Could Lyft and Uber Put Public Transit Out of Business?: Industrial Round-Up

Could Lyft and Uber Put Public Transit Out of Business? More than three-quarters of people commuting to work each day are driving by themselves. That’s a lot of empty seats on the road — and all that traffic and congestion has a large financial, environmental, and emotional cost. Carpooling is common amongst families, but has […]

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5 Old Rules of Business Success That Have Changed for 2015: Office Round-Up

5 Old Rules of Business Success That Have Changed for 2015. There’s never a time quite like the start of a new year. Your ideas to start or grow a business, that were once merely day dreams, are now pumped full of optimism and drive. It truly is an exciting time. However, I can’t help […]

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3 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Business

The New Year is often viewed as the perfect time to clean the slate and to establish positive habits and goals. Lose weight. Join that art class you’ve always wanted to try. Save more money each month. Starting fresh offers a renewed sense of purpose and a chance to kick off January with a bang. […]

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Five Industries Set To Benefit From The U.S.-Cuba Thaw: Industrial Round-Up

Five Industries Set To Benefit From The U.S.-Cuba Thaw. For two generations, Cuba has been tantalizingly out of reach of American investment. U.S. companies have watched their European, Latin American and Asian competitors establish beachheads on an island that used to be dominated by American interests. Read more at www.forbes.com Capturing Carbon as a Byproduct […]

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How Technology has Changed Commercial Property Management

When I started in the Commercial Property Management business 30 years ago, I always had my note pad to jot down ideas, maintenance issues and tenant meeting items. As I arrived back to the office, I would call my vendors on the items that pertained to them, put in a written work order to my […]

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Workplace Behaviors and Changing Work Styles – Is There an Office of the Future?

By 2010 nearly a quarter of all office workers were following the new mobile work style trend: working from home. Predictions called for numbers to jump to more than 80 percent by mid-2014 due to the many benefits it provides, including lower employee-related costs for companies, increased personal productivity and better work/life balance for employees. […]

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Big Factories Go To Work On Biofuel: Industrial Round-Up

Big Factories Go To Work On Biofuel. Emmetsburg, Iowa — Charlie Kollasch, a farmer supplying raw material to a huge new ethanol factory here, stood inside a big red shed on his property, showing off the V-shaped metal frame studded with prongs that he and his son had installed on top of a flatbed truck. […]

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Retail Strategy: The Benefits of a Recycling Program: Industrial Round-Up

Retail Strategy: The Benefits of a Recycling Program. Charity shops serve as an important means of recycling textiles, but taking the time to donate unwanted clothing can seem like a chore. But a longstanding partnership between Goodwill and Bon-Ton shows how a retailer can help motivate more people to recycle. For the past twenty years, […]

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Navigating Sustainable Seals

With increasing consumer interest in supporting green companies, it can be difficult for environmentally conscious customers to identify sustainable products and services in a cluttered marketplace. Thankfully, third-party authenticated seals offer busy customers an easy way to find products and services that best align with their values. By commissioning a third party to authenticate a […]

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