Author Archive | Karen Sergeant


Bottleneck #4: The CEO Bottleneck

This last bottleneck was the most popular of the talk. Literally every business owner in the room had their hands up, as a confession that they themselves were a bottleneck (even the main bottleneck) in their business.Here’s how CEO bottlenecks tend to form:Projects require too much of your time or your input to move forward, and […]

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Hacking Happiness at Work

If you’re happy and you know it: high-5 your boss! Over on the Redbooth blog, I tackle the issue of happiness at work. Workplace happiness is becoming big business, and even Chief Happiness Officers are popping up everywhere. This round-up features: What science has to say about workplace happiness (including how to “hack” happiness into your project […]

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Managing Freelancers

Work with a freelancer? Chances are that’s a Yes (or the freelancer might even be you). As the gig economy attracts more and more workers, there’s growing demand on businesses to get it right when it comes using freelancers. Over on the Redbooth blog, I’ve assembled a little resource for you. Learn how to: use frelancer talent […]

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Handling Negotiations

Over on the Redbooth blog, I tackle what you need to know about negotiating. Learn the negotiating tactic that secured the UN climate deal in Paris, plus a monster article on how to use emotions during negotiations — no matter which side of the deal you’re on. Have a look. Read the article here.

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