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6 Habits of Top Achievers That Can Help You Get an Edge

January 12th, 2017|Comments Off on 6 Habits of Top Achievers That Can Help You Get an Edge

Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Workweek, recently came out with a new book, Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers.It’s based on his podcast for which he

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Bring Your Favorite Place to the Office

January 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Bring Your Favorite Place to the Office

A lounge chair by the fireplace. The local bar. Your home kitchen. These are some of our favorite places — places that remind us of good times, relaxing and enjoying life. They encourage authenticity and bring

How to Land an A+ Mentor for Your Next Venture

December 29th, 2016|Comments Off on How to Land an A+ Mentor for Your Next Venture

When I ask entrepreneurs how I can help them, mentoring comes up with regularity. After their need for funding, mentoring is likely their second highest priority. But great mentors with relevant experience and time to spare are likely

Should You Say No to Networking?

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Should You Say No to Networking?

Sometimes it’s hard to say to say no. I should know: 2015 was my year of no. I said no to everything from business networking events to meet-ups and conferences. I even said no to

Startup Culture

How to Land an A+ Mentor for Your Next Venture

December 29th, 2016|Comments Off on How to Land an A+ Mentor for Your Next Venture

When I ask entrepreneurs how I can help them, mentoring comes up with regularity. After their need for funding, mentoring is likely their second highest priority. But great mentors with relevant experience and time to spare are likely

Ready to Launch a New Product? 7 Ways to Analyze the Market

December 13th, 2016|Comments Off on Ready to Launch a New Product? 7 Ways to Analyze the Market

Launching a company or developing a new product or service is a leap of faith for most entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs. With so much information to organize, financing to secure and staffing to consider, it’s critical to

8 Networking Tips for Startups

November 4th, 2016|Comments Off on 8 Networking Tips for Startups

Remember that old saying, “It’s not what you know, but who you know?” Nothing could be truer for entrepreneurs and small business owners, especially those who are just starting out. It’s your network that will

Food Is the Way to an Employee’s Heart

October 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Food Is the Way to an Employee’s Heart

Small companies are taking a page out the employee benefit playbook of tech companies by providing free drinks and snacks to employees. Silicon Valley has lots of dough to provide free food throughout the day

Workplaces

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Bring Your Favorite Place to the Office

January 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Bring Your Favorite Place to the Office

A lounge chair by the fireplace. The local bar. Your home kitchen. These are some of our favorite places — places that remind us of good times, relaxing and enjoying life. They encourage authenticity and bring

Should You Say No to Networking?

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Should You Say No to Networking?

Sometimes it’s hard to say to say no. I should know: 2015 was my year of no. I said no to everything from business networking events to meet-ups and conferences. I even said no to

8 Ways to Make Your Office More Inviting

December 8th, 2016|Comments Off on 8 Ways to Make Your Office More Inviting

The winter months remind us that warm, comfortable and inviting spaces matter — and we're not just talking about your living room sparkling with holiday cheer. The workplace needs warm, comfortable places, too. They convey

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4 Reasons Why Choice + Control Matter in the Workplace

November 18th, 2016|Comments Off on 4 Reasons Why Choice + Control Matter in the Workplace

In the world of office design, providing workers with choice and control over where and how they work is critical. Incorporating a variety of settings, styles and postures to choose from is essential to wellbeing and

Wellbeing

6 Tips to Help You Perform Better Under Pressure

December 6th, 2016|Comments Off on 6 Tips to Help You Perform Better Under Pressure

Science proves what we already know to be true: nobody performs well under pressure. Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most by Hendrie Weisinger and J.P. Pawliw-Fry finds that judgment,

Want to Be a Better Leader? Give Thanks Year-Round

November 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Want to Be a Better Leader? Give Thanks Year-Round

Giving thanks year-round can lift your spirits now and throughout the year. Because while the beginning of the holiday season is joyful to many, it can jumpstart a season of anxiety and sadness for others. Expressing

Food Is the Way to an Employee’s Heart

October 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Food Is the Way to an Employee’s Heart

Small companies are taking a page out the employee benefit playbook of tech companies by providing free drinks and snacks to employees. Silicon Valley has lots of dough to provide free food throughout the day

4 Surprising Benefits of Coworking Spaces

September 19th, 2016|Comments Off on 4 Surprising Benefits of Coworking Spaces

According to a Global Coworking Survey, the coworking industry has quadrupled during the last 5 years. Coworking spaces now number more than 10,000 globally, allowing people to share equipment, ideas, knowledge, and of course, space. They come in

Productivity

6 Habits of Top Achievers That Can Help You Get an Edge

January 12th, 2017|Comments Off on 6 Habits of Top Achievers That Can Help You Get an Edge

Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Workweek, recently came out with a new book, Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers.It’s based on his podcast for which he

6 Tips to Help You Perform Better Under Pressure

December 6th, 2016|Comments Off on 6 Tips to Help You Perform Better Under Pressure

Science proves what we already know to be true: nobody performs well under pressure. Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most by Hendrie Weisinger and J.P. Pawliw-Fry finds that judgment,

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Want to Disrupt and Innovate? Here’s a New Framework

October 24th, 2016|Comments Off on Want to Disrupt and Innovate? Here’s a New Framework

I recently attended a SheWorx breakfast event in New York City and learned that if you want to disrupt and innovate, you need a framework. Mona Patel, CEO of Motivate Design and UXHires, spoke about the

Food Is the Way to an Employee’s Heart

October 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Food Is the Way to an Employee’s Heart

Small companies are taking a page out the employee benefit playbook of tech companies by providing free drinks and snacks to employees. Silicon Valley has lots of dough to provide free food throughout the day

Customer Stories

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