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According To This Food Entrepreneur, Teambuilding Skills Start In The Kitchen

July 26th, 2016|Comments Off on According To This Food Entrepreneur, Teambuilding Skills Start In The Kitchen

Celebrity cook and entrepreneur Annabel Langbein doesn't take no for an answer. When she was told publishing her own cookbook was not possible, Annabel forged ahead anyway. Today, she has one of the most successful

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3 Reasons Startup Culture Matters in the Workplace

July 19th, 2016|Comments Off on 3 Reasons Startup Culture Matters in the Workplace

As companies clamor in innovate, hire the most talented candidates and gain market share, there are many factors to consider that may move the needle on business results. Some experts advocate imposing challenges such as working under

9 Things to Consider Before Becoming an Angel Investor

July 14th, 2016|Comments Off on 9 Things to Consider Before Becoming an Angel Investor

Did you know that roughly 3% of all companies will raise money from accredited investors to start and grow their businesses? These companies hope to be the next $100 million, if not $1 billion companies

Top 4 Design Trends at NeoCon 2016

July 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Top 4 Design Trends at NeoCon 2016

NeoCon, one of the most recognized commercial tradeshows featuring furniture, surface materials and lighting, has been a yearly trek for me since starting in the industry. NeoCon showcases current design trends from top companies and emerging businesses looking to gain

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According To This Food Entrepreneur, Teambuilding Skills Start In The Kitchen

July 26th, 2016|Comments Off on According To This Food Entrepreneur, Teambuilding Skills Start In The Kitchen

Celebrity cook and entrepreneur Annabel Langbein doesn't take no for an answer. When she was told publishing her own cookbook was not possible, Annabel forged ahead anyway. Today, she has one of the most successful

  • High Office Ceilings

3 Reasons Startup Culture Matters in the Workplace

July 19th, 2016|Comments Off on 3 Reasons Startup Culture Matters in the Workplace

As companies clamor in innovate, hire the most talented candidates and gain market share, there are many factors to consider that may move the needle on business results. Some experts advocate imposing challenges such as working under

9 Things to Consider Before Becoming an Angel Investor

July 14th, 2016|Comments Off on 9 Things to Consider Before Becoming an Angel Investor

Did you know that roughly 3% of all companies will raise money from accredited investors to start and grow their businesses? These companies hope to be the next $100 million, if not $1 billion companies

Leadership Lessons From A History Making Adventurer

July 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Leadership Lessons From A History Making Adventurer

Alison Levine is an adventurer, explorer and mountaineer — an interesting career turn for someone with an MBA from Duke who started her career in finance. She has climbed the highest peak on every continent,

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Top 4 Design Trends at NeoCon 2016

July 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Top 4 Design Trends at NeoCon 2016

NeoCon, one of the most recognized commercial tradeshows featuring furniture, surface materials and lighting, has been a yearly trek for me since starting in the industry. NeoCon showcases current design trends from top companies and emerging businesses looking to gain

Turnstone at NeoCon 2016 Recap

June 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Turnstone at NeoCon 2016 Recap

If you're familiar with contract furniture, chances are you've heard or even attended NeoCon, the most recognized trade show in the industry. Neocon showcases products, trends and innovative solutions for commercial interiors, generating thousands of visitors in Chicago's historic Merchandise Mart. This

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5 Shared-Interest Communities Disrupting the Coworking World

May 10th, 2016|Comments Off on 5 Shared-Interest Communities Disrupting the Coworking World

Coworking spaces, incubators and accelerators continue to sprout up in record numbers across the U.S., shifting the conversation about where and how work happens. And while entrepreneurs flock in droves, they’re increasingly motivated by much

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4 Powerful Benefits of Coworking for Startups

May 5th, 2016|Comments Off on 4 Powerful Benefits of Coworking for Startups

Coworking spaces are much more than a space for you to work. After all, if all you want is space, you can work from home, go to your local coffee shop or park at the

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Nature in the Workplace: 6 Ways To Do It Well

April 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Nature in the Workplace: 6 Ways To Do It Well

Bringing nature into the workplace is not only a beautiful design element, but has been shown to reduce stress, minimize illness and enhance employee wellbeing. Whether your workplace has green spaces inside or access to

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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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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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Founder Focus: Career Reinventor, Joyce Sullivan: Part 2

March 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Founder Focus: Career Reinventor, Joyce Sullivan: Part 2

Earlier this week we shared Joyce Sullivan's story as a career reinventor. After hearing her story, I asked some questions about reinvention and her work with others seeking a new career beginning. Not only did

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Founder Focus: Career Reinventor, Joyce Sullivan: Part 1

March 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Founder Focus: Career Reinventor, Joyce Sullivan: Part 1

I remember the first offline meeting Joyce Sullivan and I had. It was a sunny afternoon in 2010 and we met in Madison Square Park. The conversation flowed easily because we had chatted for ages online—it

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How to Design a Killer Game Room in the Office

March 8th, 2016|Comments Off on How to Design a Killer Game Room in the Office

Entrepreneurs set on grabbing top talent and injecting their company with startup culture often start by creating spaces to have fun with their teams. They want to create a workplace that projects a sense of passion

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Digital Tools Guaranteed to Help You Be More Productive

February 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Digital Tools Guaranteed to Help You Be More Productive

Time is your most precious resource as a startup or a small business. Managing time efficiently is key to your success. Luckily, an array of digital tools are available to help you do that and be

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DropDrop Studios

April 4th, 2016|Comments Off on DropDrop Studios

DropDrop Studios of Grand Rapids started in a space that didn't do much to support a fast exchange of ideas, creative collaboration or their desire for a flexible work environment. But after partnering with

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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

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