Working With Humans by Matt Phelan and friends

Working With Humans by Matt Phelan and friends

By Matthew Phelan
I believe the future of technology is people. Throughout my working life I meet and work with some of the most amazing humans. I learn so much from these people and in this podcast I invite these people to share their wisdom so you can learn too. Day Job: Matt is Co-Founder and Head of Global Happiness at one of the fastest growing tech companies in the world: The Happiness Index Related work: Matt Co-Founded (2008) & sold (2016) one of the leading marketing agencies of its era. Matt is an angel investor / adviser for Arkeo (Mental fitness app) and Guild (B2B version of Whatsapp)
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Clive Hyland discusses his career from COO to CEO through to neuroscience at The Happiness Index.

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Minter Dial on meaningfulness and empathy
Published author, business expert & keynote speaker Minter Dial shares with us why he thinks meaningfulness and empathy are an important part of business and human success. If you enjoy Minter’s take on the world find out more about leadership, brand strategy, and transformation at minterdial.com
37:26
April 14, 2020
Ashley Friedlein on community in a virtual world, technology as our PA and entrepreneurship x2
Ashley discusses being an entrepreneur through the .com bust, 2008 financial crisis and now the coronavirus virus. We talk about what it’s like to be an entrepreneur the 2nd time round, his new startup Guild and what it’s like to receive a legally threatening letter from Google.
38:45
March 23, 2020
HR Expert Shereen Daniels discusses the dangers of labelling people, employee engagement & culture.
In this extremely wide ranging episode Shereen and Matt touch on many aspects of company culture. They go very deep into subjects such as surviving Cancer at work, diversity, inclusion, building culture, 80 pop sensation Jason Donovan and what a modern business culture could look like.
1:12:42
March 5, 2020
Sarah Parrott on her HR career in the civil service & balancing that with being a single parent
Sarah discusses changing career, going back to university, balancing life and her HR career in the civil service. She talks about impact and the importance of her work on others and how that drives her career.
29:02
February 28, 2020
Katie Jacobs discusses her career, culture, people measurement and being a HR commentator.
Katie covers her career as a journalist, what’s she’s learnt from meeting and interviewing HR Directors from FTSE 100 companies, her opinions on culture, & Employee Engagement.
47:01
February 17, 2020
Phil Burgess Chief People and Operations Officer discusses making business more human
Phil discusses selling encyclopedias door to door, toxic work cultures, sociopaths, the service profit chain and making business more human.
42:15
October 29, 2019
Clive Hyland discusses his career from COO to CEO through to neuroscience at The Happiness Index.
Clive grew up in a working class family in Wales where his family instilled in him the importance of hard work. Clive discusses how he turned his interest in human behaviour into his current career in neuroscience. Clive is an advisor, shareholder and head of Neuroscience at The Happiness Index.
37:36
October 1, 2019
Pat Fahy discusses growing up in care, his career as a creative director and entrepreneurship. S1 E8.
Pat Fahy discusses growing up in care, his creative career, entrepreneurship, suicide at work and the business world. Pat gives advice to others in their career and also talks about his career low, highest career moment and what he has learnt. We discuss company culture and how important it is to build a thriving culture at work. 
41:14
July 5, 2019
Nadine Furlong on her career in TV, story, casting and how that led to her Co Founding Ugly Features. S1 E7.
Nadine Furlong has worked on shows such as Made in Chelsea, Big Brother and I’m a Celebrity. She discusses the culture of working in TV, casting and the importance of storytelling. We talk about how she uses her skills of storytelling and casting to help companies tell their story via their employees.
23:06
June 24, 2019
Robyn Blake the luxury brand and retail expert discusses her career working in digital marketing. S1 E6.
Robyn discusses her early career vision, her mother's passion, and her thoughts behind company culture, data and brand. We talk about the companies she has worked for such as Vivienne Westwood, Selfridges and Marks and Spencer. Robyn also discusses how leaders such as Vivienne Westwood and Jeremy Jauncey shape the culture of where you work. This is a great podcast for anyone who has ever been underestimated in their career or for someone who is just starting out.
33:11
June 17, 2019
Isobel Cripps discusses her career working with Humans on their mind, body, wellbeing & performance. . S1 E5.
Matt Phelan interviews Isobel during mental health awareness week on growing up in London, her career in wellbeing, performance at work and advice on how to be a great human.
30:55
May 14, 2019
Brandon James the Brand Marketing expert discusses his move from working in the USA, UK & Japan. S1 E4.
We cover subjects including marketing, HR, Big data, the future of work and career advice from Brandon. Brandon discusses the big challenges in his life and gives advice to others facing tough times in their career. We also discuss the different work cultures in different companies.
34:30
March 13, 2019
Gareth Dunlop discusses growing up in Belfast during the troubles and his entrepreneurial journey. S1 E3.
Gareth discusses growing up in Belfast, human centred design and his career advice. Gareth runs and owns one of the world’s leading UX companies.
29:01
February 28, 2019
Jana Dowling CEO & Founder of mental fitness brand Arkeo S1 E2.
Matt and Jana discuss Jana’s Arkeo story. Subjects include mental health, mental fitness, tech startup, bi-polar, investment, and what companies can do to help mental health and mental fitness.
29:34
February 21, 2019
Oren Bowman on his marketing career from Chelsea FC to Saracens Rugby club. S1 E1.
Oren and Matt spend Valentines morning discussing marketing, advice for people starting their career, interview tips, the importance of company culture, happiness, sport, homophobia, anti semitism, entrepreneurship, finding love at work. Oren shares some amazing insights that I we hope will help your career.
34:08
February 14, 2019
February 13, 2019
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February 13, 2019