Welcome to the #1 issue of the Evolving Future of Work: Smart Pills, Inoperable Surgeries Made Operable, and the Magic Productivity Ratio (52:17).
Each week Jane Chung, Cofounder and CEO of Perked!, shares the top 3 innovations with the power to transform workplace culture.
Nootropics aka Smart Drugs are quickly gaining popularity in the highly competitive arenas of Silicon Valley and Wall Street to boost cognitive functions – like improving learning, attention and memory. In fact, Silicon Valley giant, Andreessen Horowitz recently led a $2 million seed investment into Nootrobox, a start-up focused on bring nootropics to the masses.
What other doctors thought was an inoperable surgery, Dr. Redmond Burke overcame by using a Google Cardboard to turn 2D CT scans into a 3D model of a 4-month old baby girl’s heart. He performed the “inoperable” surgery, saving the little girl’s life.
A recent study by the Draugiem Group used an application to track how much time employees spent on various tasks and compared it to their productivity levels – et voilà, they discovered the golden productivity ratio.