Have you ever thought about how meetings became such a dreaded part of one’s day? When did collaborating with coworkers go so awry? Meetings have lost touch with the modern workplace. So often, people leave unsatisfied or thinking “why couldn’t this have been an email?” Here are four ways to build a better meeting and ensure that people leave feeling productive and empowered.
The Valentine’s Day season: for some of us its about a romantic date night, for others it means stuffing our faces with a chocolate box and watching a movie at home. Whether you are weathering the holiday solo or with a partner, Valentine’s Day can bring up feelings of loneliness. As freelance and remote work is on the rise, the “loneliness epidemic” is growing. One way to feel less isolated? Joining a shared workspace!
Chances are if you are on any social media platform, or have logged onto Netflix recently, you’ve heard something about Marie Kondo and her KonMari method of organizing. Although Kondo’s book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up has been a bestseller for years, she recently shot to internet fame with her Netflix show “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.” A key tenet of the KonMari method is to ask if an item “sparks joy” when deciding whether to keep it. While it might be easier to decide whether a sweater sparks joy, this same question can be asked about your office, workspace, and even your computer.
Transitional phases in our work life range from the expected to something random. You may be in between jobs, trying to turn a passion project full-time, or experiencing a layoff. With the recent government shutdown leaving many workers furloughed, there was an influx of people experiencing how tough it can be to navigate your days without heading to the office from 9-5.
It always seems like the weather truly gets frightful after the holidays. Without time off, parties, or treats to look forward to, trudging through the snow feels more painful. However, there are easy ways you can beat the winter blues! By making some changes at the office, you’ll notice the days feeling less dreary and the cold less biting. Here are five ways to get happier during the next few months.
From the office environment to incorporating technology, the workspace is constantly changing. There are many workplace trends to look forward to in 2019. We’ve gathered some that we are most excited about. Be on the lookout for these three trends that you'll want to incorporate into your office this year!
At AdvantEdge Workspaces, 2018 was a big year. We celebrated our 30th anniversary, held fun community events (such as our March Madness competition) and rounded out the year with celebrating the holiday season and giving back to the community with Toys for Tots. Despite all that last year brought us, is time to turn our focus to 2019! Besides the typical resolutions, we rounded up some of our favorite blog posts to show you how to make 2019 the best year at work (and beyond!).
The end of the year is when we start to reflect on what we would like to improve on. While many goals tend to be personal, it is important to make resolutions for a place where we spend the majority of our week- the office! Here are 10 resolutions for 2019 that you will actually want to stick to in the new year.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year- especially if you are part of a shared workspace! Being in a unique type of office environment provides many opportunities for celebration. The shared workspace not only makes the busy time of year easier but also helps you connect with the community. Here are four ways to celebrate the holiday season this year at work!
“Small business” is more than just a buzzword or a place to buy gifts the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Small businesses deserve to be in office spaces that recognize their value and will help them reach their fullest potential. Enter in the shared workspace: a perfect blend of private space, community, and services. Here are the top three reasons why a shared office space solution is the perfect fit for your small business.