I recently worked a major development project and found that the 600+ emails a day were completely paralyzing me, and I knew I wasn’t alone. I announced that I was implementing a new policy of “Planned Neglect.” Essentially, I said “I will look at emails firs
I am attending the summit here at Cornell University in beautiful, and I do mean “gorges” Ithaca, NY. First time here and I am looking forward to both the conference and experiencing the surrounds.here at Cornell University in beautiful, and I do mean “gorges̶
Buildings Magazine reports that non-residential construction activity is up 2% from last year. Most sectors appear to be on the rebound except public works. Overall commodity increases are running slightly higher at 3% on average, with steel and carpet (6%) and paint (8%) leading th
Tony Schwartz has a great blog post at HBR on how multi-tasking is not always such a good thing. Good stuff and I’m a believer. It’s more than longing for “the good old days,” it’s about being able to maximize the impact of our time. Check out ….
You hear a lot these days about “agile” project management. This term is generally used by IT project managers to describe software development and system roll out projects. The general sense is that agility improves project outcomes by valuing open collaboration, speed of process
In today’s business world it is important that FM’s get the maximum value for investment while minimizing risk. Being a smart customer is a good way to improve both domains. Many of the business partners you depend upon daily remain under economic duress, which may affect their abil