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7 Things to Do on Marietta's Mountain to River Trail

Marietta’s second Mountain to River Trailfest is coming up on May 11th. If you’re not familiar, M2R Trailfest is a celebration of Marietta’s artists, with murals, installations, and live performers spread out along the trail. There’ll be lots of things to do and art to ogle this weekend, but here are a few ideas to get you outside & enjoying the M2R Trail on any old day...

Why People Thrive In CoWorking Spaces

Coworking spaces have trended in recent years due to their collaborative approach towards work life. It is the practice of using offices as communal breeding grounds for innovation through the collaboration of young and capable entrepreneurs and the sharing of resources like ideas and equipment.

On Belonging & the Hunt for a Coworking Space

The way we work is changing. Increasingly, people are opting to work remotely rather than face hours upon hours of traffic each week. And while it’s unlikely that many miss the days of beige cubicle rows saturated in fluorescent light, working from home (or from coffees shops) presents its own set of challenges and frustrations. Chief of these, perhaps, is loneliness.

4 Ideas to Bond with Your Team in a Co-working Space

In a sea of emerging co-working spaces, offices need to harbor a sense of community naturally weaved into its integral structure to provide experiences rather than just facilities. Communities thrive when they are built on cohesive networks, and to stand out as an ideal workspace, the experiences your co-working space provides must take root in the form of activities that enable members to establish healthy bonds.

How to Decide Which Work Environment Is for You: Open vs. Private

From homes to offices, an “open floorplan” seems to be all the rage. There are no dividing walls, and people can see and hear everything, no matter where they are.

Tech companies and startups are pushing an open floorplan as a selling point to potential new hires. But are open environments all they’re cracked up to be? Recent studies find that private offices actually improve collaboration, contrary to popular belief.

Depending on the nature of your business, you’ll have to choose a floorplan that makes sense for you. It’s important to note that one size does not fit all when it comes to office layout. Keep reading to learn the pros and cons of each.

10 Things To Bring With You When You Start Working At A Coworking Space 

You’ve nailed down a coworking space, and they’ll cover the essentials to get you started. Fresh coffee, free Wi-Fi, and a dedicated work space are almost always guaranteed. But to make the most of your coworking experience, you can’t show up empty handed. No matter how temporary the space is for your business, adding your own personal touch will inspire you to do your best work.  

If you’re ready to move in to your new coworking area, be sure to bring the following 10 items to set your business up for success.  

6 Amazing Startups that Started at a Coworking Space

Every company has to start somewhere, and some of the world’s largest companies got started in a coworking space. If you’re just getting started with your business and feel like you’ve got an uphill climb ahead of you, rest assured that many successful, global companies have been in your shoes before. Here, we’re going to cover six startups that started in a coworking space that are now worth billions.