What Coronavirus is Teaching Me About Community
Friends, I have a confession to make: I am a homebody who hates working from home. Don’t get me wrong, I have a lovely home that’s full of plants, lots of natural light, and an excellent snack scene – all the things that coworking spaces advertise – but it’s a poor substitute for the sweet, inspiring, vibrant people you’ll normally find at FireWorks. I really miss my people.
FireWorkers: Meet Andy Fogarty of GMB Fitness
Andy Fogarty is the Creative Director for GMB Fitness, a proud father of four girls, and a FireWorks founding member, meaning he was here way before the paint fully dried in our space.
Five Reasons to Take a Meeting Off-site
With 2020 just around the corner, now is the perfect time to get ahead on your annual planning and goal setting. Here’s a rundown of a few of the biggest benefits you’ll get out of using a meeting room in a shared workspace…
It’s Our Birthday! Sort of.
We’ve had our doors open for one whole month! In the spirit of celebrating the small things, here are a handful of our favorite moments so far.
Seven 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…
Five Ways to Reduce Your Workplace Footprint: Tips for Marietta Commuters
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about Annie Dillard’s wise words: “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. What we do with this hour, and that one, is what we are doing.”
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.
How a Coworking Space Can Jump-Start a Graphic Design Business
You might not think that where you work matters. However, the research is out there and it proves that interacting with others is good for creatives like graphic designers. One way to define creativity is the ability to combine ideas. When you work in a coworking space you get just that, a variety of ideas that can spark something new!
On Belonging and 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.