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Why Coworking is Good for your Business

By Sarah | July 18, 2014

We’re so excited about launching Groundwork! because we believe it will be a catalyst to a healthy local economy in New Bedford. What exactly does that mean? We want creative and hard-working people to have a place where they can get inspiration and support to launch their own business. Let’s be honest, starting a business is daunting: Should I be an LLC or S Corp? Do I need insurance? Should I take out a loan or seek investors? How the hell to I market myself? File taxes?

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Groundwork! is under construction

By Dena | July 17, 2014
Open doors to Groundwork!

Construction is taking place at Groundwork! Construction workers have been working hard taking down walls, restoring the electrical and making all efforts to revitalize the space for Groundwork to move in!  The natural light is now flooding in through all of the windows, revealing the beautiful open space, wooden floors and beams.  We are slowly learning…

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AHA! Night in dowtown New Bedford

By Dena | June 19, 2014
Aha Night

Sarah and I were excited to check out AHA! night in dowtown New Bedford last Thursday evening. It was a wonderful event filled with crafts, art, and music throughout downtown. We took it all in, as we strolled along, letting the events lead us from one to the next. From a woman in a window…

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Field Trip to The Hive: Coworking in Rhode Island

By Sarah | June 15, 2014
Earth and Ocean Wellness at the Hive

Dena and I took a field trip to The Hive, a coworking space in RI. The co-founders Larry and Tuni were more than happy to share their experience with us, and we were inspired by the diverse community they are cultivating in Southern Rhode Island. We even got to participate in a lunch-hour nature walk and indentify local herbs!

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Creativity is Not a Solitary Process

By Dena | May 15, 2014

    Over the past three days, I have attended several events honoring the arts as well as an educational training on making creative communities grow even stronger and more connected; giving me a lot of hope to have Groundwork! take root in Massachusetts. One of the events was the Massachusetts Collaborative Training Series held in Quincy.  Not…

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Freelancing to Save the World (and yourself)

By Sarah | April 30, 2014
freelancer's lunch break

    A couple of years ago, I took a series of vows (or precepts) as a Zen student. Among them, I vowed not to take more than what I need. Now, if you live by intentions or vows , you know that a big part of that practice is bringing awareness into what happens…

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Coworking with a little help from my friends

By Sarah | April 23, 2014

Who says work can’t be fun? Now is our time. We can create our own rules, work with our friends, and (gasp!) feel really excited to get up and go to work every morning. In fact, I am convinced that these seemingly small things are key to the type of revolutionary change that will save our economy.

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