Coca Cola’s latest idea to reduce the impact of their bottles on the environment is certainly innovative. They have brought out 16 bottle caps that can be attached to old bottles, to ensure they can be used long after the drink has been finished.
The problem with acronyms, though, is that they’re often tenuous – in that the initials are often pre-decided. So, following VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) we have the new ‘Super’ VUCA (Vibrant, Unreal, Crazy and Astounding). Not sure about that one.
Some of the world’s greatest inventions were improvements on someone else’s ideas, but when does being inspired by someone else’s work become cheating? This article from Scott Ginsberg on LinkedIn offers some controversial insights into the matter.
The environment we work in has a significant effect on rates of productivity and overall wellbeing, and some companies are going much further than others to achieve the perfect work surroundings.
We’ve all seen them. A convenient way to get something approximating freshly baked bread when you can’t actually get freshly baked bread. Of course, I’m talking about the Part Baked Baguette…
Do you ever feel that there is so much to achieve that you simply don’t know where to start? For moments like these, Brian Chesky, CEO and co-founder of Airbnb, helps to put things into perspective.
We all know that sleep is essential for cognitive function, but when it comes to our work lives, it often takes a back seat. Jenny Murray explores the importance of making sleep a priority for your employees.
For some, the subject of critique can be an uncomfortable one, but we must all face it in order to progress – we look at the necessity of making it a regular occurrence, with no holds barred.
Most readers of this blog will have seen ‘Do schools kill creativity?’ a 2007 TED talk by Sir Ken Robinson. He delivers an amusing but devastating critique of conventional education…
There are many things in this world that are simultaneously intimidating and fascinating and Google [x] is undoubtedly one of them. Who would turn down the chance to be a fly on the wall on the Google campus?
Many people have been sharing the recent news regarding France clocking off at 6, expressing their jealousy at this clear work/play divide. Tanya Schevitz tackles this issue of ‘unplugging’ in her article Tips for Unplugging and What to Do Once You Do.
How would you move Mount Fuji? Fun interview questions are all well and good, but hiring brainteaser champions is not a guarantee that the person is creative or that they will help the company innovate.