They say, "the sky's the limit," but perhaps not for long when it comes to commercial real estate development. The valuation of real estate is based on a simple principle: there is only so much land on the surface of our planet. What if we could open up a little more land for development, even … Continue reading Next up in Commercial Real Estate Development: The Moon!
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What is the best business model for consultants in 2015?
The folks at Source for Consulting have been publishing insight on the consulting industry since 2007. Unlike a lot of firms that focus on the industry, Source for Consulting insists on a global perspective. Fiona Czerniawska, co-founder of Source for Consulting, discusses research on business models in a recent post: Our research last year suggested … Continue reading What is the best business model for consultants in 2015?
Documentary showcases the world’s oldest family-run business still operating – a 1,300 year-old hotel in Japan
Way back in the year 718, an entrepreneur named Houshi or Hoshi (depending on who is translating), opened an inn on the site of a natural hot spring in the Awazu region of central Japan. 46 generations later, the Hoshi Ryokan hotel has remained operated by the same family, making it the oldest family-run business … Continue reading Documentary showcases the world’s oldest family-run business still operating – a 1,300 year-old hotel in Japan
Growth in demand for Consulting demonstrated in stock price of publicly traded ICFI
There are a lot of small businesses that self-identify as consultants. Like quality and beauty, the definition of what a consultant is depends entirely on the perspective of the observer. Most so-called consultants are actually just independent contractors or subcontractors providing outsourced labor. In my opinion, a true consultant is one who improves their client's … Continue reading Growth in demand for Consulting demonstrated in stock price of publicly traded ICFI
7 Ways a Chief Innovation Officer can improve your company’s opportunities for growth
The Chief Innovation Officer (CIO, though not to be confused with "Chief Information Officer") is a relatively new position in the marketplace created with the express goal of fostering innovation within a company. Innovation, though, rarely happens through shear force of will and poor management is often the greatest obstacle to institutionalizing the kind of … Continue reading 7 Ways a Chief Innovation Officer can improve your company’s opportunities for growth