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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What the f*ck is happening with layoffs?

They’re scary, really confusing and sometimes poorly executed.  It seems everywhere I turn I’m seeing posts about layoffs. I’ll never…

How to fix your broken meetings

MEETINGS! They are the worst…sometimes. People hate attending them.  But people also hate reading their emails.  And what people hate…

Leadership is influence, don’t miss this step

Don’t miss this advice. Unfortunately, most companies still need to give gratitude the time and attention it deserves. Many don’t…

Performance reviews don’t actually assess your performance.

Two dreaded words have the power to ruin employees and People team’s day: performance reviews.  GAH I tense up writing…

How to create a leadership development program

This email is your cheat sheet for a leadership development strategy that has an impact.  Investing time and resources into…

Leader’s focus on impact

The Breakdown Caring about your team and wanting your team to like you are entirely different goals. It is natural…

The office isn’t inclusive.

What do I mean? I’ll never forget the summer of 2020. The first summer of the pandemic, the rise of…

Why can’t my team make decisions without me?

The point of hiring people is scaling your business. It’s frustrating when the people you are paying to do a…

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