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Best of Work+Place (Episode X)

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Today marks the tenth post of our “best of” Work+Place.  This week’s “best of” includes:  

Check back soon for Episode XI….and let us know your workplace questions.

True Collaboration: Riding Cross Country

hok_logo_rgb_jpg_lgOne of the comments we hear a lot is, “HOK’s such a big firm.  Don’t you feel lost there?” 

Coming from a very small firm (I was one of eight there; here I am one of 2,400 or so), I ‘ll admit I was a little intimidated…but I’ve found the size issue is a misconception; HOK truly does provide great opportunities for collaboration that you wouldn’t find in a small firm.  In addition to having outstanding resources to help with project work (like the Denver project that used staff from San Francisco, St. Louis, and Washington, DC or the KAUST project that involved up to 400 HOK’ers at one point in time), it …

Via Jim Rice

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Thanks Jim for this…

Have you seen this yet?

It’s a video by Karl Fisch, Scott McLeod, and Jeff Brenman that includes several interesting facts such as:

  • China will soon be the number one English speaking country in the world
  • If MySpace were a country it’d be the fifth largest country in the world
  • 31 billion Google searches are done each month, up from 2.7 billion in 2006
  • The first commercial text message was sent in 1992, the total sent each day now exceeds the entire human population of Earth