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Study says, offices still failing to support collaborative work

Team-based collaborative work is increasing - for example people in the UK now spend 55% of their time working with others.

But study says, offices still failing to support collaborative work: only 19% of people say their collaboration is at least somewhat spontaneous and 55% of people are unable to move their furniture to support changing activities, while the majority would like this feature.

Read more @ Workplace Insight

How to Make Your Team More Creative

How to make your team more creative and productive? According to Hal Gregersen, an INSEAD professor, it is easy - there are five „discovery“ skills you need to have in your team. Now, grab a paper and a pen and analyze your team - does your team have those skills?

A Simple Way To Train Yourself To Be More Creative

“Others have seen what is and asked why.
I have seen what could be and asked why not.”

- Pablo Picasso

Nowadays, we’re forever hearing how vital creativity is to success. But what if you’re not that kind of person? Well. Think again. A creative person is a person who creates things. You don’t have to be an artist, popsinger, designer or a mad scientist. You can train yourself to be more creative.

But let´s start with a story.

In late 1971, Bill and Barbara Bowerman were having breakfast when it dawned on him that the grooves in the waffle iron she was using would be an excellent mould for a running shoe. Bowerman, who was Co-founder of Nike and a track and field coach at the time, had been searching for a way to make shoes lighter and faster.