Changing Habits

As with many major foundational changes in our lives, habit changes soon follow. Think of welcoming a newborn baby — sleeping in until 10:30 am is no longer an option, but rather a dream from the past. Or moving out to start college — no more relying on mom or dad to get your knickers cleaned. Even…

How can Brands Come Out of this Crisis Stronger?

The last months have seen unprecedented challenges; not only for individuals around the globe but also for many brands. With many businesses in turmoil, revenues drastically dropping and employees going into short-time work, brand-building as so often is among the activities that have to take the back seat with the dwindling resources. However, we believe…

The Future of Social Media

The future of social media today Social media is rapidly changing today, the use of these platforms by both brands and users has almost no resemblance to the early days of social media. What will the future of social media look like? What are users expecting from their brands’ online presence? How are the user/brand/social…

5 Innovations Born Out of the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic reveals that there is still so much that needs to improve, change, and evolve. Our health and financial systems are in much need of reshaping, and we as a society must rise up to these challenges. Innovation, creative design, and altruism have proven to be essential to face this crisis. As such,…

Pandemic Insights: Learning, Wellness, & Slowing Down

As with many major foundational changes in our lives, habit changes soon follow. Think of welcoming a newborn baby — sleeping in until 10:30 am is no longer an option, but rather a dream from the past. Or moving out to start college — no more relying on mom or dad to get your knickers cleaned. Even getting a…

Innovation Guiding Uncertain Times

… At the moment, it is difficult to find a single industry that is not experiencing immense disruptions to its business model due to the coronavirus outbreak. The travel, healthcare, and automotive industries are getting hit the worst, yet interrupted supply chains, non-existent customer demand, and necessary job cuts are occurring across the board. In these…

A Brand with Collaboration at its Heart

Ever heard of the gig economy? Call it freelancer, independent consultant or expert and no matter if you look at our design industry or the consultant industry, wherever professional services are needed there is a growing trend towards independent work. More and more people are taking the leap to become a one-man company and this…

8 Unconventional Exercises to Energize Your Team

Writer’s block, creative block, burn out — here are a few things we experience from time to time in the office. We try brainstorming, but all ideas are nothing but yawn-worthy. Tomorrow will be better, we tell ourselves, but this time our ideas literally put us to sleep and we wake up to a pool of…

A Different Way of Working: Uncovering a Holacracy

No job titles. No hierarchy. No managers. Can this be real? Yes, in fact, it even has a name: holacracy. Sounds dreamy, right? We promise it can work, as it’s actually what we use here at Serious Business! It may be difficult to wrap your head around due to the fact that the most common…