Category Archives for Workplace Culture

Moms are a Staple of the Workforce; Why Parental Leave Enhances Company Culture

According to the US Department of Labor, the number of mothers in the labor force is soaring. In 1975, roughly 47 percent of women with children under 18 were working. By 2015, that number had soared to 70 percent. The increase is even more pronounced for mothers with children under the age of 3, growing […]

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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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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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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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Office Space Planning: 5 Questions for Your Business to Answer

Office space planning is an essential requirement in any office relocation or expansion. To figure out how to best utilize the space, create a strong culture, and maximize efficiency, you are going to have to do some office space planning. There are many ways that you can plan the layout to make it comfortable and conducive […]

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