Squash Your Goals this Fall

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Let’s pretend the air is crisp in Austin and the forecast is not consistently over 100 degrees.

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Why the 9-5 schedule could be harming your health

We’re all familiar with the 9-5 grind—especially as Americans. But if you really think about it, and you delve deeply into the research surrounding it, you’ll start to realize (if you haven’t already): The 9-5 is pretty nutso. There’s virtually nothing about working eight hours per day that creates a more effective work environment. Not…

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The Global Impact of Impact Hub: 5 Fun Facts

Impact Hub is many things: a global community for change, an entrepreneurial ecosystem, a center for social justice initiatives, and a safe, inclusive, welcoming space for all. You already know that Impact Hub is more than just a physical place—it’s a movement. But did you know that the Impact Hub movement has over 100 communities…

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The Best Ways to Maintain a True Work-Life Balance

For many of us in the workforce today, the concept of a “healthy work-life balance” seems like a laughable, magical myth—a hyper-capitalist fairy tale, maybe. How on earth are we supposed to find balance when technology makes us accessible 24/7? In a world where Sunday morning conference calls and late-night work emails have become unfortunately…

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4 Best Tools to Increase Productivity

Staying laser-focused and organized throughout the day can be challenging, especially after the inevitable post-lunch slump, when all you want to do is nap under your desk—or slurp down a triple shot latte just to stay awake. Sure, sometimes at a coworking space, distraction is simply inevitable; we can’t expect to be work powerhouses all…

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3 Reasons Spending Time in Nature Enhances Work Productivity

When you step into the great outdoors—whether you’re spending the weekend camping, hiking for miles amongst trees, or simply sitting in your backyard—do you instantly feel a tingling sense of calm and, dare we say it, peace? A feeling that everything in your world is okay, at least for a few fleeting-but-blissful minutes? There’s a…

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Why you should make volunteering a part of your company culture

When coworkers volunteer together, magic happens. We all know how awesome volunteering is—for your community, yes, but also for you. People who donate their time to a good cause routinely report feeling happier, healthier, more fulfilled, and way less stressed. This is why volunteering makes good business sense, too! Combining volunteering with coworking ultimately results…

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How To Pack Better Work Lunches

It’s not uncommon to see Impact Hubbers shoveling sauerkraut (hey, natural probiotics!), chowing down on salmon (the protein!), or devouring kale (oh, the vitamins!) at lunchtime. We tend to be a pretty healthy coworking bunch. But, hey, there’s always room for improvement, right? Plus, if you’re used to preparing your meals with the same ingredients,…

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