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Alison Carr

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When Izzy goes online for a gift for Mother's Day, she's surprised to discover one particular item on Facebook Marketplace... The fist reaction piece to our new production "Pod" coming up in Autumn 2021 - more details on www.coracleproductions.comWritten by Alison CarrDirected by Matt Jamiewith Arabella Arnott and Mahsa Hammat Baharyand Music by Ketsa freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa (used under Creative Commons creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/


15 Jul 2021

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#1 Stuff by Alison Carr - performed by Sophie Thompson

The Painkiller Podcast

Hello? Are you squished? Have I squelched you?When a woman’s bath falls through the floor into the flat below, she meets her downstairs neighbour for the very first time. This unforeseen meeting raises plenty of questions. Why is the bath full of tabloids and celebrity magazines? Where are all of the downstairs neighbour’s belongings? Is it possible to have too much stuff? Is it possible to have too little? Stuff is a witty and surreal reminder that we never know what the insides of other people’s homes look like and asks how far we might go for some space. Written by Alison Carr. Directed by Max Elton. Sound by Piers Sherwood-Roberts. Cast: Sophie Thompson (Feel Good, Present Laughter (Old Vic), Four Weddings and a Funeral). Bitter Pill committed to producing new writing until theatres in the UK reopen. Through The Painkiller Project, we are open for submissions once a fortnight and are producing the winning play each fortnight as a podcast available as The Painkiller Podcast on all podcast platforms. We plan to stage highlights from the project in front of an audience at a point after this becomes a possibility. We have already raised some money to get the project off the ground. If people like this idea and it grows, we hope to pay everyone else involved in the project. For this to happen, in the long run, we are going to be reliant on the generosity of others. ​If you can afford to donate, or if you know anyone who might want to donate to the continuation of the project there are two options:You can make a one-off donation through PayPal.me - https://www.paypal.me/bitterpilltheatreOr, you can become a patron to the project through Patreon. This allows you to make a donation that would be repeated each time a new winning play is released, fortnightly - http://patreon.com/bitterpilltheatreIt would mean the world to us and allow us to make more work.To find out more about Bitter Pill or to subscribe to our mailing list for more news about The Painkiller Project - https://www.bitterpilltheatre.com/


4 May 2020

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Ep. 7 - Supporting Credit Unions with Strategic Empathy - with Alison Carr


Today we chat about the pinnacles of great leaders, philosophy, and (of course) credit unions. We learned a LOT, and we’re really excited to share it with all of you in InspHERation Nation! Alison Carr is the Chief Strategist at Your Credit Union Partner, an organization that helps credit union leaders identify practical and effective solutions to support growth, revenue, impact, and relevance. What will you discover in this episode? What Your Credit Union Partner is doing for small credit unions, in particular. How credit unions can succeed through empathy What an empowering business culture looks like. Welcome to InspHERation Nation! The Weekly Commitment Every week, we will ask you the same question: What is the one thing that you will commit to doing or improving this week? Writing down your answer to the question will start a self-accountability process, and following up with this practice after every episode will help you take consistent small actions that ultimately lead to BIG transformations. If you want to share what you are committing yourself to, we would love to hear! You can get in touch with us at... info@InspherationPodcast.com Facebook Twitter (@inspHERationpod) Strategic Empathy “Being able to create the world and business that we want to have is empowering, and it’s that feeling of empowerment that helps us empower our clients.” –Alison Carr Alison feels empowered because YCUP allows her to support low-income communities, and she passes that empowerment onto her credit union clients. You can’t necessarily teach that kind of empathy to a new hire – it’s intrinsic in the work that credit unions do, and the people that are passionate about them. However, the culture in the organization itself has to reflect the passion of those within it. So, if you want to create a culture in your community makes members feel welcome, supported, and heard, then you need to have that culture internally, as well. That means a top-down approach to empathy that starts with the leaders facilitating and championing an appreciative, communicative, and collaborative culture. 5 Pillars of Successful Leaders & Organizations Empathy Commitment to success and seeing things through Open-door communication A culture that includes sharing the philosophy of your organization The education and empowerment of staff members Resources: Learn more about Your Credit Union Partner Connect with Alison on LinkedIn


23 Oct 2017

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Kiss My Arts

Kiss My Arts is a podcast series where myself and baby Ella are talking to arty folk... actors, artists, writers, musicians, comedians etc... living and working in the north east of england.... (and beyond!)

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7 Oct 2017

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Alison Carr & Jay Hardy on Assessment Length & Applicant Dropout

Department 12: An I-O Psychology Podcast

We all know that long assessments cause job applicants to drop out of the selection process. Wait...do we know that? In this episode, we talk to Alison Carr, a consultant for Shaker, and Dr. Jay Hardy, Assistant Professor in the College of Business at Oregon State University. Alison and Jay talk about the research behind their new article, Are Applicants More Likely to Quit Longer Assessments? Examining the Effect of Assessment Length on Applicant Attrition Behavior.Special thanks to Matt Sloan, another of the study's co-authors, for suggesting this article.


20 Apr 2017