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Apr 6, 2020

Carol Dweck's Mindset (2006) and Angela Duckworth's Grit (2016) are two of the most influential social science texts of this century, but difficulty implementing their ideas and a failure to replicate their findings has left them open to criticism.

In this special crossover edition of The Good Practice and Emotion at...


Mar 31, 2020

In Social by Design, an upcoming book from Mark Britz and James Tyer, the authors argue that we should purposefully build social connections within organisations.

In this week's episode of The Good Practice Podcast, they join Ross G and Owen to discuss:

  • the serendipitous nature of many workplace social connections
  • the...


Mar 24, 2020

To what extent are our decisions at work based on data and testing, versus hunches and gut feelings? In Experimentation Works, Stefan Thomke argues that the scientific method should drive business decisions and has the potential to improve performance.

On this week's episode of The Good Practice Podcast, Ross D...


Mar 17, 2020

In the past few weeks, the rapid spread of Covid-19 has made 'self-isolation' an everyday term. 'Working from home' has stopped being a perk, and become a necessity (for those of us fortunate enough to be able to do so).

But how do you adjust to working in isolation and communicating via remote meetings? On this week's...


Mar 10, 2020

This week on the Good Practice Podcast, Ross D is joined by Owen and Gent Ahmetaj to dig into the latest research report from Emerald Works — Back to the Future: Why Tomorrow’s Workforce Needs a Learning Culture. We discuss: 

  • the purpose of the Learning Health Check
  • the top-line takeaways from the report
  • the...