6 Tips for Effective Business Travel

Usually when we think of business efficiency our mind focuses on tips and tricks for the office.  But, what about those times when you’re away from your home base? Tweaking your approach to business travel can cut costs, ensure positive health, and build better connections. Drink With Caution It’s easy to opt for the bar items when flying to calm nerves and take the edge off from a long travel day. Remember to hydrate (especially for longer trips) and moderate your drinking. It’s easy to lose track of caloric and sugar intake in high-stress situations which can lead to dehydration,… Read More

Open- (and Business-) Minded

Establishing a professional image and securing your brand’s name is a difficult undertaking.  The last thing that should be adding stress for a new business owner is the presentation, or ancillary staff, of the office they choose to work in. Make it easy on yourself by selecting a space that helps establish credibility and trust among your clients by taking a serious, business-minded approach to your office space. There are many factors to consider when searching for space for your burgeoning business, location easily topping the list. In New York City, the neighborhood and the building your business calls home… Read More

Planning Ahead for the Holiday Bustle

A new season is upon us. New York City is beautiful and busy with the many Holidays approaching fast. It can be hard on a small business to keep their head above water. Understandably you and your employees will take time off. Instead of stressing out during Thanksgiving dinner, be proactive now and explore your ReadySet! serviced office advantages to keep your business on the rise. Plan and Execute When trying to avoid the slowdown that accompanies the holiday season, start planning early. You need to make sure that you have all of the ducks in a row so when… Read More

Staying Flexible and Fit with your Office Space

Sitting behind a desk and in front of a computer for 8 hours a day or more will definitely help you get some work accomplished; however, this extended sitting in your full time office space may have detrimental effects on your health. This is compounded by the doughnuts left in the kitchen in the morning and coffee and gossip in the afternoon. In many cases, working hard and working out can’t seem to find a happy mix. However, the good news is that you can keep in shape, while getting things accomplished in your full time office. Some tips to… Read More

Social Media Mayhem: How to Dominate Your Industry Using Digital Branding

Social media is free to use. Today every business owner has access to an unprecedented amount of free digital marketing tools. Other than the fact that social media management and branding can be time consuming, there are very few reasons why not to have a business presence on every social media outlet. Take advantage of social media to build your company brand, community, advertise special offers, connect with potential business partners and create sales leads. Not to mention social media platforms are unreal for researching your competition and keeping up to date on industry trends, news, and technology advancements. Creating… Read More

Business Health Tips

Meeting a client on the fifth floor? Skip the elevator and take the stairs instead. Small changes can really add up throughout your business trip and make a difference.The easiest and most effective way to stay healthy while traveling for business is to walk.There’s no better way to explore your surroundings than on foot. Fresh air and exercise will also refocus your mind and body, enabling you to work in tip top shape. The open space near your hotel bed provides the perfect space for exercise. Get out your yoga mat or put on a 10 minute high intensity cardio video…. Read More

The Small Business Advantage in New York City

For the entrepreneur, New York offers a stable environment, a large economy, and access to one of the world’s busiest regions. Small business owners and professionals in the state don’t expect that to change and are largely optimistic about what the future holds. The city’s growth has been fueled by the booming real estate market and construction industry, banking industry and growing technology sector. New York’s diversity is also a positive factor for small business growth. Immigrants have been setting up small businesses for well over a century. New York offers a community for everyone. Whether you are in the… Read More

Making the Best Impression for your Brand

Even if your business is a young start-up or ready for expansion in New York, there is no reason why operations like these can’t make a great professional promise to clients and a promise that rivals that of more established players in your industry. Keep these great tips in mind when you register your virtual office and push your business forward. Start networking. Identify and join social networks and local trade and business associations that will advance your business. Ensure you have an active business Facebook page, Twitter account, and LinkedIn profile as alternatives to your website so you can… Read More

Benefits of Mediation for Small Business Owners

Corporate meetings, to everyday employee management, mediation skills can come in handy in all workplace settings. It is your responsibility as a manager and business owner to create and maintain a healthy work environment. Support and inspire your employees. Addressing conflict head on will gain you respect as an employer. All too often conflict is avoided – stick your head in the sand and hope things will sort themselves out. The workplace should be a space where people feel supported and comfortable. An uncomfortable environment and distrust will only lead your employees and even contract workers to get annoyed and… Read More

Temporary, Short Term or Long Term Executive Office Space in Midtown Manhattan

Swing space is an industry term used to describe a temporary occupancy for a business, usually during a renovation, emergency situation or new construction project. Construction and remolding can be stressful. The last thing you want is to be doing business in an uncomfortable atmosphere.  By taking advantage of temporary or short-term office space, you can minimize the stress while remaining focused and relaxed. You want to consider several things before you decide on your temporary office space. 1.)  Select a place that works with your business’s daily routines. You want a location that is convenient for your employees and… Read More