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