Company culture has been described as what happens when the boss isn’t in. Therefore having a good culture is up there with internet, ‘sufficient biscuits’ and ‘enough clients’ in terms of things required for running a solid business. Of course this is especially profound when the boss is me and I’m in our London office quite a lot these days. On the face of it we’ve found that everyone gets their fair share of dopamine due to an early Friday knock off. But we’ve also found it has benefits for team cohesion, de-stressing and generally contributing to feeling like a healthy and vibrant workplace.
Victoria, our CHO got us to flex some some lesser used creative muscles. If coming up with video concepts is the bench press for our imaginations then cracking out the acrylics is our trapezius incline dumbbell shrug. In other words, we don’t do it often and people who do can look a bit odd.