Leaning into cultural formation by prototyping new ‘things’.  

An organisation’s culture which once blossomed in a shared work setting, doesn’t always match up with the needs of every individual who is now working in a remote situation. Additionally, when one spends more of their time working in a solo arrangement, their culture of work yearns to replace social routines such as small talk,… Continue reading Leaning into cultural formation by prototyping new ‘things’.  

Telling our own story about the dayshift

Do you find yourself in a whirlwind of changing expectations and unprecedented opportunities with work? The Dayshift, as we’ve come to call it, is looking at transformative ways in which people approach work. We’re examining a groundswell of new behaviours that, among other things, is giving rise to new perspectives for the remote worker. We… Continue reading Telling our own story about the dayshift

Reimagining productivity

A core discovery about knowledge work is how implicit and social a workplace can become. A ‘kitchen conversation’ is what occurs in the work office when one takes a rest, heads to the kitchen, and pauses for a casual conversation with whoever happens to be around. Kitchen conversations hold no expectations of privacy, and they… Continue reading Reimagining productivity

How do we present our best selves when working remotely?

Bargaining about outcomes while negotiating a whole new role for ‘place’. Make working from home a place of harmony, productivity, and regeneration. From a worker’s standpoint, make a point of discussing this as a right rather than a privilege during the interview, or renegotiation. Become more aware about boundaries between the experience of work and… Continue reading How do we present our best selves when working remotely?

Co-constructing a workplace that works

Starting at the source, a workplace that works is about equipping the employee with the means to do their best work in any location. From an employer’s standpoint, it’s essential to develop formulas for funding physical tools (seating, desks, partitioning, whiteboards) and digital services (conversation channels, thinking spaces, making places). Expect the optimal design to… Continue reading Co-constructing a workplace that works