Office Buildings Get Efficient With Data Driven Solutions

Whether you are a CRE executive managing a diverse portfolio of office properties, or a business manager looking to optimize an individual workspace, data is the big new driver of efficiency and effectiveness. Here’s a quick look at what “data-driven” means in an office context, and how it’s transforming the contemporary workplace. Where does all […]

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Do Better Bathrooms Boost Productivity?

Most of the office design trends that get attention are, well … trendy. Open offices. “Desktopian” visions of height-variable workstations, treadmill desks, or no desks at all. Dedicated collaboration spaces and structures. And supposedly more natural approaches like “biophilic” design. Many, if not most, of these office trends of late tilt toward attracting and retaining […]

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5 Ways to Stay Productive as an Entrepreneur: Office Round-Up

5 Ways to Stay Productive as an Entrepreneur. Sometimes it feels like it’s impossible to feel productive, but the reality is you are in complete control of how much work you can get done. It may require prioritization, delegation or a number of other strategies to make it work for you, but as an entrepreneur […]

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Trends in Office Space Design

In 1999, the CCIM Institute predicted that office space design in the future will consist of more-flexible offices and an increase in shared space. Turns out, the prediction was spot on. Today, more and more offices are turning to open and collaborative layouts and comfortable work areas. As the traditional work environment begins to shift, […]

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10 Ways to Green Your Work Ethic: Office Roundup

10 Ways to Green Your Work Ethic. A greener workplace can mean a lighter ecological footprint, a healthier and more productive place to work, and good news for the bottom line. Whether you’re the boss or the employee, whether your office is green already or still waiting to see the light, some practical steps can […]

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How To Host a Better Brainstorm

When conducted effectively, brainstorming sessions serve as a great avenue for company innovations. However, the opposite is also true. If mismanaged, brainstorming can result in stifled employee voices, hurt feelings, and team disharmony. Here is how to avoid a limiting brainstorming session, followed by ways to improve brainstorming productivity. Bad Brainstorming: Things to Avoid Poor […]

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