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Designing A Happier Office On The Super Cheap

We’re talking Ikea cheap: it’s small tweaks, rather than dramatic transformations, that have the biggest impact on company culture.<p>When Google set up shop in New York City, the Internet was flooded with pictures of its stunning new $1.9 billion space. The world marveled at lounges with deck chairs …

Employment

Dallas boots Houston from top 10 investment markets, report says - Dallas Business Journal

By Candace Carlisle <br>– Senior Reporter, Dallas Business Journal<p>Oct 8, 2014, 12:40pm CDT<b><br>Updated</b> Oct 10, 2014, 9:29am CDT<p>Dallas-Fort Worth has ranked as …

2014 Design Awards Announcement & Lecture

Please join us as we announce the recipients of the 2014 AIA Dallas Built Design Awards.<p><b>Wednesday, October 8th</b><br>6:15 p.m. Reception<br>7:00 p.m. Lecture …

Stop Doing This One Thing in Email Introductions to Busy People | Inc.com

"I feel that many of the introductions I receive are made because the introducers want to make themselves look good, not because they actually want to help me. Their introductions actually create more work. It's frustrating!"<p>When I heard this comment from a busy friend of mine, it hit me like a ton …

Dialects

An App That Draws Impressively Accurate Floor Plans In Minutes

<b>RoomScan</b> is an app for iOS which draws floor plans in minutes - touching your device to a wall is the only input required. Using the iPhone's …

The New Rules of Sales and Service: David Meerman Scott Talks to Marketing Smarts [Podcast]

David Meerman Scott is a sought-after marketing strategist, speaker, and author or co-author of 10 books, including three international bestsellers.</i> …

LinkedIn Shows You Devices You're Signed in On

If you can’t quite remember which computers or mobile devices are logged in to your LinkedIn account, the social network has introduced a feature that tells you just that.<p>While logged in, head to settings and then See where you are logged in, and you should see any sessions that are currently …

Basics #2

Inside Flipboard / September 9, 2014<p>Think of Flipboard as your one-stop shop to keeping up with the news and your interests. Whether you enjoy …

10 Inspiring Quotes That Reduce Stress | Inc.com

Few emotional states are more dangerous--both to yourself and to your team--than stress. If you're stressed, you make poor decisions, you get sick more easily, and you spread your stress to those around you.<p>Fortunately, there's a timeless way to get stress back under control: Draw upon the wisdom …

Socrates

Welcome to Dallas: Paradox City

Here's Dallas in a nutshell for you. Talk to most anybody who spends time downtown and they'll tell you there are too many surface parking lots and …

5 Ways to Turn Your Workstation Into a Workout Station

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship means long hours. Standing and speaking, logging time in front of the computer, sitting in the car -- it all adds up. Using your workstation for frequent and sporadic exercises can be a great way to boost your energy …

Workstations

Right or Wrong, You're Not Going to Win the Argument With the Customer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Joe Jaconi’s company, Tech Armor, has shipped screen protectors, cases, chargers, cables and other accessories for mobile devices to over 3 million customers around the world. Think he’s ever had a customer issue or two?<p>“Oh yes,” he tells …

Profit

How Tomorrow Works: 5 Offices for Tech Companies

At headquarters and satellite offices, technology is the strategy.<p><b>1. Gensler</b><b><br>Project:</b> Koninklijke Philips<b><br>Location:</b> Somerset, New Jersey<b><br>Standout:</b> …

Architecture

Some front: the bad developments making a joke of historic buildings

What do you get when you force developers to build around historic facades? A match made in hell, says Oliver Wainwright<p>Face off: when facades go bad – in pictures<p>If street names are an omen, you should be braced for trouble where Gun Street meets Artillery Lane. Conservationists and developers …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

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Design

Dallas Among First U.S. Cities to Mandate Green Building Standards

Dallas has become one of the first cities in the United States to implement mandatory green building standards. As of October 1, 2013, all …

Take a Tour of the World's Most Sustainable Office Building - Seattle's Bullitt Center

Bullitt Center<p>Photo credit: Brad Kahn<p>Rooftop solar panels Photo Credit: Brad Kahn<p>The "irresistible" stairway<p>The composting toilet system<p>The (toilet) composting system<p>Water tank<p>Outdoor shades that tilt automatically according to the position of the sun<p>The office space available for lease in the …

How To Turn Any Situation Into A Networking Opportunity

That's right: the savviest professionals are able to strike up conversations with strangers almost <i>anywhere</i> and turn those encounters into networking opportunities. Here's how:<p>When you first introduce yourself to someone, it's important to know <i>exactly</i> what you're looking for in a career or you won't …

Employment

The technology headquarters of the future

Technology giants are using their burgeoning wallets to build new headquarters. Facebook, Google, Tencent and Amazon are all undertaking projects at the moment.<p>But not for them the skyscrapers of another age that advertised status vertically.<p>What do they want instead? Architect Jonathan Ward of …

Technology

Reliant Asset Management growing in Houston and Texas - Houston Business Journal

By Jordan Blum <br>– Reporter, Houston Business Journal<p>Aug 26, 2014, 1:53pm CDT<p>The nation's fastest-growing energy services company may not be based in …

Port of Houston spurs industrial construction - Houston Business Journal

By Jenny Agee-Aldridge <br>– Reporter, Houston Business Journal<p>Aug 25, 2014, 6:00am CDT<p>Houston is among the top cities in the country with the most …

HSBC Global Connections — Helping businesses grow internationally

Thomas Schickler, Global Head of Liquidity and Investments, HSBC<p>There has been considerable discussion about the implications for corporates …

The Top 25 Most Innovative Companies 2014

Here’s How To Create A Workspace That Empowers Your People And Business

You can’t just throw some plants around the office and move some desks–designing an inspiring workplace takes research and care.<p>Amidst the constant debate about workplace design and the merits of cubicles and open-office layouts, it’s imperative we don’t lose sight of the fact that there are proven …

The Workplace

Workers In Windowless Offices Lose 46 Minutes Of Sleep A Night

Time to start petitioning for that corner office.<p>Nothing tops an office with a door on the universal workplace wish list, but a desk near a window that lets in natural light probably ranks a close second. Outside views are often badges of seniority or achievement in the work world–understandably, …

Ergonomics
Employee Engagement