Staff Retention

Commercial Office Space Creates Profits

By: Forrest Blake Over two decades I have made representing tenants in commercial real estate a major part of my professional life. I have always questioned the standard method of measuring the success of a commercial office lease transaction based on the rate-per-square-foot. If this was an accurate measurement, then all my professional service clients should have leased warehouse space in Commerce, CA at only $0.45 per square foot. Their rents would be cut by 75%, but likely the same percentage of staff would quit because of the poor working conditions. Yes, I am giving a dramatic example...

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Speaking on People Equals Profits

Engage Forrest Blake to Speak on, "People Equals Profits" The people you employee and manage are central to a successful business. Hiring, retaining and maximizing productivity must be at the center of any business strategy.  Company growth in the new economy will include baby boomers late in their career and echo boomers looking for alternative workplace strategies.  Getting the most out of these very diverse groups takes a substantial amount of creativity and tenacity. Over the past 7 years I owned and ran GolfTEC improvement centers in Sothern California. Prior to selling the company...

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