Would coworking work for you & why?
Coworking is defined as the sharing of a flexible workspace by (typically) self-employed, independent professionals who wish to work together in a communal, collaborative setting rather than the traditional employee-only office. More recently these spaces are being referred to as ‘flex spaces‘. Most coworking space
A business that reflects you – exploring your strengths
Navigate and prioritise the you in your business and focus in on your strengths and values in your journey. Delegate, learn the shortcuts and ditch the rest (where you can feasibly do this)! As a business owner you need to know yourself, where your strengths and skills sets lie, what you like and dislike and […]
Feeling lonely & isolated at work – what could the solution be?
Being lonely at work can have a negative impact on business in the long term. Coworking and flexible office spaces can bring a sense of community, connectivity, calmness and wellbeing as well as a more structured day. Isolation and feeling lonely seem like very personal, private problems, but they are much more than that. Thes
Juggling self-employment with family – the pros and cons
Self-employment isn’t so much a job as a way of life, chances are you’ll be doing the work that you love but is it all a bed of roses and does it really bring continuity to family life? Working for yourself clearly depends on your profession, your situation (where you’re based relative to home, family, [&hell
Coworking & flex spaces – what highlights do you need to know?
Coworking has been growing steadily over the last decade because many people now recognise the benefits to working in this type of environment and in recent times its frequently been referred to as ‘flex space’. Demand for coworking, flexible office space and desk hire has increased massively in last last few years
Nicola McGuinness of Lean In Newry on realising our potential
Nicola McGuinness, Founder and Chairperson of Lean In Newry – supporting women to excel and find their potential. Expertise: Founder & Regional Leader of the Lean In Newry network. As a Lean In Regional Leader, Nicola supports a large network of women dedicated to achieving their potential through an inclusive, diver
Vision Boards – let’s get clear about what we really want!
Eve Earley of Empowering Change has been delivering Vision Board Workshops quarterly since 2017. They began as an adjunct to her Artist Way groups – as many participants experienced great benefit from the collages they’d created while undertaking that process. What is a Vision Board? It’s a tool we use to anchor ourselve
PoweringProductivity series – what is it & how it can help promote your signature story!
Tell us your signature story in our Powering Productivity series, share your passion and your expertise so we can go out there and tell others about how remarkable you are as the #go2pro! Suzanne Murdock cofounder of TheHubNewry coworking network and Eve Earley of Empowering Change launched the #PoweringProductivity online
Bio – Clare Hegarty on how nutrition & sleep are not mutually exclusive
Clare Hegarty, Founder of Clare Hegarty Nutrition – nutrition and sleep coach. Expertise: Understanding and educating around the importance of the holistic, 360 degree approach of linking good sleep with balanced nutrition and not looking at them in isolation. Clare is very much focused around children’s health and
Changemakers, Innovators & Disruptors…what do they all have in common?
This is what they all have in common: In the course of my work here in Ireland – I have met many changemakers, innovators and disrupters. Some famous – some unknown. Many are ordinary people living ordinary lives in extraordinary ways. The common denominator among those I have come to admire and respect, is that […]
Committing to making a change through creativity – podcast interview
Nurturing Creativity & Courage through committing to making a change. When was the last time you thought – “I could never do that!” Have you ever not taken on a challenge because you believed you would fail? In this podcast interview with presenter Eve Earley of Empowering Change and interviewer Donagh McKeown
“Creativity takes courage” what does that mean?
Creativity and courage – in our Powering Productivity circle we are exploring the growth mindset and the positive case for resilience. What if courage was the effect – not the cause of your success? What if simply making a commitment to show up – wholeheartedly – for your life was the secret of success? What […]
Accountability – The secret to turbocharging collaboration & cooperation.
Accountability is a fundamental part of assuring a productive workplace. Whether we’re talking about long-term team building or a one-off project – it enables increased capability, commitment, innovation and satisfaction. Let me use my own experience as an example: Suzanne Murdock here – coworking & remote working
Remote working, why is Newry the perfect location for business.
Remote working is so much more productive take it from someone who commuted to work an hour each way for years. An hour on a good day! Our coworking network was founded a decade ago and I really do realise now how lucky we are to be so brilliantly located for business and for life. […]
Don’t go it alone – collaboration & the case for engineering serendipity
Collaboration and why people need people – following on……part of the #PoweringProductivity series. the case for Engineering Serendipity “We still have no idea how to pursue what former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld famously described as “unknown unknowns.” … It’s not enough to ask whe
Don’t go it alone – cooperation & supporting eachother.
So what is the difference between collaboration, curation, and cooperation? – part of the #Powering Productivity series. Let’s ask an expert, Jesse Lyn Stoner, Founder of Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership! Collaboration is working together to create something new in support of a shared vision. The key poin