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.
Spanish dairy farm.
Spanish psychologist, CEO of La Fageda.
Finish consulting firm.
Professor at Harvard Business School, author of "Teaming" & "The Fearless Organization".
Organizational design consultancy focused on new ways of working.
Russian IT company.
Australian software company.
Associate professor of Oral Roberts University and author of "Under New Management".
Dutch packaging machines manufacturer.
Co-founder of The Happy Startup School.
Indian multinational IT service and consulting firm.
Bakker van Maanen
Dutch bakery chain.
Founder of Virgin Group and author of various books (i.e. Like a Virgin).
Co-founder of Escape the City.
Professor at Havard Business School, author of "Rebel Talent".
Professor at McGill University, author of many management books.
Former CEO of HCL Technologies, author of "Employees First, Customers Second".
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Professor at Havard Business School, author of "Men and women of the corporation" & "Innovation: the classic traps".
Spanish consulting firm.
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".
Founder and president of WoMen'Up.
Founder and CEO at Beautystack.
Organizational psychologist, Wharton Professor, and author of "Originals".
Chain of high-end department stores operating throughout the United Kingdom.
CEO of Vinci SA.
Manufacturer of bags made from used truck tarp.
German hotel chain.
Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology, author of "Managing Professionals? Don't!"
American IT company formally known as 37signals.
Chief Transformation Officer at NHS Horizons.
Tom van der Lubbe
Co-founder of the progressive mortgage advice company Viisi.
Founder and CEO of SRC, author of "The Great Game of Business".
Russian house manufacturer.
Founder of Stand Up For Passion.
Multinational manufacturing company most known for it's Gore-Tex material.
Co-founder of BrewDog, author of "Business for Punks".
India's largest manufacturers of hand knotted rugs.
American financial services company.
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”.
Manufacturer of household and multi-use products.
Director for BCG's Institute for Organization, author of "Six Simple Rules".
Founder and former CEO of Visa, author of "One from Many".
Dutch mortgage advice provider.
CEO of Gravity Payments.
Professor at IMD, author of "Reinventing Giants".
Australian voice and digital agency.
Family business offering maintenance and supporting services.
Russian grocery store chain.
American organizational design consultants.
Russian IT company.
Founder The Ready, author of "Brave New Work".
Ukrainian IT company.
American video game developer.
American media-services provider and production company.
Organisational theorist, educator, author and professor.
Nand Kishore Chaudhary
Chairman at Jaipur Rugs.
Dutch baking equipment manufacturer.
Founder of Morning Star.
CEO Virgin Unite.
Co-founder and CEO of Sente.
British multinational conglomerate founded by Richard Branson.
Dutch plant nursery.
Owner and CEO of yoghurt company Chobani.
Founder & CEO at Basecamp. Co-author of Getting Real, REWORK, Remote, and “It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work”.
CEO of WD-40, co-author "Helping People Win at Work".
Professor at Ashridge Hult, author of "Speak Up".
After sales engineer at packing machine manufacturer Niverplast.
Author of "De Laatste Manager" & "Fuck de Regels".
Former U.S. Army general, author of "Team of Teams".
Italian restaurateur and chef patron of 3 Michelin-star restaurant Osteria Francescana.
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