The death of forecasting

August 4, 2010

I was speaking with a client on the phone the other day in regard to his office building that I provide leasing services for. He was lamenting over the fact that he wasnbt able to project occupancy in the coming quarters for his properties. bI used to be good at forecasting, Ken, now I donbt

CEOs using web video to engage customers

August 2, 2010

While many CEOs remain in the dark about social media, a few are using web video quite successfully to attract and engage customers. One such CEO, Pam Liebman of the Corcoran Group in New York City, has created a video presence on During the videos, Pam answers questions from Facebook and Twitter followers about the

Line blurs between work and play

July 29, 2010

With the prevalence of smartphones, iPads and laptops these days, the line between work and play is getting fuzzier and fuzzier. As psychiatrist and business consultant Alan Langlieb told The Baltimore Sun, "It used to be that work was like a belly button: You were either in or out. And now, for most people who

Summer Fridays: A continuing tradition

July 26, 2010

Despite the tough economic climate, many small business owners are still letting their employees leave the office early on Fridays, while others have continued providing at least some variance of the perk. Some companies that need staffers available to help customers, for example, will have their employees switch off Fridays they can take off early.

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July 23, 2010

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