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Why ageing is good for your career

by Rebekah Campbell | September 3, 2019
Negotiating with a young entrepreneur sparks the realisation that there are benefits to being older in business.

Don't fall for the confidence trick

by Rebekah Campbell | July 30, 2019
Having the self-belief to wing it can be exhilarating, but a dash of self-doubt can help avoid an embarrassing failure.

Why working from home is counter-productive

by Rebekah Campbell | July 4, 2019
Missing out on the trappings of a structured work environment can have a detrimental effect on mood, concentration and creativity.

Compare yourself with others at your peril

by Rebekah Campbell | June 5, 2019
In business, the success of others can spark envy rather than inspiration. Here's how to avoid the jealousy trap.

4 truths no one tells you about start-up life

by Rebekah Campbell | May 6, 2019
It might look exciting from the outside, but life as a founder is stressful and the responsibilities can be overwhelming.

A Marie Kondo-style brain declutter could make you more productive

by Rebekah Campbell | February 28, 2019
Untangling brain clutter by removing distractions can enhance cognitive ability. iStock A Marie Kondo-style brain declutter could make you more productive It's 9pm. As I pull the sheets back and climb into bed my mind is still, happy. I didn't do much today. Just a few months ago I would have felt guilty. A chronic […]

This advice from Xero chief Steve Vamos helped me become a better negotiator

by Rebekah Campbell | January 30, 2019
Once I accepted that a lot of what I wanted to achieve this year isn’t going to happen, I started to relax.

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

by Rebekah Campbell | November 3, 2014
Following Up on the Job Candidate Who Was ‘Checking Out the Waitress’ 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 have endured similar experiences. More than 300 people wrote comments, […]

My Struggle to Manage Our Lawyers

by Rebekah Campbell | October 23, 2014
My Struggle to Manage Our Lawyers 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 flattery and nice cups of tea and biscuits. I find myself thinking: These guys […]

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