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Hey, I’m Ellen, and this is my (hopefully not-so-cliche) bio.

This is me

Ellen ‘Jelly’ McRae

In my experience, it goes against everything we know about productivity.

Batch tasking: is this really going to work? | Image created on Canva

How to spot when people get it all wrong about your intelligence

The smart people? | Image created on Canva


Save the backup strategies for business.

Are you putting on relationship bets? | Image created on Canva

We’re doing them a favour, and it’s time they said thank-you.

If you do this, your boss is winning | Image created on Canva

I’m glad I didn’t listen to the people who told me not to use fear as a motivator.

Holding my fear | Image created on Canva

One sale doesn’t mean you can open an online store, and everything else I learned about eCommerce success

The failed online store | Image created on Canva

Content creators, you have to find someone else to vent to.

Fans, not customers | Image created on Canva

Start expecting to fail.

Getting it right or wrong? | Image created on Canva

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”

— Thomas A. Edison

Would you say yes to an offer for help? Well, you should.

Would you say yes? | Image created on Canva

Ellen McRae

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