A Quiet Renaissance

A Quiet Renaissance

What does a top engineer at Volvo in Sweden, a creative director at Nike in Sao Paolo and a senior consultant at EY in Jakarta all have in common? They are all folks I’ve recently met who have made the leap. They’ve abandoned their cushy jobs in the pursuit of something unknown, something exciting. The … Continue reading »

People, Purpose & Production

People, Purpose & Production

It’s an exciting time. Never before has there been a movement in the history of human labour so potent and so fierce. Elasticity is becoming the norm in our working practices and inside our organisations. All of it enabled and amplified through technology — the expansive and exponential network of ideas, value and growth. Organisations … Continue reading »

Innovation By Design

Innovation By Design

Fifteen years ago in the Design issue of Wired, an article appeared outlining Polaroid’s five-year strategic plan. Just 8 months later the company filed Chapter 11. The ‘new company’ formed in its aftermath declared bankruptcy again several years later. For real. Corporate failure aside, we all have a warm and fuzzy place in our 💚 … Continue reading »


Business Design Toolkit

Yes, there’s a plethora of tools out there to help you startup in business. Whether you’re one of those naysayers that thinks to themselves, “Oh toolkit my ass”, or a well seasoned toolkit ninja — the Business Design Toolkit, if anything — is straightforward. So far it’s proven great for making ideas happen and can benefit, really, anyone. It … Continue reading »

Future of Work

Future Of Work

You’d think after hosting 5 events on the theme of the Future of Work it would get a bit repetitive. Boring perhaps. But it can’t. And it won’t. And here’s why: The shift in the make up of our workforce and in the way we organise ourselves is rapidly evolving — we are at a monumental juncture. … Continue reading »

Running with Suzuki & Wood

Running With Suzuki & Wood

I run a lot. Do I enjoy it? Not really. Okay more often than not, I actually do. But here’s the thing: Like many I’ve debated this with, I dread those first 10 minutes. It’s just after that initial hump, when your music magically thumps in, your glutes start firing, your breath deepens — and your imminent … Continue reading »


Tech For Good

Guest post by: Isabel Van De Keere What motivates people in their jobs? What makes them passionate about a project? Is it prestige? Is it power? Is it money? As a regular attendee at Tech for Good events, I’m pleased to report the good news: Many folks are driven when they are able to change lives and … Continue reading »

It’s How We Work

It’s How We Work

Why do we work the way we do? Will our future of work be more about a place or a practice? What does a day at work look like for you, in 2020? Have we already hit a time of peak ‘playbour’? Will productivity reign over presence? What is the right way to organise ourselves … Continue reading »

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