This Week’s Recommended Reading

by CoyDavidson on October 6, 2013

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Six Articles to Read this Weekend

What We Talk About When We Talk About Collaboration
Collaboration: It’s the latest buzzword; the thing that all clients want to incorporate into their workspaces. There are numerous articles and research papers detailing the benefits of collaboration in the modern workplace, but what do we really mean when we talk about collaboration, and how do we best design the overall work environment to support this type of activity? … WorkDesign Magazine

Is Your Office Millennial Friendly?
By 2020 it’s estimated that 46% of U.S. workers will be made up of millennials and that is projected to grow to 75% by 2025, which means companies of all sizes will be vying for this group of professionals … Fox

Why Focus Should Really Be the Next “Big Thing”
Avid multitaskers might disagree — but focus should really be the next “big thing”. Over time, you may have determined that you were hopelessly unable to juggle tasks and complete them reasonably well. (Divided attention leaves me feeling frazzled and disorganized.) However, your lack of skill in the multitasking arena is not only expected — but possibly advantageous … LinkedIn

Facebook’s Company Town
Facebook Inc.’s sprawling campus in Menlo Park, Calif., is so full of cushy perks that some employees may never want to go home. Soon, they’ll have that option.The social network said this week it is working with a local developer to build a $120 million, 394-unit housing community within walking distance of its offices … Wall Street Journal

What the Heck Is Blogging? A Sneak Peek Into Marketing’s Newest Pastime
I get lots of questions because the reality is most people really aren’t sure what the heck a blogger does in this wide world of professions. And I’m just one type of blogger — a business blogger … HubSpot

Top 10 Most Influential Online Commercial Real Estate People. 2013
Yes it’s that time of year once again. Here we are now into our fourth year. How do you get to be one of “the most influential” people in commercial real estate? What are or should be the criteria? Simple… hard ass work! Here they are in order! … DukeLong.com

  • Shawn McDonald

    Coy, you have a great blog! I enjoyed the post “What the Heck is Blogging”. I recently put together a blog for my insurance business and am always interested in ways to reach out to people and potential customers. I was surprised at how much the owners of the top blog sites earn per month! Thanks,
    Shawn McDonald

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