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The Future of Work: Flexible Workspaces

With the rise of the “gig economy” fueled by companies like Uber, GrubHub, and Taskrabbit, there’s a major shift happening in the way companies manage their people and their offices. Many companies are moving away from their long leases at office suites and are instead using flexible workspaces or coworking offices, like WeWork or Regus. […]

Three Ways to Get Better Email Responses

We’ve all been there. You draft a thorough and thoughtful email to a colleague and anxiously await a response, only to get back a one-liner that doesn’t actually answer your carefully worded queries. With the average full-time American worker spending 28% of their workday reading and responding to emails, it’s no wonder things can get […]

What Is the Future of Self-Checkout?

In 1916, Clarence Saunders pioneered a new concept in the world of shopping – self-service. His retail store, Piggly Wiggly, allowed customers for the first time to select their own items by placing them in shopping baskets, instead of needing assistance from full-time service clerks. This model of shopping quickly became an international standard. Much […]