3 Parking Options in Beautiful Downtown Butler

Parking is one of those things that is, sometimes, just a pain. I have no problem acknowledging that. If you are used to parking in Pittsburgh, parking in Butler for the CoWork will be a no-brainer. Still, going somewhere new and trying to find parking can be intimidating and obnoxious. Enter this blog post on…

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Need Coworking Space for Students?

coworking space for students

It’s that time of year again—time to go back to school! But what if you can’t make it there? If you or your student needs a place to study or needs an environment with fewer distractions, ConnectWork on Main is the perfect coworking space for students. It’s been a while since we were in college,…

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6 Reasons to Quit And Get A Coworking Space

As the landscape of commercial space and building use changes, places like Pittsburgh and the surrounding rural communities are shifting too. The influx of tech startups and entrepreneurs into Pittsburgh means more demand for coworking spaces. If you want to take your business to the next level, or if you are just tired of working…

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What is changing about the way we work?

What is changing about the way we work

There is no denying it. The way we work matters and how we show up matters. This is not going to be a long-winded explanation of the why’s, how’s, who’s, and what’s of this conversation. It is being debated across a wide cross-section of industries and traditional labor sectors. You can find a never-ending amount…

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How to Write About Yourself while Putting Your Best Foot Forward

Does the thought of writing about yourself make you want to vomit? You are not alone! So many people are afraid and unable to write about themselves in a way that puts their best foot forward. This is true when it comes to job applications, pitching themselves, and writing project proposals. Potential Partners, clients, and…

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What is Your Favorite Room in the Coworking Space

Main Conference Area - favorite room

What is your favorite room in ConnectWork on Main? For some, it may be The Cafe where you can take a break and grab a cup of coffee or tea. For others, it might be the large conference room that’s perfect for meetings. How about the Benoit Room with its collaborative feel? Maybe you prefer…

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How Coworking Spaces Help Rural Communities Be More Sustainable

How Coworking Spaces Can Help Rural Communities Be Sustainable

Coworking spaces are a great resource for rural communities. They provide opportunities to collaborate, network, and work with people who have different skillsets than you do. This is an opportunity that small towns need in order to stay alive. Rural communities often struggle economically because they lack the resources of larger cities or suburbs. There…

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5 Crazy Things You Wouldn’t Normally find in an office

5 Things You Wouldn't Normally find in an office

You’ve probably seen a lot of offices in your time, but have you ever seen an office with a pool table? How about one with a ping pong table, or even better-a growler library. Just because you don’t work in a tech company, doesn’t mean your office is (or has to be) boring. This blog…

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9 Reasons We Sure As Heck Aren’t Going Anywhere

In a previous life when someone would ask me how I was or “how’s the business going”, I would give the societally accepted answer of “it’s fine, everything’s great, couldn’t be better”. We give that answer no matter how crappy things actually are. Some of that, for me, has to do with knowing that someone…

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What the heck is coworking?

I’m so glad you asked! This is one of my favorite questions. It gives me an opportunity to tell people how amazing it is to find a community of humans who are just as ambitious as I am and are putting in the work to achieve their dreams. Totally get it if that sounds completely…

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