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Ep.72 – How to cultivate moments of Serendipity

By Simon Banks | August 17, 2023

In this short-ish Inbetweener episode, The Occupational Philosophers dive into and muse on the idea of Serendipity. Between them they explore:  Actually, what is Serendipity? (you will have to listen)  Why dumb luck isn’t a…

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Ep.71: Guest episode with Author, Award Winning Speaker, Media Commentator and Global Communication Guru, Dr Louise Mahler

By Simon Banks | August 2, 2023

In this guest episode, The Occupational Philosophers chat with Dr Louise Mahler.  Dr Louise is the polymath’s polymath and is recognised as a Top 30 Global Guru in both Body Language and Communication. She was…

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Episode 70 Inbetweeners – Shit power points

By Simon Banks | July 20, 2023

In this inbetweener episode, The Occupational Philosophers explore the seven deadly sins of power point presentations – we’ve all been there…you face an avalanche of slides, information overload, the back of someone’s head as they…

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Ep.69 – Inbetweeners: If your job add is looking for a workplace Ninja, do they need throwing stars?

By Simon Banks | July 3, 2023

In this inbetweener episode, The Occupational Philosophers dive into the world of job advertisements – the good, the not so good and the inbetween (ers). Mmmm, did you see what they did there…? When you…

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Guest episode with Chris Barez Brown: 9 x author, founder of Upping Your Elvis, eternal innovator & energy guru

Ep. 68 Guest episode with Chris Barez Brown, founder of Upping Your Elvis, eternal innovator and energy guru

By Simon Banks | June 27, 2023

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Ep. 67 – Inbetweeners: Bias, filters, perceptions – how are yours?

By Simon Banks | June 19, 2023

In episode 67, The Occupational Philosophers dive into the world of personal biases, filters and perceptions or the way we take in information.  And what did they discover? We ALL take in information differently –…

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Ep.66 – Inbetweeners: Blue Poles, Time Travel, Long Socks for Business and Outrage

By Simon Banks | June 8, 2023

In this short, sharp inbetweener episode, The Occupational Philosophers do a little bit of time travel and in the process explore:  What an abstract artwork can teach us about how we react to something out…

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Ep.65: Guest episode with the Dr Jason Fox – Rogue Scholar, Best Selling Author and Wizard Philosopher

By Simon Banks | May 30, 2023

In Episode 65, The Occupational Philosophers chat with Dr Jason Fox a wizard-philosopher masquerading as a leadership advisor. His clients include the senior leadership teams of Fortune 500 companies around the world including Microsoft, Toyota,…

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Ep.64: Inbetweeners –

By Simon Banks | May 17, 2023

In this short sharp in-betweener episode, the Occupational Philosophers explore the habits of creative door kickers and kick-arse inventors and ponder, “What can we learn from these curious cats?” As it happens, we can learn…

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Guest episode with Start Up Queen Jemma Enright

Ep. 63: Guest episode with Start Up Queen Jemma Enright

By Simon Banks | May 10, 2023

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When is a pen not a pen? Yes, it’s worth a listen...

Ep.62 – Inbetweeners: When is a pen not a pen? Yes, it’s worth a listen…

By Simon Banks | April 26, 2023

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How to solve wicked problems (and other HIP HOP related challenges)

Ep.61 – Inbetweeners: How to solve wicked problems (and other HIP HOP related challenges)

By Simon Banks | April 18, 2023

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