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Beautiful Office, Beautiful Art

Beautiful Office, Beautiful Art

#BLESSED We are blessed at The Lab Factory. We have the natural beauty of HMAS Warramunga park right at the door The salty goodness of the Rockingham Foreshore only a 4-minute drive away. The open plan design of our co-sharing office space allows natural light in (Click here to read about the importance of natural light in an workspace) … Read more

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Are you tempted to move your business back home?

As we near the end of the financial year, it’s always a good time to assess outgoings, to know where we need to make changes, to ensure we move forward with growing our businesses and bank balances. For most business owners, the largest expense is normally going to be the premise in which we are … Read more

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Positive Leadership in the face of adversity

Positive leadership in the face of adversity In the last blog post, we remembered the loved ones who lost their lives in the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch last week. This week we would like to honour the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern. True Leadership Her initial reaction and continued response … Read more

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A Moment to Honour Christchurch

Friday 15th March 2019 has become a sad date in our history. Christchurch in New Zealand has already been rocked by the impact of two deadly earthquakes in 2010 and 2011. And now they are enduring the aftermath of most deadly shooting in their nation’s history. We would like to take a moment to remember and … Read more

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Collaboration that builds a Community

Collaboration that builds a Community How many of you know your neighbours or know many people in your local community? It’s becoming easier to conduct business across several continents at once. But getting to know your local neighbours can, at times, feel like an insurmountable task. Sadly, this is regularly put aside in our busy lives. … Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Fail-Forward

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