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Coworking Environment

How Your Business Can Benefit from a Coworking Environment

If there’s anything that can stop your business from doing its best, it’s the worry of having to constantly maintain a fully functional office. But things can get tough, as we have seen in our present situation with COVID-19 – and we all need a breather.  Let’s face it: paying for building permits, renting an … Read more

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Hot Desking During COVID-19

What is Hot Desking? Modern companies, especially startups, are innovating when it comes to office dynamics. When we say ‘hot desking’, it means that each employee has no assigned desks or cubicles. Instead, they can take whatever seat is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Many office workers of today prefer hot desking as it … Read more

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How Less Creates More Creativity in Business

How Less Creates More Creativity in Business THE PARADOX OF CREATIVITY Creativity has a funny paradox. We all would like more creativity in business! We like to think that in order to be successful in our business and creative pursuits we need lots of freedom and space. We often pursue creativity with this idea that … Read more

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Growing in a Cosharing Space

Growing in a difficult market, can put pressure on businesses.  But it is possible to thrive in a tough economy, and even gain market dominance.  Working from home as a solopreneur, consultant, creative or other service-related industry can provide distractions or other day to day issues that pop up, that you don’t get when working … Read more

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How to get a natural boost for your business

Many people spend many hours working in a boring office space with little to look at other than a computer screen. Stuck indoors for an average of a 8 hour working day. Commuting to and from work in a car or public transport. Lunch spent eating at your desk. All that can whittle the day … Read more

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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

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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

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SIMPLICITY THROUGH ACTION

STUCK PREPARING Recently at one of our Morning Think Tanks at The Lab we had a conversation around our habit of getting stuck preparing for action. We can often find ourselves spending lots of time and energy on the preparation for action as a means for avoiding the action itself. This sort of behaviour pattern … Read more