Helen Ellis

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How to Start a Conversation You’re Dreading

I anticipated that the conversation would be difficult.<p>Shari* and I had worked together for many years, and I knew she was expecting me to hire her to run a leadership program for one of my clients, Ganta, a high-tech company. But I didn’t think Shari was the right fit for Ganta or, frankly, for …

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

Everything You Need to Know About Giving Negative Feedback

There’s a lot of conflicting advice out there on giving corrective feedback. If you really need to criticize someone’s work, how should you do it? I dug into our archives for our best, research- and experience-based advice on what to do, and what to avoid.<p>Never, ever, ever feed someone a …

3 Myths That Kill Strategic Planning

In its simplest form, strategic thinking is about deciding on which opportunities to focus your time, people, and money, and which opportunities to starve. One of history’s greatest strategic thinkers, Napoleon Bonaparte summed it up this way: “In order to concentrate superior strength in one …

The Quick and Dirty on Data Visualization

Displaying data can be a tricky proposition, because different rules apply in different contexts. A sales director presenting financial projections to a group of field reps wouldn’t visualize her data the same way that a design consultant would in a written proposal to a potential client.<p>So how do …

How to Start Thinking Like a Data Scientist

Slowly but steadily, data are forcing their way into every nook and cranny of every industry, company, and job. Managers who aren’t data savvy, who can’t conduct basic analyses, interpret more complex ones, and interact with data scientists are already at a disadvantage. Companies without a large …

How to adapt your content strategy for a mobile-first market

Not long ago, I attended Digital Shoreditch and the Future Brands day. Apart from the inevitable cats and kittens, by far the biggest topic for …

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Ringo is a Call App That Doesn't Need Internet Connection

Many apps have been trying to take on Skype — among them Viber and recently, messaging app Line which launched a cheap calling service.<p>Now another app has surfaced, called Ringo. What’s notable is that the app doesn’t need Internet connection for you to make calls. Essentially, this means that the …

Tribesports: Changing the Gear Game

Watch out, big-name apparel companies: There’s a new kid on the block, one that may leave major retailers shaking in their boots.<p>Tribesports, a …

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Spain holidays + Top 10s

March 2018<p>The Spanish capital is the ‘centre of the Almodóvarian universe’. The writer of a new book on the film-maker guides visitors to locations where he shot key scenes<p>Published: 12 Mar 2018<p>October 2017<p>Not everyone is thrilled by the idea of a week’s skiing and little else; here are ski bases …

Yoko Ono's Quiet Roar Comes To The Guggenheim Bilbao (NSFW)

"Whisper your name to the wind. Ask the wind to take it to the end of the world." This is the advice of Yoko Ono, the 81-year-old conceptual artist whose work is known to be at times invisible, impossible, un-pretty, nonsensical, revolutionary, or as simple as smiling in the mirror.<p>Half a Room, 1967<p>…

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