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/ March 7, 2017 Building an Operating System for Work/Life Balance
Building an Operating System for Work/Life Balance

By Alison Elworthy

Elworthy.pngI’ll never forget the day HubSpot became a public company. Not only had we made it from a small office in Cambridge to the New York Stock Exchange, but I was six-months pregnant at the time of our IPO. Through a professional and personal lens, the day was surreal to say the least, especially since my journey from interning to bell-ringing was full of zigs and zags.

I joined HubSpot as an intern seven years ago. I was unsure what I wanted to do after business school, unsure what a career could like for women in tech. So, if you had told me I would one day ... Read More

/ February 22, 2017 The Importance of Being Honest: Practicing Radical Candor at Work
The Importance of Being Honest: Practicing Radical Candor at Work

By Katie Burke

We’ve all heard that feedback is the breakfast of champions. But lately I’ve wondered: What kind of feedback builds winning teams? Managers, employees, and execs have different styles of giving and receiving feedback. And when those styles don’t match up, feedback can be taken off the menu completely. Not surprisingly, 65% of employees say they wish they could receive more feedback than they currently do (OfficeVibe). That’s why Kim Scott’s concept of radical candor has become a hot topic at HubSpot and is helping us rethink how we help one another grow through more productive, timely feedback.

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