Talk It Out!

The Women’s Agenda team of Angela Priestley and Georgie Dent host a range of dynamic guests and discuss ideas on shifting the dial for women at work.

Episode #028 - Talk It Out - Is a Laptop Life Possible?

Season 2 | Episode 2 - Should businesses be focussing on Unconcious Bias Training?   Angela & Georgie speak with Kate Mills about Unconcious bias, Productivity - when is the best time to work and whether a laptopless life is possible.

This time former BRW editor and Professional Mums founder Kate Mills joins Angela Priestley and Georgie Dent in the Eagle Waves Studio to talk through a wide range of topics.

In this episode, Kate delivers a stunning take on how we can rethink the future for the better and reframe the problems we keep going over again.

Unconscious bias training. Does it work? Should more organisations follow the Starbucks lead in closing up shop to ensure all employees receive the training?

Knowing ‘when’ to work: How can you be more productive with your timing?

Measuring ‘outputs’. Why do managers revert to face-time and hours put in, in order to measure whether someone’s successful at work?

Living a laptop-less life: The CEO of Twitter and Square lives and work laptop free. Is it realistic?

How to rethink the future: Inspired by the book Cal Newport - Deep Work - Learning to lean into the future


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Angela Priestley & Georgie Dent

Angela Priestley is the Publisher and founding editor of Women’s Agenda and Georgina Dent is a journalist, editor and MC. Both are passionate advocates for workplace gender equality and diversity.

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