Entrepreneurship? What does that even mean?

As many of you know, I run a coworking space, which means I’m CONSTANTLY trying to figure out how to best serve the community we house.

2015 Coworking Europe, Milan Italy
2015 Coworking Europe, Milan Italy

Since my trip to Italy last Fall for Coworking Europe 2015, I’ve been thinking a lot about how coworking spaces can further define their target marker by the nature of the Entrepreneurs and businesses they cater to.

I’ll ask for your thoughts at the end of this post but for now, here’s my take on the potential target markets of coworking…

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Relationships & Business Ventures: Learning when to break up

Like so many other people during this bleak snowless Wisconsin winter, I unexpectedly found myself a victim of “breakup season.” And I have to admit, it is amazing how much something can hurt, even when you weren’t sure you wanted it in the first place.
This particularly painful breakup has left me with all sorts of things to think about. If I’m being honest with myself, I knew from the beginning that this relationship was not a great fit, for either one of us BUT, there WAS a chance, and if it had gone good, it could have been REALLY good, so… I went for it.

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Sex & the City and Leather Travel Bags: Why I’m blogging

I mentioned recently that most of my brilliant “Ah ha!” ideas come seemingly out of the blue, but I’d like to recant that statement. I definitely just woke up with two very clear and precise points as to where the inspiration for blogging came from…

1456034_10101742381622258_854724981_n1) I have been watching A LOT of Sex & the City lately!

OK, I’ll admit it, my favorite guilty pleasure (next to eating ridiculous amounts of steak tacos) is laying on my bed with my girlfriend Marisa, watching Sex & the City. BUSTED!

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My first thoughts: Literally turnign dreams into reality.

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I woke up last week KNOWING that I was going to Italy next week for Coworking Europe 2015 and that something amazing was going to come from it.

Now to be clear, at the time I woke up I had no physical plan in place for this trip. I had considered it a few months back but money was tight, and I didn’t know how I would pull it off with the kids. Over the last few months I had dropped the idea completely, in spite of the unraveling of a series of unpredictable events that made it completely possible. Continue reading My first thoughts: Literally turnign dreams into reality.