August 25th, 2016
Episode 599 of 836 episodes
When your boss won't give you a pay rise and you're bored of doing the same thing every day, what can you do? We are on a quest to find enjoyment in the daily drudgery of work. Rob Young talks to Professor Dan Ariely of Duke University in the US about what motivates workers. Audrey Tinline reports on the benefits of company choirs. Professor Andrew Oswald from the University of Warwick in the UK says his research shows employees who laugh at work are 12% more productive than unhappy staff. (Photo: Happy workers, Credit: Thinkstock)
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.