Bad Habits

Comedian and writer Richard Herring explores some of the bad habits and personal failings which directly or indirectly affect all of us in our daily working lives.

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20081104

Comedian and writer Richard Herring explores some of the bad habits and personal failings which directly or indirectly affect all of us in our daily working lives.

1/5. Richard explores the rising problem of workaholism. He talks to a City lawyer who works 20 hours a day, visits Pricewaterhouse Coopers to see how they tackle the issue and writer Jon Ronson confesses to being a workaholic.

20081111

Comedian and writer Richard Herring explores some of the bad habits and personal failings which directly or indirectly affect all of us in our daily working lives.

2/5. Richard explores the problem of laziness. He investigates what Royal Mail did about thousands of staff going off sick each day and visits Google's UK headquarters to find out how having fun can breed success. The programme also features the author of How to Be Idle, Tom Hodgkinson.

20081125

Comedian and writer Richard Herring explores some of the bad habits and personal failings which directly or indirectly affect all of us in our daily working lives.

3/5. Richard explores the problem of time-keeping. He visits a call centre that had problems with punctuality, meets a factory worker from Scotland who blew the whistle on draconian time-management practices and hears from Diana DeLonzor, author of How to Never Be Late Again, who explains why lateness is a pathology that deserves our sympathy.

Episode 320081125

Richard explores the problem of time-keeping.

01Workaholism2008110420090511
20150614 (BBC7)
20150615 (BBC7)

Richard explores the rising problem of workaholism. He talks to a City lawyer who works 20 hours a day, visits Pricewaterhouse Coopers to see how they tackle the issue and writer Jon Ronson confesses to being a workaholic.

Richard Herring explores the rising problem of workaholism.

Richard Herring explores the rising problem of workaholism.

Comedian and writer Richard Herring explores some of the bad habits and personal failings which directly or indirectly affect all of us in our daily working lives.

Richard explores the rising problem of workaholism. He talks to a City lawyer who works 20 hours a day, visits Pricewaterhouse Coopers to see how they tackle the issue and writer Jon Ronson confesses to being a workaholic.

01Workaholism2008110420090511
20150614 (BBC7)
20150615 (BBC7)

Richard Herring explores the rising problem of workaholism.

Richard Herring explores the rising problem of workaholism.

Comedian and writer Richard Herring explores some of the bad habits and personal failings which directly or indirectly affect all of us in our daily working lives.

Richard explores the rising problem of workaholism. He talks to a City lawyer who works 20 hours a day, visits Pricewaterhouse Coopers to see how they tackle the issue and writer Jon Ronson confesses to being a workaholic.

02Laziness2008111120090512
20150621 (BBC7)
20150622 (BBC7)

Richard Herring explores the problem of laziness.

Comedian and writer Richard Herring explores some of the bad habits and personal failings which directly or indirectly affect all of us in our daily working lives.

Richard explores the problem of laziness. He investigates what Royal Mail did about thousands of staff going off sick each day and visits Google's UK headquarters to find out how having fun can breed success. The programme also features the author of How to Be Idle, Tom Hodgkinson.

02Laziness2008111120090512
20150621 (BBC7)
20150622 (BBC7)

Richard Herring explores the problem of laziness.

Comedian and writer Richard Herring explores some of the bad habits and personal failings which directly or indirectly affect all of us in our daily working lives.

Richard explores the problem of laziness. He investigates what Royal Mail did about thousands of staff going off sick each day and visits Google's UK headquarters to find out how having fun can breed success. The programme also features the author of How to Be Idle, Tom Hodgkinson.

03Time-keeping2008112520090513
20150628 (BBC7)
20150629 (BBC7)

Richard Herring explores the problem of time-keeping.

Comedian and writer Richard Herring explores some of the bad habits and personal failings which directly or indirectly affect all of us in our daily working lives.

Richard explores the problem of time-keeping. He visits a call centre that had problems with punctuality, meets a factory worker from Scotland who blew the whistle on draconian time-management practices and hears from Diana DeLonzor, author of How to Never Be Late Again, who explains why lateness is a pathology that deserves our sympathy.

03Time-keeping2008112520090513
20150628 (BBC7)
20150629 (BBC7)

Richard Herring explores the problem of time-keeping.

Comedian and writer Richard Herring explores some of the bad habits and personal failings which directly or indirectly affect all of us in our daily working lives.

Richard explores the problem of time-keeping. He visits a call centre that had problems with punctuality, meets a factory worker from Scotland who blew the whistle on draconian time-management practices and hears from Diana DeLonzor, author of How to Never Be Late Again, who explains why lateness is a pathology that deserves our sympathy.

04Perfectionism2008120220090514
20150705 (BBC7)
20150706 (BBC7)

Richard examines the impact of perfectionism and goes inside a double Michelin-starred restaurant to see how chef Marcus Wareing strives for food utopia.

Douglas Broadley, CEO of global design agency Imagination, talks frankly about how his perfectionism affects the company and an ex-employee gives his perspective on working for a perfectionist boss.

Also featuring psychologist and perfectionism expert Cary Cooper

Richard Herring examines the impact of perfectionism.

Comedian and writer Richard Herring explores some of the bad habits and personal failings which directly or indirectly affect all of us in our daily working lives.

04Perfectionism2008120220090514
20150705 (BBC7)
20150706 (BBC7)

Richard Herring examines the impact of perfectionism.

Richard examines the impact of perfectionism and goes inside a double Michelin-starred restaurant to see how chef Marcus Wareing strives for food utopia.

Douglas Broadley, CEO of global design agency Imagination, talks frankly about how his perfectionism affects the company and an ex-employee gives his perspective on working for a perfectionist boss.

Also featuring psychologist and perfectionism expert Cary Cooper

Richard Herring examines the impact of perfectionism.

Comedian and writer Richard Herring explores some of the bad habits and personal failings which directly or indirectly affect all of us in our daily working lives.

04Perfectionism *2008120220090514

Richard examines the impact of perfectionism and goes inside a double Michelin-starred restaurant to see how chef Marcus Wareing strives for food utopia.

Douglas Broadley, CEO of global design agency Imagination, talks frankly about how his perfectionism affects the company and an ex-employee gives his perspective on working for a perfectionist boss.

Also featuring psychologist and perfectionism expert Cary Cooper

05 LASTProcrastination2008120920090515
20150712 (BBC7)
20150713 (BBC7)

Richard investigates how much time British workers spend on personal emails and what managers do to crack down on it.

He also speaks to writer Charlie Brooker, who blames the internet for his tendency to continually put things off.

Comedian Richard Herring explores the problem of procrastination in our working lives.

Comedian and writer Richard Herring explores some of the bad habits and personal failings which directly or indirectly affect all of us in our daily working lives.

Richard investigates how much time British workers spend on personal emails and what managers do to crack down on it. He also speaks to writer Charlie Brooker, who blames the internet for his tendency to continually put things off.

05 LASTProcrastination2008120920090515
20150712 (BBC7)
20150713 (BBC7)

Richard investigates how much time British workers spend on personal emails and what managers do to crack down on it.

He also speaks to writer Charlie Brooker, who blames the internet for his tendency to continually put things off.

Comedian Richard Herring explores the problem of procrastination in our working lives.

Comedian and writer Richard Herring explores some of the bad habits and personal failings which directly or indirectly affect all of us in our daily working lives.

Richard investigates how much time British workers spend on personal emails and what managers do to crack down on it. He also speaks to writer Charlie Brooker, who blames the internet for his tendency to continually put things off.

05 LASTProcrastination *2008120920090515

Richard investigates how much time British workers spend on personal emails and what managers do to crack down on it.

He also speaks to writer Charlie Brooker, who blames the internet for his tendency to continually put things off.