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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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Space Matters: Revolutionizing Company Culture

by Sasha Veytsman in Entrepreneurship, We Are PivotDesk
18 Jul 2016

Soon after launching Been There, Done That, we heard from many of you that you wanted more — more coaching, more resources, and more access to the network of entrepreneurs PivotDesk has built. So, we started to host events designed to give you just that…more! Rather than limit the benefits of these events to attendees […]

Mathieu Nouzareth, Founder & CEO at FreshPlanet on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 in Mama Shelter hotel, Paris, France. Photographer: Andrew Kovalev, ckovalev.com for Management magazine
Behind the Walls: FreshPlanet CEO, Mathieu Nouzareth

by Sasha Veytsman in Office Sharing, Offices You Should See
18 Jul 2016

Behind the Walls A PivotDesk series that goes inside the minds and the offices of business leaders who are redefining the modern workforce. Part 1: FreshPlanet CEO and PivotDesk Host, Mathieu Nouzareth Join us as we dive deep with Mathieu on being a CEO, a Father, a Parisian and what it takes to lead his […]

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[VIDEO] The Office Space Search: Everything You Need to Know

by Team PivotDesk in Leasing, Office Hacks, We Are PivotDesk
14 Jul 2016

We partnered with Uncubed to bring you Entrepreneur Essentials, a 3-part series on the challenges ALL entrepreneurs face when starting a business: 1. How to pitch 2. Hiring and firing 3. Office space PivotDesk CEO and Co-Founder, David Mandell has seen it all throughout his career as a serial startup founder and Techstars mentor. Through […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Open Office Floor Plan

by Erik Dolan-Del Vecchio in Leasing, Office Hacks
12 Jul 2016

The open-office floor plan is everywhere these days, but you probably already know that. According to International Facility Management, 70% of American employees spend their working lives in open floor plan offices. But that doesn’t mean everybody loves them—the open office has drawn considerable criticism over the last few years. Despite that criticism the open […]

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[VIDEO] How Fast-Growing Teams Hire, Fire, and Manage

by Team PivotDesk in Entrepreneurship, We Are PivotDesk
07 Jul 2016

We partnered with Uncubed to bring you Entrepreneur Essentials, a 3-part series on the challenges ALL entrepreneurs face when starting a business: 1. How to pitch 2. Hiring and firing 3. Office space PivotDesk CEO and Co-Founder, David Mandell has seen it all throughout his career as a serial startup founder and Techstars mentor. Through […]

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Top 4 Creative Spaces in Brooklyn

by Sasha Veytsman in Offices You Should See
06 Jul 2016

Best of BK: Creative Spaces It’s no secret Brooklyn is on the up and up when it comes to progressive businesses. The trend of companies moving from Manhattan to Brooklyn is growing at exponential speeds because of the borough’s non traditional vibe and an attraction to the creativity it’s residents, employees and office spaces exude. […]

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3 Organizational Habits of Highly Effective People

by Nell Gable in Entrepreneurship
05 Jul 2016

A Finnish proverb says: “Happiness is a place between too little and too much.” This gets to the truth of the idea that we all need balance to perform our best.  Being effective in the workplace requires this balance, and the avoidance of “too much.” We can’t write about habits without a nod to the […]

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[VIDEO] Crafting the perfect pitch for your startup (or yourself!)

by Team PivotDesk in Entrepreneurship, We Are PivotDesk
30 Jun 2016

We partnered with Uncubed to bring you Entrepreneur Essentials, a 3-part series on the challenges ALL entrepreneurs face when starting a business: 1. How to pitch 2. Hiring and firing 3. Office space PivotDesk CEO and Co-Founder, David Mandell has seen it all throughout his career as a serial startup founder and Techstars mentor. Through […]

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