'On your mark, get set, roll!' In June more than 150 people in Japan have taken part in the Grand Prix competition of racing while sitting on office chair. Teams see who can complete the most laps of a 200-meter course during a two-hour span. And the reward for the winners? 90 kg of rice.
Heading off on a vacation that’s already feeling too short? Break convention with a bold autoreply email—you can take the ones here for inspiration. You just might find that by day two, your vacation has gone permanent. Because you’ve been fired!
According to estimates by Adobe, 88% of the business cards you give out will end up in the trash (or at best in the recycling bin) within a week. But we had found 8 examples of the most creative business cards you have ever seen. You'll remember these for years!
Office meetings, status checks, sessions, conferences, briefings, taking minutes and losing hours… Call it whatever you want. Every company has them at least once a week (and the ones that say they don’t have them even more often). And everyone really looks forward to them.
Office newspeak? Corporate bullshit? Linguistic thriftiness goes hand in hand with the pressure for workplace efficiency. Abbreviations for English business phrases and industry phrases have become so natural for us Czechs that in many cases we don’t even bother to seek Czech equivalents.