Category Archives: Co-Working

5 Reasons Why You Need a Powerful Personal Brand

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Who are you? Are you simply a sum of hours you spent behind a desk? Are you the all-nighters you spent in college to ace the final? Are you just another face in an endless sea of online applicants and competing profiles? Of course, you’re not, but the world may think you are. Now more than ever, individuality is being cherished at the workplace. Companies and CEO’s want to know what you can bring to…

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5 Reasons To Cowork in NYC

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So, you got it all figured out huh? Your company, your name, your logo, your concept, your market, your demographic, your product, your mission, your goal yadda yadda. But, there is one thing you seem to be struggling with. “Where is my company going to be?” So you look up some office spaces in New York City and your jaw hits the floor. Turns out having your business here is just as expensive as, well,…

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Empress.world Fall 2017 Entrepreneurs Round Table Series

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You are cordially invited to join Empress.world for its Fall 2017 Entrepreneurs Rounds Table starting on Tuesday 9/12/17. This series creates the opportunity for entrepreneurs to meet investors and hear insights on particular business sectors. We will also give 5 companies a chance to do their “elevator pitch” and get feedback from our panelists and audience. Tickets are available online at Everbrite. The first event is scheduled as follows: Location: Arlo Hotel NoMad – 11 East 31st Street…

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Leveraging Ying + Yang in B2B Sales

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In Chinese philosophy, yin and yang describe how seemingly opposite or contrary forces can be complementary, interconnected and interdependent, giving rise to each other as they interrelate. This aptly describes Upsider co-founders  Josh McBride + Drew Koloski. Where they came from: Josh was in tech sector sales, often using data to help his sales teams increase their productivity and efficiency. He’s the thoughtful, analytic and focused type that drove this type of introspective. Drew was…

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Office Space

Fake News with Truth: Working with Idiots can kill you!

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There is a what appears to be a fake news story dating back about 10 years that claims “A medical study has determined that working with idiots is one of the deadliest forms of stress.” The story originated from Weekly World News, an entertainment tabloid, and it found its way to Yahoo! way back in 2002. Snopes – which bills itself as “the definitive internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors and misinformation”…

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Why I Picked District for Cowork.

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This is a guest blog post by District Cowork member Christopher Abelt – who is Co-Founder / Managing Director of Sagg Creek Marketing – a strategic business growth consultancy and digital marketing services firm. I must admit that it took me a little while to get used to co-working a few years ago, after many years of having an office with a door and a window with a nice view. But as a start-up entrepreneur,…

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Coworking Space

Benefits of Coworking (with Strangers)

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Entrepreneur Magazine just published an article entitled “6 Benefits of Coworking with Strangers” on their website. We agree with their overall premise of “Change your scenery, and you change your outlook. Networking requires you step outside your comfort zone.” We also agree on their observation “Gathering with other freelancers in a coworking environment can benefit professionals as well as their products. Coworking provides opportunities to observe and learn from colleagues who value their autonomy and often share…

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The Sharing Economy and Finding Happiness in Co-Working.

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The Columbia Business School recently published a great article called “It’s the Sharing Economy, Stupid” about how this phenomenon is rewriting the rules of business and value creation. However they admitted that a concise definition of the “Sharing Economy” may be elusive at this point. David Rogers (left) is a Columbia Business School Executive Education faculty member who observed a better term might be a platform economy “where the firm doesn’t actually create value itself….

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