Tag Archives: Future of Work

The Familiar and the Strange

I was talking with two friends yesterday: one at home, one in the office. One had the bare plaster walls, curtain-less windows, obligatory view of an office block, and poor lighting. The other had bookshelves stacked with mementos and favourite … Continue reading

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The Problem is not a Problem: #WorkingOutLoud on the Future of Work

Sometimes we try to solve a problem that is not a problem. The ‘future of work’ may fall into that category. Maybe the future is just different. The pain, as described, is non specific, and it seems unlikely that a … Continue reading

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Radical Interpretations Magazine: Submissions Open

Radical Interpretations is a publishing project i’m running through 2022: a space for imagined futures that brings together established and emergent voices. My aim is to curate and support a dozen or so articles, and editorial, with strong art design, … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Future of Work

I was asked at short notice to cover a conference keynote today, and used the opportunity to pull together some of the divergent threads of my own work exploring the Future of Work. Most of this work is based upon … Continue reading

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The Great De-Construction of Work (and Place)

The start of the construction of the future of work may be to take everything apart: the great lesson of the Pandemic is the one least learned: that everything (and anything) are possible. That our truths are simply beliefs. That … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on ’Radical Explorations of the Future of Work’

I’ve used this year of writing to explore quite a broad range of ideas, and given myself permission not to find structure and coherence as i go – so instead of ending up with a neatly categorised set of articles … Continue reading

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Automation and the Future of Work

This is part of a series of pieces as part of a discussion around the Future of Work. This sketch is a different way of visualising some of the factors that set the context, and influence the thinking around, the … Continue reading

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Why we Work – Reflections on the Future of Work

What is ‘work’, and why do we do it? The contemporary conversation about ‘the workplace’, in terms of the geography of work, and the social dynamics of collaboration, and the impacts of technology, against a backdrop of 18 months of … Continue reading

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19 Sub Questions on ’The Future of Work’

Yesterday i shared a series of questions around the first two elements of this framework – it’s an enquiry framework for Teams to explore what type of ‘future of work’ they desire. Today, i’m adding a second layer of sub … Continue reading

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8 Questions on the Future of Work

I’ve been working on an enquiry framework to explore ‘The Future of Work’. Today i am sharing a first draft of the first half of that. It’s based around 8 questions – and for each i include context and an … Continue reading

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