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  • A 30-year work anniversary is a freak event to be cheered Apr 22, 2015 - 5:33 pm
  • We don’t approve of promiscuity in relationships, so why do we admire it in employment? asks Lucy Kellaway.
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  • Companies have their recruitment process upside down Apr 14, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • The senior and the self-important should jump through the same hoops as new graduates, says Lucy Kellaway
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  • The powerful effect of being remembered Apr 07, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • The more someone can recall small talk at previous meetings, the more you like and trust them, says Lucy Kellaway.
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  • Your rudeness in reception may be used against you Apr 01, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • How people arrive at and leave an office building provides rewarding insights for companies, says Lucy Kellaway.
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  • Motherhood is tough and intense but it is not a job Mar 26, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Parenting is hard work that requires well honed management skills, only you do not get paid for it, says Lucy Kellaway.
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  • Google CFO Pichette’s ‘I quit’ note is a classic in a dodgy genre Mar 17, 2015 - 6:58 pm
  • His Kilimanjaro-inspired resignation memo mixes work-life epiphany with pitch for job offers, says Lucy Kellaway
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  • Endless digital feedback will make us needy and unkind Mar 10, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Knowledge of how others rate us can be useful, but too much of it is unhealthy and confusing, says Lucy Kellaway
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  • What is worse than a blatant boast? The thirdpartybrag Mar 03, 2015 - 5:34 pm
  • The thirdpartybrag is a sort of boasting that needs exposing even more than the humblebrag as it is more widespread and more lethal, says Lucy Kellaway
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  • Why ‘lean in’ if laziness can be just as effective? Feb 24, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • Hard work is harming not only sleepless executives but the companies that employ them too, writes Lucy Kellaway
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  • It is better to fire a wrong hire as fast as you can Feb 17, 2015 - 5:55 pm
  • If a mismatch is fundamental, there is no such thing as too quick, says Lucy Kellaway.
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  • Wells Fargo’s happy:grumpy ratio is no way to audit staff Feb 10, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • There are better ways to gauge employee contentment than just asking, says Lucy Kellaway
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  • My solution to the anguish of unanswered emails Feb 03, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • Not responding is a sane response to inbox overload but it breeds insanity on the other side, says Lucy Kellaway
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  • Should falling off my bicycle stop me from leaning in? Jan 27, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • A black eye is not the best start for a non-exec director interview, says Lucy Kellaway
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  • How insecurity and preening kill corporate common sense Jan 20, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • The fear of being found out is just one reason why the rot sets in but entrepreneurs offer hope, says Lucy Kellaway
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  • Facebook and the ‘daily average people’ formerly known as users Jan 13, 2015 - 4:25 pm
  • The company’s creation of a dedicated ‘empathy team’ does not amount to an emotional awakening, says Lucy Kellaway
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  • Golden Flannel of the year award Jan 06, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • Under Tim Cook’s leadership, Apple succumbed to drivel, says Lucy Kellaway
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  • Scheduling time at work to 'think' is a brainless idea Dec 22, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • AOL chief executive Tim Armstrong’s directive — to spend one-tenth of each working week thinking — is in need of a rethink.
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  • Only judge a fulsome eulogy to a boss in the fullness of time Dec 16, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • The Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger’s exit shows how our aversion to brown-nosing has got lost along the way
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  • After 15 years of practice, why are we still so awful at email? Dec 10, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Two new trends are emerging in greetings, both bad. Sign-offs are getting worse too, writes Lucy Kellaway.
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  • Overworked and uninspired – the misery of the middle manager Dec 02, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Few covet the job of middle manager, and who could blame them? says Lucy Kellaway
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Lucy Kellaway's podcastLucy Kellaway, the FT's management columnist, pokes fun at management fads and jargon, and celebrates the ups and downs of office life.

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