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Apr 27, 2021

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

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Ross spoke about the strange, but extraordinary, tardigrade. You can read more about them here:

He also mentioned this video by John Amaechi OBE on 'The Report of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities':

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:

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