When your people collide, the sparks create ideas. An article in the recent HBR (Workplaces that Move People) demonstrates that designing your workplace to drive staff inter-mingling, increases ideas, innovation and your bottom line. The message is – when you get your people talking, no matter what department they represent, you’ll have unexpected positive outcomes.
Do you champion human collisions in your workplace? How…specifically? What one thing can you do right now to make intermingling occur regularly? How will you continue to encourage it?