This Week’s Recommended Reading

by CoyDavidson on May 10, 2013


6 Articles to Read this Weekend

Six Components of a Great Corporate Culture
The benefits of a strong corporate culture are both intuitive and supported by social science. According to James L. Heskett, culture “can account for 20-30% of the differential in corporate performance when compared with ‘culturally unremarkable’ competitors.” … Harvard Business Review

Productivity in the Modern Office: A Matter of Impact
It was the memo heard around the world: In late February, when Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer ordered the company’s staffers to stop working from home, she set off a ferocious debate over workplace productivity … Knowledsge @ Wharton

How Coworking Spaces Deliver on the Work-Life Balance Equation
For an increasing number of mobile professionals, teleworkers, SMBs and start-ups, coworking spaces are a more attractive option than the coffee shop or a full office space lease. Coworking spaces marry the infrastructure of an office with the flexible options that teleworkers crave and are often also hotbeds of networking and innovation … Mobilizer

Are you wrong about us? Misconceptions about Commercial Real Estate Brokers
I pride myself on being an expert in the common misconceptions that folks have about people in my profession. I will recount a few of these in the hope that you may benefit from the understanding…lest you are looking to hire one of us OR be hired … Location Advice

The 5 Things that Determine Your Success as a Commercial Real Estate Broker
With graduation quickly approaching for university and business school students alike, those of you looking to break into commercial real estate brokerage, a career that is very much so able to be networked and broken into, have a number of key factors to keep in mind that will determine, among other things, your career path, your income levels, your ability to “make it” as a broker … Wall Street Oasis

NVIDIA joins the crazy Silicon Valley headquarters wars, now with triangles
Apple has its circular spaceships, Google its squiggles, Facebook its Gehry boxes on stilts and now NVIDIA gets triangles in the race to design the most bizarre suburban office palace yet … TreeHugger

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