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Biz Tips to Get Started

So, you’ve taken the ultimate jump into creating your own business or side hustle… go you! We’re all out here giving you that happy dance. Though it can be incredibly exciting, I can also imagine you may be running the “oh man how do I make this stick?” thought through your brain every now and again. With Meraki being an advocate for small businesses and entrepreneurs everywhere, we’ve collated some of our top tips to help you make that pesky thought go away and have you launch ...

October 17, 2019

Perks of Joining a Coworking Space

Are you working remotely or from home and teetering on the edge of joining a co-working space? It can be easy to mistake coworking spaces as makeshift offices with new ‘co-workers’ that may chew up all your precious working time, but in today's modern working world that is not the case! Have a read below of some of the great perks of joining in on a co-working space! Productivity - yes, I’m serious! One of the top pieces of feedback we get from our members is the HUGE increase in productiv...

October 3, 2019

What's On in Cambridge: October Edition

Can you believe that we’re already in October!? Less than TWO MONTHS away from Christmas… the body shudders at the thought. But before we get ahead of ourselves, let’s have a look at some great events that are coming up over the next month.  3rd October - Faulty Towers at The Races If you’re heading to the races on the 3rd, get two shows for the price of one thanks to the Faulty Towers theatre show between races. As the description says “Come prepared for Basil, Sybil & Manue...

September 26, 2019

10 Podcasts to Add to Your Playlist

Over the last couple of years, podcasts have become a very popular alternative to audiobooks and music to jam to. I for one love having a podcast playing in the background when I want to deviate from my latest thriller or just not in the mood to listen to music. Because I like to find interesting podcasts from all themes, I thought I would compile a collection to suggest to others, so they can enjoy them as well! Work-related Podcasts Hello Monday Created by LinkedIn’s Jessi Hempel, this is a ...

September 19, 2019

How Meraki came to be

Meraki Workspace has been going for almost 2 and a half years now (we can’t believe how time has flown!). So, with that milestone in mind, we thought it was only right to tell the story oh how Meraki came to be.  The talk of bringing a coworking space to Cambridge had been a topic of many in the community for years. It was common knowledge that the business and entrepreneurial community was thriving in Cambridge, yet there was a severe lack of space for that community to get together and ...

September 12, 2019

Member Feature - Rachel MacAllister Inspire Mindfulness

We’re introducing our new segment “Meraki Members” this month with a wonderful member doing great things to improve children’s mental health. Rachel MacAllister runs Inspire Mindfulness, a programme to help children become more in tune with their wellbeing, mental health and learn the best ways to work through their emotions. Rachel has been with Meraki for a few months now, being the lucky winner of our Asteri scholarship earlier this year.  I took some time to steal Rachel away f...

September 5, 2019

What's on in Cambridge - September Edition

Welcome to September! This month is chock full of fantastic events that will delight everyone in your family. From culinary month to some awesome zero-waste and sustainability events, there’s something for everyone.  From the Uttermost Ends of the World - A Celebration in Concert - 1st September - Cambridge Town Hall Cambridge Brass Band is joined by several other local bands and performers to bring an exciting night of music to Cambridge. Tickets are $10/Adults, $25/Families and under 5...

August 29, 2019

Top Tips for Sustainable Living

We are absolute lovers of the environment here at Meraki, and since we opened our doors to clients have worked towards zero waste in our values. It is fantastic to have such great members who abide by our zero waste values, and are eager to make their lives more sustainable and environmentally friendly outside of the co-working space.  But if you haven’t quite got your sustainability up to a level you would like, and you want some tips, then we have got some of our best tips for you to in...

August 22, 2019

​What’s Your Fit: Hot-Desking or Permanent Desk?

Most co-working spaces will give you two main options when it comes to particular memberships: Hot-Desking, or Permanent Desking.  But if you’re new to the co-work life, how do you know which is best for you and your business/work model? Let’s chat co-work desking, and see if we can find the best fit for you! Hot-Desking Arguably the most common choice between the two, this is the best option for those who are wanting a flexible place to work when they want to or need to. Quite simply...

August 15, 2019

What we are reading

Attention, book lovers! There are so many great business and mindset books out there that are fantastic in helping us achieve our business goals. I have compiled a list of my top faves that aren’t necessarily the top bestsellers, but gives just the BEST nuggets of wisdom. Either pick up a copy (second-hand, if possible!) or download the E-book or even the audiobook and gain some insight into yourself and your business, and some hot tips from experts in their fields.  Chapter One: You Have...

August 8, 2019

What's on in Cambridge - August Edition

One of the greatest aspects of living in Cambridge is the constant great range of events that we have hosted by our community.  We have collated together some of the events available to locals community members in the Cambridge and wider Waipa area for August.  Weekly Cambridge Farmers Market - Every Saturday Morning from 8am If you haven’t yet risen that little bit earlier on Saturday and made your way down to Cambridge’s Farmers’ market, you need to!Fresh produce and smiling st...

August 1, 2019

Why join a co-working space

If you're a home-based entrepreneur, have your own home-office that's basically free and even gives you some tax benefits at the end of the financial year, you might be very hesitant to forge out some of your hard-earned money on an office space somewhere else. We hear ya'! We've been there, too. But let us tell you a few of the - maybe hidden - benefits you might not think of, when joining a co-working space. 1. Get your daily energy buzz So imagine, you've dropped the kiddos...

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