Why Flexible Working isn't Working

Why Flexible Working isn't Working

Twenty-five years ago, renowned adman Jay Chiat proclaimed that his agency was moving to a “virtual office.” No more cubicles. No more dedicated desks — just expansive space, with lockers for personal items and laptops dedicated for day-use-only. Using technology as the ultimate enabler, his workers would boost creativity by maneuvering fluidly...

The Best Office? It's a Destination

The Best Office? It's a Destination

What makes an office a place you want to go to? The short answer is that it should nourish your mind, body, soul, and spirit. Sounds a bit like a yoga class I know, but the truth is not far off. Several companies from Automattic to Zappos are aiming to design offices that encourage vulnerability, humour, and personality...

Inventing it on the Fly

Inventing it on the Fly

Everyone has their own rhythms and rituals when it comes to work. Niel Wilks is a Brit in New York who hasn’t lost his love of tea. Each weekday morning he wakes at 6:30 a.m. With a cuppa in hand he lazes about the kitchen table; the calm surroundings put him in a well chirpy mood. He peruses emails on his smartphone... 

21st Century Leadership

21st Century Leadership

The command and control style of leadership popular in the industrial era is being flipped on its head. A fresher style, more suited to the networked world is replacing it. The new world demands new kinds of leadership.

Learn how The Teacher, the Learner, the Mobiliser, and the Giver will help modern workers bring their entire selves to the office... [READ MORE]