Google California Office
We will begin, perhaps, with a company whose creativity has long been legendary outside of our universe. This is Google. How liberal is the behavior of all personnel in this company (there are practically no restrictions and prohibitions), the design of offices can be called just as unusual.
Google’s California headquarters is a truly separate world with a special atmosphere. Separate buildings in which googlers work stretched for several blocks. It has everything – cafes, pools, showers, massage rooms, as well as rooms for relaxation and games.
On the street in the courtyard of the office in special pots growing onions, beets, strawberries and other plants. Why – remains a mystery, apparently, this is another way for Google to stand out from the rest. Continue reading
Everyone does what he wants
New employees at Valve Corporation in the first few weeks of work often cannot understand what is happening. They came to work for the company, but why doesn’t anyone give them specific tasks? And they will not be given. The company does not hire people to carry out any specific work. She is gaining just promising and talented. And they themselves must understand and decide what good they can give Valve Corporation. Well-known programmer Michael Abrash recalls his first weeks of work at the company: “I figured that I would be immediately assigned some task. But I only heard a couple of assumptions from the employees regarding what I should probably do … These were just their thoughts, not direct directions to action. Continue reading
Many dream of having their own enterprise or shop. Such thoughts fill the head when tired, you barely crawl from work, remembering with unkind words the bosses who can only demand. Or after another failed interview, when hatred of all potential leaders is ready to break out.
At such moments, you imagine yourself a cool leader, traveling on a brand new typewriter to give orders and pick up a large sum. Surely, many such thoughts arose more than once.
But we need to plunge into reality and understand that choosing a niche for a personal business needs a serious approach. Continue reading