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
    • 4.6 • 12 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

    Burnout in Work (w Valentina Hynes)

    Burnout in Work (w Valentina Hynes)

    In this episode, James is joined by Valentina Hynes to talk about Burnout. In this episode we discuss what burnout is, some of the different factors that contribute to it and some of the things to watch out for as warning signs. The conversation also explores some of the things we can do to get ourselves back on track if we have experienced burnout.

    • 37 min
    Flow (w Helen Amery and Rob Robson)

    Flow (w Helen Amery and Rob Robson)

    James is joined by an old friend of the show, Rob Robson, and a new friend of the show, Helen Amery, to talk about Flow. Helen and Rob have different views on it, and the conversation explores this interesting and important concept from a range of angles.

    • 46 min
    Bullsh*t Jobs (w/ Dr. Raphael Chiuzi)

    Bullsh*t Jobs (w/ Dr. Raphael Chiuzi)

    James is joined by Dr. Raphael Chiuzi from the University of Toronto to talk about b******t jobs. The conversation explores David Graeber's ideas, what BS jobs are and the impacts they have on individuals. We also talk about some of the things we can do to bring more fulfillment into our own jobs.

    • 52 min
    Certainty and Ambiguity (w Lior Locher)

    Certainty and Ambiguity (w Lior Locher)

    Jane joins James in listening to his conversation with Lior Locher to discuss certainty and ambiguity. The conversation explores the structures and scaffolding that shapes our understanding of what is certain and how we can be better at thriving with ambiguity in our careers and work. 

    • 46 min
    Gratitude (w Kevin Monroe)

    Gratitude (w Kevin Monroe)

    James is joined by Kevin Monroe to speak about gratitude and the power of gratitude in our work an in our lives. The conversation explores what gratitude is, how gratitude can change how we think and feel and how we can create habits that help us bring more gratitude into our lives. Kevin also shares some thoughts on how gratitude can be brought into the workplace.

    • 51 min
    Cognitive Biases and Sustainability (w Kaumudi Goda)

    Cognitive Biases and Sustainability (w Kaumudi Goda)

    James is joined by Kaumudi Goda from Singapore to talk about the role that cognitive biases play in our lives. The conversation explores what cognitive biases are, how they may appear and how they affect what we do. To bring the subject to live, Kaumudi explores how biases affect our views and actions in relation to climate change and sustainability.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Jakub[SOP] ,

A must listen!

I absolutely love this podcast! The content is relevant and broken down so clearly that I literally have “aha” moments while listening! I highly recommend this podcast!

JoshCrist ,

Empowering, insightful and actionable! 🙏

Whether you’re well established as someone who can translate creative energy into the impact you want to have on the world, or just getting started as a catalyst for change within your organization - this is a must-listen podcast for you! James and Jane do an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving enterprise and culture you can be proud of - from leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

chuck1988222 ,

Great for teams!

Very useful for someone looking to work with and manage of diverse team. I have it especially helpful in trying to get into mindset and better empathize with my teammates. Highly recommend!

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