The Journal

Desk Notes

February 13, 2024

Football Factory

How the Kansas City Chiefs built the ultimate creative culture.

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February 6, 2024

Tech Romanticism vs Tech Rationalism

Or, why the bicycle of the mind still needs a rider.

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January 31, 2024

Rembrandt's Face

Why building for yourself matters

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January 21, 2024

On the Road

Why cars are the second best space for creativity (after Ashores).

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January 8, 2024

Beyond Offices and Offsites.

Work isn't working. How do we fix it?

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January 4, 2024

The Power of a Pause

How the Christmas break became a form of collective reflection.

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December 15, 2023

No Risk, No Fun

Lessons from building a startup whilst parenting two under two.

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December 13, 2023

The Artisan Internet

The old online world is dying. How do we build a new one?

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December 4, 2023

The Invisible Years

In praise of diversions and inefficiencies.

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November 27, 2023

The Luxury Startup

Why companies with personality are the ones that win.

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November 9, 2023

The best startup you've never heard of: Fitzcarraldo editions

Five lessons from the rise of Britain's best indie publisher.

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October 31, 2023

Bringing New Meaning to Hybrid Work

Can we update our approach to blending remote and in-person work?

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October 20, 2023

Listen better: notes on building an attentive startup

In a world of “move fast and break things”, is there space to tastefully craft & make things?

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October 9, 2023

Unbundling The Office

aka, The Ashore Manifesto. The traditional office model is over, what’s next?

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October 4, 2023

Where you work matters, so does what you're working on

A deeper look at the statistics on remote work productivity.

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September 29, 2023

Think Deeply, Then Forget: why disruptions boost creativity

Disrupting routines & the shortcut to a creative frame of mind

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September 25, 2023

The Good Old Days: why nothing beats getting back to small teams

Rediscovering rapid innovation is as easy as 1 to 3.

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July 21, 2023

Top of The Pods: Lessons in building great products from The Rest is History

Uncovering the strategies behind an industry juggernaut.

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July 10, 2023

“It’ll grow on me”: Phil Knight, the master of Disagree and Commit

Sometimes the best ideas aren’t yours, spotting them is half the battle.

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June 13, 2023

Apple v Meta: the battle for our Virtual Future (and who’s going to win)

Facing up to the future of portable computing.

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June 8, 2023

30 drafts: five lessons in creativity from Succession

Creative secrets from the show‘s writers (not the characters).

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May 30, 2023

Noise. Cancelled? The Quest for a Quieter, More Productive Workspace

Crank it up to 11, sometimes

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March 8, 2023

Remote-work stays for your business

Our COO introduces Ashore's new beta product, Ashore Partners, and our remote work newsletter, Far Out

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February 4, 2023

Take your work away with you

Why you should work away, and how we’re helping you do it with beautiful properties & world-class workspaces

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