Imagine a single room with 2800 workers in it. It may seem hard to believe, but that’s exactly what Facebook has created at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Touted as having the largest open floor plan in the world, the 430,000 sq. foot one room, warehouse-like building covered by a 9-acre rooftop park, which opened this year, provides a highly collaborative environment for Facebook’s … Continue reading Moving your small business to an open-space office environment? What you need to know.
Does worrying about hiring new employees keep you up at night? As the economy adds more jobs, small business owners are challenged to find top talent, and it’s one of their major concerns, according to Wasp Barcode in its 2015 State of Small Business Report. In response many small businesses are offering flexible, mobile and remote work options to attract new hires, a Plantronics survey … Continue reading How you can help your small business employees be more productive
There are a number of ways that Steve Jobs taught us to ‘think different.” Not only did his innovative spirit transform the computer industry to provide a host of groundbreaking technology products for work and play, he also left behind a number of valuable leadership lessons for business. In “The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs,” which appeared in the Harvard Business Review in 2012, … Continue reading Keep collaboration alive and well at your small business