PSFK's Consulting team looks at how businesses are embracing a more communal approach to office design as a way to cater to the shift toward mobile work styles and encourage greater workplace transparency.
The headset manufacturer Plantronics doesn’t much care where its employees work, and to prove that, its new offices are outfitted with a cornucopia of features that make telecommuting simple, easy, and encouraged.
The new wave of social entrepreneurs believes work needs to be meaningful. <...> Where should they work, given the changing roles of governments, philanthropic organizations, and corporations? How can young people who want to make a difference find jobs that matter?
"Producing vast amounts of quality work is the norm, so we reward them [employees] with unlimited vacation and they, in return, reward Red Frog with outstanding work that blows me away every single day." - Says Joe Reynolds with the Red Frog Events [only article http://bit.ly/wC3vCL]
Jellies support self employed homeworkers and introduce them to coworking. They are free casual monthly co-working events where people can get together, usually with their laptops, to have a change from their usual workplace, meet some new people, chat, share ideas, and work together in a social environment.
With dismal news of widespread employee dissatisfaction and disengagement, and uncertainty in the American and global economies forcing CEOs/CFOs continued conservatism, managers are faced with a difficult reality: How to make work meaningful...
Are you making money renting your apartment on Airbnb? You’re a Micro-Entrepreneur. As more and more services let people monetize their own assets and knowledge, it’s creating a new sector of the economy.
Have you ever suspected that you’d be healthier, happier, and perhaps even more productive, if you could just get your work done on your own schedule instead of your boss’s? New research suggests you’re probably right.
“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking.” Steve Jobs
I agree that technology is changing our work culture and making some people work 24/7 [only article http://bit.ly/L86jJW ]. However, I see it as a positive shift towards an opportunity to meaningful arrangement of one's work for it to become one's lifestyle. Do you agree with me? Please comment on your own experiences.
Joe Reynolds with Red Frog Events presents four reasons to ditch traditional titles: [only article: http://bit.ly/L5Ffi9] 1-Creating unique titles breeds creativity. 2-These titles are memorable. 3-Creative titles promote flatness. 4-These names are just plain fun.