ABOUT Mike Sullivan

Mike Sullivan is an entrepreneur and marketing professional who tries to keep things humming along as best as possible. From time to time, he updates Officing Today, but mostly he can be found on Skype talking with someone about virtual offices. Connect with Mike Sullivan on LinkedIn.

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Business Center Collaborative Technology: A Lesson from Kindergarten

Believe it or not, there are valuable collaboration lessons that flexible workspace operators can learn from looking back to the kindergarten days.

July 15, 2013

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Tangent at Westin

Is Your Business Center Ready to Compete With Alternative Workspaces in Hotels?

Hotels are muscling into the flexible workspace sector. We take a closer look at one hotel in Bali to find out how it’s attracting mobile workers.

July 8, 2013

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Gensler study

More Proof Office Space Design Impacts Productivity, Focus and Collaboration

A new study by Gensler suggests that only 24% of U.S. workers are in optimal workplace environments, meaning that many are operating far from their productivity best.

June 28, 2013

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Office of the future

5 Office of the Future Predictions and Impacts

5 key trends on what business centers and virtual office operators should expect in the next 10-15 years.

June 26, 2013

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Half of Offices to Mandate BYOD by 2017: What This Means for Business Centers

Gartner’s estimates that half of companies will mandate BYOD by 2017. This could lead to more mobile working opportunities for business centers – here’s what you need to know.

May 15, 2013

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Is it time to renovate your meeting rooms?

Is it Time to Renovate Your Meeting Room?

Business centers face tough competition from hotels in the meeting room business. Perhaps it’s time for a renovation?

May 9, 2013

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What Does the Future of Work Look Like?

In the second of a two-part series, OfficingToday speaks to Jim Long on how coworking space fits into the future of work.

May 6, 2013

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What Your Business Center Can Learn From One Corporate Remodel

OfficingToday caught up with San Francisco-based Appirio to learn about their shift from traditional to open-plan workspace, and how their employees adjusted to the new space.

April 25, 2013

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Working from home

Yahoo Rebuffed: Alternative Workspace Creates More Productive Workers

Two months after Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer banned telecommuting, and research studies continue to give her detractors more ammunition.

April 16, 2013

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Good listening

Why Business Centers Should Welcome Complaints

Effective listening helps you avoid bad risks – and can help you keep good clients too.

April 8, 2013

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Survey: Business Centers Benefit From Business Interruption Product Strategies

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, more companies are updating their workplace strategies as part of their overall risk management.

March 11, 2013

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Alternative workspace design by Margulies Perruzzi Architects

Mobile Work Making Alternative Workplace Design the Norm

As working needs change, the workspace industry must evolve to stay abreast of demand. Here’s how alternative workspace design can be implemented to fit emerging business needs.

February 28, 2013

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Alternative workspace

Alternative Workspace Expert Makes the Business Center Connection

As the office space paradigm shifts, the winners will be those business centers that successfully communicate their benefits to the masses.

February 14, 2013

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Alternative office space design at the Alphabet Building

New Alternative Workplace Strategies Part I: Changes to Expect

From dropping-in and hot-desking to sit-where-you-want office space, today’s workplace is undergoing a major transformation – and alternative office design is taking off.

February 5, 2013

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Green offices

Business Center Facilities Management: A Strategy, Not a Tactic

Facilities management is an important part of business center management.

January 28, 2013

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