While social distancing is at the forefront of everyone’s mind, it is a great time to consider a Virtual Office. Virtual Offices can help bridge the gap between working from home and working from an office location. Virtual Offices are a great option for businesses of all sizes to keep growing without committing to a traditional office space. Many people are familiar with a co-working or shared office membership but fewer people are aware of Virtual Offices. At many other premium office space providers in New York City there is often a membership fee that allows members to show… Read More
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Ready. Set! Renovated.
The final weeks of the year bring that familiar combination of holiday festivities and workplace hustle. We are excited to add to your reasons to celebrate by announcing the first phase of the ReadySet! Offices 4th floor renovation is nearly complete. From a design standpoint, think executive style with a boutique twist: sleek, Zen-like gray and silver hues with pops of fresh color. Bright yet soft lighting and modern artwork along the walls. Marble and limestone touches that align with our grand lobby inside the historic, Class A Hippodrome building. Spearheaded by award-winning architectural firm L.B. Architects, who marry form… Read More
Seating Etiquette 101: Meeting Efficiency
Every business has unique needs and expectations to consider when planning a meeting. Researching and being specific about what you need and expect for every meeting will minimize stress for everyone involved. Remember that the meetings you organize will reflect and build your business brand, leaving a lasting impression. Sitting side by side is great positioning for collaborating and brain storming between two people. Most people gravitate to this position naturally when they are working on the same project. Depending on your level of comfort prior to the meeting there might be a feeling of discomfort or invasion of personal… Read More
How to Run a Successful Business Meeting
Meetings are the linchpin of any successful business. They give you and your colleagues an opportunity to plan, strategize, set priorities, solve problems and brainstorm. But a poorly run meeting can be a major time-waster, and it can even create new problems and challenges, instead of solving old ones. So if you’re the one running the meeting, you’re going to want to plan accordingly. Any meeting you conduct is a direct reflection of you. Ask yourself: What kind of image am I projecting: Calm, efficient and professional? Or scattered, unproductive and ineffective? Here are some tips to give your office… Read More
Choosing the Perfect Receptionist
We’ve all experienced both sides of the coin: You walk into an office, perhaps a little late after an uneasy commute, or nervous before a job interview. The receptionist gives you a warm greeting, checks you in and then shows you where to make yourself comfortable while you wait for your appointment.You’re offered a cup of coffee or some water, and her smile puts you at ease. Then there’s the flip side. You walk into the office, stand at the edge of the desk without being acknowledged while the receptionist carries on what appears to be a personal phone call…. Read More
NYC Entrepreneur Profile: PictureLife
Once upon a time, in the not-so-distant past, people took photos with a camera, removed the film, brought it in for developing, waited up to a week or more, and then — if they were lucky — wound up with a couple good shots which would then go into a photo album or get tossed into a drawer forever. Then came digital photography. And Facebook. And Twitter. And Flickr. And Instagram. And suddenly, it wasn’t unusual for a single individual to photograph and post dozens of images in a given week. Enter Nate Westheimer, Charles Forman, Jacob DeHart, founders of New… Read More
The Best Restaurants to Take Clients to in Manhattan
There was a time when the three-martini business lunch was commonplace. Partnerships were formed, deals were made, terms negotiated, and more often than not, the only food eaten a cocktail olive or two. Those days are over. Technology has all but taken over the world, usurping the daily luncheon with the click of a mouse. And yet sometimes, nothing can take the place of good, old-fashioned face time. Whether it’s dining out with someone with whom we’ve been doing business from across the world who’s on a visit to Manhattan, or courting new clients and attracting potential new business, the… Read More
It’s NYC Restaurant Week: Treat Your Clients to Lunch!
Yes, it’s that time of year again — one of two times, actually — to which New York foodies look forward with great anticipation and salivation: New York Restaurant Week! To the uninitiated among you, including those NYC newbies who are still trying to figure out the difference between the C and E Trains, allow us, you friendly neighborhood NYC office space team, to answer all your questions. What the #$&! is Restaurant Week? Twice a year, during the winter and summer seasons, around 300 participating NYC restaurants offer prix fixe lunches and dinners, Monday through Friday, often at a… Read More
Everything You Need to Know About New York Fashion Week!
Yes, darlings, it’s that time of year again — when the world’s top designers descend on Manhattan to show off their fancy fall ready-to-wear collections on the some of the world’s most rarefied runways. This year’s Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week, as it’s officially called, runs from this Thursday, Feb. 6 through next Thursday, Feb. 13. Events take place all over the city, but most of the action takes place at Lincoln Center. Kate Spade, Nicole Miller, Helmet Lang, Diane von Furstenberg, Victoria Beckham, Tommy Hilfiger, Zac Posen and Oscar de la Renta are just some of the 80 bold-faced names who… Read More
Everything You Need to Know About Super Bowl XLVIII
WHAT IS IT? For those of you who have been living under a rock your whole life, the Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL). In this year’s big game, Super Bowl XLVIII, the Denver Broncos will take on the Seattle Seahawks. The Super Bowl is watched by more television viewers than almost any other event in the world, and certainly in the U.S. (2012’s Super Bowl XLVI holds the record for total number of U.S. viewers, attracting an average U.S. audience of over 111 million, making it the most-viewed television broadcast of any… Read More