As More Retailers Close Their Doors, Coworking Offers Unique Solution

[Published on Coworking Insights, Oct. 31, 2019 Link to full article here.] The mass closure of under-performing retail stores is far from over. As the “retail apocalypse” picks up speed, more closings have already taken place in 2019 than in all of 2018, with almost 6,000 stores shutting their doors. From Payless ShoeSource announcing the closure of all 2,500Continue reading “As More Retailers Close Their Doors, Coworking Offers Unique Solution”

Cowork With a View: Work & Co’s Mobile Office Pod

[Published on Coworker Mag, Jan. 10, 2020 Link to full article here.] With the intent to provide a platform that prioritizes business growth and member engagement, Julien Verspieren created Work & Co in March 2016, a versatile & innovative coworking space in Cape Town, South Africa. Work & Co offers a wide variety of private and shared officeContinue reading “Cowork With a View: Work & Co’s Mobile Office Pod”

Top 10 Coworking Spaces for Startups

[Published on Coworker Mag, Nov. 25, 2019 Link to full article here.] While some startups originate in a founder’s living room or even in their garage, others prefer getting their start in an environment that can accelerate their growth straightaway with the right resources, tools, and community backing. Enter the startup coworking space: a perfectContinue reading “Top 10 Coworking Spaces for Startups”

How the Suburbinization of Coworking Spaces Stands to Benefit Local Economies

[Published on Coworking Insights, Nov. 19, 2019 Link to full article here.] It’s no secret that today’s employees are growing tired of the traditional ways of working. Spending too much time commuting and paying expensive metropolitan prices for rent are seen as major burdens, leading workers to seek employment with companies that offer remote flexibility.Continue reading “How the Suburbinization of Coworking Spaces Stands to Benefit Local Economies”

How to Start Networking as a Freelance Writer

  [Published on Grammarly’s blog, Oct. 8, 2018 Link to full article here.] Your freelance kingdom will come if only you have the connections, right? Yes—and no. A steady stream of people willing to connect you to projects is a key factor in launching a successful freelance career. But another factor that’s often overlooked isContinue reading “How to Start Networking as a Freelance Writer”

How to Speak Up and Find Your Voice in Meetings

[Published on Grammarly’s blog, Aug. 3, 2018 Link to full article here.] Meetings are like going to the dentist. Nobody really enjoys being there listening to the facilitator gibber-gabber like an adult in a Charlie Brown special. The nightmare setup looks something like this . . . You are the last one to walk intoContinue reading “How to Speak Up and Find Your Voice in Meetings”

5 Steps to Writing Better Content, Faster

[Published on Grammarly’s blog, July 6, 2018 Link to full article here.] Here you are, reading an article about writing better. Is it safe to assume that you’re procrastinating about writing right now? That’s okay—we aren’t here to scold you like your English teacher might. We’ve all been there. Your essay, blog post, or yourContinue reading “5 Steps to Writing Better Content, Faster”

What Digital Marketers Need to Know About Blockchain

[Published on The Impact Group’s blog on February 28, 2017 Link to full article here.] The World Wide Web 3.0 is fast approaching. As all businesses know, the Internet has single-handedly changed the realms of sales and marketing. With every new technological innovation, businesses must adapt their strategies to remain competitive. At present, the wayContinue reading “What Digital Marketers Need to Know About Blockchain”

Travel Writer, Auschwitz: “I remained ashamedly stoic, wondering ‘why did we come here?’”

[Published by the Irish Times, June 27, 2015 Link to full article here.] As we exited the railway station, the abandoned buildings and lots spread a sensation of musk and gloom throughout the air. The pebbles bouncing along my suede lace-up boots were so dusty, it was as if they hadn’t been kicked in years. I knewContinue reading “Travel Writer, Auschwitz: “I remained ashamedly stoic, wondering ‘why did we come here?’””

The Importance of Being Social on Social Media

[Published on The Impact Group’s blog, blog.igpr.com, February 12, 2018 Link to full article here. This is not news: social media marketing has a 100% higher lead-to-customer turnoverthan traditional methods of outbound marketing. With such a high percentage, it’s no surprise that 84% of B2B marketers utilize social media in some form to promote their best-ranking strategies. NoContinue reading “The Importance of Being Social on Social Media”