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Co-Working Can Improve Your Mental Health

Holly Mills (12/10/2018)

For some people, working from home sounds like a dream come true, no more long commutes or work place politics. Suddenly all your woes of going to work have disappeared. I mean, who doesn’t want to work in their pyjamas all day? However, studies have shown that working from home can cause more problems for our mental well-being. In support of ‘Mental Health Awareness Week’, let’s talk about how working in a co-working office environment can help your mental health.

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Transitioning to a Coworking or Shared Office Space

Emily Tehrase Brouwer (05/07/2018)

Coworking and shared workspaces are an unavoidable trend for the contemporary workplace. Those taking up coworking and shared offices are doing so at an alarming rate, according to research from Deskmag. The trend was expected to plateau or even decline in 2017, however it has continued to grow in global popularity. Predictions for industry growth in the latest Global Coworking Survey: 2018 Coworking Forecast estimate that by the end of 2018, 1.7 million people will be working in around 19,000 coworking spaces. 29 per cent of existing coworking spaces were opened in 2017, and that has already been matched again in 2018.

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Developing Leadership Strategies in Young Managers: Throw away the rule books

Rachel Rennie (03/04/2018)

Developing leadership within the workplace today is easier than ever, with a new generation of hardworking young managers emerging.

People may scoff at Millennials (often with some vague rhetoric about avocado-on-toast), however one thing that cannot be dismissed is their passion and their drive to succeed.

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How to Do Nothing

Emily Tehrase Brouwer (22/12/2017)

I figure many of the people reading this are self-employed in one way or another, and this means that the Christmas break can sometimes bring more stress than joy. If your business depends on being available and your income depends on completing work, taking a few days off could seem like a terrible idea.

Everyone knows that taking time to relax is important. Blah blah blah. You know that it makes you a better worker – able to achieve a higher standard in what you produce. You know that it means you’ll be more energised, and more balanced in your moods and dealings with others.

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Is Coworking for Me? Four Advantages to a Shared Work Environment

By Emily Tehrase Brouwer (30/08/2017)

Have you noticed the growth of the coworking trend and wondered why it’s so popular, or even whether it’s conducive to quality work? A shared work environment might seem chaotic in theory, but as they have grown in popularity, coworking spaces have been found to be highly beneficial for individuals and businesses alike. This week we’re looking at what sort of advantages are offered by coworking as opposed to traditional office environments or working from home.

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