How to Make an Enforceable Contract – Guest Post

Guest Post by CoWork Springfield Member, Denise Presley, Attorney Fair AND Enforceable I’ve been a commercial arbitrator for 15 years. Simply put, my job is to hear both sides of a dispute between two parties to a contract and decide which side wins. Sadly, I often have to rule in favor of the party who […]

Now Accepting Applications!

Springfield’s Office for Mobile Workers   CoWork Springfield is home to a diverse group of businesses across industries and sectors. We offer maximum flexibility with no long-term contracts and unlimited access to networking events, workshops, and best of all, a variety of workspace options to choose from. We are accepting applications for a limited number of […]

Insights from a Customer Service Agent

5 Things I learned about working in Customer Service at a Grocery Store Working in customer service is no easy task, and making sure the customers always leave happy is much harder. When I started as a customer service representative 3 years ago, I was told to just smile and be polite and everything should […]

Marketing vs. Advertising vs. Communications

Contributed by: Mary-Liz Murray – Owner/Principal, Streamix Consulting As a consultant I meet with lots of business owners and managers who want to be doing more to get the word out about their services and products. Most of the time they have answers to questions I ask about their work – questions like, “Who is […]

3 Things To Know When Buying a Used Smartphone, Guest Post

Guest Post by Frank Tate of PHYX iPhone Repair. Frank repairs and sells iPhones and Androids and is a wiz at fixing broken screens!   3 Things To Know When Buying a Used Smartphone Our electronic internet devices are seemingly indispensable. They’ve become everyday tools that hold a similar value to that of cars and […]

5 Ways To Set and Achieve Your Goals

Setting, and achieving goals is a big part of your business. Without goals you’re left to wander about constantly wondering if what you’re doing is working. Here are five ways to successfully reach the goals you set for your business.   GET REAL WITH YOURSELF Have a little heart-to-heart with yourself, or a trusted business […]

7 Basic Marketing Acronyms Every Small Business Owner and Solopreneur Needs To Know

7 Basic Marketing Acronyms Every Small Business Owner and Solopreneur Needs To Know By Guest Author: Mary-Liz Murray, Owner/Principal – Streamix Consulting How many of you are the whole marketing team for your business? (I can’t see you raising your hand, but I’m going to picture it – because I’m sitting here with my hand raised.) […]

Two Must-Have Areas of Excellence for Budding Entrepreneurs

Back to Basics:  Two Must-Have Areas of Excellence for Budding Entrepreneurs By Guest Author, La’Wana Harris   The world of entrepreneurship is one of constant change, risk and opportunity. We brave the tides of customer trends, innovation and market place conditions— and we love it. However, the opportunity to succeed as an entrepreneur doesn’t come […]

Be Your Own Chief Visionary Officer

What does a business visionary look like? If you are a business owner, chances are you are the head of marketing, VP of sales, director of finance, webmaster, technical support, and probably 100 other titles. Where does business planning come into play daily, weekly, annually? How often do you sit down to plan, or even dream, […]

What They Didn’t Teach You In College

Posted by: Lioness Staff You worked hard in school. You signed up for all the classes that you heard would help you to succeed in business and you did your best to absorb those lessons and strategies. You launched your business and followed all the formulas for success, so why isn’t your business thriving the way […]

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