Posts on Blockchain

    on November 23, 2022

    THANKFUL – Orion Growth This is the best holiday in the US. Being thankful is possible no matter who you are or where you come from. It takes awareness and reflection and requires us to pause from the craziness. It doesn’t have to be bigger […]

  • 120,000 & Counting
    on November 15, 2022

    120,000 & Counting – Orion Growth is reporting 121,413 tech jobs have been lost by 789 companies this year so far. That’s not including the discussions surrounding Amazon’s impending cuts or any additional fallout from the […]

  • Human-Centered Design
    on October 31, 2022

    Human-Centered Design – Orion Growth The F-16 began development for the USAF by General Dynamics in 1974. Key features included a frameless bubble canopy for good visibility, a side-mounted control stick to ease control while maneuvering, a […]

  • Seed or Feed?
    on October 24, 2022

    Seed or Feed? – Orion Growth Boy, there’s a lot of information out there. Especially if you subscribe to life-long learning as we do. Right now, we’re pretty steep into learning about web3 concepts - the juicy ones like Play2Earn / […]

  • What do you do?
    on October 20, 2022

    What do you do? – Orion Growth That’s not an easy question to answer if you’re in the business of work. At Orion Growth, we (1) help middle managers with workplace talent & development programs (2) help early-stage companies rethink […]

  • 'Change Is Gonna Come'
    on October 11, 2022

    'Change Is Gonna Come' – Orion Growth If it was easy, everyone would be doing it. We hear that all the time, right? Read the full entry

  • Defining 'Future'
    on October 7, 2022

    Defining 'Future' – Orion Growth we’ve been at this whole ‘future’ thing for a while. since 1985 for most of us here at Orion. none of this is new. Read the full entry

  • Models & The Future of Construction
    on September 30, 2022

    Models & The Future of Construction – Orion Growth Construction and technology aren’t aligned. Technology is undergoing digital innovation while construction is facing supply chain issues and a labor shortage. Tech is automating while […]

  • Followers or Futurists
    on June 17, 2022

    Followers or Futurists – Orion Growth Fortune favors the bold. Content is king. How to become an influencer. How and when to boost your posts. Increase social media engagement. Gain followers. Read the full entry

  • Crypto, Winter & Why
    on May 20, 2022

    Crypto, Winter & Why – Orion Growth The world is abuzz about crypto markets - which is HILARIOUS because the $600B in market cap that has been erased pales in comparison to the $7Tn we’ve lost so far in the traditional markets. About 12% […]

  • MoneyView - When Terra Lost Her Peg
    on May 13, 2022

    MoneyView - When Terra Lost Her Peg – Orion Growth This week marked a massive sell-off of nearly $200B in crypto market wealth, as reported in Bloomberg via price tracking website CoinMarketCap … which happens to be owned by Binance Holding […]


01 Feb: Windows 11 review

Does it help reduce and unify? Like them or hate them, nobody understands workflow and custom user settings like Microsoft. …

27 May: People, Process, Place, Hybrid and a bunch of other really ‘right-now’ ramblings…

It’s been a while since I’ve written. The last 6 weeks in the US have been dizzying – especially after…

02 Nov: Winning Idea: Design Contest Update

We are happy to announce Orion’s design contest winner is Paula Wideman from paulaproduct.  Paula has won a complete home…

27 Oct: JLL: 3 Essential Truths Driving Workplace Change due to COVID-19 (Hint: PEOPLE FIRST)

JLL HR Leaders team up to share their perspectives on creating people-centric workplace of the future. At Orion Growth, we’ve…

22 Oct: Survey Report: Global Work From Home Experience

Isometrics and Global Workplace Analytics published their findings on WFH experience, benefits, and barriers to success. MAY 2020

22 Oct: Study: The Transformation of CRE in the Age of COVID-19

Explore how CRE LEADERS are planning for the future.

25 Sep: Finance + Sustainability = Future

As I continue to research the modern workplace, I can’t help but notice the seismic impact COVID has had on…

17 Sep: The Journey to Digital Maturity

Today is September 17, 2020.  For companies who mirror fiscal and calendar year, that means it is budget season.  Analytical…

24 Aug: Calling on Creatives.

Who is ready to get creative?  Over the past few months, I have been trying to figure out how to…

21 Aug: Up Around The Bend: What Could Be Next For Commercial Real Estate (podcast)

Dror Poleg, futurist & author of Rethinking Real Estate, joins Spencer Levy to share insights on the impact of innovation…

13 Aug: The Big Pause: The Rise of the Chief Workplace Officer

The dust is starting to settle.  Management has stabilized business units.  Relationships are proving to be invaluable.  Face to face…

28 Jul: The Big Shift – Virtual is Here to Stay

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece about the Tools of The Trade.  In it, I explain computer/peripheral hardware…

08 Jun: Working: Less About More, More About Better.

Effective immediately, Friday is now ‘work-ON-home’ day at Orion Growth.  #FoundationFriday The Canadian government released a public service announcement back…

04 Jun: ASHRAE Position Document on Infectious Aerosols

EXECUTIVE SUMMARYWith infectious diseases transmitted through aerosols, HVAC systems can have a major effect on the transmission from the primary…

01 Jun: An Informed Tenant’s Market

I wrote a piece last week stating my opinion that, basically overnight, it became a tenant’s market.  Landlords are working…

22 May: Tools of the Trade

There’s little doubt in anyone’s mind that going back to work will look different for different organizations.  My son uses…

14 May: Return-To-Work Series: The Cost of Our Workplace

Getting a Handle on Total Cost of Occupancy & Other Lease Obligations. And just like that, it is a tenant’s…

09 May: Return-To-Work Series: Our Virtual Workplace

Of course, our virtual workplace is at the forefront of everybody’s mind, because just about everyone is working there right…

07 May: Chris and Jack discuss the Power of Design

I really enjoyed discussing the Power of Design with Jack Ossa.  Restoring the human connection is finally on the minds…

06 May: Return-To-Work Series: Our New Workplace

As a design professional, I am thankful for the opportunity to give you my input on how vital it is…

04 May: Return-To-Work Series: Introduction

I’ve had quite a few people reach out to discuss return-to-work programs in the middle of this COVID-19 pandemic. As…