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