Author: Rebekah Campbell

Inquisitive’s Tim Power has a tip for start-ups: cut back your goals

by Rebekah Campbell | October 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.

Why big companies can’t innovate

by Rebekah Campbell | October 2, 2019
Fear of failure is often at the heart of the reluctance of large businesses to think differently and move quickly.

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. 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 maximiser, I measured success by the number of activities I’d managed […]

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
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, and hundreds more contacted me through Twitter, LinkedIn and email. I had […]