What are you working on right now? The biggest project of my life is my newborn baby daughter. While I’ve been an entrepreneur for over a decade, there’s nothing like Baby 0.1 where you are figuring things out for the first time all over again. My team is split between Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Atlanta, GA. We have over 150 clients whom we manage websites, hosting, software, so that keeps us super busy. My goal in

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Cannonball

When summer starts, parents that work from home start to wonder “is summer good or is summer bad?” When kids start summer vacations, the home office turns into a grand play area. This can turn into a nightmare for work-from-home parents as they start to consider how to manage or counter the children-at-home issue. Kids can be a distraction. At times, it is more challenging to ignore them or ask them not to disturb your work.

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Accounting & Process Improvement

What are you working on right now? Alexander Consulting specializes in accounting and process improvement for small to mid-size businesses. As well as individual, business, and nonprofit tax returns. Deadlines are approaching fast!!! What are you passionate about? Helping and empowering others to succeed. Why Alkaloid? The open environment, sense of community, and the willingness to foster entrepreneurial growth without diminishing by nickel and diming for various aspect of coworking. What is one thing that

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Why is diversity so important in coworking? Coworking, in it’s current format, is not a very old concept and over the past decade it has proven to be one of the most successful business and working models. More and more people are becoming part of this model due to the huge associated benefits such as; increased productivity, reduced costs and environmental friendly workspaces. According to research by Deskmag, the number of coworking spaces is doubling

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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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