Ideas for Improving Your Office Space

By |September 29th, 2017|

Investing in your business does not only extend to clients and new projects. The space in which you work is your most vital asset. While work-life balance is integral to maintaining and sustaining any business in a healthy and mindful manner, your office should be consider similarly to your home. No matter how passionate you [...]

The Role of the Virtual Assistant

By |December 15th, 2016|

Virtual assistants (VA) are administrative assistant professionals who work in office administration or as clerical assistants for businesses online. The job requires a specific set of skills that not only any assistant can provide. They are highly trained specialists that work across various sectors of industries serving clientele worldwide. Many virtual assistants work remotely from [...]

Why the Virtual Office is the Way to Go

By |December 6th, 2016|

Why the Virtual Office is the Way to Go The virtual office is a concept that is growing in the business world because it’s cost-effective, flexible and offers a host of benefits. Present your employees with a unique opportunity to work from wherever they are with a common place to meet in person for project [...]

How to Practice the Best Communication Strategies in an Organization

By |September 21st, 2016|

Communication is the glue of any company or organization. Even the smallest start-ups comprised of 30 people need to have effective communication strategies in place both internally and externally. If you think about it, even one-on-one communication can be difficult sometimes due to ambiguity, misunderstandings and the differences in how people interpret things. Here are [...]

Are Start-Ups Really All Digital?

By |July 28th, 2016|

The communication age as totally revolutionized the way that we do business. Instant communication, the easy movement of funds, and digital technologies have opened up new doors to intelligent, driven, and savvy people around the globe. In today’s world, a start-up can seem like a digital venture that seemingly starts out of thin air, using [...]

Important Tech Tools for Any Virtual Business

By |June 21st, 2016|

It’s no secret that virtual companies are quickly becoming a popular presence in the business world. With ever-advancing technology, it’s becoming easier for virtual business to compete and excel. It’s important to be aware and take advantage of the latest technological trends so your virtual company can thrive in this new digital era. Here are [...]

Marketing Tips for New Digital Start-Ups

By |June 8th, 2016|

More and more companies are migrating online to conduct their business. This digital switch means that new start-up companies may not need to invest in a permanent office, saving them a lot of money in overhead costs. The popularity internet-based business also means that companies have to change their marketing strategies to adapt to this [...]

Tips and Tricks for Beginner Freelancers

By |May 27th, 2016|

Being a freelancer is an exciting career opportunity. You get to set your own schedule, work at your own pace, and negotiate your own contracts. Freelance work is becoming more and more common in our increasingly digital marketplace. Being a successful freelancer takes skill and motivation but it can be a rewarding career path if [...]

The Biggest Challenges for Remote Workers and Digital Nomads

By |May 13th, 2016|

  Ever since humans settled down and started living in communities, we have always thought of life as sedentary-- we get up, go to work in the same spot to earn our keep, go to our home (which is relatively close by), and repeat--the technological revolution of the 21st century has changed all of that. [...]

Collaboration Tips for Teams

By |February 29th, 2016|

At Gavin Centre, we are proud to act as a beautiful meeting space for a plethora of different collaborative teams and initiatives. Over the years, we’ve gotten pretty good at collaboration ourselves. We know how important collaboration is to a business. Collaboration is where the most creative ideas come from; but can you become a [...]