This week I've listened to the following podcasts:
HBR Ideacast #539: The Connection Between Speed and Charisma (26 August 2016)
Bill von Hippel, professor at the University of Queensland, on how the ability to think and respond quickly makes someone seem more charismatic.
HBR Ideacast #538: How Work Changed Love
(19 August 2016)
Moira Weigel explains how the changing nature of work has reshaped the way we meet, date, and fall in love. She's the author of 'Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating" and is completing a Ph.D. at Yale University.
PMI: Influencers - Part 1: New Perspectives
(7 June 2016)
Listen in to the beginning of this series on "PM Influencers" to discover new thoughts on increasing your PM effectiveness, told to us by professionals who are influencing PMs around the world through their thought leadership on projectmanagement.com.
BBC World Book Club: Tan Twan Eng - The Garden of Evening Mists (5 June 2016)
This month we're in The Book Lounge Bookshop in Cape Town, South Africa and talking to the Malaysian novelist Tan Twan Eng about his Man Asian Literary Prize-winning novel, The Garden of Evening Mists.
The haunting tale, set in the jungles of Malaya during and after World War II, centres on Yun Ling, the sole survivor of a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp in which her sister perished.
Driven by the desire to honour her sister's memory through the creation of a lush and sensuous garden Yun Ling falls into a relationship with the enigmatic Japanese gardener Aritomo and begins a journey into her past, inextricably linked with the secrets of her troubled country's history.
World Book Club invites the globe's great authors to discuss their best known novel.