Best of Both Worlds: Offices + Coworking

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Offices as we know them have changed drastically over the years. They use to be a building or floor where people were required to go every day during the same hours. Offices housed everything you needed in order to get your job done while providing space for your team to meet and collaborate. Recently, things…

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Coffee Shop or Coworking: Five Questions to Determine Which Workspace Is Best for You

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Remote professionals, freelancers and entrepreneurs face a common dilemma: Where to find a workspace ideally suited to fit their needs. Home offices and coffee shops have become popular alternatives, mostly because they’re free, but do they offer a holistic professional environment that enables the remote workforce to accomplish their best work? For a small monthly…

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Top Four Reasons Working from Home Doesn’t Work

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Eating family dinner and opening for business under the same roof poses a unique set of challenges for remote professionals. Whether your company downsized corporate office space or your small business is avoiding the expense of a pricey brick and mortar lease, an increasing number of people are working from home offices and experiencing a…

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Keep Your Workflow Energized and Distraction-Free This Summer

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Anyone who has ever explored working from home can attest to how difficult it can be to stay focused.  On any given day, an excess of distractions threaten to break your concentration and productivity. So the thought of preparing for the additional amusements of summer can feel overwhelming. When the kids aren’t in school, they’re…

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What to Expect from Coworking: Myth vs. Reality

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More and more startups, freelancers and corporations are realizing the many benefits of a coworking membership. They’ve cast aside the misconceptions that opposed the coworking concept and are forging ahead with this new iteration of the modern workplace. But not everyone has embraced the idea of coworking and many still struggle to understand its benefits.…

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How to Pitch a Coworking Membership to Your Boss

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As you may already know, the evolution of the global economy has greatly impacted the way we all work. Technology has given rise to an abundant presence of freelancers and independent contractors seeking a better place to create, innovate and collaborate. Thus, the need for coworking spaces emerged. Since then, countless startups, small businesses and…

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How Companies Leverage Coworking Spaces

Contrary to popular opinion, coworking spaces are not exclusively for freelancers and start-ups. A rapidly growing segment of the industry comes—somewhat surprisingly—from the corporate world. In fact, a recent survey by CBRE Research indicates that 65% of enterprise-level organizations plan on leveraging the power of coworking by 2020. A CREATIVITY AND COLLABORATION KICKSTART Savvy business…

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The Future of Coworking

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How coworking spaces are well-suited to support the evolving economy for freelancers, entrepreneurs and even corporations. Take a walk down the bustling streets of Manhattan, San Francisco or DC and you’ll likely notice coworking spaces on just about every block. So, what’s really behind the rise of coworking? Is it another trendy fad or is…

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Dedicated Office Space + Coworking: Flexibility at its finest

Flexibility—in many ways—is the key to a successful business. It allows creative minds to innovate solutions to age-old problems. Flexibility encourages open-mindedness to ensure critical business decisions don’t come to a standstill. Furthermore, it enables today’s on-the-go business owners, independent contractors and freelance professionals to maintain an agile and adaptive work style, which is crucial…

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