April 26, 2021

Growing

JPMorgan, Salesforce join growing list of firms dumping office space

JPMorgan Chase & Co., Salesforce.com Inc. and PricewaterhouseCoopers are among the major firms looking to unload big blocks of office space, the latest sign that remote work is hurting demand for this pillar of commercial real estate.

Large companies typically sign office leases for a decade or longer, giving them few options for reducing their footprint beyond trying to sublease floors to other tenants. At the end of 2020, 137 million square feet of office space was available

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Westport business owners raise concerns over growing homeless camp | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

KANSAS CITY, Mo.– A homeless camp in Westport is getting bigger, raising concerns from some who live and work in the area.

The camp is located in greenspace between the Westport Road, Southwest Trafficway and West 43rd Street intersection. Business owners said they first noticed the site about six weeks ago, and it continues to expand.

“It started with one tent. Now it looks like it’s evolved into about 25 tents,” said Craig Moncreif, general manager of Nature’s Own Market. “Definitely an eyesore.”

The camp

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Growing Your Business? How Process Automation Can Help And Why You Need It Sooner Than Later

By Riccardo Conte, serial entrepreneur, founder of Virtus Flow, a no-code digital process automation platform that streamlines work through process automation.

A common misconception due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic is that companies are shutting down or performing less efficiently. While this is the case in certain industries, operations like marketing, online banking, mobile applications and online ordering have been booming — leading to substantial growth for many. 

With unexpected global changes coming in from all angles, business preparedness took the spotlight, making organizations realize the importance of powerful, reliable processes. For those who saw unprecedented

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Three Keys To Growing A Good Business Into A Great One

Nhat H. Ngo is Chief Commercial Officer at Medical Solutions, a leading provider of total workforce solutions for healthcare staffing.

The ability to grow a good business into a great one is dependent on a multitude of factors and critical decisions — the least of which is the courage and commitment to transform with a short- and long-term plan supported by leadership.

A company’s growth potential is often pinned to leadership’s willingness to move outside of their comfort zone and beyond the status quo. Fear of change can lead to missed opportunities that may allow competitors to gain

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