Listen to Lucy
Summary: Lucy Kellaway, the FT's management columnist, pokes fun at management fads and jargon, and celebrates the ups and downs of office life. You can find more of Lucy Kellaway's columns from the Financial Times on our website and listen to more episodes of Listen to Lucy on iTunes, Stitcher, Audioboom or Soundcloud.
Accenture’s decision to remove the annual performance review is welcome news, says Lucy Kellaway
The number of unattractive employees hired says a lot about the company, says Lucy Kellaway
Never was there a more naked display of cunning in a Regulatory News Service announcement
After a lot of posturing, Satya Nadella finally slips in two words that mean something — ‘tough choices’, says Lucy Kellaway
There is nothing morally superior about walking a lot — the craze is head-bangingly boring, says Lucy Kellaway.
The ego that throws its weight around is the most tiresome. But the silent ego is most dangerous, says Lucy Kellaway.
Caring about our work has become a weird status symbol. But it can make us mad and unproductive, says Lucy Kellaway
Help is needed because even the sanest people become unhinged when buying and selling houses, says Lucy Kellaway.
Lucy Kellaway explains why wielding a can of boot polish and a brush can result in greater job satisfaction
He is living proof that it is nonsense to argue that the most successful leaders are the humble ones, says Lucy Kellaway.
Crystalknows uses public information to fake empathy but the real thing is more reliable, says Lucy Kellaway.
It was not only the social media platform’s financial results that were lowering, says Lucy Kellaway.
It is remarkable how many of the super-successful have stuck by their first spouse, says Lucy Kellaway.
We don’t approve of promiscuity in relationships, so why do we admire it in employment? asks Lucy Kellaway.
The senior and the self-important should jump through the same hoops as new graduates, says Lucy Kellaway