Biography of the Author Emma Jacobs

Emma Jacobs

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  1. Man office stressed tired overworked

    Commentary: How to prioritise your to-do list in the stressful fog of competing demands

    Don't get lost in the weeds of distraction, says Financial Times' Emma Jacobs.
  2. public speaking, presentation, talks, microphone

    Commentary: How to get over your fear and learn to speak up

    Public speaking is a core skill in the 21st century workplace, with most in jobs that require them to speak up, Financial Times' Emma Jacobs ...
  3. Man office stressed tired overworked

    Commentary: Working hard at a relentless pace won't help your career prospects

    New research suggests long hours and over-intensity damage careers, says one observer from the Financial Times.
  4. A couple sits next to a river in Singapore on February 12, 2008

    Commentary: Should a man be expected to earn more than his wife?

    Why do both sexes exaggerate the man’s salary if he is not the higher earner? One Financial Times columnist explores the dynamics when a couple ...
  5. Grandmothers chat as they take care of their grandchildren on a street in Xiangfan

    Commentary: In defence of indulgent grandparents who help raise grandchildren

    Grandparents play a positive role in their grandchildren’s welfare, even if they do serve ice cream for breakfast, says the Financial Times’ Emma ...
  6. Athletics - Women's 400m Final

    Commentary: Why being nice should not mean finishing last

    We should stop perceiving likeability as a handicap to success in the workplace, argues the Financial Times' Emma Jacobs.