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You Don’t Need an Office to Have an Office Party

Posted by Drew December 14th, 2009

It’s almost inevitable, if you have a cubicle…your company probably throws a holiday office party. For the 3 years I worked for a software development company, I had my own closet office and an office party was one of our annual perks. It was a great time to set work aside for a few hours and enjoy the Holiday spirit.

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The Betaloft backstory

Posted by Drew December 14th, 2009

From the beginning I’ve known that any pursuit of this concept that included the core values of transparency, and collaboration would require more than a ‘business model.’ Something of this nature needs a community. Community has to be the first priority, I think that idea is lost on many corporate companies, where the bottom line has been the focus. Really this idea came about from my graduate studies in the field of Journalism. A perfectly fantastic industry of serving the community that has been destroyed by their focus on the bottom-line and the corporate conglomerations that refuse to be socially responsible.

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Coworking as an investment

Posted by Drew December 11th, 2009

I read a nice article on Web Worker Daily about justifying coworking as an investment. It was a quick read and basically covered the hard costs that come with coworking. It mentions several groups that could benefit from the brick & mortar presence and the space to meet clients.

The focus of the post was “How and when does it become a justifiable expense?” essentially looking at what there is to gain from coworking, assessing the risks and costs and then making an informed decision. All together a good solid article that looks to help you decide if Coworking is right for you.

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