Archive for March, 2010

Sean Moncrieff chats to Kursty on Newstalk

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

Kursty spoke with Sean Moncrieff on Newstalk 106-108fm, Ireland’s National Independent Talk Radio today about what motivates people to do great work and how the environment can support.¬† Listen here.

IWIWT Launch Event at Sony Music’s HQ in London

Friday, March 12th, 2010

Last night’s launch of the I Wish I Worked There! book was absolutely buzzing!¬† Sony Music kindly donated their gorgeous cafeteria-cum-gig space and threw many hands on deck to help accommodate almost 350 people from the innovative corporations as well as design and creative agencies.

Giant-sized ‘Polaroids’ depicting scenes from the book that represented all 20 featured businesses and over-sized ‘Post-it’ notes displayed gallery-style overlooked the champagne that was flowing and fresh, chilled Innocent smoothies.

Emma Pike, VP Industry Relations at Sony Music welcomed guests and spoke about the impact that this new space has had on boosting the company’s culture and its ability to innovate.¬† Helen Castle, Executive Commissioning Editor at John Wiley & Sons acknowledged the work, commitment and the airmiles that went into researching the book, and finally Kursty Groves (IWIWT author) shared some snippets from each of the inspiring workplaces she visited.

It was a fun event, and hopefully one that will inspire people to make their workspaces better and spread the word about the book!

Photography by Magnus Arrevad

Kursty talks to ‘Foxy’ on BBC Radio 2

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Rebecca ‘Foxy’ Pike interviewed Kursty Groves on Simon Mayo’s Drivetime about how effective the working environment can be to boost employee morale and productivity.


Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

HR Recruitment specialists Changeboard are featuring an excerpt on the Lego Group here.


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