Elise Shapiro is a contributing editor. Little did she know that her first job, in the facilities department at Ralston Purina, while obtaining her M. Arch at Washington University, in St. Louis would foreshadow where her career would lead. She has always been a strong advocate for providing the best possible spaces for people to work – where aesthetics meet function and drive business success.
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A recent survey, covered by Facility Executive, has found that four in 10 office workers spend up to 60 minutes every week searching for available desks, conference rooms, or colleagues.
Bloomberg reports that the co-working company, WeWork, has joined a growing list of billionaires trying to reshape American education by launching a grade school for budding entrepreneurs.
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