Perks of Creative Coworking Spaces
Everyone deserves to “find their tribe”, so to speak. Even if we work alone, it’s nice to work alongside people that we enjoy and relate to, to feel like we’re part of something bigger than ourselves. As the coworking industry grows and more niche spaces open up, there are more and more opportunities for freelancers, […]
COVID-19 Safety Guidelines and Precautions
Coronavirus lockdown made one thing clear: we’ll never take the office for granted again. We’re so glad to have our doors open again and are doing everything we can to take the stress out of going back to the office, so you can relax and get work done. Here’s what we’ve done and are doing […]
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.
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.
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.
Four Ideas to Bond with Your Team in a Coworking 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.