Look around your office. If yours is like most, there’s no non-commissioned work. Nearly everything people do is commissioned. A few companies, however, are taking a different approach. In ways large and small, they’re carving out small amounts of time for non-commissioned work. ... The broader lesson is clear: if you want breakthrough work in your organisation, carve out a small island—a week or even just a few days—for non-commissioned work. The results—levitating frogs and all—could be stunning.