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How to Use Fun and Play Effectively at Work

April begins with April Fools’ Day and opening day of the Major League Baseball season. I may not be excited about being the butt-end of a prank, but I do think laughter and games have their place within a healthy company culture. We can’t all play for the Yankees, but we can all enjoy our […]

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How to Change the Game; 2 Strategies to Differentiate

I recently attended a Tony Robbins Business Mastery seminar. While there were a lot of exciting speakers and activities, one panel in particular caught my attention. It was called “Masters of Disruption” and featured a quartet of incredible innovators. Joe Gebbia, co-founder and Chief People Officer of Airbnb, Emily Weiss, the founder and CEO of […]

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Changes on the Horizon – 3 Workforce Trends for 2018

With the arrival of a new year comes the perfect chance to game plan for your business. While you’re no doubt working on the budget and setting goals for 2018, don’t forget to look out for growing trends relating to attracting the best talent. Our world, whether in business or at home, changes faster than […]

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Resolving to Give – How to Make Giving Back a Priority This Year

Looking back on this past year, there are certainly a few things I haven’t done that I wanted to accomplish — projects that got put on the backburner, to-do lists that were less than complete. But in spite of a few mishaps, last year’s events will help me shape the present, and one of my […]

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Learn From the Best – Lessons of America’s Best Workplaces

In this blog, we talk a lot about how to make your workplace exceptional. At this point, you know that developing a high-trust, high-integrity company culture is huge in attracting the best talent and reducing voluntary turnover. This month, I wanted to approach the topic from a slightly different lens. It’s one thing to talk […]

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With Gratitude For Greatness: Building a Better Workplace Experience

Growing a company is a whole lot of hard work – blood, sweat, and tears (as “they” would say)! When you begin to see your company make the gradual evolution from business as usual to a world-class workplace, you start to feel a sense of gratitude for all the hard work you and your colleagues […]

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Defining Moments

As we enter into this month, coming up on 15 years since the events of September 11th, we will all reflect on a defining moment for the entire world.   They say a defining moment is “a point at which the essential nature or character of a person, group, etc. is revealed or identified.”   Many […]

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What Makes a Company One of the Best Places to Work?

“How are their financials?” A question I repeatedly get from investors, landlords and owners of commercial real estate portfolios, as they look to assess the strength of my client’s company. Strong financial performance has always been the primary indicator of solid companies. Of course, a company’s financial health is vitally important, but what makes a […]

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6 Tips on Cultivating Office Productivity

As a business leader, improving performance and driving better results are always a major focus of your day to day agenda. In terms of people and their office productivity, it is important to recognize that every person is different and what motivates one person may not motivate another. Finding what makes you more productive in […]

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E-Commerce and 3PL Drive Strong Demand in Q3

Industrial Market Overview Industrial Market Through the first three quarter of 2015, the US industrial property market continues to perform with amazing consistency. Net absorption, vacancy, average asking rental rates and construction activity all kept moving in the same direction. Large bulk distribution deals continue to dominate market activity across the country and both speculative […]

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