242 — The unspoken rules of work

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On The Good Practice podcast this week, we're speaking about how to get ahead at work. Gemma and Ross G are joined by Gorick Ng, author of The Unspoken Rules: Secrets to Starting Your Career Off Right.

We discuss:

  • The "rules"
  • (Giving the impression of) competence, commitment and compatibility
  • The implications of the rules on others

Show notes

To learn more about Gorick Ng and to order his book, visit http://gorick.com/

Or, you can buy a copy of The Unspoken Rules: Secrets to Starting Your Career Off Right via these links:

US: https://amzn.to/3hYb6Sa

UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Unspoken-Rules-Secrets-Starting-Career/dp/1647820448

Non-US/US: https://www.bookdepository.com/The-Unspoken-Rules-Gorick-Ng/9781647820442

For more from us, including access to our back catalogue of podcasts, visit emeraldworks.com. There, you'll also find details of our award winning performance support toolkit, our off-the-shelf e-learning, and our custom work.

Ross spoke about the strange, but extraordinary, tardigrade. You can read more about them here: theguardian.com/science/2021/mar/20/tardigrades-natures-great-survivors

He also mentioned this video by John Amaechi OBE on 'The Report of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities': twitter.com/johnamaechi/status/1377545222163472384?s=21

Gemma spoke about research into mental health and creativity referred to Freakonomics episode "How to be creative ep. 354". You can listen here, or wherever you get your podcasts: freakonomics.com/podcast/creativity-1/https://freakonomics.com/podcast/creativity-1/

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