Tag: Wellbeing
Monkey Selfies, Catching Yawns, and Soulful Connections

Monkey Selfies, Catching Yawns, And Soulful Connections

In Sulawesi live the Yaki. On this Indonesian island, deep in the Tangkoko reserve, these jocose primates spend their time foraging and lounging about. Naruto, as one macaque became known, stirred quite the controversy. Donning an unforgettable smirk, she hijacked the trigger of photographer David Slater and snapped a selfie. The media went apeshit. Excluding apes, … Continue reading »

Unbreakable Work Practices

Unbreakable Work Practices

On New Years Day, without fail, John Grisham starts writing a new book. Five days a week, each morning at 7 a.m., he’s in the same room, sitting on the same chair, tapping away on his trusty computer, and most importantly, with the same cup of coffee. No beeps, pings, messaging, or internet for that … Continue reading »


The Office Of The Future

A quarter of a century ago, renowned adman Jay Chiat proclaimed that his agency was moving to a “virtual office.” No more cubicles. No more dedicated desks – just endless open space, with lockers for personal items and day-use-only laptops. Using technology as the ultimate enabler, his knowledge workers would be manoeuvring fluidly in the … Continue reading »

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 »

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 »


The Future Of Work

By 2020, sixty five percent of the workforce will be freelancing. Automation will continue to flip every industry on its head.   Exponential organisations will respond to technological change and employees that crave more meaningful roles.  Meanwhile, reinvention and adaptivity will be the traits that make you, the creative entrepreneur, thrive. How will we choose … Continue reading »



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