Balancing Open Plans & Privacy Concerns in Shared Offices

Balancing Open Plans & Privacy Concerns in Shared Offices

With the advent of open floorplans in many workplaces, employers must find ways to make their companies more collaborative while allowing employees to retain their privacy and shield against constant interruption from their colleagues. As modern workspaces, several coworking centers also leverage open plans to brighten their offices and make their suites more accessible and

Health & Wellness Without an Office Gym

Health & Wellness Without an Office Gym

We have all heard the benefits of working out more and taking better care of ourselves. However, finding the time to do so within our hectic work and personal schedules is a challenge. Having a space to exercise at work can make attaining our health-related goals easier, and tenants list fitness and wellness offerings as

Coworking Trial Memberships Expedite Entrepreneur’s Search for Office Space

Coworking Trial Memberships Expedite Entrepreneur’s Search for Office Space

For those who are new to the coworking world, the number of choices available in today’s market can be overwhelming. Shared office spaces provide a diverse array of amenities, have various target audiences, and price their services differently. Making an equal comparison of different coworking providers can be difficult, and determining which office space fits

Launch Workplaces Partners with Montgomery County to Manage Germantown and Rockville Innovation Centers

Launch Workplaces Partners with Montgomery County to Manage  Germantown and Rockville Innovation Centers

EDGEWATER, MD., June 5, 2019 –  Launch Workplaces, a network of collaborative workspaces owned by The Brick Companies with a coworking management services division, today announced its been contracted by Montgomery County to manage two county business incubators, the Germantown Innovation Center and the Rockville Innovation Center. In 2018, Launch Workplaces and Montgomery County began

Coworking Staff Provide Members with More Than Office Space

Coworking Staff Provide Members with More Than Office Space

All coworking centers need staff on-site to do administrative duties and keep the office running smoothly. However, great coworking managers do more than supervise functional office spaces. They also support their member entrepreneurs who are trying to run their companies and accomplish big goals with few employees and limited financial resources. Business owners, especially entrepreneurs,

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: A Doctor in Your Pocket

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: A Doctor in Your Pocket

If you are lucky enough to have a doctor or a nurse in your family, you know how convenient it is to ask them about your medical ailments. Discussing coughs, sore throats, and weird skin spots are never off limits at family functions. But most people aren’t that lucky and need to be seen at

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Cyber Company Makes Executives Hard to Hack

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Cyber Company Makes Executives Hard to Hack

  Corporate espionage has likely been happening since there were merchants in the Agora of Ancient Greece. Fast forward to today, cyber thieves boldly steal personal data and corporate secrets from the internet while holding victims hostage with bitcoin blackmail. These trends have led to the rise of a whole new cybersecurity industry to protect

The Benefits of Joining a Coworking Space

The Benefits of Joining a Coworking Space

Over the last decade, the coworking world has expanded by leaps and bounds. Ten years ago, the use of a coworking or shared office was almost frowned upon by many customers and business owners. Traditionally, clients have gone to private suites within commercial office buildings to see their lawyers, realtors, and other consultants, so visiting

How to Get People Together in a Coworking Space

How to Get People Together in a Coworking Space

Shared office spaces offer their members a place to get work done while connecting with other like-minded business people. Many solo-preneurs enjoy the camaraderie of being around others because it provides a source of motivation and support and can sometimes lead to new business. However, some members need an extra push to get them out

Networking Best Practices

Networking Best Practices

Everyone knows how important it is to network to build your business. But it’s easy to forget how to network effectively. Over time, even the best networkers can end up wasting valuable hours by not following best practices. Launch Workplaces hosts a networking group called Team Network, and their Team Connect facilitator Debbie DeChambeau had