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, […]

Self Care Tips for the Small Business Owner

There’s no doubting the numerous benefits being your own boss can bring. Flexibility, control, passion and intrinsic motivation are all often at an entrepreneur’s finger tips. But with these often comes toll of mental anxiety that other workers of nine-to-five positions just might not have to balance. In order to maintain good self-care, we offer […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Navigating New Terrain: Finding New Customers as a Small Business Owner

We’ve been on the subject of moving and relocation for a few weeks, but figured most anyone might benefit from the subject of locating new customers. This can happen at any point, moving or not, and is something all small business owners should be keeping tabs on. Regardless, if you’re new to an area or […]

Office Artwork: Making it Looks Nice and Avoiding Mistakes

Since we’ve discussed moving and relocation, we figured we might as well focus on settling in to your new space.  After all, there’s a lot more to an office than just a desk and your physical work, right? Taking the time to claim the space and making it a place you enjoy being aesthetically can […]

Strapped for Cash? Solutions for Small Business Owners

It can happen to the best of us. And let’s face it; with small business often comes big risk, and often difficult financial decisions. There may be a time (or maybe it’s happening now) that you’re finding your business strapped for cash and you’re in need of some quick decision-making to try to brave the […]

A-Z with Gen Z: A Small Business Owner’s Guide

We’ve mentioned Generation Z (born in the mid 1990s to early 2000s) a few times in the past few posts. While they may seem still young and insignificant, it’s estimated that by 2020, they will make up close to 40% of all consumers. Because of these impressive numbers, we thought providing small business owners with their […]

International Upcoming Small Business Trends

Last week gave mention to small business trends within the U.S., but ever wonder what’s going on with the rest of the world’s business climate? Being “in the know,” even as a domestic entrepreneur can give insight to what’s next and keep your business ideas in perspective, as well as relevant on a global scale. […]