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Mobile Apps that Boost Productivity

Mobile Apps that Boost Productivity

Let’s face it. We’ve all had days where our high hopes for a productive morning are swiftly smothered by a mountain of new tasks, deadlines and distractions. When you are a freelancer, entrepreneur or manager of a small business, time is money, and you have no time to waste. Coordinating a move to a brand-new office rental space is a prime example of an event that is laced with multiple moving parts, deadlines and stress. Technology, in...

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Be More Productive Today!

Be More Productive Today!

“New week, new me.” “Don’t wish for it, work for it.”“Go above and Beyonce.” This is just a small selection of the cascade of inspirational quotes I am bombarded with each time I go online. Don’t get me wrong; I am all for attacking my day with confidence and vigor, but could someone actually tell me how? I, for one, am an expert in setting goals, but sometimes I feel myself getting overwhelmed, which leads to my productivity levels plummeting....

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Niche Markets; the Latest Beneficiary of Coworking

Niche Markets; the Latest Beneficiary of Coworking

Since its early beginnings in 2005 in San Francisco, the Coworking phenomenon has become one of the fastest growing markets in the world (Di Risio, Coworking Resources, 2019). The United States continue to have the highest concentration of spaces, however, the number of coworking spaces worldwide is predicted to reach 26,000 by 2022, which is an increase of 42% from 2019 (Hobson, Coworking Resources, 2019).The success of these institutions can...

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Why You Need to Host a Company Event

Why You Need to Host a Company Event

In your lifetime you will spend nearly a quarter of your life at work.   Just let that sink in. This is exactly why it is important to make sure your workplace is a fun, friendly and positive space where people want to be every day. What is the perfect way to bring some fun into your office? That’s right, a social function! Now, these events aren’t all about allowing your employees to let their hair down and have a great time. There are...

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The Gift of Giving; why supporting charities is good for your business

The Gift of Giving; why supporting charities is good for your business

It is the eve of the Annual Heart and Stroke Foundation event, the Heart of Gold Gala. Each year this event takes hold of the Guinness Business Centre as the ladies of the floor eagerly discuss cocktail dresses and gowns, makeup appointments and accessories. The glamour of the event is certainly a draw card for attendees however for the members of the GBC it is a time to be thankful and support a cause close to home. Some of our dear members...

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5 Signs You are Ready to Start Your Own Business

5 Signs You are Ready to Start Your Own Business

Since 2008 business centres or coworking spaces have been on an upward trajectory with no sign of slowing down. This has been in response to organizations and businesses adapting to the changes in work culture, which allow owners to model their environments on the needs and wants of their employees. Busy parents can choose to work around the schedules of their children, corporates are no longer constrained by the location of their head office...

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Different Coworking Memberships

Different Coworking Memberships

So, you have learned about what a coworking space is and you want to join in on the fun. However, you are then met with multiple plan options including inhouse, casual and virtual which have you feeling a little frazzled. It’s true, most coworking spaces have different levels of memberships to ensure that anyone is able to join the community no matter what level they are at. At Guinness we have a variety of membership options to ensure you find...

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The Benefits of Coworking

The Benefits of Coworking

There has been a major shift in the working environment which has seen a rise in the number of coworking spaces and business centres in most major cities. According to Linda Nazareth from The Globe And Mail “In 2017 there were 14,411 coworking spaces globally, a figure that has been forecasted to hit 30,000 by 2022. By that time, those spaces will house 5 million members, up from approximately 1.74mil at present”. So, what’s the major draw card...

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