How to Minimize Distractions with your Clients

We all know there are some wonderful advantages to working from home, but there are certain disadvantages that cannot be ignored. Last month I visited a woman that worked from home and although the setup appeared professional, there were major distractions that prevented us from having a productive meeting. It all started with an itchy […]

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[Deep Dive] Coworking Music

Coworking spaces are designed to provide entrepreneurs and freelancers an environment that is calmer than a coffee shop, yet more collaborative than home. Isolation hinders creativity and dead silence just gets eerie after a while. So, in order to promote a sociable working environment, many coworking companies play music. How do you feel about places […]

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[Friday Fun] Turning Your Marketing Strategy from Luxuries to Necessities

In the recent Forbes post, “Starting A Business: Choose Pain Over Pleasure,” Dave Lavinsky claims that new companies which solve a pain have a much likelier chance of success over those that provide a pleasure. His argument makes sense: people are willing to quickly buy something to make the pain go away whereas they will […]

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4 Tips for Finding Motivation after Vacation

We’ve all been there: experiencing post-vacation blues when returning to work. Getting back into a routine can be a source of stress and discomfort for some, but with a little determination and the right preparation, you can get back to your motivated self in no time. The reason I chose to write on this topic […]

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10 Reasons Why Coworking Makes Sense for Startups

We ran across this wonderful article by Ventureburn, sharing the advantages of coworking for emergin business entrepreneurs, and freelancers. Regardless of location, the atmosphere offered in a coworking space can be ideal for people who are still in the phase of needing input and on the fly advice. The article cites 10 reasons why coworking […]

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