Great article. One tie-in with recent themes here at ATW:
Some people do their best work with loud music and the television on. Others need to not have another person within sight. Since there’s no way one office can accommodate everyone’s quirks, the best bet is a liberal work-from-home policy. If people spend two to three days per week brainstorming with each other at work and another two to three days in their home offices executing on these brainstorms, you can get the best of both worlds.