W.L. Gore & Associates’ workplace is a good reminder that workplace flexibility extends beyond the location of your office and the flexibility of your hours to the flexibility of your entire organization.

Defining Workplace Flexibility

Best Practices: at W.L. Gore & Associates, it’s not just the fabric that’s flexible. W.L. Gore & Associates is best known for creating fabrics and fibers found in guitar strings, cables and waterproof apparel. Their innovative technology isn’t the only thing that sets them apart, though. The company’s unique workplace structure—or lack thereof—is exactly what… Read more »

Serendipity Labs Rye offers Westchester County office space, meeting space and coworking at an unmatched service level.

Art Opening Reception – May 1st at Rye Labs

Serendipity Labs and Kenise Barnes Fine Art present… “Notes and Pieces” an exhibition of work by Daniel Pailes-Friedman From the artist: “These works explore the shapes of alphanumeric characters. These forms are very powerful as they have existed in our consciousness for our whole lives and we have ultimately established an intimate bond with them…. Read more »

Superdesk! A Coworker’s Paradise

Almost every office space offers open areas where people can collaborate and share ideas.  However, very few feature one continuous desk for all of their employees. This 1,100 foot long desk was designed to flow throughout the entire office and accommodate New York-based Barbarian Group’s 125 employees. The arches built throughout the structure lead to… Read more »

“Acquiring preemptive knowledge about emerging technologies is the best way to ensure that we have a say in the making of our future.” — Catarina Mota In her TEDTalk.

Innovation, Inspiration, and Knowledge Access

“Acquiring preemptive knowledge about emerging technologies is the best way to ensure that we have a say in the making of our future.” — Catarina Mota In her TEDTalk, Catarina Mota explains the benefits of freely sharing knowledge about smart materials. Currently, details about innovations like conductive ink and thermal sensitive color changing materials remain… Read more »

In an always-on, work-from-anywhere culture, the window for attention is smaller than ever.

Burnishing Your Personal Brand

In an always-on, work-from-anywhere culture, the window for attention is smaller than ever. Here’s how to break through the clutter. Once upon a time, a bachelor’s degree wasn’t a required qualification and some experience was always better than none. However, the landscape is changing and companies are expecting a lot more from prospective employees. Basically,… Read more »

Serendipity Labs Rye Coworking is proud to be a partner in this year’s Westchester Digital Summit, the annual event produced by Silverback Social focused on the digital revolution.

Join the Labs at The Westchester Digital Summit

Rye Labs is proud to be a partner in this year’s Westchester Digital Summit, the annual event produced by Silverback Social focused on the digital revolution. Named by Forbes as one of the “must-attend marketing conferences for leaders in 2014,” the Summit offers entrepreneurs and innovators a full-day event of networking, learning, and empowering insights. Discount Tickets for Labs Members &… Read more »

Innovators have created various office furniture solutions that encourage people to stand more while on the job.

Sitting is the New Smoking

There’s the flexibility associated with where you can work, and then there’s the flexibility offered by the workplace itself. And that can have health consequences. Many experts agree that sitting too much is hazardous for your health. To combat this problem, innovators have created various office furniture solutions that encourage people to stand more while… Read more »

In a workplace where things are changing faster than we can keep up, adaptability has become the most sought after asset not only within people, but also throughout concepts of design and structure.

“As an architect you design for the present, with an awareness of the past, for a future which is essentially unknown.” — Norman Foster

In a workplace where things are changing faster than we can keep up, adaptability has become the most sought after asset not only within people, but also throughout concepts of design and structure. Many professionals report that there’s nothing worse than spending weeks on a project to find out it’s completely irrelevant by the time… Read more »

Recent studies have revealed that poor posture is leading to a steep decline in workplace productivity.

The Latest Epidemic in Worker Productivity

One quarter of American workers now have some form of workplace flexibility. Unfortunately, their bodies aren’t as flexible as their work life. It might have something to do with the way they sit… and the amount of time they spend sitting. Recent studies have revealed that poor posture is leading to a steep decline in… Read more »

One of the greatest opportunities at the core of coworking is collaboration.

“The most powerful force ever known on this planet is human cooperation — a force for construction and destruction.” — Jonathan Haidt

One of the greatest opportunities at the core of coworking is collaboration. In 2005 Brad Neuberg created the San Francisco Coworking Space at the Spiral Muse feminist collective and coined the term “Coworking.” While the initiative took time to build a dedicated following, freelancers finally began to flock toward the opportunity to interact with others… Read more »