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7 Easy Ways to Create New Gathering Spaces in the Office

February 4th, 2016|Comments Off on 7 Easy Ways to Create New Gathering Spaces in the Office

Just as changing seasons motivate us to change our furniture arrangements at home, our workplace routines, floor plans and layouts often have to change, too. Multi-generational considerations, the pressure to innovate, and the need to attract […]

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How to use your entrepreneurial connections to grow

February 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on How to use your entrepreneurial connections to grow

It has been said that entrepreneurship is a lonely journey, but the most successful entrepreneurs and small business owners don’t do it alone. They benefit from having a strong community around them.

Communities offer entrepreneurs and […]

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Need Quiet? Optimize your Office for Improved Focus

January 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Introverts often get a bad rap, especially in entrepreneurship. Investors, employees and vendors who provide goods and services at a discount to startups are attracted to people who have the gift of gab. Even our […]

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How to Get Funding for Your Startup Online

January 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Banks have been reluctant to lend money to startups and small businesses, but that doesn’t mean funding is unavailable. The truth is, even before the financial crisis, banks were holding back. According to  The State of […]

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How to use your entrepreneurial connections to grow

February 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on How to use your entrepreneurial connections to grow

It has been said that entrepreneurship is a lonely journey, but the most successful entrepreneurs and small business owners don’t do it alone. They benefit from having a strong community around them.

Communities offer entrepreneurs and […]

  • How to Optimize Your Office for Improved Focus

Need Quiet? Optimize your Office for Improved Focus

January 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Introverts often get a bad rap, especially in entrepreneurship. Investors, employees and vendors who provide goods and services at a discount to startups are attracted to people who have the gift of gab. Even our […]

  • how to get online startup funding

How to Get Funding for Your Startup Online

January 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Banks have been reluctant to lend money to startups and small businesses, but that doesn’t mean funding is unavailable. The truth is, even before the financial crisis, banks were holding back. According to  The State of […]

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8 Fun Activities to Energize Startup Culture

January 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Energizing a sense of startup culture might take more than a ping pong table in the office or a periodic potluck, but every small step matters if you’re looking to shape the way people think […]

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  • how to create gathering spaces in your office

7 Easy Ways to Create New Gathering Spaces in the Office

February 4th, 2016|Comments Off on 7 Easy Ways to Create New Gathering Spaces in the Office

Just as changing seasons motivate us to change our furniture arrangements at home, our workplace routines, floor plans and layouts often have to change, too. Multi-generational considerations, the pressure to innovate, and the need to attract […]

  • How to Optimize Your Office for Improved Focus

Need Quiet? Optimize your Office for Improved Focus

January 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Introverts often get a bad rap, especially in entrepreneurship. Investors, employees and vendors who provide goods and services at a discount to startups are attracted to people who have the gift of gab. Even our […]

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8 Ways to Increase Wellbeing at the Office

January 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Though ergonomics and sustainability have long been influencing workplace design, wellbeing is the most recent consideration making headlines when planning your space. Wellbeing is a holistic design focusing on the user, aiming to encourage healthy living by […]

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3 Ways to Design an Office With Limited Space

December 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

Part of living in LA means paying top dollar for a small home or apartment. And while we find ways to make space for dinner parties, working from home without an office can prove challenging. […]

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  • 8 ways to increase wellbeing at the office

8 Ways to Increase Wellbeing at the Office

January 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Though ergonomics and sustainability have long been influencing workplace design, wellbeing is the most recent consideration making headlines when planning your space. Wellbeing is a holistic design focusing on the user, aiming to encourage healthy living by […]

  • How to foster wellbeing to boost creativity in the office

How to Foster Wellbeing to Boost Creativity in the Workplace

December 15th, 2015|0 Comments

As both emerging and established companies seek to infuse their workplaces with creativity, disruptive thinking and innovative products and services, founders and CEOs clamor to unlock secrets that might give them a competitive edge. And […]

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6 Tips for Making Open Offices Work

November 25th, 2015|0 Comments

It seems workers either love open offices or hate them. If you love them, you gush about the increased energy, collaboration, creativity and transparency that comes from impromptu conversations and lack of silos. If you hate […]

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How to Maximize Success if you’re an Introverted Entrepreneur

November 10th, 2015|0 Comments

My name is Sayeh, and though most people wouldn’t guess it, I’m an introvert. Despite being very outgoing and a little loud at times, it’s important to remember that not all introverts are shy and timid—they just […]

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  • how to use your entrepreneurial connections to grow

How to use your entrepreneurial connections to grow

February 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on How to use your entrepreneurial connections to grow

It has been said that entrepreneurship is a lonely journey, but the most successful entrepreneurs and small business owners don’t do it alone. They benefit from having a strong community around them.

Communities offer entrepreneurs and […]

  • How to Optimize Your Office for Improved Focus

Need Quiet? Optimize your Office for Improved Focus

January 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Introverts often get a bad rap, especially in entrepreneurship. Investors, employees and vendors who provide goods and services at a discount to startups are attracted to people who have the gift of gab. Even our […]

  • 6 tips for making open offices work

6 Tips for Making Open Offices Work

November 25th, 2015|0 Comments

It seems workers either love open offices or hate them. If you love them, you gush about the increased energy, collaboration, creativity and transparency that comes from impromptu conversations and lack of silos. If you hate […]

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How Workplace Design Helps Business Agility

October 20th, 2015|0 Comments

When I think of agility, I think of entrepreneurs responding quickly and deftly to marketplace conditions. I think of entrepreneurs bringing new products to market or modifying existing ones. I think about entrepreneurs targeting new […]

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Groove

September 15th, 2014|0 Comments

When it comes to offering a jaw-dropping work environment for tech-savvy coders and marketers, Baltimore’s Groove has their stake firmly planted as the place to be. This award-winning young company stuns in a newly renovated […]

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Mighty in the Midwest

January 7th, 2014|Comments Off on Mighty in the Midwest

When it comes to hard work and grit, entrepreneurs in the midwest are showing the world that they’ve got what it takes. Grand Rapids-based Mighty in the Midwest is no different. Mighty works to create […]

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Zaarly

September 23rd, 2013|0 Comments

“There’s not a right way or a wrong way – there’s only the way that you choose to build your company.” – Bo Fishback
He should know. The idea that first came to him as a […]

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Fracture

October 25th, 2012|Comments Off on Fracture

As a hybrid of manufacturing, creativity and administrative services, Fracture (frame + picture) faced unique challenges. Their large, open space was a collection of “dumpster-doven” office chairs and lawn furniture, desks built on cinder blocks, and a […]