Conversations with Samantha &
By Samantha Clarke
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Samantha Clarke works as a change maker and happiness consultant for starts ups and larger companies to help them create the kind of work environments that support, nurture and motivate their employees. This podcast will feature interviews with technologists, futurists, philosophers, founders and comms experts to look at how the changing technology landscape is affecting our relationships, our work and our lives.
||CleanSA 025 - Embracing imperfection with Oliver Burkeman and Tim Lebretcht||In this episode Samantha Clarke looks back at two previous interviews and focuses on the theme of embracing imperfection. The interviews are with Oliver Burkeman and Tim Lebretcht.||27 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 024 - The beauty of slow with Chris Flack and Dasho Karma Ura||This episode focuses on the beauty of slow, we look back at two previous episodes with Chris Flack and Dasho Karma Ura to look at the different ways we can find balance and peace in our technology driven lives. Dasho lives in Bhutan and has experience..||22 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 023 - Weaving empathy into technology driven lives with Roman Krznaric and Pamela Pavliscak||This episode looks at weaving empathy into technology driven lives. We look back at previous interviews with the founder of the first empathy museum Roman Krznaric and Stanford Design School lecturer Pamela Pavliscak.||13 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 022 - How to use technology well with Nir Eyal and Tom Chatfield||In this episode Samantha Clarke investigates how to use technology well; in life and at work. We look back at interviews with author, lecturer and entrepreneur Nir Eyal and technology philosopher Tom Chatfield.||6 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 021 - Keeping a company people focused with Ben Gateley||In this episode Samantha Clarke talks to Ben Gateley, COO and founder at Charlie HR, about developing a business with people at the centre. They discuss how to develop self awareness, live by example and encourage happiness in the workplace.||30 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 020 - July listener questions with Samantha Clarke||In this episode Samantha Clarke answers a key listener question; What can I ask my employees in order to get to know them better, without being too intrusive? In answering this questions Samantha runs through 4 example questions that align with her 4...||23 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 019 - Culture in fast growing companies with Jane Bright||In this episode Samantha Clarke talks to Jane Bright, head of talent and people at Bloom and Wild, about how she is growing a company culture when the business is rapidly expanding. They discuss the Future 50 programme, introducing company values and...||16 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 018 - Working in the charity sector with Adam Popeck||In this episode Samantha Clarke talks to Adam Popeck, COO at Raising IT, about working in the technology charity sector. They discuss how to build office culture when the staff numbers grow quickly, how to contribute to a happy society and company...||9 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 017 - Adding romance to the business world with Tim Leberecht||In this episode Samantha Clarke talks to Time Leberecht author of The Business Romantic: Give Everything, Quantify Nothing, and Create Something Greater Than Yourself. They discuss the idea of business romanticism as something companies should...||2 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 016 - Company culture in start ups with Maria McKavanagh||In this episode Samantha Clarke talks to Maria McKavanagh, COO of Verve, about developing a company culture in a start up. They discuss gamifing success, motivating a team and the importance of culture when hiring new people.||25 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 015 - Teaching emotional intelligence with Kevin George||In this episode Samantha Clarke talks to Kevin George about his work in schools, prisons and sports teams to help young men. They discuss Kevin's fascinating career path starting in professional football and then qualifying as an NLP practitioner.||19 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 014 - What Works Centre for Wellbeing with Nancy Hey||In this episode Samantha Clarke talks to Nancy Hey, Director of the What Works Wellbeing Centre, about using data and research to support wellbeing initiatives. They discuss what it takes for an individual to thrive, how to implement proper wellbeing...||11 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 013 - Listener questions with Samantha Clarke||In this episode Samantha Clarke answers a common question that she is asked on her blog. She explains how a company can incorporate a happiness programme into their strategy while keeping in line with the office culture and the bottom line. Samantha...||4 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 012 - Finding a tech life balance with Chris Flack||In this episode Samantha Clarke talks to Chris Flack, founder of Unplug, about his journey to find a balance between life and technology. They discuss ways apps can be used to track your technology usage, how to integrate meditation into your daily...||21 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 011 - World Government Summit with Rick Hanson - Part 2||In this episode Samantha Clarke concludes her conversation with Rick Hanson at the World Government Summit. They discuss the Buddha brain, how to encourage our leaders to support happiness development and what makes Rick happy.||13 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 010 - World Government Summit with Rick Hanson - Part 1||In this episode Samantha Clarke talks to Rick Hanson about helping the brain with emotional learning, making meaningful experiences stick in the mind and how becoming a therapist made Rick a tougher person.||7 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 009 - World Government Summit with Dasho Karma Ura||In this episode Samantha Clarke talks to Dasho Karma Ura, the President of the Centre for Bhutan Studies, about gross national happiness. They discuss the differences between using technology and conversation to measure happiness, how it's good...||1 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 008 - World Government Summit with Dr Aisha Bin Bishr||In this episode Samantha Clarke talks to Dr Aisha Bin Bishr, the director general of the smart Dubai office. They discuss key thoughts about happiness, smart cities and resident well being and Dr Aisha also describes the ways her team talk to the...||24 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 007 - World Government Summit with Ryan Patel and Shawn Achor||In this episode Samantha Clarke presents two separate interviews from the World Government Summit day on happiness. In the first conversation she talks to Ryan Patel about happiness across different countries and how different governments work to help..||16 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 006 - Empathy in the workplace with Roman Krznaric||In this episode Samantha Clarke talks to Roman Krznaric about rediscovering the power of empathy and the effects it can have in the workplace and our day-to-day lives. They discuss how to connect with strangers and how to take action without...||9 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 006 - What it means to use technology well with Tom Chatfield||Samantha Clarke talks to Tom Chatfield, author broadcaster and tech philosopher, about using technology to best benefit humanity. They discuss the benefit of being bored exercising will power over your technology and humans acting more like machines.||2 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 005 - The power of negative thinking with Oliver Burkeman||In this episode Samantha Clarke talks to Oliver Burkeman about a new version of positive thinking. By embracing the power of negative thinking Oliver believes we can live more honest and free lives. Samantha and Oliver discuss how this way of...||26 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 004 - Humanity versus technology with Gerd Leonhard||In this episode Samantha Clarke talks to author, speaker and researcher Gerd Leonhard about the interactions between technology and humanity. They discuss Gerd's latest book about the coming clash between humanity and tech and ways we can stay...||19 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 003 - Emotional intelligence in technology with Pamela Paviliscak||Samantha Clarke talks to Pamela Pavliscak about the effect of technology of human emotions and specifically happiness. Pamela started her career believing that technology would solve all problems however after further research she saw that...||12 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 002 - Habit forming technology with Nir Eyal||In this episode Samantha Clarke talks to author, lecturer and entrepreneur Nir Eyal about habit forming technology. Nir explains how products are designed to connect to the users' negative emotions and form a hook to make the user return each...||12 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSA 001 - Introduction and welcome||--||12 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Really pleased to have stumbled across this. It's informative, eye opening and really easy to listen to. Can't wait to hear more!
At last some truth about happiness!
So grateful for Samantha's insight and interviews on what it takes to create a happy work environment, I look forward to future episodes!
Samantha is a great interviewer and gets at the heart of her speaker's expertise. Insightful and interesting. Will be listening to the whole series