favourite tip from my chat with CommBank board director Wendy Stops was on the best career advice she has received.


    You can find the full interview here.


    If you are looking for more tips to improve the way you work, I write a short monthly newsletter that contains three cool things that I have discovered that help me work better, which range from interesting research findings through to gadgets I am loving. You can sign up for that at http://howiwork.co


    Visit https://www.amanthaimber.com/podcast for full show notes from all episodes.


    Get in touch at amantha@inventium.com.au
     
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    • 6 min
    My Favourite Tip: Ultralearner Scott Young on the best ways to give and respond to feedback

    My Favourite Tip: Ultralearner Scott Young on the best ways to give and respond to feedback

    My favourite tip from my chat with Scott Young was on the best ways to give and respond to feedback.


    You can find the full interview here.


    If you are looking for more tips to improve the way you work, I write a short monthly newsletter that contains three cool things that I have discovered that help me work better, which range from interesting research findings through to gadgets I am loving. You can sign up for that at http://howiwork.co


    Visit https://www.amanthaimber.com/podcast for full show notes from all episodes.


    Get in touch at amantha@inventium.com.au
     
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    • 10 min
    Finder.com co-founder Fred Schebesta on sleeping in segments, reminding himself he will die, and his go-to recruitment strategies

    Finder.com co-founder Fred Schebesta on sleeping in segments, reminding himself he will die, and his go-to recruitment strategies

    My guest today is Fred Schebesta. Fred is an award-winning business leader, best known for co-founding one of the world’s leading comparison websites, Finder.com.

    Finder.com was born out of a simple concept: to educate people and directly compare student credit cards. Over the years, it expanded and evolved to compare a range of products across different industries. Today, Finder.com compares virtually everything from cryptocurrency exchanges and wallets, credit cards and insurance to savings, travel, technology and electronics. Finder.com attracts over 8-10 million visitors per month and now operates in over 80 countries.


    We cover:
    - The most challenging parts of working from home during COVID
    - Using narratives to communicate with his staff
    - How Fred segments his sleep
    - Fred’s approach to eliminating digital distractions
    - Why Fred doesn’t have a TV
    - How Fred consumes the news
    - Having an emotional coach
    - What self-care looks like in Fred’s life
    - Why Fred frequently reminds himself he will die
    - How Fred creates space for creativity in his calendar
    - Fred’s strategies for identifying the best talent in recruitment


    You can connect with Fred on Linkedin and Instagram. 
     
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    My Favourite Tip: Consumer Psychologist Adam Ferrier on how to build your own personal brand

    My Favourite Tip: Consumer Psychologist Adam Ferrier on how to build your own personal brand

    My favourite tip from my chat with Adam Ferrier was about how he has built his own personal brand.


    You can find the full interview here.


    If you are looking for more tips to improve the way you work, I write a short monthly newsletter that contains three cool things that I have discovered that help me work better, which range from interesting research findings through to gadgets I am loving. You can sign up for that at http://howiwork.co


    Visit https://www.amanthaimber.com/podcast for full show notes from all episodes.


    Get in touch at amantha@inventium.com.au
     
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    • 11 min
    Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner on the most challenging thing about interviewing Trump

    Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner on the most challenging thing about interviewing Trump

    My guest today is Harris Faulkner. Harris is a multiple Emmy award-winning newscaster, anchor, and trailblazer in her field. Harris currently leads two daily programs on Fox News - Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner (weekdays, 1-2PM/ET) and she serves as the co-host of Outnumbered (weekdays, 12-1PM/ET). Harris joined the Fox News Channel in 2005.


    Throughout her career, Harris has interviewed many notable figures, including President Trump, Senator John McCain, and Bill Clinton, to name a few.


    We cover:
    - What it’s like broadcasting nationally across America from her basement.
    - The biggest challenges in broadcasting from home
    - How Harris switches off from the news, and why this is critical to her wellbeing
    - Why Harris schedules time for spontaneity
    - Harris’ approach to homeschooling without going insane
    - Why breakfast is the most important meal of the day for Harris’ family
    - Harris’ approach to creating a great interview
    - How Harris’ builds rapport with her guests in the virtual environment
    - How Harris was able to build rapport with President Trump
    - The most challenging thing about interviewing President Trump
    - Why Harris studies people before she interviews them
    - Harris’ rules for engaging with social media


    You can connect with Harris on Twitter and Instagram. 


    Visit https://www.amanthaimber.com/podcast for full show notes from all episodes.
     
    Get in touch at amantha@inventium.com.au
     
    If you are looking for more tips to improve the way you work, I write a short monthly newsletter that contains three cool things that I have discovered that help me work better, which range from interesting research findings through to gadgets I am loving. You can sign up for that at http://howiwork.co
     
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    • 44 min
    My Favourite Tip: The Australian Financial Review's Editor-in-Chief Michael Stutchbury on how to conduct a great interview

    My Favourite Tip: The Australian Financial Review's Editor-in-Chief Michael Stutchbury on how to conduct a great interview

    My favourite tip from my chat with Michael Stutchbury was about how to conduct a great interview.


    You can find the full interview here.


    If you are looking for more tips to improve the way you work, I write a short monthly newsletter that contains three cool things that I have discovered that help me work better, which range from interesting research findings through to gadgets I am loving. You can sign up for that at http://howiwork.co


    Visit https://www.amanthaimber.com/podcast for full show notes from all episodes.


    Get in touch at amantha@inventium.com.au
     
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Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
85 Ratings

85 Ratings

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Mini-episodes

Love the mini episodes, walking the walk of the show. Productive few minutes of practical advice.

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Great content

Amantha does a great job of sharing science backed information on how to structure your work day and habits to live your best life. The variety of quick tips and in depth interviews with leaders in this field let’s you mix and match great content based on how long you have to listen.

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Insight packed

Just binge listened to about ten episodes and loving it so far! I’ve already got some great actionable tips to improve my workday. Thanks you Amantha!

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