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, … Continue reading Juggling self-employment with family – the pros and cons
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. Loneliness and isolation seem like very personal, private problems, but they are much more than that. These are … Continue reading Feeling lonely & isolated at work – what could the solution be?
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 and flexible private office space, desk hire and meeting room hire in Newry has increased massively in … Continue reading Coworking & flex space for businesses what are the top 10 benefits?
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 ourselves to an … Continue reading Vision Boards – let’s get clear about what we really want!
Tell us your signature story in our AskTheExpert 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 #AskTheExpert online circle in February 2020 combined with … Continue reading AskTheExpert series – what is it, learn how it can help promote your signature story!
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 … Continue reading Changemakers, Innovators & Disruptors…what do they all have in common?
Continuing on with our AskTheExpert theme of growth & resilience we consider: Were we always aware of our unique accomplishments and talents and are we using them? When did we know? How did we discover? There are so many buzzwords out there right now – ‘reach out’, ‘bounce back’, ‘pivot’, ‘transform’ but do they resonate … Continue reading Why is self-awareness so important?
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 pioneer, curator of communities, connector of expertise and cofounder … Continue reading Accountability – The secret to turbocharging collaboration & cooperation.
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. … Continue reading Remote working, why is Newry the perfect location for business.
Collaboration and why people need people – following on……part of the #AskTheExpert 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 where good ideas come from — we need to rethink how … Continue reading Don’t go it alone – collaboration & the case for engineering serendipity
So what is the difference between collaboration, curation, and cooperation? – part of the #AskTheExpert 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 points are that it is not through individual effort, something new … Continue reading Don’t go it alone – cooperation & supporting eachother.
Collaboration and why people need people – part of the #AskTheExpert series. Welcome. As early adopters and veterans of the early days of coworking in Ireland – Suzanne Murdock and Eve Earley and conceived this Circle – Ask the Expert – as a means of directly bringing you the best of what goes on when … Continue reading Don’t go it alone, people need people – collaboration!
Suzanne Murdock, co-founder of The Hub Newry – coworking, curating communities & remote working practices expert. Expertise: Coworking Founder /Curator of Workspace, RemoteWorking Practices, Communities / Mother Hubber /Co-Host of Ask The Expert series Website: YouTube Channel LinkedIn Twitter/Facebook/Instagram: @TheHubNewry Hashtags: #coworking #remotework #asktheexpert #go2pro #futureofwork #connections #smartworking #curating #community Suzanne Murdock Interview with Alison Matthews … Continue reading Ask The Expert Bio – Suzanne Murdock on coworking & curating communities
In times of uncertainty our gut, fight or flight response tends to leap into putting our community circles and families first, keeping them safe and right but are we also looking after ourselves? In our Ask The Expert series we are exploring ‘Sanity’ in times of uncertainty, how do we achieve this and consistently, both … Continue reading ‘Sanity’ – in spite of uncertainty for community & ourselves
Liam Brogan, coworking member of The Hub Newry, a partner in Killowen Distillery, along with co-founder and head-distiller Brendan Carty and team; have adapted to some of the challenges of the COVID-19 outbreak by changing production from whiskey and craft spirits to the World Health Organisation approved formulation 1 of Alcohol Hand-rub. During March 2020, … Continue reading Coworking member’s good news story illustrating collaboration in its kindest form!
If the key to Juggling & Prioritising is to “Know Thyself”, then the key to cutting through red-tape, regulatory filings and tax returns is “Know Them”! (AskTheExpert series) Microbusinesses and professional practices are run by entrepreneurs. Governments generally and regulatory agencies specifically, are run by bureaucrats with whom entrepreneurs have very little in common. Naturally. … Continue reading Surviving and Thriving the World of Regulations, Filings and “Red-Tape” (AskTheExpert series)