Chatting productivity, work/life balance and happiness

Latest episode

16 Feb February

Graham talks to award-winning author, speaker and journalist Carl Honoré. They discuss "the multiple page-turn technique" of bedtime storytelling, slowing down in a period of fast-paced living, changing ingrained cultures, Brexit and slowing down politics. Go further In Praise of Slow: How a Worldwide Movement is Challenging the Cult of ...

About the podcast

Beyond Busy is a podcast by Graham Allcott of Think Productive, author of How to be a Productivity Ninja. In this show, he interviews people from all walks of life about productivity, work/life balance, happiness and success.

Previous episodes

Graham talks to Claire Fox, global HR Director and Child Safeguarding Director at Save the Children, as well as author. ...

Graham talks to legendary businessman Gerald Ratner, the former CEO of Ratner’s and H Samuel, whose infamous speech to the ...

Graham talks to entrepreneur, founder of Yo! Sushi and original dragon on Dragons’ Den, Simon Woodroffe. They discuss his story from ...

Graham chats with one of Think Productive’s Productivity Ninjas, Grace Marshall. They discuss FOMO, the word “busy” itself, and taming the lizard ...

Graham speaks to a man David Cameron described as “the most annoying man in politics“, Norman Baker. Norman is formerly an ...

Graham talks to literary agent and founder of Quill Shift, Ayanna Coleman, about diversity in publishing, balancing a day-job with ...

Graham talks to husband and wife Ben and Jodie Cook. Ben is a personal trainer and former model with a ...

Graham talks to writer, editor and speaker, Lisa Luxx. Lisa runs Prowl Magazine, writes for the Telegraph and performs poetry ...

Graham talks to professional clown and actor, Amy Lee. Amy is the fiancé of last week’s guest, Matt Burt, and ...