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The Workplace Challenge We've All Encountered

The Workplace Challenge We've All Encountered

It’s great that you graduated top of your class and can write code - but can you give a peer feedback about what they just said in your team meeting? Feedback that will make a lasting and positive difference?

For many leaders, that’s a hard “No.”

Pencil or Ink founder Ellie Hearne on how companies are setting leaders up to fail - what can be done about it.

You Already Have a Personal Brand - Time to Own It

You Already Have a Personal Brand - Time to Own It

Companies used to fear social media. They thought: if we don’t put our brand on Facebook or Twitter, it won’t be vulnerable to any negative communications happening there.

We now know that they were wrong. But years on, what have we learned?

Amy Spelman on the importance of taking control of your personal brand - and how to do it.

Managing Up

Managing Up

Managing up is all about getting the most from your working relationship with your boss. For some people, that can mean truly “managing their manager” because the boss is not delivering on basic things. For others, it might be more aspirational.

Ellie talks about what both types mean and how to succeed in your aspirations to “manage up.”

Making Workplace Feedback Work for You

Making Workplace Feedback Work for You

Feedback is a gift, but it shouldn’t feel like an ugly Christmas sweater.

So what better time than the holidays to look at how feedback can be used to help a team, an individual, or company excel - without causing hurt feelings or low morale?

Ellie Hearne shares more.

Speaking Up and Being Heard

Speaking Up and Being Heard

It can be challenging to speak up and have people listen to and remember your contributions - let alone give you credit for them. Ellie Hearne shares three proven techniques for speaking up - and being heard.

Work-Life Balance: The Basics

Work-Life Balance: The Basics

Good work-life balance isn't just about big, sweeping changes. It's about setting boundaries and making smarter choices throughout your day.

Practical tips to help define and implement a healthy work-life balance, courtesy of Ellie Hearne.