'Get Bendy' Issue #2

Everyone is Juggling Something (not just working mums)

SOLVING FOR FLEXIBILITY AT WORK

We're on a mission to make flexible work 'business as usual' and prepare organisations and their teams for the Future of Work. If you are ready to make flexibility a reality for your business → Book a FREE Flex Assessment here


Flex in Focus

THE WAY WE LOOK AT flexibility is all wrong – Let’s #pressforprogress and change perceptions

soren-astrup-jorgensen-229456-unsplash.jpg

Society has created a perception that flexibility is a special dispensation for those struggling (i.e. working mums), and this sort of thinking cannot be further from the truth. Read our top three tips to move the needle towards flexible working 


Future Thinkers

"Businesses who thrive in the future will do so by building on the three pillars of leadership, diversity and flexibility..."

Screen Shot 2018-02-28 at 4.46.00 PM.png

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s new event series leverages lessons from global innovators like Patty McCord, who was chief talent officer at Netflix for 14 years and was instrumental in creating one of the most influential documents ever to come out of Silicone Valley, Netflix’s Culture Deck, which has been viewed more than 15 million times. And she's now coming to Sydney in May for the Next Gen in Business - Sydney event! If you are a forward-thinking organisation or individual, you will not want to miss this line-up


Ponder This

The philosophy of Stoicism - Massimo Pigliucci

What is the best life we can live? How can we cope with whatever the universe throws at us and keep thriving nonetheless? The ancient Greco-Roman philosophy of Stoicism explains that while we may not always have control over the events affecting us, we can have control over how we approach things. Massimo Pigliucci describes the philosophy of Stoicism. Watch the beautifully animated TED Talk


Listen and Learn

Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility - Patty McCord

Powerful - Patty-McCord.jpg

When it comes to recruiting, motivating, and creating great teams, Patty McCord says most companies have it all wrong. Powerful will change how you think about work and the way a business should be run. Wrap your ears around this highly recommended audiobook


‘Everything you want is on the other side of fear’ - George Addair

The reason we need flexibility for equality comes down to leadership

The way we talk about flexibility is all wrong – Let’s #pressforprogress by changing that