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 […]

5 Bizarre Small Businesses You Didn’t Know Existed

When debating whether to start a small business, many of us struggle with our initial ideas. We ask ourselves, “Is there a demand for that type of contractor?” or “Is that something feasibly sustainable in the long-run to base my livelihood off of?” These are all great questions, but in hopes of inspiring our readers […]

6 Ways to Save on Office Supplies

Whether your small business has just one or 499 employees (anything less than 500 still qualifies), office supplies are more than likely going to be necessary. Printing materials are more than commonly used, as are postage. Both of these things quickly becoming inconvenient and time consuming when not readily available. In hopes of saving our […]

Essentials to Have in a Shared Office Space

There are a number of different decisions that a new business owner has to make right away. The first major decision you will be faced with is what type of workspace you need. For most new business owners, finding a place where they can get their work done that doesn’t cost a lot is a […]

Top 10 Trends That Will Change The Way We Work in 2016

  Top 10 Trends That Will Change The Way We Work in 2016 Remote Work As an employer, restricting your hiring to a small geographic region means you’re not getting the best people you can. As an employee, restricting your job search to companies within a reasonable commute means you’re not working for the best […]