10 Struggles You Only Understand When You Work From Home

Trackkies and messy hair might be the overarching stereotypes when you work from home, but there are many more on the list. And while we might laugh and shake our heads at them, we can’t help but admit that in ways, they’re a little bit true. When you work from home, you experience some serious and not-so-serious struggles that you don’t experience when you hold a “traditional” job and go to the office each day. [...]

Top 9 Benefits of Coworking For Professionals

Coworking has been growing steadily over the last decade because many people now recognise the benefits to working in this type of environment.  Demand for shared office space and meeting room space on the Central Coast, NSW as risen so much that we’ve expanded our site here since our original coworking space opened its doors back in 2014. So, what are all of these benefits that we keep talking about?  Well, the list is long [...]

Time to discover the tech talent of the Central Coast!

A new regionally-based accelerator program is on the look out for Central Coast based tech intenders and startups with the intention of offering them funded support as they start or scale up their tech-based business. The Business Centre Central Coast is looking to unearth more local tech talent to become part of its Start House incubator and accelerator program. Steve Wait, CEO of the Business Centre, said the Discovery Sessions will give local intenders or [...]

Alternatives to Long-Term Leasing

Renting office space as a leaseholder hasn’t changed much over the years. After lengthy contract negotiations with landlords, going over fit out costs, bond, inclusions, options and reviewing the agreement clause by clause;Leaseholders commit to a finite and fixed amount of space for years at a time. It’s easy to get spooked looking at long-term leases. When you look around at commercial office space you quickly notice a couple of things: there’s not much of [...]

Creative Strategic Business Planning

Business planning is not necessarily the forte of small business owners and if that applies to you then you may well be missing out on potential for business growth. The interactive masterclass and workshop with Creative Strategy Institute founder Paul Iannuzzelli co-hosted by the SBNG and NEXUS Smart Hub was an eye opener for many of us who are in that position. Paul started the workshop by pointing out that to be a successful business owner you need to be [...]

Virtual Offices vs. Serviced Offices: Which is Right for You?

In today’s modern working environment where flexibility is key, there are a range of working environments to choose from, including serviced and virtual offices. Many small businesses and entrepreneurs don’t have the financial capacity to rent traditional office space – as a result, serviced and virtual offices have increased in popularity. If you’re just starting out in the business world and are looking for a cost-effective office alternative, you have two options in front of you. [...]