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Viral video of domestic mishap shows the artificiality of the professional self, says Lucy Kellaway


Unlike Angela Ahrendts, I am not ‘on 24/7’, say Lucy Kellaway.


The Sage of Omaha tells old and unfunny jokes without recrimination, says Lucy Kellaway. Picture credit: Chris Tosic


A disrupter of habit, it stops the living in their tracks, says Lucy Kellaway


Telling others what you did before can be a sign of mediocrity, says Lucy Kellaway. Illustration by Chris Tosic


What people wear to work at investment banks, management consultancies and top law firms is ridiculous. Individualism is to be avoided at all costs, says Lucy Kellaway.


Start with please and thank you, then spoon on the flattery, says Lucy Kellaway. Image by Chris Tosic


In the workplace and in life, being troublesome can be useful, says Lucy Kellaway.


Office life is better than ever before, but dissatisfaction is rising, says Lucy Kellaway


When handing out my annual guff awards last week I said clear language in business was perfectly possible if you tried hard enough. I now find it’s not as simple as that, says Lucy Kellaway.