What it means to be agile

By rebekahcampbell | June 7, 2017

  As Hey You grew, Rebekah Campbell realised her technique for managing change also needed to adapt.   Agile is the new black. Every business leader knows their company needs to innovate at speed to stay...

Casual sexism in the office

By rebekahcampbell | June 7, 2017

  Common behaviours can make women feel uncomfortable. I recently discovered that our company is sexist. Megan is a senior member of our team, and I was conducting her quarterly performance review over lunch. As...

Rebekah Campbell tells why she won’t copy Steve Jobs

By rebekahcampbell | February 10, 2016

Rebekah Campbell: “There are so many advantages in being a female founder.” Female founders are hot property. The country needs more start-ups, and women represent just 4 per cent of people who launch technology companies....

Following Up on the Job Candidate Who Was ‘Checking Out the Waitress’

By rebekahcampbell | November 3, 2014

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post that asked whether a female boss can manage a chauvinist. I’ve struggled with this issue for many years, and from your replies it’s clear that other women...

My Struggle to Manage Our Lawyers

By rebekahcampbell | October 23, 2014

I don’t really enjoy working with lawyers, yet every time I start a new relationship with one I’m filled with hope. They seem impressive in their fancy suits and expensive offices. They woo me with...

An Introvert’s Guide to Networking

By rebekahcampbell | October 15, 2014

Every week, I get invited to another “must attend” business event sure to be full of important people who could affect my business. I know I should go, but it’s a chore. All too often,...

When Women Manage Men Who Don’t Respect Women

By rebekahcampbell | October 2, 2014

A few weeks ago, my business partner and I interviewed a candidate for a senior communications role at Posse. We met at a coffee shop and he seemed perfect: charming, smart and passionate about our...

It’s Hard for Start-Up Owners to Find Good Advice

By rebekahcampbell | September 25, 2014

A lot of people want to tell me how to run Posse. At the moment we’re deciding whether to raise a large capital round and go for growth or keep things tight and focused. Both...

The Problem With Going Into Business With a Friend

By rebekahcampbell | September 15, 2014

I spent a recent night consoling an associate who had fallen out with her best friend. They tried to start a business together, and she quit her high-paying job to do it. Three months in,...

How Investors Can Kill a Business Without Losing Money Themselves

By rebekahcampbell | September 3, 2014

This is the story of a trap into which I’ve fallen twice at Posse. Investors often set the trap unknowingly – no harm is intended – while they are figuring out whether they would like...