We're Taking A Break!
Today’s blog is the last for a while. We’re taking a publishing break over summer. But first, let’s share some exciting (understatement!) things we have in store for the second part of 2021!
We'll be back in a few weeks with new posts. There's lots to come over the rest of the year. Here's an overview of what we have in mind:
1. Hiring new team members
We're hiring two team members to expand the Corporate Rebels Academy. One will take on the role of 'content creator', working with us on new courses. The other will fill the role of 'community lead', to grow and energize the Academy's global alumni community.
Wanna apply for the role of 'community lead'? Send an original application to email@example.com and make sure you stand out from the crowd!
2. New company alert!
On September 13th we launch a new company. It's a joint venture between us and some of the most inspiring pioneers on our Bucket List! We're in stealth mode at the moment, but really excited about this venture.
Watch out for the launch date. It’s September 13!
3. Corporate Rebels merchandise
What we'll have in store:
- A few selected items making a statement for better workplaces
- With 100% of profits going to the Corporate Rebels Foundation
- Items from purpose-driven companies Stanley&Stella and Retulp
- All carbon negative by compensating 10x the products' CO2 emissions
4. New book translations
New translations of our book 'Corporate Rebels - Make Work More Fun' will soon be published too! Teams of workplace enthusiasts have worked to create Spanish and Turkish editions.
We can't wait to reach more people with stories and insights from the world's most inspiring workplaces!
5. Academy v2
Two new cohorts of rebels from around the world will start the Corporate Rebels Academy in September. Next, we'll launch more courses and build our alumni community. Things look promising for the Academy. We aim to be the go-to platform for learning about new ways of working.
Or, as we like to say, become the school for better business. Learn more at corporate-rebels.academy.
Stay tuned, stay rebellious
As you can see, there’s lots of cool stuff coming as we grow our impact around the world. Making work more fun continues to be the core of what we do.
But first, it’s time for a publishing break!
Do you have any lovely summer vacation plans (or winter vacation for those in the southern hemisphere? If so, share them in the comments below!
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