Four day week and why you should adopt it

Four day week, is it productive? Four day week, what is it? When I started out in business a few years ago, I wanted teams of people working as much as possible to get more done. Unfourtnetly you can only get so much out of one person, never mind my 13 staff. Henry Ford first proposed the idea of a 8 hour day back in the 1900’s, his staff typically worked around 14 hours a day. He found, however that by working fewer hours, his staff were more focused and more productive. In 1926, Ford Motor company became one of the first businesses in the world to adopt a five-day, 40 hour week. Today, it’s the norm. An article in the New York Times times by CEO James Fried reported that his were more productive, healthier and motivated by working four days a week. With less time to work, there was less time to waste. They were more focused and determined at getting the job done. At Dreamr, my staff have extra long lunches, attend local events and on a Wednesday, they have dedicated time to learn new skills. They even use it to brush up on old ones or

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Three things that will make or break your business in 2016

The lessons that will make or break your business in 2016. Mylo Kaye, Head of Digital at Dreamr gives his take on Episode 13 of the den.  For more tips follow: www.mylokaye.com and www.dreamr.uk Three things that will make or break your business in 2016. from Dreamr

Dreamr

Dreamr A digital development & design agency which I own and run in Manchester. We have been running for over a year and employ 13 staff, made up of app developers and designers. The name derived from making our clients Dreams possible. Our team is made up of: Mylo Kaye – Dreamr Head of Digital and Co-Founder Jack Mason – Head of Business and Co-Founder Who are we? A digital App development and design agency based in Manchester which inspires brands with its creativity and innovation. We create beautiful apps, websites & branding in Manchester.

Dreamr in Manchester at Digital Skills Festival

Dreamr in Manchester visits Skills Fest Every year my team spends countless days and weeks preparing for the Digital Skills Festival Talent Day. Last year they created a huge box structure from cardboard boxes, stuck our faces to it and massive words; ‘Think Outside the Box”. It attracted lots of attention from visitors, students and other companies exhibiting. It was totally different from every other stand there and made us look pretty damn cool. We’re there again this year and I would encourage all students who are attending to come say hi to our new display, to know what it is you have to come see us. Dreamr Eventbrite link.  

Lynne Makinson-Walsh Joins Dreamr

Lynne Makinson-Walsh joins Dreamr as Head of Aspiration. Lynne Makinson-Walsh has joined Dreamr as Head of Aspiration. This rather unusual job title was chosen to encapsulate Lynne’s role in developing the vibrant Dreamr team in all aspects of their career and personal development. Dreamr’s clients will also reap the benefits as the app developers, graphic designers and web developers gain even more skills. Dreamr Director, Mylo Kaye said: “It gives me enormous pleasure to have Lynne working with us here at Dreamr. It’s something that I’ve wanted to happen for a long time, and now it’s a reality. Our commitment here at Dreamr to get the best out of people, combined with Lynne’s dedication to helping our team’s career development, and training will ensure that we’re creating an environment where each person can thrive both professional and personally.”   Read the full article.

Happy holidays: a message from Dreamr Head of Digital Mylo Kaye

  We all spend the holidays in a different way, some of us have the family around a dining room table with lots of food and drink, others spend it somewhere sunny, others, whether we like it or not spend it alone. However we like to spend our holidays, it’s always a great time to reflect. What did we do, what did we achieve? How can I do things better or differently this year? At Dreamr, we are always thinking forward, but to do that you have to look at what’s gone before. We’ve been able to expand our offering of services to more and more clients including offering more advanced website development using the Laravel framework, supporting our App Development team. App Development and Design have become super important for our customers, and I’m delighted and humbled to say that Dreamr is shortlisted for ‘Best App’ at the Northern Digital Awards 2016 for our work with Sole Exchange. I’m immensely proud of our team for this achievement. Customer feedback has been tremendous, the feedback we’ve had from our clients has been more than positive, and this is a testament to the hard work our Dreamr team put into every

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Dreamr Review – Expert App Appraisal

Dreamr Review, a fantastic new service from Dreamr in Manchester is launched in time for the New Year. The ingenious new service available to those who are in the process of creating an iPhone or Android or even if it’s already live. Simply get in touch with Dreamr here and submit your App to the Dreamr Review service and receive a free detailed review on ways to improve User Experience, Security and even increase downloads. The Dreamr Review team in Manchester have worked hard over the years to build skills, industry insights to bring you a complete review of your app to push it into the hands of users. The Dreamr Review is free and there’s no obligation, get in touch with our team in Manchester to get Dreamr Review Manchester.

The Amazing Dreamr 12

Today we celebrate this years achievements from an amazing and hard-working team. Our Xmas party and Annual Awards recognises the commitment, dedication and passion of the Dreamr 12. Our Annual Awards bash is an integral part of every year and this year has been organised by our very delightful Head Of Aspiration, Lynne. I’m really looking forward to tonight, lots of pictures to follow over on our Dreamr Facebook tomorrow.

Mylo Kaye Congratulates Dreamr Team on App Shortlist

Mylo Kaye, Dreamr’s Head of Digital, said: “I’m delighted and humbled for Dreamr to be shortlisted within what’s a really strong category this year. It’s a pleasure to work with a London based client who sees the value of bringing his business to the North”. Manchester digital agency Dreamr is proud to have been shortlisted in the “Best App” category for the must-have iPhone app for sneaker-heads, The Sole Exchange. It’s the UK’s first dedicated app designed to feed one of biggest fashion markets in the world. London based entrepreneur George Sullivan has succeeded in connecting his highly sought after trainer-obsessed target market. George said: “It’s so simple that within a matter of seconds, customers can find and buy exactly what they want. It’s got really slick features, with extensive search mode functionality for anybody who loves trainers, in what’s possibly the strongest trending fashion market in the world right now”. Northern Digital Awards Dreamr Sole Exchange About Dreamr Dreamr is a digital development and design agency which inspires brands with its creativity and innovation. We create beautiful apps, websites and branding. Our fresh and dynamic team let us push the boundaries of what’s possible, because we believe in the

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Dreamr Manchester Mylo Kaye

Dreamr Manchester Mylo Kaye. Mylo Kaye is the co-founder of Dreamr Manchester, a digital design & development agency. Mylo is a strategic thinker, designer & creative director with an eye for pixel perfection. In my role at Dreamr in Manchester, I’m focused on B2B Creative Direction, leading a team of 10 designers and developers. Successes included creating an internal corporate website for Equate in the Middle East that generated enormous buzz and that went on to win numerous design and development awards in 2014. Previous experience includes launching two digital magazines; Communicate & Transform. Recently I lead the design and development of the Bluewater website that launched in Las Vegas in April 2015. Colleagues know me as highly creative and honest who can always be trusted to come up with a new approach. But I know that the client’s business comes first, and I never try to impose my ideas on others. Instead, I spend a lot of time understanding the business and the audience before suggesting ideas. I can (and often do) work well alone, but I’m at my best collaborating with others. I’m currently looking for charity work and occasional consultations in design direction and branding. Dreamr Manchester Mylo

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