A new CoreNet Global report predicts that the average U.S. office employee space will shrink to 100 sq. ft. or less in the next five years. The report cites growing collaboration work styles and economic pressures as the main drivers behind this trend, which is moving U.S. occupancie
Simply too good to pass up, here is a reblog from Bob Sutton’s Work Matters site. What I like about Bob’s work is that it is common sense and no nonsense. He tells it like it is and he is almost always right on. I recently posted an updated version of People and Plac
I recall many years ago when I was a new employee at a major financial institution and my boss and I were wrapping up an east coast trip. More or less on the spur of the moment he decided to reroute our trip home through Chicago to check on a rumored real estate deal. When we got th
Kudos to Ashley Halligan for her article on the five jobs most in demand in today’s FM world. Reading the list one quickly understands that what has always been the heart of FM is still the heart of FM – making buildings work. While there is much talk about FM’s as
Two Disciplines with Common Goals Combine to Improve Operations and Profitability This is the second and final installment on applying Lean Six Sigma in Facilities Management organizations. Last week’s post defined Lean and Six Sigma and discussed their histories. This week
Note: This is the first installment of a two part series on Lean Six Sigma. Two Disciplines with Common Goals Combine to Improve Operations and Profitability More than ever before companies are under pressure to improve operational efficiency and bottom line profitability. It does
I’m a new fan of RSA Animate. If you haven’t seen their stuff then start with this video. Compelling, insightful, thought provoking analysis of our broken education system – done in an entertaining and enjoyable fashion. Brilliant, I say!