Dan Gamrot is a leading Czech expert on personal productivity. He advises corporations and individuals, gives presentations and writes about how to work less but better. His zen serenity is inspiring and in his presence you quite naturally decide to stop working on five different projects at the same time and working at night. After all, your health is more important.
Coffee comes first. And coffee is actually the foundation around which many new offices’ interiors are shaped. You’ll even find coffee mentioned in every fourth job ad, and employee productivity is stunted not only by procrastination, but also by procaffeination: the pathological delaying of duties until after coffee time.
How do the Czech and Swedish working environments and working worlds differ? We’ve called in Petra Machartová for answers. She’s been working on office innovations at the Skanska headquarters in Stockholm since January of this year.
Jan Kurz and his wife Zuzana founded KURZ Architects studio three years ago, after finishing their degrees. They design houses and commercial spaces that have won awards in competitions assessing the leading edge in Czech office design. The pair themselves, meanwhile, have “escaped” the city and live in solitude among the Novohradské hills.
If you're looking for a luxury workplace, take a look inside the shared offices at No18 developed by IWG. Every No18 venue offers a range of options for your work style – to make you feel just like at home. No18 combines stunning architecture with expertly-curated art and design and a truly cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Who changes shoes more often at work - women, or men? Is it acceptable for a dress code policy to go barefoot? We want to analyse the current shoe culture inside Czech offices. Please join our effort and fill in the attached survey below. It will take you aprox. 3 minutes. No personal data are collected. Results of the survey will be published on this website.