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Megan Hanney

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Why do Freelancers Invest in Hotdesking?

Posted by Megan Hanney on June 14, 2017

Hotdesking is the concept of having access to an open plan workspace, without being assigned one particular desk. The arrangement enables you to desk-hop day-to-day or hour-to-hour, depending on what space feels right for the job you’re working on.

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Topics: Coworking

How 5 Successful Start-Ups Won Their First Clients

Posted by Megan Hanney on June 6, 2017

Sometimes the hardest part of establishing a new company is gaining your first client, customer or user. We’ve explored how 5 successful start-ups used different approaches to succeed to help you on your way.

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Topics: Tips for Success

5 Things All Successful Entrepreneurs Do

Posted by Megan Hanney on May 30, 2017

Entrepreneurship is a brave and challenging role, despite the glamour and celebrity it is usually associated with. Our Space understands what truly makes an entrepreneur and has highlighted 5 key traits to maintaining success in business...

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Topics: Tips for Success

The Shared Economy: What Is It and Where Is It Going?

Posted by Megan Hanney on May 24, 2017

The Market Itself

Some of the world’s most successful start-ups have roots embedded deeply within the shared economy; a sector otherwise known as ‘collaborative consumption’, the ‘peer economy’ or the ‘access based economy’. Consumer demographics and spending priorities have largely fed the exponential growth of the shared economy,  penetrating multiple markets globally.

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Topics: Tips for Success

Why You Should Network and How To Do It Well

Posted by Megan Hanney on May 17, 2017

Everyone knows the golden rule in Entrepreneurship is to network, but very few truly understand why this rule is held so sacred, or how they can gain the results they so desperately desire. At Our Space we champion networking by hosting multiple business events each and every week, enabling members to achieve outstanding progress for their business. That’s why we thought we’d share our expertise on the ‘why’ and the ‘how’, when it comes to networking...

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Topics: Tips for Success

Meet One of Our First Community Members - Glenn Skali Ward

Posted by Megan Hanney on May 12, 2017

Company: Things 2 Do Marbella, Media Marbella and In Marbella

Role: Founder

Industry: Media

Email: info@mediamarbella.com

About Glenn

Glenn, tell us about your businesses…

Well, I’m running 3 businesses. The first company, Things 2 Do Marbella, is an online platform for event listings, activities, restaurants and bars in the local area. It was due to the success of Things 2 Do Marbella that I was able to buy In Marbella, an online business directory.

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Topics: Member Stories

Boutique Serviced Offices: Injecting a Little Hollywood into the Co-working Revolution

Posted by Megan Hanney on May 8, 2017

Injecting a Little Hollywood into the Co-working Revolution

Our Space is revolutionising the serviced office sector by launching boutique co-working communities with high-design work environments, cutting-edge technology and lifestyle savvy services and amenities. Different from traditional workspaces, Our Space sets itself apart through it’s incredible biophilic designs from conceptual designer, Carlos Barbosa, EMMY nominated for his work as production designer on the global TV hits ‘Lost’, ‘CSI Miami’, ‘24’ and more.

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Topics: Coworking

Do You Really Know What Co-working Is?

Posted by Megan Hanney on April 27, 2017

If you’re a real estate investor, start-up or hipster tech-type, you’d be forced to hang your head in shame if you dared to reply to this question with anything other than a resounding “yes!”. Yet, for the rest of the world, co-working is still a relatively new concept which bears significantly more weight than simply being surrounded by your colleagues.

Co-working is a revolutionary shift in the world of work; the amount of space dedicated to co-working has doubled worldwide year-on-year since 2006. Demand already outstrips supply by a factor of 3:1 and over 65 million small businesses are expected to join by 2020. So, which key elements define a co-working space?

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Topics: Coworking

Ingredients of Success: Small Habits on Repeat

Posted by Megan Hanney on April 16, 2017

 Have you ever wondered how the world’s greatest athletes got to where they are today? How the greatest entrepreneurs achieved such huge ambitions? How politicians win their most incredible victories? It’s easy to presume such things are down to luck, circumstance or pure talent. We tend to think these people had a few glorious moments in their life which were the cause of their success. But we’re here to tell you otherwise, that it was down to the smallest habits played on repeat… day in, day out.

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Topics: Tips for Success

Marbella Welcomes Amrit Baxani to the Community

Posted by Megan Hanney on March 13, 2017

Company: Vanir eSports Club
Role: Founder
Industry: Online Gaming
Interesting Facts: Won 13th place at the Web Summit in 2016.
Also ran a company connecting start-ups with investors.

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Topics: Member Stories