Familiarity and comfort are words we often naturally gravitate towards. The comfort of our homes and the familiarity of friends are usually the antithesis of stress and discomfort and can ease our troubled minds. In business, however, refusing to change because of existing familiarity or
Regardless of the size or industry, managing a facility comes with many challenges. With the business landscape moving at an exponentially faster pace, these challenges will only continue to evolve for the future. Everything from building hardware and software systems to employee management techniques are
A healthy business is continually growing, expanding, improving, and striving for more. Even if they are small, incremental steps, movement, and progress are keys to a positive trending business. Contrarily, stagnation and apathy usually signal an impending death knell. Just like the changing of the
Any successful, creative, and profitable business will attest to the fact that these coveted superlatives don’t come easy or cheap. Hard work, dedication, and a reliance on a solid team and the right tools is critical. For modern businesses, the proper digital tools are often
Have you ever been out to a restaurant or bar and, before asking for refills or items such as condiments or extra silverware, the server brought them to you? It’s as if they were predicting your needs and acting, accordingly. Most of us would reward
It’s widely understood that business systems, planning efforts, even employees themselves, have changed quite a bit since the turn of the century. Consider that less than 5% of the world’s population was using the internet in December 1999. Compare that number to greater than 55%
Strategic facilities planning provides your organization a blueprint for the future, coupled with real-time adjustable metrics, allowing you to plan forward with fidelity.
Facilities Managers are required to keep a keen eye on numerous aspects of a business’ structuring and operations and can prove to be highly effective sounding boards and informational reference points. So, why don’t more C-suite meetings tap these in-house resources? Let’s examine some of
An organization’s workspace environment is like its own little ecosystem. There are a number of moving parts, each with its own role in contributing to productivity and, ultimately, profits. Much like the canopy and understory in a forest, physical and human capital rely on each
It’s an evolution. A revolution… and it’s all about the employee. Workplace trends are no longer about how to drive a workforce, but rather how to engage and make employees happy and productive, in order to maximize their potential.