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5 minutes with….. Michelle Lucherini – Michelle Lucherini Marketing

By Michelle Lucherini | 12/06/2018

Michelle Lucherini is our adopted Geordie Coworker from Chicago who runs a successful Marketing company and attends our Newcastle Coworking days. It was great to find out more about Michelle and her fabulous business Michelle Lucherini Marketing.    TELL US ALL ABOUT MICHELLE LUCHERINI MARKETING….. I am passionate about providing support and structure to nurture and grow creative…

Won’t Pay or Can’t Pay?

By Nancy Radford | 04/06/2018

People who won’t pay cause small business owners more hassle than any other issue. Years ago, my husband and I owned a quick print business. I hadn’t realised how much chasing payment impacted my life until I overheard my daughter (6) and a friend playing shops: “Now we’ll just close the shop and then I will…

5 ways to become your own PR machine

By Kathryn Dishman-Baird | 30/04/2018

Our second guest blog this month comes from our fantastic Coworker and PR Expert Kathryn Dishman-Baird from KD Communications…… Imagine this. Your key stakeholders see your brand out there on a regular basis. They read about you in the press, see you on social media media getting involved in conversations, they read, watch or listen to…

5 minutes with….. Nicola Burt-Skinner – The Wellness Academy

By Jo Cameron | 30/04/2018

Nicola Burt-Skinner is a successful and entertaining Coworkers who attends our Darlington Coworking days. It was great to find out more about Nicola and her fantastic business The Wellness Academy for Working Women.   TELL US ALL ABOUT THE WELLNESS ACADEMY….. The Wellness Academy for Working Women is  an online membership area where women can…

2 Tips to Manage Your Stress

By David Charlton | 30/04/2018

Our Guest Blog this month comes from our fantastic Coworker and Mental Toughness and Resilience Coach David Charlton from Inspiring Sporting Excellence…… 1. Take Control As a small business owner you’ll likely face periods of “perceived” extra stress during the year.  Whether it’s because you have a lean month or two, GDPR hits you and you…

Coworking Newsletter – March 2018

By Jo Cameron | 20/03/2018

Our monthly Coworking newsletter is for people who work for themselves in the North East, and would really rather not always work *by* themselves. This month we have news of our new Coworking Venue at Salvus House, Durham, TPBiz Tickets, Ushaw Business Centre a Hidden Gem, Time Management by Tiana, CDC Free Business Courses and March…

Task Management – Open Lists vs Closed Lists

By Tiana Wilson-Buys | 14/03/2018

Let’s face it – you’ll never have enough time to complete everything you want to do.  There will always be more articles to read, e-mails to check, projects to do and reports to write than you can possibly fit into any given day. The way most of us deal with tasks and projects, is to…

Ushaw is a Hidden Gem when it comes to Business Centres

By Yvonne Wilkinson | 14/03/2018

If you are looking for a venue with a difference to host an event or even settle into as your new office I can highly recommend Ushaw in County Durham. Beverly Sherratt and I attended a Boost your Business residential course through Enterprise Made Simple last year and were so impressed by the location and…

Coworking Newsletter – February 2018

By Jo Cameron | 08/02/2018

Our monthly Coworking newsletter is for people who work for themselves in the North East, and would really rather not always work *by* themselves. This month we have news of Conferences and Stitches, a blog from Claire Harding about ‘Embracing the Power of Collaboration as a Small Business’, 5 minutes with….. David Charlton from Inspiring Sporting…

Embracing the power of collaboration as a small business

By Claire Harding | 07/02/2018

What is collaboration? In the dictionary collaboration is said to be the action of working with someone to produce something; to work jointly on an activity or project. Since starting my business I was introduced to the idea of collaboration a few years ago whilst attending my first co-working day and have really seen the…