The features of their office spaces are becoming legendary – games rooms, incredible free food, sleep ‘pods’ for cat naps, scooters to get around the space, lego stations in the corridors, and more and more…
Getting to taste the food, feel the energy, play with the lego, you not only enjoy yourself, you also get what great business sense this makes.
And as I watched employees chatting while they decided which free pots of herbs they’d have – an impromptu giveaway by the cookie truck, to celebrate World Earth Day – I saw communication, learning, and positivity in spades, through a simple, imaginative gesture.
Yes, it’s a huge company with mega resources, but many of the initiatives that make the working environment exciting, relaxing, industrious, and creative are not about money, but mindset.
Other companies – of any size – would do well to get some of this juice.