3 Keys to Startup Success

A few weeks ago, the company I work for, Red Thread of Maine, was privileged to host Maine Startup and Create Week.…

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How Passion and Purpose Can Change the World

Jessica Jackley was haunted by the fact that half the world was living on less than $2 day. She was…

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19 Design Elements Spotted at Neocon

Two weeks ago, NeoCon, the most recognized and attended trade show in the contract furniture industry, descended on Chicago. NeoCon showcases products,…

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How to Design an Awesome Coworking Facility

One of the most interesting aspects of creating a coworking space is understanding what exactly draws people to a location.…

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Susan Cain’s “Quiet” Sheds Light on Introverts in Business

Our personality—where we fall on the introvert-extrovert spectrum—has a profound impact on our leadership ability, our ability to ask “what…

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3 Workplace Trends on the Rise

Walking through the Chicago Loop each morning has helped me identify three workplace trends on the rise within the design…

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Choosing the Right Office Location

When I began leasing an office of my own last year, it marked the end of years of working from my house,…

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How to Leverage the Extra Space in your Office

Leftover space. At least one of the rooms somewhere in our lives has some, and it’s always an awkward size:…

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How to Manage a Big Project and Stay Sane

For most people, the last time you had a lesson in time management was probably long before you learned to divide…

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Angels Close the Gender Gap

Look out world! The number of female founders of businesses is on the rise. In 2014, more than one in…

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