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Timbo Talks...

Hello, I'm Timbo... a writer, photographer and podcaster from Sydney, Australia. This is my podcast where I talk about anything to do with work and play – nature, travel, politics, philosophy, social media, technology and psychology.

Nov 23, 2020

“When you have a creative mind, you are never bored.” My podcast guest, Oscar Venhuis dropped that gem in our conversation. Oscar is the CEO of EQ Lab in Hong Kong and he is deeply interested in “extending the intelligence” of organizations. Oscar and I talk about the great mystery that is creativity. We also...

Nov 15, 2020

Creative people are hard to hire because the hiring process struggles to identify them. If your responsibility is to hire creative people, you are probably excluding imaginative individuals from the interview process. You likely do so unconsciously. If you are conscious of what you do, please click away now. For those...

Nov 8, 2020

I would love to live in a world where we retire the whole idea of Blue vs Red. The eternal battle between primary colors is a tired concept that’s as dull and unhealthy as the Cola Wars of the 1980s. Fortunately, I have a new idea which I generously share with listeners of my new podcast episode.

The green...

Oct 19, 2020

Can you manage your life to be risk free? The narrative around coronavirus has convinced many of us we can.

In my new podcast episode, I question whether that is a mentally healthy belief to hold onto. No matter how careful we are, sometimes shit happens.

Oct 7, 2020

I fly solo in this week's episode to share my feelings about the 'experts' in the Netflix documentary, The Social Dilemma. I also discuss the much better doco, My Octopus Teacher and recollect my own memorable encounter with an octopus.


— The Social Dilemma, the Netflix documentary about the impact of...