Collaborate with the Clock

Tick…Tock…Tick…Tock Do you have a healthy relationship with time? There is very little else in our world that is as consistent as the ticking of time, and yet time rarely feels consistent. Like the swinging pendulum of a grandfather clock, we sway between being overly rushed to mind numbingly bored and can fluctuate between the two … Read more


Top Tips for a better Christmas

Had a good Christmas but think it could have been better? Here are some Top Tips to make sure This Christmas helps to make Next Christmas even better! Go Dasher! Did you spend much of Christmas Day rushing around, dashing between different houses to see all the relatives? Suggest for next year specific days for … Read more


Melting Pot of Celebrations

A Month to Celebrate The Lab Factory is about collaboration, co-working and co-existing together in one space. To do this successfully, we strive to understand each other. Different businesses with different points of views and different ways of doing things. This kind of ethos needs to be carried forward in all parts of our community. … Read more


Christmas traditions bringing us together

December can be a very busy time of year both personally and professionally. Lots of traditions are linked with festive celebrations, making time for loved ones and the excitement of the imminent new year. Here are The Lab Factory, our Labbies represent not only different businesses, but different traditions at this time of year and … Read more


Buy Local this Christmas

Why buy local this Christmas? Like many of the business at The Lab Factory, local businesses pour their heart and soul into their product. And you can buy some amazing products that can’t be found anywhere else. Much better than the massed produced items adorning the shelves in MANY big name stores. And even more … Read more



Fail or Not to Fail? When is the last time you tried something new? The more years we lived the less inclined we become to taking risks and trying new things. As humans we applaud those who reach great heights of achievements or conquer obstacles. When a child takes their first steps our natural reaction is … Read more


Giving is always better than Getting

Christmas is almost upon us. Even if you don’t celebrate this particular holiday, it’s hard to avoid all the fuss and merriment going on everywhere. A lot of the festivities these days can be over the top and superficial and it’s easy to forget those who are doing it tough. So how about this year … Read more


Collaborative Mental Health in 3 easy steps

Collaborative Mental Health in 3 Easy Steps Here at The Lab Factory, we love our members, affectionately called “Labbies”. We care about their business, but we also care about the people behind the business. “All work and no play make’s Jack a dull boy” is a very fitting proverb in this co-sharing work space. So, it … Read more

Saying NO to normal work practices

Saying NO to normal work practices

Saying no to normal work practices can be very hard to do. Especially when you are trying to build up a successful business. You don’t want to blend into the background and do what is normally done. But at the same time, you don’t want to do what everyone else is doing just for the sake of … Read more


Getting Aligned, Staying Aligned

Alignment is when your outward actions reflect your internal values. This month at The Lab we are focusing on Alignment. Most of the issues we face in life and in our business are due to misalignment. You could almost venture to say that all problems are somehow due to alignment. MISALIGNED EXPECTATIONS Expectations can be … Read more