People choose to live in Denton for advantages like lower cost of living, the unique contributions that higher education institutions offer the community, the vibrant culture and family friendliness; all factors that make it a prime spot for remote workers and people who can choose where they work from or who are deciding where to set up shop.
You probably spend the majority of your waking day at work, which means your environment affects not only the quality of your work, but also the quality of your life outside of it. The key to a healthy workstyle is changing postures throughout the day, and not sitting or standing for hours on end. You shouldn’t have to feel pain or discomfort to remind you to shift postures or to take a break from what you’re working on, but that’s often the case for people working in traditional offices. [Read on!]
Studies have shown that standing desks are beneficial to your health, and can increase workplace productivity and your own creativity. Increased blood flow while standing = better brain power.
On the other hand, being on your feet the entire day can also be detrimental to your health and is linked to heart disease. What’s the happy medium?
In a coworking space, you’ll find people working diligently on their individual businesses, projects, and endeavors while sharing workspace. The idea of a shared workspace is often associated with misconceptions like it’s too noisy, only entrepreneurs and startups work in coworking spaces, and membership is too expensive.
Need help starting to plan your business or in the middle of preparing to launch your startup? You might find that having someone to act as a sounding board or hearing from a person who’s been in your shoes before is just what you need to begin or keep going. Whoever fills roles such as these could be considered a mentor.
Wondering what areas of a business HR affects? Working to set up HR for your business? Read our Lunch + Learn preview blog for information on HR basics, and an overview of what Dr. Christopher Harris, associate professor in Human Resource Management in the College of Business at Texas Woman’s University and expert in HR matters, will cover during the lunch.
Stoke welcomed Clarissa Redwine, Kickstarter’s Design and Technology Outreach lead for the west coast, for a Lunch + Learn and a Community Workshop on Monday, December 10th. During both sessions, attendees were able to ask questions specific to their projects and learn about the key features of a successful campaign. Read on for a recap of the day’s events and what attendees learned during the Crafting a Great Kickstarter Campaign sessions.
In addition to more executive offices, innovation centers, and makerspaces, coworking spaces are on the rise. What accounts for this growth and popularity? Amenities, atmosphere, and community are some factors that we find contribute to why people are choosing to work and participate in the opportunities offered by coworking spaces. Read on for details.
Read about an evening of celebrating local startups and businesses with Stoke during the Denton Startup Crawl & Night on Thursday, November 1st. Attendees heard from startups and bussiness owners and checked out their office spaces housed in historic Denton buildings and other spots around the square.