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Try These 5 Team Building Ideas to Improve Your Workplace Dynamic

by Nell Gable in Office Hacks
06 Apr 2016

Today’s workplace relies heavily on collaboration and powerful networks. At the same time, we have more workplace options than ever before. Many workers find themselves in unfamiliar surroundings or required to work away from colleagues at least part of the time. Though the PivotDesk headquarters is in Boulder, Colorado, more than half our team works […]

Try These Tricks for Personalizing Your Office Workspace Today

by Nell Gable in Office Hacks
24 Mar 2016

A quick google search will yield dozens of articles, blog posts and research papers on the direct effect one’s workplace atmosphere has on productivity. And they all point in one very clear direction: A happy worker is a productive worker. But you don’t need scientific evidence to know that…you just need to look around you. […]

The Office Manager’s Guide to Office Sharing

by Nell Gable in Office Hacks, Office Sharing
15 Mar 2016

Office managers excel at promoting office culture, eliminating barriers to employee productivity, streamlining administrative tasks and making everyone’s lives just a bit easier.  If you’re an office manager, give yourself a high-five — you deserve it. Managing a physical space is no easy task, let alone keeping everyone inside of it happy. Anyone who has been […]

8 Surprising Lessons to Learn BEFORE Your Next Office Move

by Nell Gable in Office Hacks
01 Mar 2016

Moving your business to a new office is never an easy task. Finding the space itself is a tough process but that’s only half the battle. Once the lease is signed, you have to worry about: 1. Structuring the space to support your team after you move in 2. Strategizing a smooth transition so as […]

Packing and Moving to a New Home
The Ultimate Vendor Guide for Your Next Office Move

by Team PivotDesk in Office Hacks
23 Feb 2016

At PivotDesk, we spend much of our time helping entrepreneurs solve one of the costliest challenges a business faces: office space. But, truth be told, finding the office is only half the battle. Next you have to make sure the space is set up to properly support your team and then you have to worry about […]

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3 Essentials for Moving Your Office with Ease

by Nell Gable in Office Hacks
26 Jan 2016

Is your business gearing up for a big office move? Spare yourself the stress and join us live for a free webinar on the top mistakes businesses make when moving offices, and how to avoid them.  It’s hard to know exactly how to feel about moving your office. Generally, it’s a positive development, indicating growth […]

4 Signs Your New Office Will Fuel Productivity

by Nell Gable in Office Hacks
11 Jan 2016

It’s only the second week of 2016 but have you noticed? It seems like every business you can think of is moving offices. Change is in the air proving a new office space is full of opportunity. It can foster a fresh start and improvements on existing procedures in your firm. It’s a chance to look at […]

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4 Technology Concerns You Should Be Aware of in 2016

by Nell Gable in Office Hacks
07 Jan 2016

Being part of a growing business is a wonderful thing, but it’s also fraught with concerns. Change is never easy, but it’s necessary for growth, so we have to embrace it and keep moving forward. Considering the future needs of your office involves basic factors like space, parking, and even furniture, as well as the […]

4 Common Office Leasing Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

by Nell Gable in Leasing, Office Hacks
05 Jan 2016

Signing a commercial lease can be a huge step in the life of your business. While it’s usually a positive step, reflecting growth and optimism, it’s also one that should be undertaken with your eyes wide open and plenty of due diligence. Finding an ideal office space can be very time-consuming, and it can be […]

5 Workplace Resolutions You Should Make for the New Year

by Nell Gable in Office Hacks
31 Dec 2015

A new year is upon us, and it’s time to reflect on what we’re doing and how we can do better. Few of us would say that there is no room for improvement, especially in our professional lives. We may be doing an excellent job, but it’s important to think about how it’s contributing to […]

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