We’re often advised to step out of our comfort zone, to push ourselves to try new things. But what are comfort zones, and why are they so… comfortable?
NHS Change Day started last year with a single tweet and has evolved into a revolutionary event that puts people – thousands of staff and millions of patients – at the helm of change-making in UK healthcare.
Employee benefits aren’t always as boring as pension plans and a gym membership that you won’t get around to using. Basecamp work with a travel agent to design holiday packages to make sure employees take their allocated days off each year.
A study in New Zealand suggests abandoning rules and letting children take risks might be better for everyone in the long run. What lessons can we learn if we hold this example as a mirror to the adult world?
Boston-based game developer Adriel Wallick created Train Jam, a gaming event where a group of developers board a train to a mutually beneficial industry event and use the long journey to thrash out ideas.