• How to Stay Motivated During the Summer

    Posted on: July 10, 2017 by WorkPlace One

    Ah, summer. Remember when summertime meant nothing but lounging around and having fun for weeks on end? Now, as business owners and professionals, this time of year is no longer just about relaxation but about keeping your business going throughout the (sometimes) slower months and using the time wisely to get prepared for the busier months ahead. Here are a few ways to keep your eyes on the prize during the most wonderful time of the year:

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  • Member Chat - Biko

    Posted on: June 1, 2017 by WorkPlace One

    Get to know Biko, a new mobile app that’s been getting some impressive media attention lately. To tell us all about it, we’re chatting with Vanessa Herz, Biko’s City Manager, who works out of our Queen West centre.

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  • Spring Cleaning for Your Business (Organizing Your Organization)

    Posted on: May 5, 2017 by WorkPlace One

    Spring is here, and it’s about time! Once you’ve cleaned up your home and gone out for a few walks to take in some of that much overdue sunshine, it’s a great idea to take a close look at the general condition of your business and kick up some dust in the process. 

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  • Member Chat - Women of Influence

    Posted on: April 11, 2017 by WorkPlace One

    This month, Workplace One Press chats with Stephania Varalli, Co-CEO and Head of Media for King West members, Women of Influence. She tells us about the company’s goals, challenges and accomplishments, and how Workplace One has helped them to grow. 

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  • Tax Tips for Tax Time

    Posted on: March 27, 2017 by WorkPlace One

    Spring has sprung! It’s almost that glorious time to put your heavy winter coat away for the season. However, it’s also time buckle down on the spring cleaning and that includes filing your taxes. Here are some tips for all of you new entrepreneurs who may find the task pretty daunting – these tips might peel away some of that anxiety for you so stop procrastinating and get on it!

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  • Member Chat: Stephen Shinn of Shinn Communications Canada

    Posted on: March 3, 2017 by WorkPlace One

    Meet King West- Liberty member Stephen Shinn of Shinn Communications Canada!

    Stephen lets us know a bit more about his business, what sets it apart and the challenges he faces in an always changing media landscape.

    Learn more on his website, and follow him on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

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  • 10 Essential Apps for Freelancers

    Posted on: January 14, 2017 by WorkPlace One

    There are many benefits to working as a freelancer. That being said, most freelancers tend to have a lot on their own plate. Working freelance means we are our own boss, in charge of our own productivity and workflow. Sometimes it can become overwhelming, disorganized, and some items may slip through the cracks.

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  • Why Coworking Spaces are Better Than Working Remotely

    Posted on: January 2, 2017 by WorkPlace One

    Deciding between working remotely and moving your team into an intimate Toronto coworking space? Both options provide growing businesses distinct advantages. However, in our experience, coworking spaces offer far more benefits than working remotely.

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  • How To Do Business Lunch In Toronto

    Posted on: December 16, 2016 by WorkPlace One

    Looking to make a deal over some lunch? Toronto has so many restaurants to choose from, it can be stressful trying to pick the right one. When you’re looking to make a deal or impress a client, you can’t afford to have bad service, bad food, or an unsuitable environment get in the way.

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  • Make The Most Out Of Your Meeting Room Rental

    Posted on: December 5, 2016 by WorkPlace One

    Business meetings tend to be either very productive or go right off the rails. Nothing rolls more eyes or wastes more time when Gerry from Finance can’t find the bathroom, Linda from client service keeps changing the conversation, and Tony from sales can’t seem to find his agenda that was actually in his briefcase the entire time.

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  • The Future of the Coworking Space

    Posted on: November 17, 2016 by WorkPlace One

    There is no doubt that the traditional way of doing business has changed drastically. Remember the 1999 comedy Office Space? The vast majority of miserable people stuffed in 6x6 cubicles seem to be dwindling and new methods have proven to be more effective. The outdated rows of cubicles have been replaced by open concepts, new technology, and flex coworking spaces.

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  • Successfully Networking Your Startup Business

    Posted on: November 11, 2016 by WorkPlace One

    Regardless of which industry you are in, building a strong network is vital for growing your small business. Building strong business relationships and having the right people in your corner that will help support your business is a necessity for survival. Meeting face-to-face, reaching out online and entering shared workspaces are surefire ways to grow a strong network.

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  • Introducing the Workplace One Member Directory

    Posted on: November 5, 2016 by WorkPlace One

    As a member of Workplace One, you will join a network of over 500 like minded Workplace One members in our band new member directory. Click here to book a tour of a Workplace One facility near you.

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  • Member Chat - Stephan Anders, Meristerplan

    Posted on: November 2, 2016 by WorkPlace One

    Workplace One Press chats with our King East shared office member, Stephan Anders, President at Meisterplan Inc. Stephan tells us how his company helps their clients, the importance of project portfolio management and why he loves Workplace One.

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  • 5 Common Characteristics Of Successful Startups

    Posted on: October 26, 2016 by WorkPlace One

    At our coworking spaces in Toronto and Kitchener, we’ve seen many successful startups come through our doors. There are many reasons why a company should succeed or fail, however, we have found that the startups that do see success, are led by those who have the following key traits and characteristics. 

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  • Leveraging a Virtual Office For Your Growing Business

    Posted on: October 17, 2016 by WorkPlace One

    For many small businesses, the use of a virtual office has become quite the trend due to its practicality and cost effectiveness. Startups on a tight budget are giving their clients the higher class corporate feel while saving thousands of dollars a year on expensive workspace leasing options. Here’s how other small businesses are getting a leg up on their competition by utilizing a virtual address.

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  • Member Chat - David MacFarlane, ETAS

    Posted on: October 15, 2016 by WorkPlace One

    Workplace One Press chats with Kitchener-Waterloo member, David MacFarlane, General Manager at ETAS Embedded Systems Canada Inc. David tells us how his small team accomplishes so much, cyber defence solutions for cars and why he loves the Workplace One.

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  • Finding the right environment for your small business

    Posted on: September 27, 2016 by WorkPlace One

    Microsoft started in a garage, Apple started in a basement. Many start-ups start out working at home. But there comes a time in the lives of most successful businesses that they have grown up and it’s time to move out and find a space of their own.

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