In today’s fast-paced business environment, shared office spaces have become increasingly popular among startups, freelancers, and small businesses. These spaces offer flexibility, cost-effectiveness, and networking opportunities for their members. But with many options available, how do you determine what makes a good shared office space? In this blog post, we will explore the essential factors to consider when choosing the perfect shared workspace for your needs.
Location, Location, Location
The location of a shared office space is crucial for several reasons. First, a prime location that is easily accessible and surrounded by various amenities, such as restaurants, cafes, and public transport, can improve productivity and convenience for you and your team.
Flexibility and Scalability
The office space options should offer flexible membership plans and workspaces that fit your changing business needs. This flexibility allows your business to grow and adapt within the space without the hassle of moving to a new location.
Reliable and fast internet connectivity is a must for any modern business, and a good shared office space will provide high-speed Wi-Fi and other essential infrastructure like printing and scanning facilities, meeting rooms, and IT support. These amenities can help ensure smooth day-to-day operations and boost productivity.
Design and Ergonomics
A well-designed and ergonomic workspace can significantly impact your comfort, well-being, and overall productivity. Look for shared office solutions that prioritize natural light, have comfortable seating, and maintain a clean and clutter-free environment. Additionally, a mix of private and communal spaces can cater to different working styles and promote collaboration among members.
Networking and Collaboration Opportunities
One of the main benefits of shared office space is the opportunity to network and collaborate with other like-minded professionals. A good environment will foster a sense of community by organizing regular events, workshops, or social gatherings to help members connect and learn from one another.
Security and Privacy
While shared office spaces are designed for collaboration, it’s also essential to have a secure environment that respects the privacy of its members. Look for spaces with secured access systems, CCTV surveillance, and policies to protect your sensitive information and belongings.
Customer Support and Community Management
A dedicated and responsive support team can make all the difference in your shared office experience. For example, a shared office space should have a community manager available to address your concerns, ensure the smooth functioning of the space, and help create a positive work environment.
If you’re looking for a shared office space that checks all the boxes mentioned above in the Daytona Beach, Florida, area, look no further than Work Webb. Our establishment offers an unbeatable location, flexible and scalable workspace options, reliable infrastructure, ample networking opportunities, security, and, most importantly, unparalleled customer support. Join our community of innovative professionals and let Work Webb provide the perfect foundation for your business to grow and succeed. Schedule a tour today.
We all know of famous companies that started in home garages like Amazon and Microsoft. This option worked for them because shared office solutions were not as prevalent as in today’s corporate environment. But now, there are ways to help you scale your business from working from home to leasing a corporate space. If you have thought about utilizing a shared office solution to grow your business but are not quite sure how this is the blog post for you. This post will discuss some of our options and give examples of how Work Webb can help build your business.
Here are some plans available during regular business hours as described on our website:
Our Basic Plan is excellent to use when you work from home but do not want to use your home address. Clients get the use of a physical address, directory listing, and mail service. Using this option will keep some distance from unwanted solicitors and your home address private. Please note, mail service does not include mail forwarding. Your mail can be picked up during regular business hours.
As your business grows, working from home may become too difficult and this option is practical when you require a physical address and unlimited access to a co-working space. With this plan, you receive mail service, directory listing, a desk in our co-working space, or eight hours of scheduled conference room or private desk space per month. This flexibility is a nice option for when you need to take a private meeting. The conference room and designated office must be scheduled in advance and is subject to availability.
Banker’s Hours Plan
As your business scales, you may not only want to work outside of the house but have the same desk every day you go to the office. The Banker’s Hours Plan includes the use of a physical address, directory listing, mail service, unlimited use of the common areas, and a “dedicated” desk during business hours.
No matter your industry, Work Webb can help build your business with our selection of options in two convenient locations. If you have additional questions or want to schedule a tour, please call us. Wisit our Happy Clients page to see what our clients have to say about using Work Webb.
The last decade has seen a slow and steady shift towards remote and flexible working, accelerated by the pandemic. The number of people working from home has reached unprecedented levels, and professionals have quickly adapted to this new way of operating. This includes a remote meeting with clients and co-workers among many other new ways of working.
Many have had to get learn new technologies, mainly using online and audio-conferencing calls as the primary tool for interacting with one another. This new tool has also meant learning a whole range of new behaviors and video meeting etiquette. There have been many funny videos and memes over the last year of remote workers going to the bathroom and getting caught not wearing pants. While these incidents make for great social media entertainment, it’s not what you want to happen during your professional meetings.
To make this easier, we have put together a list of six things you should never do in a remote meeting.
One of the most significant benefits of working from home is that you don’t have to get dressed up. Instead, you can throw your hair up in a messy bun and work in your pajamas if you want. But it would be best if you never showed up to a virtual remote meeting dressed like this.
It’s unlikely that you’d whip out a bag of chips when sitting in the boardroom, and the same rules apply when attending a virtual meeting.
The meeting will only go on for so long, so hold off. If you really must eat during the call, choose something quiet that isn’t distracting everyone involved.
Choose a busy or distracting location
Not everyone has the luxury of a home office; some may be working from their living room tables or bedrooms, but you still need to be cautious of your surroundings during a virtual meeting. Ensure you keep the area tidy and don’t sit in front of any distracting artwork or wallpapers. After all, you want all participants to be engaged in the meeting, not watching the TV behind you or staring at your ever-mounting pile of laundry.
Let your pets or family wander around freely
Similarly, you need to eliminate distractions for both you and other meeting participants, which means you can’t have your family, housemates, or pets just wandering around in the background. This can be very distracting and could draw attention away from the meeting at hand.
Speak over people
Last but not least, you need to make sure you’re not cutting anyone off when they’re speaking, which can be tricky if there’s a delay. Be sure that you leave a little pause before answering and don’t talk over other participants. Similarly, it’s best to avoid asking open-ended questions to everyone, especially during a meeting with numerous participants. Otherwise, you might find your co-workers are tripping over each other trying to answer, and it becomes confusing. Always be specific when addressing someone or asking them a question.
Working from home has taught us a lot about structure, boundaries and self-discipline. If you have been asked to work remotely because of the pandemic, now that we are months in, hopefully, your routines are taking place, and you have made some progress in adjustment to very different work life. Now that you have the groove on, it is time to make a little deeper dive into the best way to be productive. There are many ways to increase levels of productivity but here are a few that we find most beneficial.
Many people like to time block their days, but it can also help to block your entire week. … One week is mostly dedicated to client work, and the next week is mainly dedicated to working on your own business (blog posts, marketing, finances, etc.). This can help you stay focused, so you do not have to switch from ‘client mode’ to ‘admin mode’ every day.
Take regular breaks throughout the day.
Set a Pomodoro timer to have regular breaks to practice awareness and be present. You need to create opportunities for space throughout the day proactively. You can try this meditation as a pause between work.
Make sure you are ‘working from home’ not ‘living at work’
This article from Human Resources Director makes some great points about productivity though many of the challenges we’ve during this time, not so much physically draining, the most difficult to overcome have been psychological.
It isn’t enough to just set a schedule; you need to set goals for what you will accomplish in that time. Perhaps, goal setting, whether short-term, mid-term, or long-term, is part of your work-at-home agreement with your employer already. However, if not, you should do it for yourself and make sure that it’s based on your values’ solid foundation.
Welcome to The Star-Spangled Summer Concert Series brought to you by the Boardwalk Merchants and the Friends of The Bandshell. Enjoy Saturday concerts in the Summer followed by Bud Light, Lights Up Daytona Fireworks Display over the Atlantic Ocean.
Ultimate Def Leppard is part of the Best Of British Show which also features Absolute Queen in the same night. One amazing band performs multiple tributes. Seeing the band is as close as you can get to hear the songs just like the recording live! Five-part vocal harmonies, a British lead singer with the rasp and range of a young Joe Elliott and a powerful rockin band, will have you on your feet!
Hits include Photograph, Pour Some Sugar On Me, Rock Of Ages, Foolin’ and many more.
Saturday, July 27, 2019
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Daytona Cars and Coffee where old meets new muscle. A car show that is fun, for the whole family. Tons of energy, live music, and more.
Looking for a car show that has it all? DCC has it! Old & New muscle, hot rods, imports, supercars, killer jeeps! (Jeep Beach). The event is located at Tanger Outlets, LPGA and I-95.
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Noon to 2 PM
Annual Back to School KidFest and Fashion Show! Kids, come play and model and bring your family and friends. Great vendors, games, giveaways and more. The event is located at Belk, 5519 S. Williamson Blvd., Port Orange, FL) 5519 S. Williamson Blvd., Port Orange, Florida 32128
Save the Date!
The 2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis. This sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 2, 2019, and runs through Tuesday, August 6, 2019. More information is here.
It’s time to enjoy our Florida weather and attend some fun events in Melbourne!
One Giant Leap: A Tribute to Apollo
Saturday, July 27th 7pm-9pm
Hosted by Space Coast Symphony Orchestra
Where were you on July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took mankind’s first steps on the lunar surface? In a program for the ages, your Space Coast Symphony Orchestra will present One Giant Leap: A Tribute to Apollo, a space-themed concert commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing. This celebration will feature the Southeast US premiere of composer Michael Daugherty’s To the New World, a three-movement work celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing.
$25 advance tickets for adults are available through the orchestra website at www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org or the orchestra’s Brevard ticket outlet: Marine Bank & Trust in Suntree.
Wine Tasting and Food Truck
Friday, July 26th 5pm-9pm
Hosted by Foxwood Wine Company
Foxwood Wine Company 1586 Highland Ave, Melbourne, Florida 32935
Join Foxwood Wine Company on Friday, July 26th for a night of wine tasting from their wine rep Chris Ramos and enjoy fantastic food from Iannuzzo’s Pizza truck.
Save the Date for Classic Albums Live at the Kings Center in Melbourne
Classic Albums Live Recreates
Rolling Stones: Let It Bleed
Classic Albums Live takes classic albums and recreates them live, on stage – note for note, cut for cut. Founded in 2003 by Craig Martin, Classic Albums Live has become the ultimate destination for music lovers wanting to hear the greatest albums performed live without all the gimmickry and cheesy impersonations. Relying only on the music, using what Martin refers to as ‘the world’s best musicians,’ Classic Albums Live has defined itself as a mainstay in Performing Arts Centers across North America. More information can be found here.
Whether you work together with your staff at the same location, have multiple offices across the country or have the ability to work solo from a remote location, creating the culture that enables your team to perform at its highest may not be as easy as just hiring good quality employees.
Emotional Culture is a lesser known piece of today’s work culture, and it is getting more attention these days. Emotional Culture is defined as the culture centered around the effective values of an organization—i.e., feelings, moods, and attitudes—in contrast to the intellectual values that typically make up the traditional corporate culture.
Although technology may be able to cross physical and time-based gaps, the cultural and social gaps — differences in social habits and communication styles — are problems that have yet to be solved. If not addressed, these gaps open can pose significant performance issues for teams.
When working virtually, ways to be a communicative team member is an even harder nut to crack. Teams must make a point not only to be clear about how they will interact with one another and shift modes when needed but also address the role that their desired mode(s) of communication with each player as this will play in facilitating their way of working.
When working remotely, you aren’t at the luxury of popping in to your coworkers office, or having the insight as to whether “now is a good time”…keeping your status or schedule on your shared calendar (and messaging platform) updated is an easy way to let people easily see when it is OK to break in and “say hello”. We should make space for these moments, because if we were in an office, we would likely be spending 8 percent of our time socializing, according to a workplace study by Gensler (pdf).
If an effort is made to develop empathy among team members, experience random moments of connection, this will build the discipline that is necessary to a successful team.
Our “What Winter” outlook for this weekend may be sad for some that like the cold weather, but it leaves plenty of things to do in the gorgeous Florida sunny outdoors! We have some suggestions for an indoor activity or two as well! Here are some fun events happening this weekend!
Volusia County News: Summer Lifeguard Tryouts Begin Feb. 23
Are you or your teen interested in a job that involves sun, sand and saving lives? If so, we have the perfect summer job for you! Volusia County’s Beach Safety Division is hiring lifeguards to help keep beachgoers safe this summer. Upcoming tryouts are mandatory for those interested in a position. Tryouts begin this weekend in Ormond Beach and continue throughout the county for the next couple of weeks. More information on qualifications and specific tryout locations can be found here.
Inner Peace: Meditation for Everyone
On February 20th, enjoy a guided breathing meditation to help reduce your daily stress and anxiety and a short teaching on how to use meditation practice to live with more peace, compassion, and wisdom. The session includes two guided meditations, teaching, and discussion. Wednesday, February 20th at 3:30 pm at the Port Orange Family YMCA Healthy Living Center located at 4701 City Center Parkway, Port Orange, FL 32129.
You do not have to be a Y member to attend.
CHALK It UP! Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition
It ’s the 2nd Annual Chalk It Up! Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition to be held February 23, 2019, on Canal Street in New Smyrna Beach in conjunction with the City of New Smyrna’s 57th Annual Art Fiesta. The many Art Fiesta attendees will delight in strolling along Canal Street to view the chalk creations. The chalk artists will begin at the intersection of Canal Street and Sams Avenue in New Smyrna Beach, extending West along Canal Street. Registration for the Chalk It Up! More information is here
Have you heard of standing office desks? You may be surprised that this is a not a new trend! Popular Science, a magazine with roots much older than the Paris Review, first began writing about the virtues of standing desks for writers back in 1883. Once used only by eccentrics like Hemingway, Dickens, and Kierkegaard, this new way to work is now a once again trendy and office setting. Whether you choose to do it the Hemmingway way with and throw your writing machine on the nearest bookcase and get going or buy an actual standing desk, there are a few things to consider.
Did you know that the average office worker spends 5 hours and 41 minutes sitting each day at his or her desk? According to an article in The Smithsonian, the solution, experts say, is not to sit for six hours at work and then head to the gym afterward, because evidence suggests that the adverse effects of extended sitting cannot be countered by brief bouts of strenuous exercise. The answer is to incorporate standing, pacing and other forms of activity into your typical day—and standing at your desk for part of it may be the easiest way of doing so.
It doesn’t matter if you go running every morning, or you’re a regular at the gym. If you spend most of the rest of the day sitting — in your car, your office chair, on your sofa at home — you are putting yourself at increased risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, a variety of cancers and early death. In other words, irrespective of whether you exercise vigorously, sitting for long periods is bad for you.
But could you do it? Switching from sitting all day to standing all day is a radical physical transition! Check out this article for more pros and cons of standing office desks!
People around the world are becoming increasingly entrepreneurial and embracing alternative forms of employment. In fact, according to a report by software company Intuit, “In the U.S. alone, contingent workers will exceed 40 percent of the workforce by 2020.” If you are self-employed, an entrepreneur or have the great opportunity to work for a company remotely, it has a lot of benefits. Aside from the obvious perk of making your own schedule and choosing whether a shower is actually on the agenda…there are also some unexpected benefits like no commute, no traffic, and no office politics.
While this is, for the most part, a dream situation, sometimes working strictly from home isn’t all it is cracked up to be. For one, it is super hard to focus when distractions of what also needs to be done (laundry, dishes, etc.) is all around…and sometimes working by yourself within the same four walls day in and day out stifles all creativity and motivation.
An easy answer to have the best of both worlds is the benefits of having a shared office solution! Imagine being super focused and energetic around like-minded people in a professional office setting! You would be surprised how engaging this atmosphere can be and joining a like-minded community will push you to success by surrounding yourself with other sharp minds.
Located on the third floor of the historic Kress building on Beach Street in Daytona Beach, Work Webb provides work-spaces to many clients in need of affordable, personalized office space solutions. Choices include anything from 24/7 access, to a single day pass for telecommuting or short-term clients needing virtual or remote office space. Enjoy modern, clean, beautifully furnished private, semi-private or shared office space–available for rent in a variety of options. Click here for more information!
There’s a lot to do in the Daytona Beach area on a regular basis Whether it’s merely a day at the beach or an action attraction, the destination offers value after value. Here is a list of FREE things to do around our offices.
Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory Tour
154 South Beach St., Daytona Beach, 1.800.969.2634
Located in the historic Riverfront Shops right down from our offices, Angell & Phelps Chocolates has been a Daytona Beach tradition since 1925. Take a free, guided, 30-minute tour through the chocolate-making process. Tours begin at 10 and 11 a.m., and 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. each Monday through Saturday.
Daytona Beach Oceanfront Bandshell, Daytona Beach, 386.947.8007
This free seasonal concert series is held May – September each Saturday beginning at 7:15 p.m. The concerts are held at the oceanfront, historical coquina bandshell and feature a variety of musical styles including jazz, rock, swing, country, big band, and Latin music. Be sure to stick around for the free fireworks show at 9:45 p.m. Bring along a beach chair or rent one at the facility.
640 Mary McLeod-Bethune Blvd., Daytona Beach, 386.481.2122
Bethune-Cookman University is one of the most abundant resources of African-American historical and cultural exhibits in Florida. Bethune’s home, located on the university’s campus, serves as the headquarters of the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation. Free, guided tours are available by appointment.
Daytona State College, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, 386.506.4475
The Southeast Museum of Photography is one of only 12 specialized museums of its kind in the United States, and one of fewer than 30 throughout the world. The museum is Florida’s official museum of photography. Free admission. Check the website for hours.
611 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach.
This oceanfront park features decorative walkways, a shaded playground, picnic areas, restrooms, outdoor showers and two beach access ramps. The four-acre facility also provides free, off-beach parking. Open sunrise to sunset.
Daytona Beach has much more to offer residents as well as vacationers. Follow our blog as a source of what is happening around our offices as well as in our town.
Work causes stress and can’t be avoided but there are many ways to help deal with work stress better so it does not dominate your life. Whenever stress builds up, you need to stop and use these three tips to not let the stress of work take over the day.
1. Exercise. Make exercise part of your daily routine. A 15-minute walk or an hour-long weight lifting session will help reduce the stress in your life. It improves your mood, helps you get a better night of sleep, and improves your mental alertness. Exercise can help lower your blood pressure and helps you maintain your weight.
2. Take a Break. Stop working every few hours. Slowing down when you feel the stresses of daily life getting the better of you is a great way to take back control of your day. Get in the habit of taking small breaks throughout your workday – make a cup of tea, watch a funny video – 5-minute breaks allow you to slow things down and mindfully think about how you can be your most productive self.
3. Get Outside. Research has shown that parkland settings significantly reduce anxiety and stress, so get outside and take a walk in the park. Nothing brightens the mood like a little sunshine and getting away from an office setting.
Having an office at Work Webb lowers your overhead costs but it can also lower your stress. All three of the above-mentioned tips are easily accomplished from our offices. Some of the best views are from Work Webb’s offices. In addition, walking the bridge will let you get outside and get your stress-reducing exercise. We also provide complimentary coffee and tea for when you just need to step away from your desk for five minutes. Chronic stress is a killer. So, make it a priority to reduce stress in your work life with these tips.
It’s summer and the kids are out of school. Working from home during the summer can present a challenge. If this is your first summer working from home, you may not know what to expect for the next three months. Let me enlighten you on what I have heard from clients that I only see here at Work Webb during the summer months.
Interruptions Are Constant
Older children that handled being home alone while you worked in a traditional office last summer will completely regress to needy toddlers now that you are working from home. They will not be able to find anything, do anything without asking you for help. Why you ask? Because they know you are there to help them and answer their questions. You will stop work to find the TV remote, Play Station controller and any number of meaningless tasks your children just can’t seem to do without you.
Now that you no longer have a traditional job, your extended family may think they can come to visit for extended stays. Honestly, if they catch you off guard you may not have a quick answer as to why they can’t come for a visit. Then you are stuck with family coming especially if you live in a desired area like Florida. Your office may be lost to your teenage nephew that likes to sleep the morning away and – POOF – there goes your productivity. In addition, if you are a good host, your in-laws might expect home cooked meals every night because after all you are home. Don’t’ forget since you are home, odds are you still do laundry, etc., so these tasks just doubled for you. All that does is eat up precious hours that should be used to get your work done.
Since you ARE working from home and this is your first summer with the kids, you might feel compelled to be the super parent. Trips to bowling alley, movies or to the beach may eat up your daylight hours which means you will burn the midnight oil or get up with the birds to get your work completed. In short – you will work twice as hard the next few months. Trust me.
A common complaint I hear from my summer clients is they become a taxi service for the children and their children’s friends. After all you are home – and your children will volunteer your services without asking. Your productivity and gas tank will bottom out fast.
Avoid these pitfalls of summer by finding a shared office solution near you. If you are close to the Daytona Beach or Melbourne, Florida area, visit Work Webb’s website to see what we can offer you besides a quiet place to work.
There is always something going on in historic Downtown Daytona Beach and the month of June is no different. Work Webb is a HUGE supporter of all the events that take place near our offices and that is why each month we post a “What’s Happening” on our blog. Here are two family friendly events taking place this weekend.
Daytona Beach Downtown Farmers’ Market
Every Saturday in June, the Farmers’ Market is a gathering place for the community with fresh produce, homemade baked goods, local plants and so much more. Event takes place rain or shine located at the City Island Parking Lot Next to Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Support local farmers and the small businesses located along the Riverfront by seeing what the farmer’s market has to offer. For a full list of merchants click here and for a list of frequently asked questions click here. Hope to see you there!
3rd Great American Summer Cookout
Are you an Indian motorcycle rider or want to be? Then come celebrate Summer at the 3rd Annual Great American Cookout. There is a exclusive text-to-win contest for attendees only so make sure you enter to win. They will be serving up food from 11AM – 3PM. Indian Motorcycle Daytona Beach is located at 290 North Beach Street – just down from the Kress Building in downtown Daytona Beach. Admission is free and bring the family! Click here for map location.
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If you know me at all you know I love supporting a good cause. Here are two events located near the Work Webb offices that do just that – support a cause. Come on out for these events enjoy your beautiful downtown and support local business. If you want to stay informed on all posts to the water cooler blog, sign up to receive notifications straight to your email by subscribing to my blog.
Hush Puppy Haven and the Daytona Tortugas.
Hush Puppy Haven has been chosen to be the nonprofit for the Daytona Tortuga’s Community Spotlight on Sunday, April 23rd. Half of all ticket sales will go back to Hush Puppy Haven and help us continue our mission of fostering pets for victims of domestic violence. For more information on Hush Puppy Haven visit their website here. Support a great organization and enjoy a fun night at the ballpark! Tickets are only $8.00 for adults and $6.00 for seniors, military and kids. For tickets or more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Halifax Oyster & Music Festival
Come party with a purpose on April 29th from 11 am – 7 pm on City Island in downtown Daytona Beach. This festival helps raise awareness and restore the local oyster population and spot light the importance they play in the ecosystem. Come have a shuckin’ good time with some delicious oysters & live music. Get more details here .
If you love wine and chocolate, then you need to attend the 6th Annual Wine & Chocolate Walk taking place February 11, 2017 from 1-6 pm. Walk along beautiful historic Downtown Daytona Beach visiting the Riverfront shops while sipping wonderful wine and decadent chocolate tastings. There will also be live music and you can register for giveaways. Attendees must check in at Cinematique at 242 South Each Street or at the Plaza Park located on the corner of International Speedway Boulevard and Beach Street to receive their Wine & Chocolate Walk Passport and wine tasting tickets. First 100 pass ported attendees will receive a free sweetheart gift (one per couple). Tickets can be purchased here and are $15 dollars until February 3rd then they jump to $20. Tickets will be sold at the event.
The traditional office is in the middle of a revolution. I have read several articles lately questioning the conventional office environment, its hours and work performance. It seems that society is asking questions like, “is it really necessary to sit in an office from 9 to 5 to do my job?” This traditional 9 to 5 environment sometimes creates less productive, unhealthy and unhappy employees. Employees that are unhappy are not optimal for any business. Some businesses are re-evaluating the traditional office environment and researching if remote working can fit their particular industry. The traditional office seems to be going through a revolution and may go the way of the pager, fax machine & home phone. Here are three reasons I think society will ditch the traditional office environment and a combination of shared office solutions and collaborative work spaces will be the next big thing.
Technology. Technology is the reason the work world is very different today. It has created jobs that did not exist a few years back. Technology along with the internet has connected the home office to the traditional office. The restrictive and dated definition of going to the same office every day from 9 to 5 does not work for every industry in today’s world. Technology has made this change and it is the reason collaborative work space and shared office solutions are a growing trend.
Reduced Overhead Costs. Businesses using collaborative work spaces do not have to pay to maintain a typical office which significantly reduces overhead costs. No building to own or rent, maintain, insure, clean, furnish add up to huge savings for businesses. Employers can have the best of both words by renting office space just for the time a traditional office setting is needed. These types of shared office solution companies are becoming more commonplace.
Improved Attendance and Retention. Remote employees have more control of their schedules freeing them up for other important activities. Having more freedom can make individuals happier in their employment. Happy employees get sick and call in less often. Honestly, who has not called in just because they didn’t want to get out of their PJs? Working remotely provides employees the option of staying in their PJS and still getting the job done. Employers will save money on sick days and have a lower turnover rate in their company. Happy employees do not leave. Everyone wins.
There is no downside to revolutionizing the traditional office. Quite frankly, it’s about time. Having control of your schedule reduces stress and starts the process of being a happier worker. Work Webb may be the local missing piece to finding a better working environment. Work Webb provides big city shared office solutions in historic downtown Daytona Beach. Call today to schedule and tour and visit our web site here for pricing.
There is always something happening in downtown Daytona Beach and this weekend it’s Music and Food with Chef Papa. As mentioned last week, Daytona Beach offers more than Bike Week and NASCAR. Step outside the Kress building and you can find a lot of choices for dinner, shopping and live music. No need to wait for a holiday. Excellent food and music is provided for no special reason other than it’s the weekend. There is no better way to end a work week than walking along the riverfront while taking in the gorgeous view or window shopping.
This weekend is the second to last installment of Music and Food with Chef Papa. If you do not know who Chef Papa’s Catering & Food to Go is, you are truly missing out. Located four doors down from Work Webb along the river walk, Chef Papa provides healthy, yummy and affordable lunches. All summer Chef Papa has hosted a themed menu dinner and live music. This has been on of the best kept secrets of the river walk shoppes . The second to last event is this Saturday, September 24th, starting at 6:30 pm. Chef Papa will host a NOLA menu this week with live jazz music provided by Clarence (of old Ocean Deck Band fame) and Church Archer. Only two more weekends to attend the Food and Music series at Chef Papa’s Catering & Food to Go. October 1 will be the last in this popular series.
Support downtown Daytona Beach and the Riverfront Shoppes by calling Chef Papa to make a reservation for this event 386-253-5080. Here is a directory of the Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach.
Make sure you check The Watercooler Blog every week to stay informed on what’s happening along Daytona Beach’s quaint Riverfront Shoppes.
I let people borrow stuff all the time. Picture Frames? Sure. I have many. Dancer Dust? Sure because really, no meal is complete without some Dancer Dust. Office Space – Why yes! We have expanded our space in the Kress building so we can accommodate the growing trend of “borrowing” office space or providing shared office solutions. I see more and more articles online on how shared office solutions is a growing trend. It’s refreshing to know we were ahead of the game when we started #WorkWebb.
If you have not considered the option of shared office space as a solution for your business, here is a list of why you need to:
Reduces expenses. Not having to maintain an office is a huge reduction of expenses. Let us worry about this while you just get your work done.
No need for multiple offices. Traveling to Daytona Beach, Florida for work and need a place to work? Work Webb is a professional environment to meet clients or just get some work completed with access to snacks, coffee, and great company.
Support Local Business. Using Work Webb will support a local, small business and help bring back life to downtown Daytona.
No Commitment. No lease required. Period. Having commitment issues is no problem for Work Webb. We have options to fit every need so businesses can give Work Webb a trial run to see if it is a good fit. We offer daily, weekly, and monthly office rental plans at Work Webb.
Supplies Included. Everything needed for a day, hour, or week in the office is supplied so you can be productive without compromising your professionalism. Our facilities have everything you need to get your next project up and running in an elegant, peaceful, productive environment.
Emergency Needs. On vacation in Daytona Beach and something important comes up and you need a professional office? Yes, we can help.
Contact us today to schedule a tour or inquire about office space for rent at Work Webb at the historic Kress building in Daytona Beach: (386) 506-8022
If You’re Lacking These Office Essentials – You’d Better Make Some Changes in Your Workplace, Stat
There are 3 basic items every office or workspace needs (besides a working coffee machine, a water source, and functional bathrooms). If you, your company, office manager, or your boss don’t have these 3 essential office ingredients in your place of work, you’d better get on it and complete your surroundings with this vital list of office necessities. Your mood and work productivity will surely improve when you set the stage properly at the office with the following items, drumroll please… (more…)
These Genius “Getting Ready For Work” Hacks Will Help You Make it to the Office (or Anywhere) On Time
Having trouble getting to the office – or anywhere – on time? These “getting ready” hacks will help simplify your morning routine so that you can make it to the office on time, looking and feeling your best: (more…)
Quotes to Get You Through a Rough Day at the Office
Having a rough day at the office? Looking for some inspiration or some peace in the workplace? Check out this collection of quotes, set against the backdrop of the historic and stately Kress building: the home of our offices at Work Webb in Daytona Beach… (more…)
What Our Clients Say
As a remote worker, I do have the option from working from home. However I’ve found that option to not be the most productive. Work Webb is a great option for people looking for a co-working space. Whenever I need a room for conferencing there’s plenty of options, and the Keurig’s not too shabby.