Coining the Word Rolefulness

Nick: We are back with episode nine of the rolefulness podcast. I am Nick Kemp and joining me as always is my co host Professor Daiki Kato. Great to be talking again, Daiki.Daiki: Yes, me too. So let’s start the episode.Nick: So this will be an interesting episode because we will discover and discuss how …

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Being Trapped in a Role

Nick: This is episode eight of the Rolefulness Podcast, Professor Daiki Kato and I are back to discuss ‘role captivity.’ Last week we discussed hikikomori, a form of extreme social withdrawal and a state of rolelessness. So if you haven’t listened to that episode, we recommend that you do. Hey there, Daiki, good to see …

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Hikikomori: The Lack of Role

Nick: This is episode seven of the Rolefulness Podcast, I’m Nick Kemp and my co-host is Professor Daiki Kato. In this episode, we will explore an extreme form of rolelessness, hikikomori. Last episode, we looked at the Rolefulness Quadrant Model, and we explored the four states: immature, groundless, developing, and integrated. So it would be worth …

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Rolefulness and Ibasho

Nick: We are back with episode five of the Rolefulness Podcast. I am Nick Kemp and my co-host is Professor Daiki Kato. In this episode, we will explore the Japanese concept of ibasho and its relationship to rolefulness. Glad to be talking with you again, Daiki.Daiki: Yeah, thank you for today. Let’s start today’s episode. Defining …

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How Can We Enhance Our Rolefulness?

Episode Transcription Nick: Hey, it’s Nick Kemp here with episode four of the Rolefulness Podcast back with Professor Daiki Kato. And today we are discussing increasing rolefulness. Good to be talking with you again, Daiki.Daiki: Thank you today. I think how to increase rolefulness is an important topic for us.Nick: I totally agree it is important. So …

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Are We Becoming Roleless?

Episode Transcription Nick: Hello, it’s Nick Kemp here on episode two of the Rolefulness Podcast with Professor Daiki Kato. And in this episode, we will explore rolelessness. In our previous episode, we defined and discussed rolefulness. If you haven’t listened to that episode, we recommend that you do so before you listen to this one. Daiki, …

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