Why Employees Thrive in Shared Office Spaces

With a growing trend against telecommuting in favour of bringing employees together, shared office spaces appear to be gaining popularity among businesses large and small. Along with overhead savings, businesses based in shared office spaces could be enjoying greater productivity and high employee engagement. Research suggests employees thrive in shared working or cowork spaces, and here are some reasons why. 1. Positive energy and wellness benefits A shared office environment cultivates a positive energy and [...]

Tips for Networking Success in a Shared Office Space

No matter what industry you’re in, networking can supercharge your business's success. Networking boosts your credibility and authority, lets you access advice and knowledge from a wide range of sources, and opens up new business opportunities. In a shared office space, your opportunities for networking are multiplied, so what’s the best way to take advantage of it? Use these strategies to get started on building your network today. 1. Refine your elevator pitch Your elevator [...]

Make more of your mornings!

Create work life balance and get the most out of your day with flexible working With changes occurring to the Macquarie Park transport network over the coming months, it’s a great opportunity to explore flexible working options by working at home or retiming your journey to the off peak period. What is flexible working? Flexible working includes any work arrangement which changes the traditional Monday to Friday, 9 to 5 arrangements, including: • Working from [...]

Innovation Sparks on the Central Coast

Innovation Sparks on the Central Coast Five hopeful startups pitched their business ideas for the Business Centre’s Pitch Night at Nexus Smart Hub in last night as part of the Spark Festival and Small Business Month. In front of more than 50 industry leaders, investors and members of the Central Coast business community, startups including Uukoo, Jazoodle, CyferLinx, MGA Thermal and Wave Swell Energy all vied for the next big break moving forward with their [...]

Business Networking in Review

Business Networking in Review The year is rapidly coming to a close and our SBNG after work networking meeting in Wyong last Tuesday was the last one for 2018 and the topic was “Business Networking in review”. We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you the team at the NEXUS Smart Hub for hosting our meetings during the year in their building. The facilities made available were much appreciated and we have no hesitation [...]

Facebook Marketing Made Easy

Our October after work networking meeting was another great SBNG event made special with a very interesting presentation by Robyn Ratcliff of Ultimate Outcomes Coaching & Training on the subject of Facebook Marketing Made Easy. Introducing her topic Robyn asked those in the audience who do not use Facebook for their reasons. One of the reasons given was “I prefer personal contact” which then raised the question “How did you get your leads?”. This may have been purely [...]