Our Bucket List is a collection of pioneers, rebels and revolutionaries—made up of organizations, entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders who change the status quo of frustrating workplaces. They know how to make work more fun.
While checking off our Bucket List, we visit them. We learn from them. We share their insights. They inspire change to better, more inspiring workplaces. Check out the full list below. Click on the ones we’ve already visited, and read our findings.
Russian IT company.
Founder of Virgin Group and author of various books (i.e. Like a Virgin).
American video game developer.
American financial services company.
Professor at Harvard Business School, author of "Teaming" & "The Fearless Organization".
Founder of Stand Up For Passion.
Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology, author of "Managing Professionals? Don't!"
Professor at Havard Business School, author of "Rebel Talent".
After sales engineer at packing machine manufacturer Niverplast.
Bakker van Maanen
Dutch bakery chain.
Chief Transformation Officer at NHS Horizons.
Dutch baking equipment manufacturer.
American organizational design consultants.
Former U.S. Army general, author of "Team of Teams".
Family business offering maintenance and supporting services.
Russian software company
Organizational psychologist, Wharton Professor, and author of "Originals".
Founder and former CEO of Visa, author of "One from Many".
Australian software company.
Russian house manufacturer.
Author of "De Laatste Manager" & "Fuck de Regels".
Australian voice and digital agency.
Russian IT company.
Founder and president of WoMen'Up.
Dutch plant nursery.
Spanish consulting firm.
American steel manufacturer
Nand Kishore Chaudhary
Chairman at Jaipur Rugs.
Associate professor of Oral Roberts University and author of "Under New Management".
Finish consulting firm.
Co-founder of BrewDog, author of "Business for Punks".
CEO of Vinci SA.
Founder of Morning Star.
Director for BCG's Institute for Organization, author of "Six Simple Rules".
Ukrainian IT company.
Professor at Ashridge Hult, author of "Speak Up".
Founder & CEO at Basecamp. Co-author of Getting Real, REWORK, Remote, and “It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work”.
Indian technology company practicing principles of self-management.
Manufacturer of household and multi-use products.
American media-services provider and production company.
British multinational conglomerate founded by Richard Branson.
Spanish psychologist, CEO of La Fageda.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Professor at Havard Business School, author of "Men and women of the corporation" & "Innovation: the classic traps".
Founder and CEO at Beautystack.
CEO of Gravity Payments.
Chain of high-end department stores operating throughout the United Kingdom.
Italian restaurateur and chef patron of 3 Michelin-star restaurant Osteria Francescana.
India's largest manufacturers of hand knotted rugs.
David Heinemeier Hansson
Creator of Ruby on Rails, Founder & CTO at Basecamp. Co-author of Getting Real, REWORK, Remote, and “It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work”.
Russian grocery store chain.
Indian multinational IT service and consulting firm.
Organizational design consultancy focused on new ways of working.
Co-founder and CEO of Sente.
Global logistics provider
Co-founder of The Happy Startup School.
Professor at VU University Amsterdam, author of "Riding The Waves of Culture" & "Managing People Across Cultures".
Founder of Woohoo Inc., author of "Happy Hour Is 9 To 5".
Dutch packaging machines manufacturer.
A software company with no-bosses, 80+ people, an open-book management policy, and consent decision making.
Founder The Ready, author of "Brave New Work".
Former CEO of HCL Technologies, author of "Employees First, Customers Second".
Co-founder of Escape the City.
American IT company formally known as 37signals.
Professor at McGill University, author of many management books.
Spanish dairy farm.
Founder and CEO of SRC, author of "The Great Game of Business".
CEO Virgin Unite.
German hotel chain.
Owner and CEO of yoghurt company Chobani.
Organisational theorist, educator, author and professor.
CEO of WD-40, co-author "Helping People Win at Work".
Manufacturer of bags made from used truck tarp.
Professor at IMD, author of "Reinventing Giants".
Multinational manufacturing company most known for it's Gore-Tex material.
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