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What’s in my Bag? Amy from Idea Space talks Boston Survival

Boston is a busy and an unpredictable city, from Red Sox game crowds to a 30° temperature drop within two days, and every other wonderfully chaotic moment we encounter in between – what we carry with us can make a big difference. Here’s what’s in my bag to help me stay one step ahead: Water bottle: This is the number one thing I always have in my bag, I like adding lemon for taste along with the many, many health benefits that come with drinking lemon water! Sneakers: Ok, so you have …

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How to Stay On Top of Your Resolutions ALL YEAR!

If you’re like most people, making New Year’s resolutions comes easy, but sticking to them past the first week in January? Not so much. Here are a few tips to help you stay committed to your resolutions this year: First, commit yourself to a planner! Keeping an updated planner helps you set goals, track your progress and stay focused on what you need to do and what you can do – today! There are plenty of great digital tools and apps that can help you get organized, but I’m one …

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New Year, New Office! Full-Time Coworking Memberships Available for $250/month (Limited time only!)

To celebrate the start of 2016, we at Idea Space are excited to offer the New Year, New Office promotion!  Anyone who joins as a Full-Time Member between now and January 31st will receive the first 3 months for $250/month and we’ll waive the setup fee! A Full-Time Membership includes a business mailing address, complimentary coffee/snacks, wifi, monthly conference room hours and more — not to mention the company of some inspiring coworking neighbors & friends! A 3-month minimum commitment is required to take advantage of this promotion, which amounts to a total savings of …

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2015 Brandathon: Top Agencies Offer Free Branding to Startups

ABOUT THE BRANDATHON Inspired by the March 2014 announcement of the Start Tank, Kathy Kiely, President of the Ad Club, decided to start the first ever Brandathon competition to bridge the gap between Boston’s startup and agency worlds, providing startups with world-class agency talent that they would otherwise have no access to. If last year’s 2014 highlight video is any indication of what we can expect from this year’s event, you don’t want to miss it! HOW IT WORKS Starting today, Boston startups are invited to upload a 60-second video …

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How to Become a Student Entrepreneur

If our latest post Babson College Sets the Bar for Student Entrepreneurial Development left you bit by the entrepreneurial bug – we have some tips that will surely set you up for success! There are a few things every aspiring student entrepreneur needs to know before embarking on the journey and it all starts with YOU!      

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Boston College Programs Offer Support to Emerging Entrepreneurs

In honor of one of our favorite alma maters, this post is all about the Carroll School of Management (CSOM) at Boston College. CSOM offers its students and young entrepreneurs a number of unique opportunities, including access to business plan competitions, networking events, and academic courses with a focus on practical business experience. The Boston College Career Center, professors and alumni serve as a tremendous community and support system, giving graduates a strong entrepreneurial foundation. Venture Capital Adjunct Professor at Boston College, Andrew Hession-Kunz, speaks to the topic, “Entrepreneurship is no …

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3 Ways to (Spring) Clean Up Your Act

Finally the warmer weather is upon us, and what better time to create your spring cleaning list for the office than now? As a follow-up to our previous post, There Are Only 3 Ways to Spend Your Time, here’s a quick guide to further clean up your office. Whether you realize it or not, you are your own project manager. The management of your own day-to-day responsibilities is critical to your overall success in the workplace. According to a recent Entrepreneur.com article by New York City-based time-management expert, Julie Morgenstern, “Failure to …

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Tips to Organize Your Workspace & Maximize Productivity

“Better keep yourself clean and bright. You are the window through which you must see the world.” -G. K. Chesterton If you are one of those people who can’t seem to keep their office organized no matter what you do, we get it! Sometimes it seems impossible to organize your office in a way that sticks. In an effort to help make life easier, we’ve pulled together a few tips to help you organize your workspace and maximize your productivity. Back to Basics 
One of the easiest ways we lose time …

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4 Tips for Finding a Job with a Startup

  If you read our last blog post Why you should Consider Working for a Startup, you may have been convinced that working for a startup is the right thing for you. If so, that’s great news! You’re halfway there… But now what? We figured a logical next step would be for us to provide you with some guidance around what to do next. To that end, below are some tips to consider when kicking off your job search in the startup world. Good luck! Network As described in a …

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Why You Should Consider Working for a Startup

Hellooo spring in Boston!! Isn’t it amazing how one 60 degree day can have you feeling like a new person? Aside from the weather, there’s something else great about spring in Boston – and that is, graduation! As we speak, there are thousands of students winding down their course loads, and gearing up to find full-time jobs. In this post we’ll touch on three reasons that these soon-to-be graduates (or anyone for that matter!) should consider working for a startup. Exposure to Different Skill Sets The first few years after …

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