Favorite Amenities of Shared Office Spaces

Coworking and shared office spaces are all the rage today with so many small business owners/employees/entrepreneurs that are able to work remotely or might not need an entire office space to themselves. If you find yourself as one of these individuals that doesn’t require much more than a dedicated workspace with a computer, numerous options […]

The Basics of Creating a First Impression Within Your Office

We’ve discussed at length the impact color, smell, and general atmosphere can have on a small business’s workspace, but there are some other basics worth covering to be sure your office doesn’t cut any corners when it comes to professional image. The vast majority of these are items attainable for a variety of small businesses, […]

“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 […]

Ways to Enjoy More Summer as a Small Business Owner

With summer comes the longing for vacation, spending time outdoors, baseball games, and spending time with family. Fortunately, as a small business owner, it’s more likely you can attain this freedom (more so than your average employee equivalent!) . That said, it’s still important to stay in touch with one’s work and not get carried […]

Overcoming Exhaustion as a Small Business Owner

Exhaustion is bound to happen at some point. Rare is the small business owner who has a reliable 9-5 with no variability. Much more common is the owner who fluctuates between what could be considered leisurely and near insanity.  Because we know all too many *very* busy entrepreneurs and business owners always on the move, […]

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 […]

5 Best Things About Being a Small Business Owner Today

It’s easy to get caught up in pessimism today. Day in and out, we hear something new and disappointing, either in the media, within social media platforms, or through our own relationships.  Not to mention the amount of uncertainty we face at the moment as far as the economy goes; chances are, you remember the […]

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 […]