This article was originally posted on Women2.0 on October 21, 2015.
The case for leaving the city to join a coworking community in a small town. By Jamie Orr (Founder & CEO, Tahoe Mountain Lab) In a big city, a new coworking office may not be on the radar of the general population. But in a small mountain town it can start a movement.I am lucky enough to have been part of just that in the past year at Tahoe Mountain Lab in South Lake Tahoe, California.
OFFER SEASONAL ADVENTURERS A PLACE TO
The original Tahoe Daily Tribune building was built in 1959. It was designed by Hans “Lutz” Aynedter, a German émigré and ski coach who also participated in the design of the Gunbarrel run at Heavenly Ski Resort.
Its successor Tahoe Daily Tribune building was built in the 1970’s, following the demolition of the first building. The original front elevation, facing Harrison Avenue and Lake Tahoe Boulevard, is hand-rendered. It reflects a modern yet practical roofline and chunky, angular columns.
When I walked into the building for the first time in June of
As many of you know we’ve moved forward on purchasing a 12,000 square foot building to house both the Tahoe Daily Tribune staff and Tahoe Mountain Lab. It’s been a long journey, which started almost two years ago. In early summer of 2014, Scott Fair, local commercial real estate agent and friend took us to the building. At first glance, the building seemed far too massive for us to take on but we could see its amazing potential through the drab 1970’s décor.
It still seemed unlikely that we could
Coworking spaces can be extremely valuable spaces to get work done, make connections, and grow your business. When it comes to finding the perfect coworking space there are a lot of factors you need to consider.
Every coworking space might not work for your specific needs, so it’s important you take the time to evaluate what you’re looking for in a space.
Below you’ll find the most common considerations you’ll need to think about before selecting the right coworking space for you.
When deciding on a space you’ll ideally be looking
If you’re a small business owner, a freelancer, or work on a contract to contract basis then you can benefit from working at a co-working space from time to time. Whether you’re looking for a productive environment, business amenities, or a space to meet new clients a co-working space can provide you with all these and more.
1. Meeting Potential Clients
A lot of times you’ll have professionals that have complimentary services. This means that if you’re a freelance writer and you’re working on a daily basis in the proximity with web
Face it, time management is tough for all of us. Being productive isn’t about doing a hundred and one things at once, it’s about doing the tasks that matter and doing them in a timely manner. When you’re in charge of your business it can be tough to take a break, however, by being more productive you may have a little time left over to give yourself the gift of relaxation. These breaks can even be important boons for your business.
In this post we’re going to explore how you can
Company retreats can be largely beneficial for your company. A lot of times the work days are filled with the constant load of work and a lot of stress as a result. Retreats are finally a means to relax and have your team bond.
In this post we’re going to explore some of the top benefits of having a retreat and why you should consider a retreat for your company.
Helps To Deepen Employee Relationships
This might sound a little strange, but a great way to deepen relationships is by exposing fears. A
Maybe you’re a local Tahoe freelancer or solopreneur and you’ve heard about the wonders of working in a coworking space? Or, maybe you’re visiting the Tahoe area for a vacation and you’re looking for the perfect coworking space to get some work done? Whatever your needs are we can help you figure out what you require in a coworking space.
In this post we’re going to explore what makes coworking spaces different, and what you’ll need to consider when choosing the perfect coworking space for your business.
What Are You Willing To
A coworking space can provide you with the perfect balance between home and work. Coworking spaces can be very beneficial, even in a small mountain town. By now, as freelancers and small-business owners you’ve probably experienced the difficulties that come with working from home. There are the constant distractions, interruptions, and the combination of your working and living environment. A coworking space might be able to diminish some of your most common problems.
In this article we’re going to look at the benefits of a coworking space in a mountain town.
Free Coworking Week!
October 13th through October 17th
Tired of working from home, but not sure if coworking is for you? Not sure what coworking even really is? Now is your time to come in and try it out. For the week of October 13th, Tahoe Mountain Lab is offering free coworking days! Pick any day that week (even just a few hours), grab a seat, and get some work done with us. We’re pretty sure that you’ll be hooked – and more productive.
For a limited time, our prices are “Fall”-ing.