This Week’s Recommended Reading

by CoyDavidson on October 20, 2013


Six Articles to Read this Weekend

The Emerged Law Practice
Law firms today are in key battles for top talent coupled with a quest for business practices to keep firms flexible. Within the legal profession, strong demands on the workplace include attracting and retaining top talent and allowing for the ebb and flow of the practice workforce, while providing support for a full spectrum of work that ranges from individual contributor to team collaboration … Knoll

The office moves that scare staff away
While a new office can be an exciting change for some, others aren’t so easily convinced. Colliers International Workplace Strategist David McEwen reveals strategies to ensure your next office move doesn’t encourage staff to move on … Colliers International

More than Four-in-Five Working Adults Find it Difficult to Work in Teams
A recent University of Phoenix survey finds that 84 percent (more than four-in-five) of working adults (or employed adults) think that working on teams in the workplace is difficult. Of working adults who think teams often fail in the workplace, more than three-in-five (61 percent) say there is not enough training … Wall Street Journal

4 reasons not to confuse perks with corporate culture
Free beer on Friday and dogs in the office are nice perks, but they aren’t the only reasons your company is great. Perks should reflect company values—not the other way around …

Sales Process: Think Input-Throughput-Output for Business Collaboration
How well do you collaborate with your colleagues in various disciplines at your company? What happens when it comes time to hand off a technical or engineering project for commercialization by the marketing and sales folks? … SalesForce Blog

Commercial Real Estate Pricing Levels Off in August
This month’s CoStar Commercial Repeat Sale Indices (CCRSI) provide the market’s first look at August 2013 commercial real estate pricing. Based on 1,261 repeat sales in August 2013 and more than 125,000 repeat sales since 1996, the CCRSI offers the broadest measure of commercial real estate repeat sales activity … CoStar Group

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