Don’t Play Games When it Comes to Your Safety and Security

Don’t Play Games When it Comes to Your Safety and Security

Our list of the top 5 things you should ask your coworking provider about your personal safety and data security. With upwards of 30% of the US workforce now able to choose where and when they work (at least part of the time), it’s more important than ever to choose a workplace wisely. While many… Read more »

What uber can tell us about the future of workplace.

What Uber Can Tell Us About the Future Workplace

It was only a few years ago that people had to call a cab in advance — sometimes an hour in anticipation of when they would want to be picked up to ensure they’d get a ride. Then Uber came along and changed things for good. By offering cab service whenever and wherever customers needed, they… Read more »

What does hospitality mean

What does hospitality mean in coworking?

“Hospitality” — what does that word mean to you when you’re looking for somewhere to work or to establish your place of business? The word conjures up the feeling you get at your favorite upscale hotel, where you can expect a friendly greeting, an offer to take your bags, a clean lobby, and a helpful… Read more »

Switching your Location Will Make You Better at Your Job

Switching your Location Will Make You Better at Your Job

Humans are supremely adaptable, but there’s no escaping that we’re products of our environment. It’s why we put so much effort into finding and decorating the right home, push our kids to get into the right schools, or spend months picking a wedding venue. The same is true of work. We work differently if we’re locked… Read more »

Houston coworking at the Esperson Building.

Coworking Takes Hold with Corporate Occupiers: Disrupts Real Estate

The rise of the coworking movement is not just changing the way that startups work, it’s disrupting the entire commercial real estate industry as companies of all sizes are now demanding more flexibility-  instead of traditional long term lease commitments.  Office occupancy costs make up the second largest expense for most companies, so limiting long term commitments… Read more »

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At Serendipity Labs Coworking greater happiness leads to greater productivity.

Greater Happiness Leads to Greater Productivity, Study Finds

Modern attention toward a work environment that keeps employees happy is more than just feel-good fluff; a new study shows clearer links than ever before between worker happiness and productivity.   Researchers from the Social Market Foundation at the University of Warwick’s Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy showed that productivity increased by… Read more »

Here’s What Serendipity Labs Is Most Excited About Coworking this Year.

Here’s What We’re Most Excited About in Coworking this Year

As coworking moves from startup trend to mainstream business model — with everyone from big corporations to freelancers jumping on board — here are three coworking trends that we think are setting a new office standard. 1. Bespoke coworking With coworking spaces cropping up across major cities and suburbs, it’s no longer difficult to find a place to work. Clients… Read more »

Lease Disclosures to Usher in Flexible Office Era

Lease Disclosures to Usher in Flexible Office Era

New FASB Accounting Rule adds $2 trillion of Debt to Corporate Balance Sheets Impacting Real Estate Investments and Workplace Strategy. The Ruling opens the door for flexible coworking facilities to become a new corporate workplace choice, while addressing corporate imperatives to reduce costs and retain top talent. Last month, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)… Read more »

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We built our business on the understanding that modern workers need a modern coworking workplace.

The Cost of Working Overtime

A successful business depends on its ability to be efficient. While maximum results in a short time might be the goal of most companies, many are doing the opposite with their overtime culture. “You are paying extra for the time when people tend to make more mistakes and have fewer good ideas,” says Yoshie Komuro, CEO of the Tokyo consulting firm Work… Read more »

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