Staff Infection 007: Mark Armes

I was at SXSW and the music was just starting up when I was sent over this playlist by Day for Night Content Director Mark Armes, and it was definitely a refresher from some of the bands that week at SXSW that were, well, pretty bad. This list ranges from Blondie to Danny Elfman to Missy Elliot. You’ll like it. The playlist opens with the Ramones’ “53rd & 3rd,” with Armes noting “53rd Street…


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Randalls warehouse, distribution facility in Houston sold, to be expanded

The former Randalls warehouse and distribution center in northwest Houston has been sold to a company that plans to expand the property, according to the firm marketing the property. 

Randalls’ parent, Boise, Idaho-based grocery giant Albertsons, put the 70.24-acre property at 10700 Telge Road on the market last year and selected Philadelphia-based Binswanger to market it.

Now, Binswanger has announced that the property was sold to Dallas-based Crow Holdings Industrial, the industrial development…

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Houston startups not ranked for best return on investment

Houston is among the top U.S. metro areas in terms of venture capital invested but not in terms of return for backers, according to Pitchbook.

The Houston area ranked No. 17 for venture capital invested between 2010 and 2017, per Pitchbook, with $2 billion invested during that time. For 2017, there was $238 million invested, down 34 percent from 2016, Pitchbook reports.

Dallas-Fort Worth ranked 14th in the U.S. with $5.4 billion invested in the last seven years. That represented a 22 percent…

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How to deal with ‘trophy culture’ in the workplace

The real-world equivalent of the zombie apocalypse is our unintentional creation of millions of trophy kids. Those happy little humans who mindlessly believe fun is the only goal, competition is ugly, and losing is – wait, never mind, losing has been all but erased from their lives. These adorable creatures fully expect to receive a trophy following any sporting activity regardless of actual performance. We have pursued this nonsense so long that we are now dealing with the inevitable outcome.…

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