October 24th, 2016

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Credit: iStock

Each week, I select a few articles that rise above the fray and hopefully help you on your journey in the CRE world. They pull from one of four “corners:” corporate real estate, technology, management science and anything positive. I welcome your comments on these articles and the submissions of others (with credit to you if I post them). I wish you a terrific week!

How to Steer Clear of Office Gossip
“Staying above the fray sends the right management message: This isn’t the sort of thing we should all be spending company time on. As a manager you’ll never go wrong projecting an image of a fair person who’s all business. There are far worse reputations to have.” www.hbr.com

The Fixer: Chatty Coworker Driving You Nuts (Short video)
Pro tip: Don’t user your noise canceling headphones…try this. www.wsj.com

The Definitive Guide to Cord-Cutting in 2016, Based on Your Habits
“Here’s the state of cord-cutting in America today: It’s chaotic. Consider what’s faced by people who want to end their TV subscriptions — otherwise known as cutting the cable cord. There are now multiple different streaming services and bills to juggle. And there are numerous streaming gadgets to choose from.” www.nytimes.com

Big-Box Warehouse Sector Breaks Records in Demand, New Construction
“This is happening because of the incredibly fast shift in demand for e-commerce; this has never happened before in the supply chain,” he says. “Absorption continues to outpace new construction, and while some retailers are starting to be able to compete with Amazon, there are others that are just getting started on their e-commerce strategies. Companies are becoming more adept, and investment is shifting away from stores to the distribution centers.” www.nrei.com

When You Outgrow Your iCloud Storage
How can I tell how much iCloud storage I have? Should I look at my iPhone or my computer?
www.nytimes.com

 

Your success blesses others. I wish you a great a hugely impactful week!