MEET A MEMBER: Heather Bruno

As Director of Southern Business Development for Lefroy Brooks, Heather Bruno utilizes a variety of technology products to conduct business. Lefroy Brooks is a luxury plumbing and fixture manufacturer for residential and commercial clients which range from hotels and offices to high-end homes.

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Creativity Begins at Your Workspace

What if a simple change like adding a new painting to your workspace inspires the next successful marketing campaign? Or if keeping a tidy desk results in the next big idea for your company? The proper workspace environment may be exactly what you need to provoke more of those “a-ha” moments… And boost the bottom line!

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Meet a Member: Karl Falconer

When software developer Karl Falconer started a side project as a learning exercise, he did not expect it to turn into a viable business. Once Falconer realized that his side project, Dropstream, had the potential to be a profitable business with a full-time commitment, He chose to leave his job to pursue Dropstream.

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Coworking Spaces Are the New Coffee Shops on Steroids for Entrepreneurs and Remote Workers

Images that often come to mind when thinking about “coworking” likely include industrial lounge areas, abundant caffeine and networking with a host of millennials toting Apple computers. These are indeed prevalent among coworking spaces, however, the real value goes far beyond the stereotype. If you’re thinking about joining a coworking space, or want to take full advantage of your existing membership, consider the following benefits.

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Meet a Member: Trey Schwalb

Since the birth of Trey Schwab’s 11-month-old son, his days have started much earlier. By 8 a.m. he has already helped his wife with baby chores and prepared for his workday as a Data & Analytics Specialist for Citibank. To remain effective, however, Schwab has found it necessary to segment his personal and professional lives. That’s where Decatur CoWorks comes in.

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Restoring Work-Life Balance: Five Tactics for Aligning Priorities with Actions

As the average American workweek continues to increase, balancing our personal and professional lives becomes more challenging. Americans take fewer vacation days and retire later than those in other industrialized countries. As a result, stress levels in the U.S. are on the rise. In our rush to get it all done at the office and at home, it’s easy to forget that as stress levels increase, our productivity diminishes.

While a little stress helps drive us to perform our best, the key to managing stress is balance. An effective work-life balance is struck when actions reflect priorities. Below are five tactics that will help take back control and align priorities with actions.

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