Being an entrepreneur is hard, you seldom can’t delegate and find yourself with simultaneous dilemmas. Weekends should be moments of relaxation for you but is work really ever over when you are an entrepreneur? It is easy to fall in the trap of working 24/7 but the truth is, while it is easy, it will not help you to be more productive. Many of us fall into the trap of being available all the time and never actually take a real break. Yet, there are many things that you can do to help you to de-connect from work and finally enjoy your weekend.
It can often be frustrating to see your coworker being efficient at the other end of the table when all you have done today is procrastinating. You try to focus harder, not take a lunch break, jump from one task to another but nothing works. Your stress level gets greater and you feel like the storm above your head is coming. You wonder what you co-worker’s secret to efficiency is? Stay put to find out, here are 5 tips to maximize your time at work.
Did you know that you can ask for a coworking bonus from the Region of Brussels ? In fact, since June 1st, the Region has made it possible to get up to 450€ back on your membership in a coworking space. Their goal is to promote entrepreneurship to self-employed and entrepreneurs to leave their house. By trying a coworking space, they benefit from a professional and cosy work space, well equipped compared to the coffee house on the corner of their street.
Have you ever had to work a couple of hours during your oh-so-well-deserved holidays? “Of course!” is screaming the entrepreneur, the self-employed and the super-connected employee.
Last month, we welcomed Thomas and Steven, the two founders of Nood, the mealbox startup from Brussels. Their philosophy? Offer healthy, easy and balanced cooking!
For some, pitching comes naturally. But if you are like me, it will take you a lot of practice to find the right words and the right arguments. Even if you are the one who knows your products and/or services the most, preparation will do you wonders. Especially if you are using this simple, effective and famous technique, storytelling.
Manistal and its fellow tribesmen and women do not escape the traditional rules from other coworking spaces. You are meant to find all kinds of clichés concerning themselves in iour midst, or in any other coworking space. Besides, you might recognise yourself in one of the descriptions below…
Very recently, I started creating workshops linking management to music. The goal? Inspire others and develop ones creativity.
My first company grew rapidly from 1 to 15 people, in 3 years time. We started off working from home, then squatting in cafes, then renting larger meeting rooms so we could work together. My company didn’t have the money for its own office at day 1.