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London, United Kingdom

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Lucy Kellaway, the FT's management columnist, pokes fun at management fads and jargon, and celebrates the ups and downs of office life.

Language:

English

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Number One Southwark Bridge London SE1 9HL United Kingdom +44 207 873 3000


Episodes

Don't listen to prigs: profanity is glorious

6/28/2017
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Shock over swear words exposes some misplaced prudery, says Lucy Kellaway

Duration: 00:04:53


Let's have more 'womanterruption'

6/19/2017
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Interruptions help cut short boring discussions. So instead of making men interrupt less, women should be made to do it more, argues Lucy Kellaway.

Duration: 00:04:31


Why the most successful people just say no

6/15/2017
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The main difference between yes and no is that one is easy and the other hard, says Lucy Kellaway

Duration: 00:04:58


Paul Romer’s ‘and’ quota is a false economy

6/7/2017
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It was wrong to punish someone who tried to get his colleagues to write text that people might conceivably want to read, says Lucy Kellaway

Duration: 00:04:51


You heard it here first: hold fast to your antiques

6/1/2017
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The tables are turning on Ikea and the fashion for Skandi tat, says Lucy Kellaway. Image credit: Chris Tosic

Duration: 00:04:41


Amy the robot wants my job, but she's no match for me

5/21/2017
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Voice bot Experimental Amy might represent serious competition if what she produced was halfway decent, but it isn't, says Lucy Kellaway

Duration: 00:04:22


To say older workers lack energy is ageist and wrong

5/17/2017
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Modern fiftysomethings are perky, well-rested and free from domestic ties, says Lucy Kellaway. Image credit: Chris Tosic

Duration: 00:04:31


There is nothing cute about innumeracy

5/10/2017
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Abbott’s difficulty with a simple sum is evidence of a troubling assumption, says Lucy Kellaway

Duration: 00:04:54


Mondelez serves up 10 business clichés in one sentence

5/3/2017
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‘Breakthrough’ is so stale it makes me almost feel sorry for the author, says Lucy Kellaway. Image credit: Chris Tosic

Duration: 00:05:01


My speech was a car crash because I am too confident

4/24/2017
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Good intentions led to a tour de force of clangers, says Lucy Kellaway. Image credit: Chris Tosic

Duration: 00:04:44


Cheap ways to prevent executive burnout

4/20/2017
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Expensive ‘holistic’ leadership programmes do not solve anything, says Lucy Kellaway

Duration: 00:05:05


A masterclass in calling bullshit

4/11/2017
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Puffed-up nonsense has been deemed worthy of academic study, says Lucy Kellaway.

Duration: 00:05:00


The dedicated office chatters are being forced out

4/5/2017
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Everyone will tell you they are too busy to talk — but it is not true, says Lucy Kellaway. Image credit: Chris Tosic

Duration: 00:04:43


Codes of conduct breach the principles of common sense

3/30/2017
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Like most humans, I am not naturally drawn to small print, says Lucy Kellaway

Duration: 00:06:23


Robert Kelly’s children remind us how pompous we are at work

3/23/2017
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Viral video of domestic mishap shows the artificiality of the professional self, says Lucy Kellaway

Duration: 00:06:06


How I help my children navigate their incredible life journeys

3/16/2017
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Unlike Angela Ahrendts, I am not ‘on 24/7’, say Lucy Kellaway.

Duration: 00:06:46


Why do we let Warren Buffett get away with sexism?

3/7/2017
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The Sage of Omaha tells old and unfunny jokes without recrimination, says Lucy Kellaway. Picture credit: Chris Tosic

Duration: 00:06:33


Death can bring your career back to life

3/1/2017
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A disrupter of habit, it stops the living in their tracks, says Lucy Kellaway

Duration: 00:04:45


Should you ever trade on past glories?

2/22/2017
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Telling others what you did before can be a sign of mediocrity, says Lucy Kellaway. Illustration by Chris Tosic

Duration: 00:04:45


Sexy and super bland: the rise of the office uniform

2/14/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:05:09

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