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PivotDesk joins forces with Industrious, the country’s largest high-end coworking company.

by Team PivotDesk in Coworking, Entrepreneurship, We Are PivotDesk
28 Mar 2017

About 5 years ago, PivotDesk set out to push the boundaries of commercial real estate. Our founding mission was to take a static, outdated industry and bend it to fit the needs of modern businesses. We created a platform to connect businesses that need space with those who have it and have since helped thousands of […]

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[Guest Post] 6 Tips for Productive Meetings (That Don’t Suck)

by Michael Solomon in Entrepreneurship
15 Sep 2016

Today’s guest post is brought to you by Michael Solomon, Co-Founder of 10x Management There is nothing more that drains productivity and motivation faster than a long, unproductive meeting. Conversely, effective meetings can leave you with clear direction and an energized feeling about the project at hand. As the Co-Founder of 10x Management, I’ve worked […]

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What It’s Like to Manage Millennials…As a Millennial

by Ginevra Figg in Entrepreneurship, We Are PivotDesk
29 Aug 2016

There’s no shortage of content out there on what’s shaping up to be the year’s biggest buzzword: millennial. Yet, when we opened up registration for our webinar, Designing your workplace: What you can learn from millennials, we were stunned at the response. …We more than tripled our normal registration number in just a few hours. Clearly, […]

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[Guest Post] Tips From a TriNet Recruiter on Managing Millennials

by Anthony Ysasaga in Entrepreneurship
25 Aug 2016

For more on this topic, check out this guest post from our very own Ginevra Figg over on the TriNet blog. Millennials have surpassed baby boomers in number and arguably in their impact on the workplace. In the decade or so since this group started entering the workforce, they’ve shaped office cultures in all industries — from startups to accounting […]

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[Guest Post] Fearless Confessions: How to Choose the Right Values for Your Company

by Team PivotDesk in Entrepreneurship
18 Aug 2016

Welcome to part three of the Fearless Confessions series, where PivotDesk and Justworks help entrepreneurs tackle the more difficult aspects of leading a business through insight, ideas, and inspiration. You can check out parts one and two here. In the third part of this series, Justworks interviewed their CEO, Isaac Oates, on how to create […]

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3 Low-Cost Hacks for Taking Your Networking Game to the Next Level

by Shayla Mars in Entrepreneurship
16 Aug 2016

Networking can be an overwhelming experience — especially for introverts — but the potential to make the right connections to accelerate your career is invaluable. It’s a misconception that introverts have a hard time meeting new people, just like it’s a misconception that extroverts naturally charm everyone they meet. This is why networking is more of a […]

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[Guest Post] Sick of the 9-To-5? Here’s What It’s Really Like to Work as a Freelancer

by Team PivotDesk in Entrepreneurship
28 Jul 2016

Today’s guest post is brought to you by John Arthur at AND CO, a company that through a combo of smart tech and experienced humans, does the things freelancers hate doing: invoicing, expensing, paperwork and tons more. Maybe you’re tired of punching a time card, or sitting in a cubicle, or even of your amazing corner office with […]

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From Suits to Jeans: My Path to a Startup Career

by Adam Greenfeld in Entrepreneurship, We Are PivotDesk
26 Jul 2016

Today, we’ll hear from PivotDesk’s NYC Account Executive, Adam Greenfeld, about the journey that led him to leave corporate America for a startup career, and the lessons he learned on life, sales and picking the right job along the way. Have you had a similar experience? If so, tell us about it in the comment section and […]

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[Guest Post] Fearless Confessions: How to Approach Company Restructuring

by Team PivotDesk in Entrepreneurship
21 Jul 2016

Welcome to part two of the Fearless Confessions series, where PivotDesk and Justworks help entrepreneurs tackle the more difficult aspects of leading a business through insight, ideas, and inspiration. You can check out part one here with David Mandell and Isaac Oates. As Heraticlus wisely stated in 500 BC, “Nothing endures but change.” The same […]

The Top Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Setting Up an Office

by Nell Gable in Entrepreneurship, Office Hacks
19 Jul 2016

Setting up an office is an exciting step for any business. No matter how many articles we read about the rise of the mobile workforce and the death of the office, there’s no denying the importance of establishing a home base for your team. Unfortunately, amidst all of the excitement surrounding the search for office […]

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