The Art of Work

Christina Patterson

How do we find fulfilment as we pay the bills? In this podcast, which grew out of her previous podcast Work Interrupted, Christina Patterson talks to inspirational guests – writers, entrepreneurs, artists, doctors, comedians, scientists – about how they have managed to build a work life that brings some meaning, fun and even joy.
Julie Bindel, journalist, author and 'rock star' of feminism on the joy of campaigningJoe Hildebrand, a Managing Director at Accenture on culture change and joyBestselling writer Johann Hari on finding flow and how to get your focus backBoardroom superstar Margaret Casely-Hayford on good governance and getting things doneAnne Alexander, senior political producer of Good Morning Britain, on resilience, curiosity and partiesSocial historian Jan Lucassen on the history of vocation and our need for recognitionTheatre critic and author Arifa Akbar on the power of instinct and deadlinesMathematician Christina Pagel on juggling jobs and the challenge of clear communication in a pandemicEntrepreneur Chris Barez-Brown on having fun at work - and what to do if you hate itFT editor-at-large Gillian Tett on "anthro vision", money and powerComedian Robin Ince on the power of curiosity, wonder and doubtThe Art of Work preview (and highlights from Work Interrupted)Rachel Clarke, doctor, campaigner and bestselling writer on truth, beauty and humourJulia Hobsbawm, entrepreneur and writer on connection, generosity and motivationDouglas Board, leadership and career coach on how to rise to the top without losing your soulGuvna B, multi-award-winning rapper, broadcaster and author on toxic masculinity and successSarah Churchwell, Chair in Public Understanding of the Humanities on the return of the expertHarriet Minter, writer, broadcaster and coach on how to build a career you love as you WFHAyesha Hazarika, broadcaster, journalist, comedian and MBE on politics and joy at workDaisy Buchanan, award-winning journalist, author and podcaster on money, sex and ambition