Despite the pandemic, Q2 2020 overall rent in the Pittsburgh market remained virtually unchanged. Sublease availability increased, as it has nationally, with companies looking to unload space that isn to needed while employees work from home. Many companies are still playing the waiting game and extending short-term, but the market has also seen some activity. […]
Do you find yourself looking at your feet and missing everything good in the process? I have to look up! I walk. And I mean, I walk a lot. At least once a day, I take a long walk. Most days, I take more than one. When I’m in the office, I have a treadmill
I’m new to city living — we just moved from the suburbs a few months ago. It’s been a wonderful adventure, but one that has been controlled and bound by our current pandemic-world. So, every day, rain or shine, I walk the streets of my new neighborhood. I smile (behind my mask, of course) at
Do you ever look back on your life and wonder how you got to where you are? Our state’s work-from-home order had me doing just that. And it wasn’t in a bad way. I wasn’t having a WTF moment. I was looking back, knowing that I ended up in an amazing, yet unexpected, place professionally.
We’ve all been there – eyes rolling, sighing loudly, waiting for it to end – death be meeting! Death by Meeting The slow unnecessary death by meeting! For quite a bit of my child-raising years, I worked as a Worship Pastor for a small, local church. Part of my job involved “managing” teams of volunteers.
Change is hard Right now I’m sitting on a kitchen chair at a makeshift desk, listening to construction noises as the breeze makes my blinds bang against the window. It would have been hard to imagine this even six months ago. Prior to #COVID19, I went to work every day, hanging with a small but fun
What it means to be “biophilic” and why it should matter to you Biophilia is a fancy word to describe a love for nature and life. It was introduced to the mainstream in the 80’s. Scientists suggested that human beings have a genetic predisposition to seek out connections with the natural world. In other words,
GROWING YOUR COMPANY WITH 4 CRITICAL IDEAS (PART II) Last week, we discussed location requirements and questions when growing your company. Choosing a location is dependent on your company culture, who your employees are, in addition to who your clients are. It is also determined by where they live, and what they like to do.
Critical Ideas For Growing Your Company (Part I) Imagine with me for a moment… You’ve just started your own company. You have dreams of making the big time – hundreds of employees, unique office space, cool kids breaking down your door to work for you. In every way, it’s all about your growing company. Then
The Multigenerational Workplace Challenge Millennials and Gen-X run most of today’s businesses. Now, these generational powerhouses are joined by Gen-Z, the youngest members of the workforce. Millennials and Gen-Z have some similar ideals and visions for the future. However, they have very different expectations when it comes to their workplace design. As technology advances at
Is it time for rightsizing? I’ve been thinking a lot about rightsizing lately. In just a few months, I will be turning (dare I say it out loud?) 57 years old. My children are grown and on their own. My husband and I both work full-time outside the home. In addition, my husband travels extensively