What's happening this Fall near Grind

Literally everyone on your News Feed is posting about pumpkin spice lattes, which can only mean one thing––fall is in the air! This season contains some of the best traditions, like pumpkin picking, jumping into a pile of leaves and hayrides––just to name a few. We made a list of some (free) events happening in New York and Chicago near Grind locations so you can celebrate the season the right way.

An Introvert's Guide to Coworking

Featured Grindist: Sweta Vikram

What is your profession? 

I am an author, mindfulness writing coach, holistic wellness practitioner, and a productivity consultant. I recently launched my company, NimmiLife, which helps people attain their goals (be it a book deadline or better stress management) using simple creativity and wellness tips and tricks.

Tips for running a successful Kickstarter campaign

Starting in June, we ran a 40 day Kickstarter campaign in order to raise $15,000 and were so fortunate to have surpassed our goal by the end of the campaign. From our campaign experience, we learned so much that we would like to pass that knowledge forward. Running a Kickstarter campaign can be stressful and exciting all at the same time. Plus, each campaign is different. However, there are 5 things we at Slick Chicks believe will help you regardless of what business or campaign you run. So here they are: our top 5 tips on how to make your Kickstarter a success!

How to pick the right coworking space for your startup [Infographic]

When spearheading your own startup company, one of the scariest things you’ll have to face is the future. Will your fintech model succeed? Will your new app launch an entire empire? How big will your team grow, and is it healthy—or even humane?—to cram all of the new employees into that small, florescent-lit office space? All of those question marks can tie your stomach into knots. 

Attracting Millennials with the Sound of Silence

Weekly Round-up: June 26, 2016

Every week, Grind catches you up on anything you might have missed and gives you a look at what's still to come.


 

#BehindGrind: Meet Heathyr Dilts


There's more to Grind than the smell of fresh coffee or the sound of fingers hitting keyboards! We have a diverse staff from different backgrounds across New York and Chicago. 


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April Featured Grindist: Sarah Sclarandis

Meet Sarah Sclarandis, a Park/29th Grindist with a love for family and shoes! Sarah has worked for top brands like Juicy Couture and Banana Republic and has had her work appear in top media outlets like Vogue and The New York Times. All her life she's had a passion for shoes and will soon be launching her own line!

Weekly Round-Up: April 10, 2016

Every week, Grind catches you up on anything you might have missed and gives you a look at what's to come.


 

Davinci Virtual Partners with Grind to Offer Live Receptionist Services to Grind Members

 

 

 

Davinci Virtual Office Solutions announced on Tuesday that it will be offering Davinci Live Receptionist services to Grind members nationwide. More specifically, Davinci will provide businesses with friendly live recpetionists, live web chat, and professional virtual communication services. Davinci is also offering Grindists, including set-up fees waived and $20 off services every single month!

Are you a Grind member interested in this service? Stop by the front desk at your Grind space to sign up! 

Say Hello to Our New CMO: Felicia Stingone!


Grind announced on Thursday that Felicia Stingone will serve as its new Chief Marketing Officer! Stingone brings with her a long list of marketing experience, including past work with leading brands like Citibank, Hennessy Cognac, Snapple and Target. She also played an instrumental role in the early brand strategy development and marketing activation for Smart Water/Vitamin Water.

We are excited to have Felicia onboard and are looking forward to watching Grind expand from here!

We've got a new crop of awesome events coming up at Grind in NYC and we don't want you to miss out on getting to know your coworking community! Here's what's on the horizon...

#BehindGrind: Alyssa Cymbaluk!

There's more behind Grind than the smell of fresh coffee or the sound of fingers hitting keyboards! We have a diverse staff from different backgrounds across New York and Chicago. 

The Best Bites Near Grind

All Grind locations are stocked with the best coffee, the best snacks and even the best mints. However, you probably won't last through the day by stocking up on Lifesavers.

7 Common Misconceptions About Coworking Spaces



Coworking has been lauded as the new paradigm for the business world, yet most people can’t even define the word. You think it has something to do with shared work space...and maybe a collaborative community...but the rest is sort of hazy. Have no fear: Grind is here to help make sense of the new normal with 7 Common Misconceptions about Coworking Spaces.

Introducing Grind West Street

Now that you know about our partnership with Verizon, it's time for you to learn about the space we'll be creating together. Grind West Street will include open workspace, team rooms, conference rooms, and meeting spaces, to accommodate around 120 people per day.

Grind is Expanding in a Big Way!

Coworking: The New Wave for Freelancers!

Check out Grind's very own Benjamin Dyett on CNBC's On the Money!  He's talking coworking and the future of work.  And stay tuned for a very exciting announcement about the future of Grind!

Howdy, Partner!

What's better than Monthly Membership at Grind?  Monthly Membership with serious benefits.  We've been adding to our roster of partners all summer and our list of perks is shaping up to be pretty spectular. Check out who we've teamed up with to provide our members with the best deals out there on services that actually make life easier. 

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Justworks is a platform that automates HR, payments, benefits and government paperwork so entrepreneurs can focus on what matters: their business and their team.

Why Do People Thrive in Coworking Communities?

We always knew that people do well in coworking spaces, but it's nice to see that the Harvard Business Review agrees. It's also nice to see our very own Director of Marketing and Sales, Anthony Marinos, get a little shout out in the article. Read on to see what Gretchen Spreitzer, Peter Bacevice, and Lyndon Garrett have to say about coworking and its many benefits. 

11 Incredible Coworking Space Statistics

Happy Friday!  Considering joining a coworking space?  Here are just 11 reasons why that's a great idea.  

Collaboration 164, Steve Jobs 51, Bill Gates 92. You need to collaborate!

I’m just about done with Walter Isaacson’s “The Innovators”, which is a beautiful and sweeping survey of the players and how we got where we are today in technology.  As a cofounder of Grind, one of the original collaborative and coworking workspaces, I was struck by the theme of collaboration that runs through the book. In fact I just searched "The Innovators" on my Kindle for the word “collaborate”. It returned 164 results. To put that in perspective, “internet” got 212 results and “Steve Jobs” 51. Of course I got a little carried away, below are some of the other search results of the book which helps show the power of collaboration in the development of technology.

  • Internet 212
  • Collaborate 164
  • Steve Jobs 51
  • Bill Gates 92
  • Gordon Moore 29
  • Microprocessor 38
  • Ada Lovelace 50
  • Xerox Parc 29
  • ENIAC 139

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