People and Culture

I Hate it Here

Welcome to I Hate it Here, a safe space for jaded, overworked and emotionally burned out HR/People Operations professionals who need a little inspiration to tackle the newest dumpster fire of the week.

I Hate it Here is a weekly newsletter by People Leader veteran Hebba Youssef. Each week, Hebba will deliver insights, learnings, and advice on how to build companies and cultures that people actually love.

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This situation happens to us all. One of your employees enters your office and starts rambling about a new idea….

Does your workplace support working moms?

I’ll let you in on a very personal secret of mine: I’m afraid of someday becoming a mom.  Not only…

The problem with Servant Leadership

As I have grown my career as a leader, I’ve generally adhered to the philosophy of Servant Leadership. This approach…

The OFFICIAL People Pleaser’s Guide to Hard Conversations

Okay, people pleasers, this edition of Leader’s Lens is for you. It’s time to have that conversation you’ve been putting…

You can’t ignore mental health at work. 

The first panic attack I had was because of work.  I remember being so scared and not understanding what was…

Do your employees trust their HR team?

Did you know that 78% of employees trust their employer?   If your reaction to that stat was no effing way……

Building Trust in the Workplace: A Leader’s Guide

Trust is the foundation for success on any team. It’s the first step in creating a healthy organization and will…

Unlocking Key Components of Employee Retention

Running a business or team is a juggling act. You have a lot of balls and bowling pins to keep…