Fortunately, a handful of companies, mostly in the technology and creative industries, are pioneering a fresh and forward-thinking approach to the workplace. Search-giant Google, which has topped Fortune’s “Best Places To Work” list for the past two years, is a great place to look for inspiration. Beyond providing perks such as bowling alleys, billiard tables, free food, gym memberships, and Wi-Fi-outfitted shuttle rides to the office, the company is conscientiously fostering the emotional and intellectual wellbeing of its staff.
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Imagine video games that happen in real space. Or glasses that remind you of your colleague’s name that you really should know. Or paying for a coffee with your watch instead of your phone.