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Inspiration

Working From Home: Motivation, Productivity and Mental Health

According to a new survey by Nuffield Health, 80% of Brits feel that working from home has negatively impacted their mental health. Over a third (36%) said that not being in the same physical location as their colleagues has left them feeling unable...

Posted by: Hanover
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Workshop

Why Creative Talks are So Important - Part 3: Productivity

Having covered how to get yourself out there and conquer networking, and realising the benefits of attending creative talks and events, we now turn our attention to getting going with the work in question. After all, starting at something, no matter...

Posted by: Fiasco Design
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Leaders

Could 2022 be the year of the 4-day work week?

There have been many talks about implementing a 4-day work week over the past few years, with no reduction in salaries. It's a tactic that studies have shown could lead to happier and more productive employees and with the world shifting gradually to...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

10 Tips for a productive brainstorming session

Do you walk away from brainstorming sessions with a feeling of not having accomplished much? You’re not alone. OLIVER Design Team Lead, Tom Lowe, shares his 10 tips for making your next creative brainstorming session the most productive...

Posted by: OLIVER
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Features

Distracted?

by Jessica Hazel. During the time it took to write this article I have gone to get some garlic bread out of the oven, eaten the garlic bread, let the cat in, chatted to my flatmate twice, opened my advent calendar, located the knife sharpener in the...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Features

Out of sight. What became of the virtual office?

by Magnus Shaw. Working in an ad agency in Fleet Street in 1995, I was called into a first-floor office to be shown something very impressive - an email account. Visually it was quite modest, just some browser windows with names and messages in...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Inspiration

The best free apps to boost your creative productivity

I know, I know - it's February already. Where did the first month of the year go? Most likely, in loads of planning for the year to come, and a healthy amount of procrastination too. As usual, the New Year came with its usual amount of hopeful...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Inspiration

How celebrating Christmas can boost your productivity

Christmas is less than two months away and research has shown that not enough companies are getting in the spirit, missing the chance to boost productivity. A study carried out by UK retailer Christmas Tree World has found that 74% of employees are...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

Peak productivity: When does the UK feel most creative?

New research shows that UK employees feel at their most creative in the morning, with 11:05am being the peak time for productivity. The study, from innovation funding specialist MPA Group, also shows that surprisingly 86% of workers can’t be...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Designing our time - The case for R&D and a 4-day work week

An approach to doing better work We’re often asked about the way we work. New clients understandably want to look behind the curtain to better understand our approach, process and culture. They want to know when we’re available, and what...

Posted by: ELSE London
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Inspiration

Why a very self-aware Gen Z is rejecting hustle culture

Speaking as someone that didn’t even realise they were a millennial until it was already too late (I’d already got heavily into the craft beer scene of my own volition), I honestly can’t say that I spared much thought for the...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

Luxury that lasts: Six tenets for timelessness

From business models to branding, ideas of luxury are shifting rapidly. Keeping up with tech, anticipating sector developments and being part of cultural conversations are only a handful of essentials for luxury brands who wish to sustain the...

Posted by: Matter Of Form
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Workshop

Changing why we consume | #PurposeMonth

Making it easier to consume more sustainably is far from easy but changing why we consume requires us to unpick and then serve human motivation in new, more sustainable ways. So why do we buy? Obviously, sometimes we buy because we need...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Hospitality and the Metaverse | #PurposeMonth

For the last twelve years, Matter Of Form have had the privilege to deliver exceptional brand and digital experiences to some of the very best luxury brands in the global travel and hospitality sector. And we have got to know the dedicated tribe who...

Posted by: Matter Of Form
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Inspiration

Neurodiversity - Designing offices with everyone in mind | #PurposeMonth

Work environments, like many other spaces, tend to be designed for neurotypical people. This leaves neurodivergent individuals - those with natural variations in the brain - in a compromising position. One of the most significant hurdles that the...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

Exploring and understanding the art of reciprocity

Reciprocity is a peaceful ping pong match where everybody wins; an equal distribution of healthy energy transitioning back and fourth between growing beings. It's also a form of freedom; an inner peace, a civilized meeting of the minds tapped into a...

Posted by: Echo Marie Bryant
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Workshop

Looking for purpose in your next job? You’re not alone

It was September 2016 when this article from The Guardian unveiled that millennials want “purpose over paychecks”. Fast forward to 2022, two years after the beginning of a global pandemic, and things are hardly looking any different. If...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

#GettingToKnow the new mum spearheading a brand new division of Xaxis

For this weeks Getting to Know feature, we sat down with Emanuela Recalcati, Director of Client Solutions at Xaxis EMEA. Having returned to work recently following maternity leave, Emanuela was eager to get back to work spearheading a brand new...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

Why not working will make you work better

Any working adult will know that not every idea, or every piece of work, is going to cut-through. For those in creative roles, this can be difficult to deal with. Creatives put so much of themselves into their work, as a form of self-expression - of...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

Did COVID-19 press reset on innovation?

Following the turbulence and uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s no secret that businesses throughout the UK have been forced to adapt to the evolving demands of the new normal. Although strategies have differed depending on sector and...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Get inspired by the most innovative websites of 2021

It’s been a great and unique year for web design. Even as the world started opening up again, the best websites of 2021 demonstrated the need for brands and individuals to jump on the Digital Transformation ship, showcasing their capabilities...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Features

Is it worth it to burn yourself out for that pitch?

Some time ago, I took a few days to read an interesting little book by Bloomberg reporter Jason Schreier, named Blood, Sweat & Pixels. In it, Jason interviewed a number of game studios behind some of the most famous games, learning the crazy and...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Features

Here's how Gamification will change advertising

You are having a stroll on the main high street, on your way to your favourite park in town. A few steps away from the main gates, you see a man running towards you. He looks scared. Click here to dodge him. Click here to stop him. You dodge the...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Features

The 15 workplace innovations that will change your work life forever

The future of work is hybrid - if you’ve been around the Creativepool Magazine for long enough, you’ve read this many times from me now. While remote work is definitely here to stay, there is still a significant percentage of the...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Features

What we can learn from the success of the shorter work week in Iceland

We heard a great deal of talks about mental health, work-life balance and authenticity during the past year, and the push to remote work is certain to leave a long-lasting mark in the workforce - creative industry or otherwise. What was once...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Job Description: Executive Creative Director

The executive creative director (or ECD) is the head honcho as far as the creative team is concerned. The person behind the curtain engineering the creative identity of a company and facilitating the adoption of that identity throughout all media...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Leaders

What role will the tech sector play in the economic recovery?

It's been over a year since the first lockdown came into place. People are eager to leave their homes to socialise again, shop and find new experiences - which doesn't necessarily mean we should do it before it's common sense to do so, but it does...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Spend more on booze | Why the secret to growth is in employee wellbeing

There is an ubiquitous misconception in the business world which I like to call The Myth of Endless Growth. It is by no means a fully fledged philosophical theory or something I should ever take the credit for, but it is real about any business; the...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo

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