At some point (the very beginning point, generally), all businesses are startups. Thanks to the media, and a few huge-name tech platforms that made it big, an unrealistic expectation has been created that – as long as you have a good idea (and preferably lots of funding) – you’re likely to make it big in the world of new small businesses.
But how accurate is that belief? Is it more so a misconception? This infographic looks as the fail rate of startups…where does yours sit?
Thanks to Staff.com for this infographic!
Staff.com – Connecting Great Companies with Global Talent
To say that working from home is completely, utterly horrible isn’t exactly fair… there are great things about working from home that initially make you think you’ve discovered the best thing after potato chip sandwiches. But like the crispy bap, working at home gets old quickly…
Here’s a great little comic we found on The Oatmeal comparing the awesomeness and horribleness of working from home. We think that when you’re associating with the horrible comics, you should probably just bite the bullet and join a coworking space…. just sayin’. (Is it for you, you ask? Yep, probably.) (Already know why coworking’s awesome? Great. Go here to find a space near you.)
Thanks The Oatmeal for the comic! (Warning, some profane language!) Here’s where they’re from.
Advances in technology is changing the way we do everything. From shopping, to staying informed, interacting with friends and family, to deciding what to cook for dinner… for many, it’s hard to do things without the aid of technology… and young and future generations will be the most media- and tech-savvy generations we’ve ever known.
For them, they will have the wealth of the world’s information at their fingertips… well… almost.
There’s one generation that’s being left out of these incredible, fast-paced developments, and, unlike generations to come, are not documenting their lives and sharing their stories on the world wide web. Senior’s stories are therefore going untold, and experience and knowledge is lost forever. Continue reading
This is a guest article by Elisa Novelli, a consultant at web agency which co-operates with First Floor coworking space on lake Garda in Italy. Interesting in both coworking and its potential, she tries hard to promote this new reality in the region. She also has a deep interest in communications and social media, and works within these fields daily.
Fashion changes like the wind, but it isn’t the only thing that trends: the way we work also undergoes changes depending on our needs. In this period of crisis and of more flexible working around the world, coworking has also taken its first steps in Italy. Continue reading