Over the last decade we have seen a revolution in amenity-driven work spaces, that try to cater for as many people as possible – from Dog, Cat, and Rat lovers, to Ping Pong players, Yoga chillers and Tropical-Leaf flavoured tea drinkers…oh, and let’s not forget the mushroom coffee fans.
Back in 1930, a well-respected British Economist named John Maynard Keynes, predicted that in 2030 the standard of living would be 4-8x higher than during his time, and due to a growth in wages, people would only need to work 15 hours per week – creating a `leisure class´.
Being passionate about your work is important. We all know that. We are told to talk about our “passion for the job” in every job application and interview we do. But once you are in the workplace, is that passion being used against you – for the benefit of your boss, or company?