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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…

5 minutes with….. David Charlton – Inspiring Sporting Excellence

By Jo Cameron | 06/02/2018

David Charlton is one of our fabulous Coworkers who travels around the region attending Coworking days! It was great to find out more about David and his successful business Inspiring Sporting Excellence.   Tell us all about Inspiring Sporting Excellence….. I am my business, currently operating alone, though I expect that to change soon.  I’m a Mental…

5 Ways Small Business Can Save Time with Automation

By Belinda White | 26/09/2017

Our Guest Blog this month comes from our fantastic Coworker and Website Consultant Belinda White from Arttia …… As solo entrepreneurs or small business, time is a precious commodity. Small businesses typically face challenges managing time and budgets. Automation can help you save time and by definition, save money. A relatively small investment in Automation…

Coworking Newsletter – January 2018

By Jo Cameron | 24/01/2018

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 Blyth Coworking venue relaunching in January, information about the Talking Point of Business Conference in June 2018, our Christmas party rouges gallery photos and…

‘Staying Laser Focused’ – Newcastle Spot Chat – February 2017

By Jo Cameron | 23/02/2017

Last week we had another great group of cowokers come together for the day at the Business and IP Centre based within Newcastle City Library. Armed with my valentine’s day themed treats of heart shaped chocolates, I lined up with the rest of the public for the library opening at 10am, each time I host…