Jarrell Systems

What are you working on right now? All kinds of stuff! Jarrell Systems has approximately 15 active projects right now. The most exciting thing we’re working on is moving a large eCommerce customer from Magento to Shopify Plus. It’s cooler than it sounds. I promise. What are you passionate about? Technology, branding, process improvement and helping new entrepreneurs get their ventures off the ground. Why Alkaloid? Location, location, location. You can’t beat it. I love

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Coworking Happiness

Why is worker productivity declining? According to Robert Gordon of Northwestern University, whose book The Rise and Fall of American Growth, “Most of it (the economy) is operating by the same business methods and procedures that have been in place for at least 10 years.” It has little to do with social-media-inspired slacking off and more to do with workers having outgrown existing technology and closely linked to the growing loneliness epidemic.   One answer

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Amy's Brainstorm

What are you working on right now? An innovation curriculum and design process for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that will help local groups improve health in 7 US cities. What are you passionate about?  Communicating, storytelling, design thinking and coaching (especially women) start ups or entrepreneurs. Why Alkaloid? A dear friend joined Alkaloid and, at the same time, I sold a large project for my consulting business. I am in start-up mode myself and wear

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Matt B. Davis

What are you working on right now? TheAtlantaPodcast.com and Obstacleracingmedia.com What are you passionate about? Talking to people and telling their stories. Why Alkaloid? I chose Alkaloid because I needed a place to work away from my noisy house full of children. I have chosen to stay for the awesome atmosphere, being next to the Atlanta BeltLine, and being around like minded folks. What is one thing that people don’t know about you? I am a social

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Coworking Motivation

As work-at-home options grow, many of these solopreneurs and remote workers experience loneliness and demotivation. When I worked remotely, I found that I sometimes wished I had people around me who helped me with business advice or just people who I could get inspired from. At home, your family understands you but not what you are doing. It isn’t news that belonging to a group has a strong correlation to commitment and motivation at the

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What are you working on right now? I’m working on music for a few films, along with everything from a concert piece for a high school in Pennsylvania to marching band music for around 25 groups around the country! I’m also working on launching a new commercial music and media company. What are you passionate about? Music and Media in all forms! Why Alkaloid? I found Alkaloid after already being in a different co-working space

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Alkaloid was started when two people wanted to work in a unique, historic building near their home while having the benefits of urban commuting. Little did we realize that the space we valued would quickly grow into a coworking community that others also appreciated and enjoyed. Our humble beginnings of 4,000 sq ft and 20 members has resulted in three expansions with now over 100 members in under three years. How did we get to

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