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This Office Has a Bar -- But Staff Don't Go There Just to Drink

Casual collaboration spots boost office creativity.

This story appears in the March 2017 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

It’s 10 a.m. on a Wednesday at Diageo, one of the world’s largest producers of spirits (and owner of brands such as , Captain Morgan, Guinness and Smirnoff). Dozens of its 150 Manhattan-based employees are clustered around the office , adjacent to the entrance of the company’s 56,000-square-foot office. But they’re not here to drink -- even people who work for booze companies have their limits. ( is primarily served at night during events and employee happy hours.) Instead, by day, the bar becomes a casual meeting point.

Adam Friedberg

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