“Lighten Up!” Ways Lighting Can Brighten Your Day (and Work Space)

Studies have shown that workers and employees alike rank the importance of lighting as higher than most other work space attributes; even above office size, noise level, and cleanliness! To be fair, lighting impacts our most basic states of  being, including our circadian rhythm, that truly has influence over how well we function as human […]

The Color of Productivity

We’ve touched on other senses that promote or hinder one’s productivity in the office, but how an office looks, specifically in terms of color, remains another outstanding source of function for office workers. Yes, that’s right; numerous studies have shown that what color your office is supposedly has impact on how workers work by influencing […]

The Effects of Functionality on Productivity

Last week we discussed the many surprising ways music contributes to one’s small business environment. For this post and the next few, we thought we’d focus more on creating a positive work atmosphere for businesses. How a business looks, feels, and even smells can both retain and repel clients and employees. This week, we’ll focus […]

The Impact of Bad Company

One of the best things about being a small business owner is having significantly more control over the company you keep, in more ways than one! This can be both your own small business, and the individuals you interact with daily. However, sometimes the impact a negative coworker/associate/client can have is much more significant in […]

How to Stay in Touch While Remote

As a small business owner in today’s world, you may not have a “home-base” permanent office. In fact, majority of our clients have “virtual offices” where they may have a mailbox or use a desk or conference room as needed, but are otherwise “off the grid” as far as office real estate goes. This saves […]

Breakfast for Entrepreneurs on the Go!

We hear it all the time to the point that we’re tired of hearing about it: breakfast is the most important meal of the day, gives you fuel for your fire to tackle anything, contributes to weight-loss by boosting metabolism, creates world peace, etc. etc. That’s all well and fine, but how can you reliably […]

Co-Working Still Exploding in Denver

What many considered just a fad has no end in sight for momentum. Denver continues to be a booming capital of co-working spaces. There has been a 62% increase in this new-age real estate just within the last nine months. Real estate experts are taking full notice of the co-working activity in the Denver/Boulder area, as […]

Do’s & Don’ts of Working in a Coworking Space

Guest post by Instant Offices We’ve all experienced an annoying coworker; the person in the office who clears their throat endlessly, pounds their keyboard too loudly or is oblivious to how pungent their fish lunch is. And as for the guy who has his iPhone turned up too loud, well… simmering resentment towards these individuals […]

Helpful Tips to Find a Quality Shared Office Space

Owning a business requires blood, sweat and tears. However, when you see success, all the hard work and sacrifices are worth it. As you grow, there are a number of things you will have to consider, including finding a better location to conduct your business. One option that is more affordable than others is investing […]

The Shared Office Users Guide to Longevity

The toughest job a person can take on is as a small business owner working out of a serviced office. There are a number of different things you have to consider when trying to be successful in this industry and neglecting any one of them can be very damaging to your business. By taking your […]