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Unf*cking Work

The Unf*cking Work podcast is for People Professionals, Business Owners, Leaders and anyone wanting to start their own mutiny and unf*ck the workplace.
Podcasts will go out every other Thursday, and we will be chatting to experts about a focused topic, what it means for the workplace, and their tips and advice.
This is a Work Pirates production with your hosts, James Eves and Michelle Minnikin. We are passionate about re-writing the rules of work.
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Sep 1, 2022

Great minds are Unf*cking Work alike in this month’s episode as James and Michelle sit down with Neil Usher, Chief Workplace and Change Strategist and author of the upcoming book Unf*cking Work: How to Fix Work for Good (yes, he’s on the same sweary mission as Work Pirates!).


This episode is a deep dive into what Neil believes is at the root of why work is f*cked. Join us to discover: 


  • Why unf*cking work has to start with empowering the individual and how nobody is coming to save you from the stormy seas of a bad workplace. 
  • How you can unpick and rebuild what isn’t working for you, with real-life examples of how Neil has cut the cr*p, freeing up time and stopping unnecessary busy work.  
  • The power of reframing your thinking around your job; hear how Neil utilised the concept of ‘being good neighbour’ to unf*ck a workforce of over 3000 people and what you can do to implement it yourself!


With over 30 years in industry as a property, workplace and change leader, Neil has delivered innovative environments for organisations in a variety of sectors, all over the world including Warner Bros., Honeywell, Rio Tinto and Sky. He is now Chief Workplace & Change Strategist at GoSpace AI, creators of the only dynamic and intelligent workspace management application available today. He leads the advisory arm of the business, providing strategic and practical advice to clients on creating and operating human-centric workplaces in a hybrid world. He has been actively blogging about work for over a decade. His first book The Elemental Workplace was published in 2018, the follow-up Elemental Change in 2020 and his third Unf*cking Work is out in September this year. 


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