Articles by Tom

Articles, interviews and appearances by Tom on ABC Radio, The Psychologist magazine, the Australian Financial Review, Boss Magazine and other media (click on PDF where available to view/download article, or click on date for original article/video/audio).

An article I wrote for the British Psychological Society is listed as a Resource on Freakonomics episode 75 (with Angela Duckworth and Stephen Dubner) (21 November 2021)


My interview with Ellen Jackson on Potential Psychology podcast (30 June 2021)

My interview with Lisa Leong on ABC Radio National’s This Working Life (21 June 2021)


A Decade of ‘Power Posing’: Where Do We Stand? (Cover article by Tom in The Psychologist magazine, British Psychological Society, June 2021)


Interview on  ABC Radio Weekend Evening show (12 June 2021)


Embodiment in Executive Coaching (Presentation to Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership October 2020)


Controversies in social psychology research (‘Virtual Coaches in the Pub’ presentation to University of Sydney Coaching & Mentoring Alumni  August 2020)

(PDF available) Building leadership influence requires careful attention to your foundations (on 2 May 2019 and in May ’19 Boss)


(PDF available) If multitasking is ruining your work day, here’s how to regain control (on 4 February 2019 and in February ’19 Boss)


 Are ‘nice’ leaders effective leaders? (Career Panorama May 2019)


Getting comfortable with networking (Governance Directions March 2019)


Making a killer first impression (interview in Alumni Express, the UNSW Alumni newsletter February 2019)


(PDF available) Networking strategies for introverts (on 5 October 2018 and in October ’18 Boss)

Cultivating purposefully positive leadership (in Governance Directions, the journal of the Governance Institute of Australia July 2018 issue)


How to get driven leaders to slow down (Boss Magazine Editor Theo Chapman interviewed me and a client I worked with February 2018)


(PDF available) How quiet achievers can get noticed (on 19 November 2017 and in December ’17 Boss)

(PDF available) Can ‘nice’ leaders get things done? (on 3 May 2017 and in May ’17 Boss)

Time for an awkward conversation? (on 22 Nov 2016 and in December ’16 Boss)

The dark side of ‘managing up’ – Kiss Up, Kick Down (on 27 Jul 2016)


The unbearable lightness of being a liberal leader (Financial Review journalist Patrick Durkin interviewed me about a political party’s leadership crisis du jour  July 2016)

The cultivation of gravitas (on 21 Apr 2016)


How victimhood can limit your leadership potential (on 11 Feb 2016)


Mindfulness and personal leadership (on 3 Dec 2015)


Is it time to mend your work-life blend? (on 27 Sep 2015)


The passive-aggressive manager… is it you? (on 3 Aug 2015)


Working with unlikeable leaders (on 22 Jun 2015)


Feel like an impostor at work? (on 20 Apr 2015)


Extrovert leader? How to manage introverts in your team (on 10 Feb 2015)

5 tips for managing upwards (on AFR TV


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