At the recent TEDxMidwest, Jason Fried from 37 Signals talks about the work environment and how its not really the ideal place to get things done… check it out below.
So where and when are you most productive?
If you’re not familiar with 37 Signals, they are a company that has created a suite of web apps focused around collaboration and increasing productivity, the most famous being Basecamp. The team at 37 Signals more or less work remotely throughout the year, just one of many unconventional practices implemented at the company.
If you want to know more about how they think a company should be run, check out their recent book Rework, from Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson. Its a great read and really introduces some interesting perspective on the traditional business practices.