Elena Shalneva

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Elena Shalneva is a communications consultant and non-executive director.

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"The problem with your method”, the head of organisational behaviour of a tier-one investment bank tells me, “is that our [...]

23 November

Billy from a TV production company writes: “Hello Elena, I know you simply can’t wait to kick off the festive season and [...]

30 October

In the past year, I have witnessed an unfortunate proliferation of language apps: those that correct your spelling, grammar [...]

4 October

Is Elon Musk’s erratic behaviour just the price we need to pay for brilliant entrepreneurs? [...]

1 October

The month of July is rich in national festivities. Bastille Day in France, Independence Day in America. [...]

26 September

One evening two years ago, LinkedIn sent me this message: “Klaus viewed your profile 11 times today”. As Klaus’s LinkedIn [...]

22 May

I have a confession to make: I don’t like reading books about consumer culture. [...]

9 March
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Thanks to my friends, I discover some outstanding TV drama from time to time. Like Lost, for example, or the first three seasons [...]

24 February
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To this day, my first accounting class remains my most vivid memory of Insead. [...]

16 February
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A report by two parliamentary committees has called for a review of equality legislation, after a receptionist engaged by outsourcing [...]

2 February
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When list of common LinkedIn buzzwords was published on these pages on Wednesday, it prompted me to read through the profiles [...]

27 January
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In the run-up to the US elections, I received most of my news from one source. I followed a young journalist of The Atlantic, [...]

13 January
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A recent study claimed that spelling and grammar among 16-year-old boys and girls taking their GCSEs is at its worst in 30 years. [...]

6 December
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Donald Trump’s victory proves that America hates women”, declared a reputable news source shortly after the US election. [...]

30 November
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If you believe you are a citizen of the world, you are a citizen of nowhere,” recently declared our Prime Minister. I believe [...]

20 October
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