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Real Estate Update: August 2021

Stay up to date with the latest in real estate consulting and learn more about our services, new projects, and trends in the AEC and development…

Why is having a digital twin of your facility such a good idea?

What if you could see, monitor, diagnose and optimize every part of your facility from your laptop, tablet, or smartphone? A digital twin makes that possible.

The technology and innovation…

Protect, optimize and increase ROI with BIM and CMMS for facility management

Facilities have always required hands-on attention to operate efficiently and steadily. But today, data-informed attention is just as critical.

Building systems keep growing smarter and more interconnected, which also makes…

Increase your leadership effectiveness by building emotional intelligence

Just as you can improve your knowledge and intellectual intelligence, you can also become more emotionally intelligent—and a stronger leader as a result.

Emotional intelligence (EI) is a must-have if…

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IQ + EI = Effective Leadership

Just as important as intellectual ability and subject matter expertise, emotional intelligence (often abbreviated EI) is a distinguishing characteristic of effective leaders.

For many years, “hard skills” trumped “soft skills”…

Teacher leaders

Teachers lead the way: Shouldn’t we develop their leadership skills?

Teachers prepare our next generation of leaders. It’s essential that they be excellent leaders themselves.

Think of a great leader you’ve had in your life and career. Chances are, that…

conflict

Conflict resolution tactics to make work—and life—more productive

“If we manage conflict constructively, we harness its energy for creativity and development.”
– Kenneth Kaye, American psychologist

 

It’s easy to think of conflict as a negative…something you…

How resilient leaders manage stress: 9 techniques to use

Trying to eliminate stress is a losing proposition. Instead, aim for mindful stress management.

Being a resilient leader means being able to lead in an imperfect environment. Imperfect environments are…

retain leaders

Step 3 of 3 steps to hire and retain leaders who fit your culture: Prove

You’ve clarified job requirements, assessed candidate capabilities, and now it’s time to put your findings to the test.

We’ve looked at the first two steps in hiring and…

Assessment

Cracking the code: Using assessments to give your team a performance advantage

By detailing individuals’ traits and motivations, assessments can equip teams to play to their strengths.

Wouldn’t it be nice if people came with a playbook? A way to understand their…