What Happens When Your Career Becomes Your Whole Identity

Provided by Harvard Business Review Author:  Janna Koretz Dan*, a partner at a major Boston law firm, was due at the office, but instead, he was curled on his bathroom floor, unshaven and in his pajamas, crying into a towel. It began slowly, in a meeting with a particularly pushy client, when a thought [...]

Making a Day at the Office Like a Walk in the Park

Featured article below as seen on the New York Times Author:  Jane Margolies For years, office architects and designers have been bringing nature into the workplace, incorporating materials like wood and stone and strategically deploying plants and botanical artwork. Now, companies are inviting employees to step outside for a taste of the real thing. [...]

2019-12-18T18:13:41-07:002019|Coworking, Office Space|

Pacific Workplaces Opens New Flexible Office Location in Sacramento

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2019 – Coworking space provider Pacific Workplaces (PAC) expands its Northern California portfolio with its opening of a new 10,200 square-foot flexible office space location in Arden-Arcade at 3626 Fair Oaks Boulevard, Sacramento, California. The location will be known as ‘Pacific Workplaces Watt.' The San Francisco based shared office [...]

2019-12-18T12:42:00-07:002019|Landlords, Press/Media|

5 Productivity Killers: Mental Mistakes That Kill Your Productivity

As Seen on Harvard Business Review Author: Alice Boyes If you’re sometimes frustrated about how little you accomplish during your work day, you’re not alone. Research indicates that only 26% of people often leave the office having accomplished the tasks they set out to do. It’s common to feel as if you’ve been busy but haven’t [...]

How Remote Workers Make Work Friends

Provided by Harvard Business Review Authors:  Beth Schinoff, Blake E. Ashforth and Kevin Corley Research has shown that when employees have friends at work they are better performers, more engaged, and happier with their jobs. However, thanks in large part to technology, how we relate to our coworkers is changing in two important ways. First, we [...]

How Wordplay Can Benefit Coworking Spaces

Written by Julia Hoyt, Community Coordinator at NextSpace Coworking Berkeley Do you wish that you were a magnetic, charming person who commands attention? In a society that rewards extraversion, it’s easy to daydream about winning people over but harder to actually do! However, one straightforward way to garner you some positive attention is to [...]

They Don’t Call Them Hot Desks for Nothing
How Coworking Spaces are Now Focusing on Interior Design

Featured article below as seen on the New York Times Author:  Jane Margolies The biggest news in the world of coworking has been the turmoil at WeWork. But a quieter development has been happening behind the scenes for some time, and it has to do with design. While coworking companies have long sought space [...]

The Gilded Age of Renting: Let’s Subscribe to That Sofa

Author: Sapna Maheshwari From Pacific Workplaces: The era of 'Renting' is in full swing as this New York Times article shows how folks today prefer to rent everything from office and coworking space to clothes and furniture. Many young American urbanites have resigned themselves to a life of non-ownership, abandoning the dream of their [...]

2019-11-20T16:05:31-07:002019|Coworking, Going Green|

New Ways of Work for California Attorneys with Legal Virtual Offices
How Pacific Workplaces supports attorneys in San Francisco, Sacramento, Silicon Valley, and beyond, with virtual offices

Shared office service companies are supporting a new generation of lawyers that are embracing new ways of practicing law. In the age of the gig economy, services like Uber & Airbnb are thriving, and so is coworking. The Ubers of office workspaces are enabling even small firms to operate virtually and globally, at the [...]

Why Consultants Quit Their Jobs to Go Independent

Author:  Dena McCallum, Susan J. Ashford and Brianna Barker Caza From Pacific Workplaces: To our coworking communities filled with talented independent consultants, this article as seen on Harvard Business Review is for you! The talent game for big employers is changing While firms have traditionally competed with each other for talent, they are now [...]