The Surprising Secret of Workplace Creativity

ALEX PENTLAND THE SURPRISING SECRET OF WORKPLACE CREATIVITY If most people knew the enjoyable secret of workplace creativity they’d probably feel liberated from the judgement of their peers. In this episode we hear inspiration from the ideas of Lucy Kellaway (FT...

The Culture of Teams

THE CULTURE Of HIGH PRESSURE TEAMS Mark De Rond is an ethnographer who embeds himself with teams under pressure. What’s the culture like in a field hospital in Camp Bastion, in the boat race crew? Mark’s latest book ‘Doctors at War’ – a...

Friends and Flow

RICHARD REEVE FRIENDS AND FLOW Full transcript of Richard Reeves below. Our first episode with guests Sue Todd – founder of culture consultancy, Wonder – and Richard Reeves – author of Happy Mondays. Links to what we discuss: More details on Wonder Happiness by Design...

Why Your Open Plan Office is a Mistake

ANDRE SPICER WHY YOUR OPEN PLAN OFFICE IS A MISTAKE Andre Spicer is a professor in organisational behaviour at Cass Business School. He’s written about the disfunction of world places and the advent of ‘organisational stupidity’. Full transcript: A commute of over 30...