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March 15, 2014

Each week, I select a few articles that rise above the fray and hopefully help you on your journey in the CRE world. I welcome your comments on these articles and the submissions of others (with credit to you if I post them).

Industrial Space Demand Could Approach Record Levels in 2014
A new report released by the NAIOP Research Foundation says that net demand for industrial space could reach 250 million square feet in 2014, surpassing the near-record level of 233 million square feet set in 2013.
www.naiop.com

Stop Using Your Inbox As A To Do List
Do you leave emails in your inbox so that you remember to read or tackle them? If so, you’re using your email to manage your tasks—and those are actually two very different things. Using a separate task manager, one that ties in closely with your email, can help you spend less time sifting through your inbox, and more time getting your most important work done.
www.hbr.com

The Scout Law In The Workplace
The Scout Law isn’t just for meetings and campouts. And it’s not just for Scouts. These 12 essential points have real-world applications that reach beyond the context of Scouting.
www.scoutingmagazine.org

22 LinkedIn Secrets LinkedIn Won’t Tell You
With this checklist in hand, you can make your LinkedIn profile your best personal branding tool. These little-known, often-overlooked and seemingly counterintuitive tips deliver big results with minimal effort.
www.forbes.com

The Monuments of Tech
Increasingly, Silicon Valley companies are paying builders to fuse their values of speed, change and productivity with their perceived corporate smarts and quirkiness. It is a big shift. Silicon Valley long prided itself on building world-changing technologies from the humble garage, or the nondescript office park. The new spaces are more distinctive, as companies seek to build a consumer profile and maybe even lasting loyalty.
www.NYTimes.com

To your success, Ken