A Guide to Starting a Profitable Business with No Money
20 February, 2023
We often read about startups raising tens of millions of dollars from venture capital firms to fuel their early-stage growth. But not all businesses require startup capital to get off the ground. In fact, there are plenty of ways to forge your path as an entrepreneur without a single penny to your name. That’s not to say it won’t be challenging, but it is possible – and if you have all the right ingredients and a savvy go-to-market strategy, then you can still reach the dizzying heights of success without any capital injection.
Woof! Meet Mindspace's Supermodel Dogs.
24 January, 2023
Our dog-friendly culture at Mindspace helps us create a work environment that lowers stress, increases collaboration and boosts employee morale. Our recent pet photo-shoot at Mindspace locations across Munich helps show why our furry friends infuse more love and joy into our workday.
Happy New Year!! It’s Time for Resolutions!
29 December, 2022
We’re going to focus on New Year’s resolutions for work. Because, hey, it’s only the place where we spend most of our waking hours of the day….
The four best places to hang out in Shoreditch
14 November, 2022
Where innovation meets diversity, Shoreditch is one of London's most eclectic and dynamic neighborhoods. With no shortage of restaurants and bars to choose from, Joseph Glenny, our Community Manager at Mindspace Shoreditch, gives us the low down on his favorite places to grab a bite to eat or mingle over afterwork drinks.
Mindspace Impact: Transforming a Community Space for Youth at Risk
28 September, 2022
The makeover process at the Elem foundation was led by Mindspace’s design team, with the intention of creating a safe and nurturing space where Elem community members could gather. They created a design plan to match its young inhabitants’ tastes and sensitivities. The work was focused on the ground floor which features a lounge and seating areas. The makeover went perfectly, transforming the place from an outdated building to a colorful, warm home for its young residents.
How to network on social media: tips for entrepreneurs
1 August, 2022
Where can you find friends, navigate a new career and build a community? The answer is simple: social media. Emily Claire Hughes, Hamburg-based marketing storyteller and the organizer of the “Women of Influence” networking event at Mindspace Rödingsmarkt, shares her insights. Learn how women in business and other entrepreneurs can leverage social media for networking and community growth.
The Ecosystem Project: the Players of the Israeli Tech Industry
19 April, 2022
Showcasing some of the interesting players in the Israeli entrepreneurship landscape, The Ecosystem Project book was published to make an impact. As part of this fascinating mosaic that influences both on a local and global scale, Mindspace had the honor of being featured under the ‘Hubs’ section. We asked Erez Gavish, one of the book’s creators, why he decided to go ahead with this project. Read the full interview here.
How to Start the Conversation About ESG in Your Company
10 April, 2022
This year’s Earth Day theme is ‘invest in our planet’. And what a better way to make a meaningful impact than to start developing Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards in your organization? Mindspace Director of Strategy and Corporate Development spills all the beans about how to bring ESG initiatives to the company’s table. Read this guide, and let’s invest in our planet and community together.
Why Amazon's Success is Based on Dopamine
22 March, 2022
Companies Talks hosted a virtual event about the history of Amazon in collaboration with Mindspace London. Find out how this e-commerce empire started out as a crazy adventure in an empty garage, and discover the connection between its impressive success and dopamine.
#BreakTheBias in the Workplace [Watch]
1 March, 2022
The theme for International Women’s Day 2022 is #BreakTheBias. An implicit bias is an unconscious tendency to pick one gender, race or another group over another. At Mindspace we can proudly say that employees are hired and promoted according to their capabilities, leaving any bias behind. We asked our executives what men can do to break the gender bias at the workplace. Read their responses, and watch a riddle that might put your preconception to the test.
#MemberSpotlight - on Adaptation, Empathy and Authenticity in Leadership
22 February, 2022
How to be a successful leader, and keep your employees motivated? Leadership coach and Mindspace Hamburg member Paul Weißhaar has recently published his first book, “The Chameleon Method”, where he spills the beans about being a good leader. We asked him for tips and advice on good leadership and its importance in today’s professional environment. Read the full interview.
Can’t Touch This: Rethinking the Office in COVID Times
6 October, 2020
The lessons learned from the experience of working from home during COVID-19 offer an unprecedented opportunity to rethink the future of the physical workplace. Workspace designers have an important role to play.
Celebrating Women’s Achievements All Over the World
27 February, 2020
As part of an experiment to explore the human mind, we asked 22 people to solve the same riddle and recorded their responses. Can you find the solution to this riddle?
How to Survive (and Even Enjoy!) Valentine’s Day at Work
10 February, 2020
Red hearts, roses, chocolates — they’re all over the place on Valentine’s Day. And while it’s great that there’s a special day to celebrate love, how can we make it work at the office?
New Year, but Greener
13 January, 2020
For the new year, we’ve decided to focus on things we can do, every day, that can make a positive impact on the environment. As a global community, we recognize the collective impact that individual steps can have, all over the world.
Make 2020 Count: Professional Goals for the New Year
6 January, 2020
New year, new decade. There’s no better time to pause and make sure you’re continuing to grow professionally. Whether you’ve been working for 2 years or 20, there are always things you can do to make sure you’re moving forward. Here are few goals to put on your list for the next 12 months. Because you’re going to make 2020 a great one!
Meet Lily Stanger From the Projects Team
27 December, 2019
We sat down for a chat with Lily Stanger from the design team at Mindspace. Hear what’s involved in her work, her favorite spaces, and her design tips. Read on…
Tips for the Perfect (Last-Minute) Coworker Gift
18 December, 2019
Here are a few tips for last-minute coworker gifts that you can get, while keeping your sanity and maybe even enjoying yourself, too.
Bring a Little Light to Your Winter Life
5 December, 2019
Though there’s no fighting the clock or the season, there are still a few things we can do to bring a little light to our winter lives. Even before the holiday lights start twinkling.
Titanic Syndrome: Why Companies Sink and How to Reinvent Your Way Out of Any Business Disaster
Dr. Nadya Zhexembayeva
30 November, 2019
One of the most illustrative failures of all time: The Titanic. In fact, its story offers eerie parallels between the behavior of the ship’s team and that of teams in today’s at-risk companies.
5 Billionaire Morning Routines for Success
26 November, 2019
Are these morning routines the secrets to achieving massive entrepreneurial success, and the building of an epic, everlasting empire? Now is your time to find out. Mindspace discovers what it takes to get the following magnates out of bed. Watch and learn, folks.
Can Listening to Music Improve Productivity?
26 November, 2019
Because music is such an abstract art form, the way we listen to music is very subjective and what puts one person in a focused state can be completely distracting for someone else.
The Role of Interior Design in Today’s Offices
4 November, 2019
From the width of the corridors to the color of the lampshades, the interior design of an office is very influential when it comes to a company’s performance and its impression on visitors
Meet Edita Lobaciute, Global Community Lead at Mindspace
4 November, 2019
Meet Edita Lobaciute, our Global Community Lead. Edita is one of those people who just seems born for her current job. You know you’re well-loved at work when someone dresses up as you at the office costume party. And wins. Introducing our fabulous Edita…
7 Mindfulness Tips to Get You Through the Day
3 November, 2019
We have all the tools we need, we just don’t use them all the time. By practicing only some small mindfulness exercises throughout the day, you can get your mind to focus on what’s in front of you
How to Beat the Mid-Work-Day Slump
31 October, 2019
We’ve all been there: the clock hits 3:30 pm and so begins the long stretch to finish your workday while trying to maintain your productivity. Other than going for your third (or fourth) cup of coffee, here are five ways to boost your energy, refocus your mind, and end your workday on a high.
“Office Space” the Movie: 20 Years Later
29 October, 2019
Thanks in part to films like “Office Space,” the way we work has changed for the better. Largely overlooked by critics in its own time, Mike Judge’s 1999 movie “Office Space” has become a cult classic, striking a nerve in any office worker who has ever seen it.ה
Design Spotlight: Our Experts Reveal Their Design Secrets
29 October, 2019
[Exclusive Interview]: Mindspace VP Create & Design, Dari Shechter, dishes on design inspiration, stories, and insights that make each space special.
13 Books Every Startup Founder Should Read
12 September, 2019
We’re rounding up the literature leaderboard with some of our top picks for startup founders and those entrepreneurially minded. Check out this shortlist for books on how to develop a winning product, foster effective teams, create a thriving company culture, and guarantee the future success of the companies you build.
Are You an Entrepreneur or a Solopreneur?
8 September, 2019
The idea of starting a business alone is not a new one, and in the world of tech innovation it’s extremely common, but it’s a good idea to clearly define your envisioned role within your company.
How Creative Workspace Design Encourages Productivity
3 September, 2019
Studies have shown that design-led organizations significantly outperform those that are not design-led, over the long term. Discover how your agency can integrate Design Thinking principles to catapult creativity and innovation.