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Financial Times management columnist Lucy Kellaway pokes fun at management fads and jargon, and celebrates the ups and downs of office life.

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Financial Times management columnist Lucy Kellaway pokes fun at management fads and jargon, and celebrates the ups and downs of office life.

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51 Ratings
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My feed will be poorer for loss of Lucy!

By Desert Fox 1989 - Feb 04 2017
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Biting wit unleashed on corporations.

Lucy

By Coolidgefan - Apr 02 2016
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She’s brilliant and the latest on consistency - or lack of it - rings true to me

iTunes Ratings

51 Ratings
Average Ratings
40
4
3
1
3

My feed will be poorer for loss of Lucy!

By Desert Fox 1989 - Feb 04 2017
Read more
Biting wit unleashed on corporations.

Lucy

By Coolidgefan - Apr 02 2016
Read more
She’s brilliant and the latest on consistency - or lack of it - rings true to me
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FT Listen to Lucy

Latest release on Jul 25, 2017

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Financial Times management columnist Lucy Kellaway pokes fun at management fads and jargon, and celebrates the ups and downs of office life.

Rank #1: Why the most successful people just say no

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

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Jun 15 2017

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Rank #2: Beware the wild management consultants

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The story of Bain and the buffalo makes one question business travel says Lucy Kellaway  

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May 23 2012

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Rank #3: Office propositions are no clear-cut issue

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Now is the time to break my silence and tell my story of being sexually harassed at work, says Lucy Kellaway  

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Mar 05 2013

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Rank #4: Wake up! Time for a good night’s sleep

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Sleeplessness is the biggest reason for me turning up crabby and inefficient in the mornings  

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Jun 12 2013

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Rank #5: Think you work hard? Bet you don’t.

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The disease of overwork is partly in our minds and it has a bearing on how stressed we feel  

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Mar 30 2014

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Rank #6: McKinsey’s manicures are a tacky way to nail recruits

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Hiring events should not turn into hen nights, says Lucy Kellaway  

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Oct 07 2014

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Rank #7: I am a difficult person at work and proud of it

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

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Feb 02 2017

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Rank #8: To say older workers lack energy is ageist and wrong

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

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May 17 2017

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Rank #9: Why it is very clever to pretend to be stupid

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Disarm others, make them forget you are scarily powerful and lull them into liking you, says Lucy Kellaway  

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Nov 12 2013

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Rank #10: In search of the missing office minority — the over-fifties

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HR departments will soon laugh at the fuss they made over keeping spoilt millennials happy, says Lucy Kellaway.  

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Jun 01 2016

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Rank #11: I’m leaving to become a teacher and I want you to join me

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After 31 years at the Financial Times, Lucy Kellaway is leaving to set up Now Teach  

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Nov 22 2016

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Rank #12: The sham democracy of chief executives on Twitter

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A champion tweeter and receiver of thousands of likes may be the opposite of prolific, says Lucy Kellaway  

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Jun 07 2016

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Rank #13: Skip the empathy, Mr Schultz, and focus on the coffee

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Starbucks boss has no business sending a missive to staff to tell them how to be.  

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Nov 15 2016

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Rank #14: Big Brother can watch me work any day

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So long as everyone knows they are being monitored and why, it is not such a bad idea  

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Feb 24 2014

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Rank #15: The fine art of penning your own ‘brief bio’

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Lucy Kellaway on her eight rules for this trickiest of literary genres  

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Feb 27 2012

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Rank #16: Goldman boss’s marathon memo starts well but runs off course

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What the banker was trying to tell demoralised junior colleagues is that careers are a long game, says Lucy Kellaway  

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Mar 08 2016

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Rank #17: It is better to be a cokehead than a blockhead

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Lucy Kellaway says to eradicate those truly unsuited to office we need random checks on their level of knowledge  

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Nov 26 2013

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Rank #18: Branson's big holiday offer

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A fixed holiday entitlement tells us it's OK to take a break - even though our work is far from done, says Lucy Kellaway  

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Sep 30 2014

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Rank #19: A good employer offers more than Botox

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Last week, Fortune magazine published its latest survey of the 100 best companies to work for in the US. As I have never worked at any of them I can’t offer first hand corroboration of the rankings – though in 1981 I did try to get a job at Boston Consulting Group (rated number two in the Fortune list), but was rejected after letting slip in an interview that I had no idea what a learning curve was.  

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Feb 01 2011

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Rank #20: Unrequited love and corporate idiocy

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When the new head of Tesco in the UK said he wanted staff to love customers, I followed up by visiting my local store, says Lucy Kellaway  

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Aug 01 2011

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FT readers, I will miss you most of all

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After 32 years, you are still an enigma, says Lucy Kellaway  

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Jul 25 2017

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How I lost my 25-year battle against corporate claptrap

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The exponential rise of guff in business shows no sign of abating, says Lucy Kellaway  

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Jul 18 2017

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Apple's new grandiose office is for grown -ups

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Apple's $5bn headquarters is the world’s most expensive office and Steve Jobs' last posthumous hurrah, says Lucy Kellaway  

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Jul 06 2017

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Don't listen to prigs: profanity is glorious

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Shock over swear words exposes some misplaced prudery, says Lucy Kellaway  

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Jun 28 2017

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Let's have more 'womanterruption'

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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.  

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Jun 19 2017

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Why the most successful people just say no

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

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Jun 15 2017

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

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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  

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Jun 07 2017

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You heard it here first: hold fast to your antiques

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

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Jun 01 2017

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

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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  

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May 21 2017

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To say older workers lack energy is ageist and wrong

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

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May 17 2017

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There is nothing cute about innumeracy

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

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May 10 2017

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Mondelez serves up 10 business clichés in one sentence

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

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May 03 2017

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My speech was a car crash because I am too confident

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

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Apr 24 2017

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Cheap ways to prevent executive burnout

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Expensive ‘holistic’ leadership programmes do not solve anything, says Lucy Kellaway. Image credit: Chris Tosic  

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Apr 20 2017

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A masterclass in calling bullshit

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

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Apr 11 2017

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The dedicated office chatters are being forced out

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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  

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Apr 05 2017

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Codes of conduct breach the principles of common sense

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Like most humans, I am not naturally drawn to small print, says Lucy Kellaway  

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Mar 30 2017

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

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

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Mar 23 2017

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How I help my children navigate their incredible life journeys

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

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Mar 16 2017

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Why do we let Warren Buffett get away with sexism?

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

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Mar 07 2017

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iTunes Ratings

51 Ratings
Average Ratings
40
4
3
1
3

My feed will be poorer for loss of Lucy!

By Desert Fox 1989 - Feb 04 2017
Read more
Biting wit unleashed on corporations.

Lucy

By Coolidgefan - Apr 02 2016
Read more
She’s brilliant and the latest on consistency - or lack of it - rings true to me