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

Reignite Your Entrepreneurial Spirit!

If you are a small business owner, or an entrepreneur ready to take on a new challenge consider these tips to get inspired (or re-inspired) to take action to get your business moving forward again. America’s small business owners are trailblazers and leaders – there is no doubt about it. They come up with innovative products and services; they persist even during tough economic times and they employ local communities. Do not forget why you started your business; continue to take a step back and refuel your entrepreneurial spirit. Start networking. Identify and join social networks and local trade and business… 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

Generating Sales Leads For Your Business in 2017

Learning to generate new sales leads is an essential skill for an entrepreneur. Even if you don’t consider yourself a salesperson, you need to understand that the possibilities for finding new customers range from cold calling to buying lists of potential customers to using newer Internet techniques like search engine optimization (SEO) to drive new business to your website. A major step to involving your team in growing your current customer base is to create and share your Ideal Customer. Give him or her a name. Mr./Mrs. Right is a good one. Be sure to include your description of ‘Mr… Read More

Benefits Offered to Your Midtown Manhattan Business by a Virtual Receptionist

One of the most appealing aspects of a Virtual Office in New York City is the different amenities that are offered with it. One of the best amenities that you will experience is the service provided by a Virtual Receptionist. This is who will help you get organized and who will help you take care of all of your clients and customers. Virtual Receptionists at ReadySet! Offices are extremely skilled and have been well trained, which means they will understand how to deal with your customers in an effective manner. Some of the benefits offered by a Virtual Receptionist are:… Read More

Midtown Manhattan Office Space that is as Impressive as You

Shouldn’t your workspace be as impressive as you? Then, it’s time to decide on workspace that can support the way you do business and sharpen up that professional image. ReadySet! Offices can help. ReadySet! Offices in Midtown Manhattan offers completely furnished offices, shared use of beautifully appointed common areas, professional and friendly reception, phone answering, experienced integrated business services, conference and meeting facilities on-site, mail and package receipt, complimentary coffee every day, complimentary bagels on Fridays, utilities included, janitorial services included, 24-hour secure access, parking on-site and free Wi-Fi. Located in the iconic Hippodrome Building, in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, provides… Read More

Get ready for your next meeting in Midtown Manhattan. ReadySet! Offices can help.

As a professional in providing a variety of different types of meeting space in Midtown Manhattan, I have seen a lot of presentations, from intimate groups to larger training sessions. Due to my constant interaction with meeting attendees, I can offer advice about planning a presentation. The first thing I tell my meeting clients over and over -BE PREPARED! PREPARATION IS THE KEY The purpose of a presentation is to inform, persuade and build good will. But, at the same time, you have to keep things interesting and organized.  A presentation must be crafted for listeners. Figure out your content… Read More