How capital cities are optimizing workers to be more productive

As employers expect more out of workers, services to optimize productivity are becoming more common in cities worldwide.

In London, a new facility is offering naps and showers in the heart of the city to “recharge” workers. Launched earlier this month in Silicone Roundabout, Shoreditch, a creative and technology hub in London, Pop & Rest offers workers and commuters a pod to sleep or meditate in for £8 ($10) for half an hour.

WikiTribune will be visiting Pop & Rest on August 21.

What would you like to ask the founders and find out about the service?

Questions for Pop & Rest founders

  • Why is it important that office workers have a place to recharge in the center of the city?
  • Where will you be opening another venue next?
  • What is it about modern city life that is encouraging workers to optimise themselves to the maximum?
  • Who is paying for the service? Are employers paying for their staff to visit the pods?
  • How might people abuse the service?
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Global initiatives to optimize workers and productivity

What other new developments do you know of that have launched to make workers more productive in capital cities across the world?

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