show episodes
 
Take your writing from average to awesome, and learn tools of the trade from bestselling authors, master writing teachers, and publishing industry insiders. This podcast will give you tools and techniques to help you get those words on the page and your stories out into the world. Past guests include: Delia Ephron, John Sandford, Steve Berry, Jojo Moyes, Tana French, Guy Kawasaki, and more.
 
Don’t work harder, work smarter: how to study effectively and get the grades of your dreams with winning review strategies, killer memory techniques and exam preparation tips you won’t hear anywhere else. Join Cambridge educated psychologist, study techniques researcher, coach and tutor William Wadsworth as we dive into the secrets of academic success.Looking for the grades of your dreams? Want to know the real secrets to preparing for and taking exams? Through a powerful combination of rich ...
 
A wine podcast bringing the joys of wine to wherever you are in the world. This is the place for fun, casual wine conversations, with tips, wine facts and wine tasting to inspire your next bottle of wine or vineyard visit. Listen to Winemakers, Sommeliers and Master of Wines who share their extensive knowledge, talking about wine regions and their terroir, their favourite wine pairings and winemaking techniques. This podcast is ideal for anyone starting their wine journey and studying WSET l ...
 
A podcast featuring guides on mastering your examination techniques and clinical skills at medical school, along with medical finals revision tips/tricks/survival guides. Dr James Gill, a longstanding feature of medical education via Youtube, repurposes his videos into podcast form for background listening. Learn as you walk, run, drive, relax, or get on with your normal day. #DrGill #ClinicalSkills #MedicalSchool Don't forget to check out the original YouTube Channel for more revision video ...
 
Manager Tools is a weekly business podcast focused on helping business professionals become more effective managers and leaders. Each week, the hosts discuss new tools and easy techniques to help business professionals achieve their desired management and career objectives. Manager Tools Basics are the 23 core curriculum casts we recommend to professionals wanting to improve as managers. They cover the 4 parts of the Manager Tools Trinity: Know Your People with One on Ones, Talk About Perfor ...
 
Hello, I’m Miss Estruch, Teacher of Biology of over 10 years and YouTuber creating content to help you to improve your Biology understanding, exam technique and revision skills.Do you need help with your revision and study skills? Are you unsure of how best to revise Biology? Do you struggle with motivation? Do you need help understanding Biology?Yes? Well then, THIS IS podcast is for YOU! Stick with me and subscribe to this podcast and I will help you to overcome all of the above worries.Le ...
 
Loading …
show series
 
For this edition of Working Overtime, hosts June Thomas, Isaac Butler, and Karen Han discuss the pomodoro technique, which involves breaking work into timed intervals and taking breaks in between those intervals. In their conversation, they talk about the benefits of taking breaks and using timers, but they also underscore the importance of creativ…
 
Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing Sue Campbell. As founder of Pages & Platforms, Sue is the mindset and book marketing coach writers look to when they are ready to honor their dreams, share their work with the world, and maximize the impact of their words. She has helped hundreds of writers—from newbies to bestsellers—transform their minds…
 
To download the transcript CLICK HERE The is such a great episode. I have Christo Le Riche, winemaker of Le Riche winery joining me and he has so much to say about Cabernet Sauvignon and how he goes about making the best and age worthy versions. He has worked in Bordeaux, Napa Valley and of course Stellenbosch (where Le Riche is based) and so in th…
 
This week, host June Thomas talks to author Malinda Lo, whose book Last Night at the Telegraph Club won the National Book Award. In the interview, Malinda explains that she never intended to write books under the young adult label. She also digs into her writing process, which involves many drafts and inspirational mood music. After the interview, …
 
Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing William Germano Bill is professor of English at Cooper Union, where he served as dean of the faculty of humanities and social sciences for more than a decade. During an earlier career in publishing, he served as editor-in-chief at Columbia University Press and as vice-president and editorial director at Ro…
 
To download the transcript CLICK HERE This is part two with wine writer Jess Lamb, and as she love fizz, we are talking all about Tasmanian Sparkling wine. We are tasting 3 wines from The House of Arras who are a winery that you need to know about and try. If you want to skip ahead: 0.32: Tasmanian wine facts and statistics 2.13: Chat with Jess 3.0…
 
This week, host Isaac Butler talks to Fionnuala Murphy, an actor and linguist who invented multiple alien languages for Apple TV Plus’s series Foundation. In the interview, Fionnuala explains how she landed the job, which was her first ever foray into language creation. Then she breaks down the process of designing the languages based on informatio…
 
Welcome to the debut episode of Working Overtime! In these bi-weekly episodes, June, Isaac, and Karen dissect creative advice​​—and sometimes offer it to listeners and each other. This week, they discuss a piece of advice from cartoonist Alison Bechdel, who argues that avoiding the Internet every once in a while can lead to more focus and productiv…
 
Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing Leslie Vedder. Leslie Vedder is a queer ace author who loves fairytale retellings with girl adventurers and heroes! She grew up on fantasy books, anime, fanfiction, and the Lord of the Rings movies and met her true love in high school choir. She graduated from San Francisco State University with a B.A. in …
 
To download the transcript CLICK HERE HAPPY NEW TO YOU ALL. WELCOME TO THE FIRST EPISODE OF 2022! This episode I am chatting with the very lovely Jess Lamb. She is a wine writer who has just completed her WSET diploma, so we are talking about two things, her writing and one of the last wine exams on sparkling wine. If you are wanting to hear about …
 
This week, host Karen Han talks to fashion designer Jasmine Chong whom you might know from the reality show Making the Cut. Before founding her own label, Jasmine worked for some of the most influential names in fashion. In the interview, Jasmine explains the profound influence her fashion designer mother has had on her life, creative outlook, and …
 
Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing Ashanti Anderson. Ashanti Anderson (she/her) is a Black Queer Disabled poet, screenwriter, and playwright. Her debut short poetry collection, Black Under, is the winner of the Spring 2020 Black River Chapbook Competition at Black Lawrence Press. Her poems have appeared in World Literature Today, POETRY mag…
 
This week, hosts June Thomas, Isaac Butler, and Karen Han share their creative New Year’s Resolutions for 2022. Then they look back at their goals for 2021 and discuss what they accomplished and where they had trouble. They also check in with former host Rumaan Alam, who shares an update on his 2021 resolutions. Send your questions about creativity…
 
Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing Charlie Jane Anders. Charlie Jane is the author of the essay collection Never Say You Can’t Survive along with the short story collection Even Greater Mistakes. Her other books include The City in the Middle of the Night and All the Birds in the Sky. Her fiction and journalism have appeared in the New York…
 
This week, hosts June Thomas, Isaac Butler, and Karen Han help each other to overcome creative roadblocks and discuss some of their favorite pieces of creative wisdom. But first, they make a big announcement about future episodes of Working. Send your questions about creativity and any other feedback to working@slate.com or give us a call at (304) …
 
Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing J.L. Torres. J.L. is the author of a novel, The Accidental Native, as well as the short collection The Family Terrorist and Other Stories, a collection of poetry, Boricua Passport, and Migrations, a short story collection that won the inaugural Tomás Rivera Book Prize. He has published stories and poems in…
 
To download the transcript CLICK HERE Today is part 2 with Polish Head Sommelier Adam Michocki. In part 1 (last week) we speak about his journey as a Sommelier, wining wine competitions and importing Polish wine through his new wine venture Central Wines. Today we focus on red wine, and then talk about the other styles of wine coming out of Poland.…
 
Another chance to catch perhaps the greatest "student story" I'll ever tell: how one man named Jo made it from primitive island village to the top of the career ladder in the Western world, through the power of education. But perhaps the most incredible part of it all: how he did it all while staying humble, gentle and incredibly generous of spirit…
 
This week, host June Thomas talks to Debra Schmidt Bach, a curator of the New-York Historical Society’s new exhibition, " ‘Turn Every Page’: Inside the Robert A. Caro Archive.” They discuss the art of selecting objects that visitors will respond to; how objects like notebooks and a typewriter showcase Caro’s idiosyncratic writing process; and the p…
 
Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing Sacha Black. Sacha is an author, rebel podcaster, and professional speaker. She has five obsessions; words, expensive shoes, conspiracy theories, self-improvement, and breaking the rules. Sacha writes books about people with magical powers and other books about the art of writing. When she’s not writing, s…
 
To download the transcript CLICK HERE Today I am chatting with Polish Head Sommelier Adam Michocki who currently works at Michelin star restaurant Shaun Rankin at Grantley Hall, but has also worked at The Glasshouse and The man behind the curtain. He has set up Central Wines where he is importing into the UK, Polish Wines, and today we look at the …
 
Summarising and synthesising the How To Study Effectively course right here on the Exam Study Expert podcast. It all works together as a complete system - listen today to discover how! The 8th and final part of this special 8-part series on "How To Study Effectively" (abbreviated to H2SE in show titles). * Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psycho…
 
In this episode I am going to explain why we forget things; how long-term memories are made and share with you the secret of how to remember everything you need to know for A level Biology! So if you struggle to remember content, then give this episode a listen. If you want to boost your grades and speed up your revision, why not try my FULL set of…
 
This week, host Isaac Butler talks to Ai-Ling Lee, a movie sound editor whose long résumé includes the critically acclaimed films First Man, La La Land, and Jojo Rabbit. In the interview, Lee explains what a sound editor does and how it’s different from the work of a sound mixer. Then she delves into the many creative decisions that go into craftin…
 
Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing Mark McGuinness. Mark is an award-winning poet, author, podcaster and host of The 21st Century Creative, as well as a coach for creative professionals. He is also someone I’ve had the pleasure of calling a colleague and friend for nearly a decade. When Mark told me about his latest project, a new podcast t…
 
Today, we’re talking about interleaving: a powerful but not widely-known study strategy for maths-style problems. Interleaving will help you master maths faster, and score more highly in tests and exams. This is Part 7 of this special 8-part series on "How To Study Effectively" (abbreviated to H2SE in show titles). If you haven't already listened t…
 
To download the transcript CLICK HERE Today I am looking at the wines from some of the most extreme vineyards in the world. I am starting off with the most dangerous and will be covering the highest vineyards, the most northern and southern, the steepest, the smallest, and the oldest vines. I will let you know if these vineyards are making wines th…
 
In this episode, I am going to discuss the controversial topic of mobile phones! Mobile phones have so many amazing benefits, but they come at a cost to our physical and mental health too. Join me in this episode to find out the pros and cons of using your mobile phone for revision as well as some top tips on how to change your mobile phone usage t…
 
This week, host Karen Han talks to Andrew Ortiz, founder of the movie merchandise company Super Yaki, which designs T-shirts, pins, hats, and more. In the interview, Andrew discusses the origins of the company and their first product, which was an enamel pin with legendary animator Hayao Miyazaki’s face on it. After that, Andrew talks about quittin…
 
Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing someone very special. Aside from being an author of a hilarious romantic comedy, she is also a mainstay of the DIY MFA community. This person is, of course, Tammy Lough. Growing up, Tammy had dual-career goals, she wanted to be a nurse and a writer. When she was three she played nurse to her dolls when the…
 
To download the transcript CLICK HERE Today's episode is Part 2 with Celebrity Chef Andrea Zagatti and we are talking all about his home region of Emilia-Romagna and the delicious Lambruscos that come our of their. We are also touching on his Mr Z sandwiches. Yes you can buy one of his sandwiches for £250. And he has created the most expensise east…
 
We catch up with Australian high schooler Rose from Episode 69, one year on, to hear about the impressive transformation she'd pulled off, and break down just how she did it. Learn the strategies she used to go from a C grade to an A grade in less than a year! * Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skil…
 
How well do you sleep? How many hours of sleep do you think you should be getting each night? In this podcast, I am going to explain the neuroscience of sleep. I’ll explain to you why sleep is important to physical health, memory and exam success. And most importantly I will share some top tips on how you can improve your sleep. So if you struggle …
 
This week, host June Thomas talks to Zak Rosen, host of The Best Advice Show podcast. First, they discuss the premise of Zak’s podcast, which features very short pieces of advice, then Zak shares some clips of his favorite words of wisdom. In the exclusive Slate Plus segment, Zak offers advice about interviewing. If you have advice that you’d like …
 
Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing Amanda Polick. Amanda is a writer, book coach, and food writing columnist for DIY MFA. She began her career with acting and improv, she shifted focus to food writing which led to her being the first dedicated segment producer of Facebook Live for Time Inc. While in that role, she oversaw more than 300 live…
 
To download the transcript CLICK HERE Today's episode is Part 1 with Celebrity Chef Andrea Zagatti and we are bringing you a little luxury. He has cooked for the likes of Kanye West, Royal Families and the Chelsea Football Club. He has access to some of the finest wines in the world and has had experiences that have taken him all over. In this epis…
 
Today’s episode brings you the solution to those toughest of memory challenges: by the end, you’ll have a toolkit of handy mnemonic tricks to help you learn those hardest-to-remember bits of your course. This is Part 6 of this special 8-part series on "How To Study Effectively" (abbreviated to H2SE in show titles). If you haven't already listened t…
 
Do you find you don't have enough hours in the week to get everything done? Listen to this episode then, and try my 2 by 2 challenge. In this episode, I share with you how best to manage your time and talk you through my 2 by 2 challenge for you to try. So if you struggle to find time to complete all your work then give this a listen. If you want t…
 
This week, host June Thomas talks to Oliver Burkeman, author of the book Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals. In the interview, Oliver shares his philosophy of time management, which hinges on the finite nature of life. He also discusses his previous experience as a “productivity geek” and explains some of the dangers of obsessive time…
 
Today, I have the pleasure and honor of interviewing Marcus Harrison Green. Marcus is the publisher of the South Seattle Emerald, and a columnist with the Seattle Times. Growing up in South Seattle, he experienced first-hand the impact of one-dimensional stories on marginalized communities, which taught him the value of authentic narratives. After …
 
To download the transcript CLICK HERE Today I am talking Bolivian wine with MS Candidate and Entrepreneur Aubrey Terrazas, co-founder of Palate Club and founder of Terra Vine Marketing Firm. Bolivia is South America's sixth-largest wine producer, and as Aubrey has personal connections and has visited the main wine region Tarija, she tells us her th…
 
Discover how aspiring barrister Charlie passed his notoriously challenging law exams using techniques from the Exam Study Expert podcast. A story of success by studying smarter, not harder; how to achieve at the highest level in academic exams WITHOUT working all night! * Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and …
 
In this episode, I give you strategies for how to overcome one of the biggest challenges with revision, how to stay motivated! Listen to find out my top tips to keep you motivated to help you to achieve those top grades. Finding the motivation to continually revise, complete homework and read ahead in a subject can be very difficult to maintain. In…
 
This week, host Isaac Butler talks to documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson, whose latest film, ATTICA, covers the 1971 uprising at the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York. In the interview, Stanley explains how he decides which stories to tell and how he earns the trust of his subjects. He also discusses the finer points of structure, …
 
Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing Catherine Baab-Muguira. Catherine is a writer and journalist who has contributed to many media outlets, including Slate, Quartz, CNBC and NBC News. She is a frequent podcast and radio guest, with appearances on NPR and Lifehacker’s Upgrade. Catherine currently lives in Richmond, Virginia with her husband a…
 
Rob Nugent changed his life in his mid-30s. From transforming the family's car leasing business and making time to add a home-based, socially-focused utilities business and a fitness coaching job too. Rob has continued to improve the family enterprise, whilst building a more varied career, a safer future AND becoming healthier - all the time being …
 
To download the transcript CLICK HERE I am talking with Aubrey Terrazas in this episode. She is a girl after my own heart with an incredible CV having worked at Michelin star restaurants as a sommelier, co-founded Palate Club and then founded Terra Vine Marketing Firm amongst many other things. Due to her experience working with Data Science within…
 
Today, we’re talking about practice questions and past exam paper questions: a wonderfully effective study strategy that should always play a role in your exam prep. Includes 4 of my favourite creative strategies to study with practice questions - for advanced users only! This is Part 5 of this special 8-part series on "How To Study Effectively" (a…
 
In this episode I am jumping straight to the good stuff, answering my most commonly asked question.. How should I revise? If you spend hours revising and find you still aren’t improving or struggling to remember all the theory then this episode is a MUST for you. Listen to find out my top 7 revision techniques I recommend based on neuroscience! If …
 
This week, in her first episode as co-host of Working, Karen Han interviews cartoonist Dami Lee. In the interview, Dami talks about her resistance to art school and her early strategy of pursuing art “on the side.” Then she discusses her current career as a freelance cartoonist, her webcomic As Per Usual, and her book Be Everything at Once: Tales o…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2022 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login