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How to make your purpose more than a Zoom background

After Simon Sinek so eloquently argued for 'purpose' to be at the core of every business, there has been a corporate movement towards every organisation writing one...

Experimenting with the world of work

Humans are spectacularly bad at predicting the future and have always had to make the most of imperfect data to cast our best bets. Almost 18 months into the pandemic, this has never been more true...

Why your organisation should look less like a human and more like a jellyfish

I was watching an episode of The Octonauts the other day. (For those of you who don’t have toddlers, The Octonauts are a collective of animals on a mission to Explore! Rescue! and Protect! the creatures of the ocean), and I came across the Siphonophore...
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Designing for hybrid work:

Remote work doesn’t work for everyone, and not only for logistical reasons. But picking up where we left off doesn’t seem realistic either. Ultimately, there are things from both worlds that we need to keep and that we need to bin...

One of &us: Lisa Tilley, Coaching Lead

This month we caught up with our Coaching Lead, Lisa Tilley. A self-confessed country bumpkin, she recently returned from a decade Down Under, where she’s spent her career working with multinational businesses as they navigate change and tackle innovation...

The ‘New Normal’ doesn’t exist: The office has always been in flux

The Future of Working is a series by &us examining the policies, ideas, and concerns for the future of working, learning from those who’ve already started their journey. We’ll look at where we work, when we work together, and how we work, asking, what is a better future, and how might we get there?...

Make changes before waving a rainbow flag

When Pride Month came around this year, our first reaction was to change our logo like a lot of other companies do. Our designers were happy to do it but questioned the idea by asking if this was really the best we could do to support the LGBT+ community...

One of &us: Annabelle Régent, Senior Designer

Annabelle Régent is one of our senior designers whose superpowers include making complex stuff simple and helping others grow. She’s created new experiences and solved challenges for international e-commerces, services and organisations and we’re lucky enough to have her on our team...

One of &us: Felicity Walsh, Product Strategist

On our strategy team, Felicity is one of the many new hires &us made over the pandemic, and she’s fast proved what a good move that was. Whip smart, super capable and a joy to work with, she’s jumped right into projects with our clients and demonstrated what an asset she is. We wanted to get inside her rather impressive head and find out more...

One of &us: Paul Archbold, Co-Founder

Paul is one of our co-founders and works closely with our clients to guide them through their transformations, establishing cross-functional teams, fostering healthy environments and promoting better working practices. He’s always looking for smart ways to ensure the brands we work with are able to do great stuff for themselves. We wanted to know more about what makes him tick...