As the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk is a person with a pretty busy schedule. His life’s goal is to save humans from destroying themselves and the Earth we live on — that is a pretty ambitious task. How does he run both companies and still make time for his family? With the help of a private jet and occasionally crashing at a friend’s place, of course.
We live in a culture of workaholism. Particularly in North America, it’s become cool to brag about the amount of hours you work, and for entrepreneurs to proudly claim they haven’t had a vacation in more than five years. Perhaps this culture is turning a whole lot of us into big liars, but we are lying out of necessity.
Not everyone loves working on an open office. While they do help with collaboration, they often hinder productivity because of the constant noise and interruptions. Furniture company Steelcase is going back to basics with a mini cubicle that is meant to provide employees with a quiet space to work. Called Brody, the space cocoons users in a comfy place where they can work quietly. Plus, no one can sneak up on you — if someone wants to talk to you, you’ll see them coming.
Gordon Ramsay is a very busy guy. His empire includes restaurants throughout Europe and North America, several TV series, his own production company, and a few books thrown in just for fun. Currently, the famed chef is in Los Angeles working on the next season of MasterChef, while his family continues to live in London.