Being a facilities manager is a little like being a kindergarten teacher. In my previous life as an educator, I was occasionally in kindergarten classrooms. It always felt like I was trying to keep 20 rubber ducks under water at the same time. As soon as one crisis was diverted another popped up. Attention spans […]
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When I wrote “The top 10 things every facility manager hates to hear…” the one item on the list that I know every facility manager has heard is: “We need to decrease our square foot per person.” In 2010, a typical office user had an average 225 square feet of workspace. But by 2017, the average […]
Engaged employees are committed to the organization, feel passionate about their jobs, and put effort into their work. After looking at multiple surveys conducted, typically only about a 1/3 of employees are engaged at work. Converting those who are not engaged is one of the most effective tactics to increase performance and sustainable long-term growth […]
If employees need to wear headphones to avoid distractions, has collaboration really been improved? A recent study found that over half of employees regularly use headphones in the office in order to concentrate. Some are even coming into the office earlier just to have a few hours of focused work before the office fills up. […]