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"Human Leadership" and Why You Should Care

"Human Leadership" and Why You Should Care

Mastering your career whilst also having a family/personal life will always be challenging. But there are things we can all do to make workplaces better for parents and nonparents alike.

Our Founder Ellie Hearne on the return to “human” leadership.

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.

The Business (and Human) Case for "Returnity"

The Business (and Human) Case for "Returnity"

“Becoming a parent is a drastic life change; going back to work after becoming a parent can be an equally staggering transition.”

Our own Amy Spelman on the importance of a savvy approach to “returnity.”

The Why (and How) of Delegating

The Why (and How) of Delegating

There are plenty of reasons not to try delegating, but the pros of assigning work to others far outweigh the cons.