For entrepreneurs and freelancers, working alone from a home office can be a real challenge. Home offices are often fraught with distractions, making it difficult to concentrate on work. Coworking spaces provide a solution, offering shared spaces and camaraderie with other tenants while still providing a dedicated space to focus on work. A recent survey … Continued
Work in Progress Las Vegas (or WIP, as the community loves to call it) is the original coworking space in the city, offering open desks and meeting, team, and private spaces for those who wish to reap the sweet benefits of a coworking space. WIP is not just about a desk and chair, however. Workers … Continued
Is working in a coffee shop really that cost effective? Is working in a coworking space even better? Coworking has many perks over coffee shops, check this out.
Where we work is as important as what we do while we’re working. Where do you work? Is your workspace future-proof?
Hosting a business event is one of the most effective ways to build powerful relationships with the people in your audience. When organizing and running your event, you’ll get a better return if you’re fully invested. Put forth the effort to do things well. Whether you’re aiming for a top-notch event or just trying to … Continued
Office sharing is a relatively new term floating around the ether that primarily applies to coworking spaces. The idea of office sharing is that you probably don’t need a dedicated desk 24/7, so you save on rents by sharing that same space with a number of other people. It allows you as the rentee to … Continued
Coworking spaces are complete office spaces rented on an as-needed basis with all the amenities of a typical office — without the hassle of dealing with the upkeep and supplies. All you need to do is just bring your laptop and ideas and get down to business. Coworking in Las Vegas is a great idea. … Continued
If you’re making the move to Las Vegas to launch your startup or freelance career, chances are you’ve already scouted ahead for the prime business location. Whether you’re looking to rent a commercial venue, join a coworking space, or rent a private office space, the city has a lot to offer when it comes to … Continued
After our first Pitch Night of the year on April 9, we are proud to say that it was a success! Everyone who pitched did a great job, and after pitches were heard, the networking portion of the evening was abuzz with excitement. Work in Progress has received confirmation that one of the entrepreneurs who … Continued
Mentorship from the right person is valuable at every phase of your business. If you’re wise, you’ll never “outgrow” your need for mentorship. You’ll just graduate to different mentors. Of course, an entrepreneur that doesn’t use mentorship effectively never benefits, no matter how great the mentor. As long as you’re going to take the time … Continued
At Work In Progress, we know how important it is to have a quiet, professional space where you can focus and get work done. Whether you’ve been working from home and things have gotten chaotic with your kids running around, you plan on traveling to Las Vegas and need a workspace for a few days, … Continued
Last year was interesting around Work in Progress! We had a great time hosting a wide variety of events in downtown Las Vegas, from dog parties, yes dog parties, to “thuggish ruggish bone” DJ listening parties. We thought it was unique to see Work in Progress used for so many different occasions and purposes. Here’s … Continued
The 9-to-5 working model has become a thing of the past, thanks to coworking spaces. In 2017, 542,000 Americans worked in coworking spaces, and the number may rise to 1.08 million by 2022. Globally, the number of people in coworking spaces could increase to 5.1 million in 2022, up from 1.72 in 2017. Coworking allows … Continued
Starting a business in Las Vegas? You’ve come to the right place! According to a 2017 report from the Kauffman Index, Vegas was listed as one of five U.S. metro areas with the highest startup activity. Thanks to recent revitalization efforts, low taxes, and a decent cost of living, the city has quickly become a … Continued
The tragedy in Las Vegas has deeply affected all of us in the community. As we collectively deal with the aftermath, all of us in Las Vegas are trying to come to terms with the unimaginable. And it’s not just Las Vegas – families and loved ones across the country have been impacted, and the ripple … Continued
So, you’re starting a business. Congratulations! If you’ve reached a point where you need to secure outside financing, a pitch deck is a succinct and necessary way to communicate your idea to investors. It can also come in handy for pitching to potential partners, co-founders, and customers. The perfect pitch deck will clearly communicate your … Continued
We know there are a ton of people who work from home in Las Vegas. It’s 2020, the remote workplace is exploding as internet speeds increase and mobile connectivity expands. More and more jobs are offering work from home (WFH) days or even work from home full-time positions. It’s the wave of the future. Below … Continued
Wondering if Work in Progress or coworking in general is right for you? Here’s a quick rundown of how we work in Las Vegas. We work with free coffee and filtered water. Drinks plus snacks! All our members have access to free coffee, filtered water, ice, and a snack cabinet. We make the coffee from … Continued
Considering starting a home-based business in Las Vegas? We know what that process can be like, here are a few tips to help.
In the U.S. and around the world, the freelance workforce is expanding. More and more people are taking advantage of jobs that let them work from their homes, coffee shops, or anywhere else they like. According to a report by the Freelancer’s Union and Upwork, ten million more people are freelancing in 2019 than just … Continued
There are a ton of great food options around our office, and they’re constantly changing. Here’s a list of our classic staples for DTLV: Walking Distance: Evel Pie – Slice and a beer for $5. The Market – That little corner store has the best chicken salad sandwich we’ve ever had. Cous Cous – Walk up … Continued
More than a decade ago, a group of researchers tasked themselves with studying how and why people thrive at work. They found that employees who use a coworking model — or a communal and collaborative facility where workers rent space and have access to certain amenities — reported levels of thriving that average 6 on … Continued
About a third of the workforce today is freelance – that’s about 55 million people working freelance in 2016 according to Upwork. Now, think about all the solo entrepreneurs, the small businesses, and the startups just getting their feet under them, and you’re going to figure in around another 27 million people. With so many … Continued
It’s a brave new world out there, and remote working just might become the norm. We may know of an awesome alternative to working from home… 🤔