There is no better feeling than packing up and leaving the office after a busy workday. When you’re sitting at a desk all day, it can be easy to feel like you’re not taking advantage of what D.C. has to offer, or like your computer is your only friend. This is why it is important to sometimes unwind not in your PJs on the couch. With two amazing locations, AdvantEdge Workspaces has you covered with the best places to unwind after work in D.C.- no Uber or Metro ride necessary.
The workforce is changing rapidly. More people are moving to freelance work, switching their workspaces to coworking, and some are even ditching the concept of a desk altogether. The later is a new trend that people refer to as being a digital nomad. They are people whose work does not require a set location. They can work wherever, whenever, and all they need is a laptop.
For most people, Memorial Day weekend symbolizes the unofficial start of summer. It rings in the season of lazy days, BBQs, and more. When the weather gets nice it’s not uncommon to stare longingly out your window, wondering when the weekend will come so you can lay out by a pool. Summer is a hard season at work. Between people taking vacations, kids being out of school, and the tempting warm temperatures, it can be extremely difficult to stay motivated at your desk. Here are some tips on how to enjoy the summer months while still staying on track at work!
Day in and day out, many people dread their commutes. From sitting in gridlock traffic to crowded metro cars, getting to work is often one's least favorite part of the day- and sometimes the most frustrating. Biking to work is an overlooked solution to an annoying commute. It can be daunting at first, but once you have a route, gear, and a plan you’ll be surprised by how much this one change can transform your work days. Bike to Work Day is May 18th, so it’s a perfect chance put down your keys or metro card and try something new! This day isn't just about taking your bike to work- it's a celebration! Check out local events to see how you can get involved (there may even be free food and t-shirts along the way). Still not convinced? Here are three reasons why you need to consider participating in this year’s Bike to Work Day.
When you hear about a shared workspace, what comes to mind? Probably a wide space and zero privacy. But at AdvantEdge Workspaces, we believe you should benefit from both a shared environment as well as a private place to call your own. Here are five ways where a switch to AdvantEdge can improve and elevate your practice!
Although the air may still be cold, spring is undoubtedly upon us. It’s the season of renewal, but also the season of renewing your spaces. Yup, we’re talking about the dreaded spring cleaning. Spring cleaning shouldn’t exclusively exist in your home. This season is the perfect time to declutter all aspects of your life- especially spaces were you spend a lot of time, like the office. Your workspace deserves the same treatment as your kitchen or bedroom. With this ultimate checklist, your workspace will be renewed in no time!
It’s 1988. The Washington Redskins are Super Bowl champions, Michael Jackson was looking at the “Man in the Mirror,” but most importantly, AdvantEdge Workspaces was founded. Thirty years ago, Founder and CEO Prakash Gavri saw a gap in the workspace industry. He noticed business owners were bogged down with office maintenance and basic but time-consuming administrative tasks.
For some, New Year’s resolutions are a chance to turn over a new leaf, while others see it as a pointless exercise in making promises that will be broken come February. This year, let’s vow to make practical and meaningful resolutions that can be kept. When the clock strikes midnight on the 1st, we don’t magically change who we are. Big resolutions will not change anything, so focus on making smaller, targeted New Year’s goals that can actually be implemented.
No two businesses are alike- so why should offices be the same? A workspace should be reflective of the business in it. A unique space can take a business to the next level. Everyone has seen typical “cookie cutter” offices that rarely reflect the work style or atmosphere of the business in the space.
There are many different types of workspaces to fit one’s needs, but determining the best fit for your business can be overwhelming. We have gathered the essential facts- now it is your turn to see which of the five workspace profiles fits you the best!
Employee Appreciation Day may have been on March 3rd, but we like to color outside of the lines here at AdvantEdge and celebrate our associates when it feels right! It is not every day that a team decides to celebrate and commend one of its own without a push from upper management or the occurrence of a holiday, but the AdvantEdge crew recognizes a star when one is amongst us and we do not hesitate to show appreciation!