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How to Switch Off When You’re in Charge

Season 2, Ep. 5

Elaine Bedell CEO of Southbank Centre and Joanna Payne founder of networking club Marguerite discuss ways to recharge, killer interview questions, and how to avoid pointless meetings and groaning inboxes.


Top 3 Takeaways:

  1. If you’re in a high-powered position, go away – if only for a long weekend – every six weeks. When you’re working flat out, you need time to reset.
  2. Don’t be afraid of hiring people who are better than you.
  3. First interviews should last no longer than 20 minutes. When you’re hiring, all you really need to ask is, “What are you going to bring to the role?”




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