Join Shaun Keaveny as he speaks to some of the world’s foremost experts in biology, psychology, economics, journalism, and beyond, in order to ask burning questions such as: what does that mean? What are you on about? And: huh?

'Shaun Keaveny’s Not So Simple…that’ll teach me not to come up with my own podcast title, won’t it? 

Well, I may be not be the sharpest knife in the drawer, but my guests on these upcoming shows certainly are. Join me as I aim to become more clever via osmosis during my chats with some great writers.'   

SHAUN KEAVENY 

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MEET THE EXPERTS

Steven Johnson  

An internationally bestselling writer, described as the ‘Darwin of technology’ (Walter Isaacson), Steven's latest book Wonderland presents an intertwined history of recreation and innovation that argues that you can always find the future wherever people are having the most fun.

Steven is the author of ten books, including How We Got to Now, Where Good Ideas Come From and Everything Bad is Good for You, and the host and co-creator of the PBS and BBC series How We Got to Now.

Start reading Wonderland
Caroline Webb  

Caroline Webb is a management consultant and executive coach who has  spent fifteen years at McKinsey and at her own firm, Sevenshift, showing  clients how to use behavioral science to boost their professional  effectiveness.

How To have a Good Day uses recent findings from behavioral economics, psychology, and neuroscience to transform our approach to everyday working life.

Start reading How To Have A Good Day
Start reading Wonderland
Steven Johnson  

An internationally bestselling writer, described as the ‘Darwin of technology’ (Walter Isaacson), Steven's latest book Wonderland presents an intertwined history of recreation and innovation that argues that you can always find the future wherever people are having the most fun.


Episode One - Steven Johnson

Shaun talks to Steven Johnson, one of the world's foremost technology writers, about his new book Wonderland: How Play Made The Modern World, bone flutes, Pythagoras, lazy computers, and Doritos.

Caroline Webb  

Caroline Webb is a management consultant and executive coach who has  spent fifteen years at McKinsey and at her own firm, Sevenshift, showing  clients how to use behavioral science to boost their professional  effectiveness.

How To have a Good Day uses recent findings from behavioral economics, psychology, and neuroscience to transform our approach to everyday working life.

Start reading How To Have A Good Day

Episode Two - Caroline Webb

Shaun Keaveny spends a morning with Caroline Webb, the author of How To Have Have A Good Day. Caroline is an economist and executive coach who has spent years teaching her clients how to use the latest insights from behavioural science to improve their happiness and productivity. Will her fifteen years of expertise be enough to turn Shaun's frown upside down?