Energise your culture

cambridgespace100/ February 8, 2019/ wellbeing

It’s been almost a week since the Energise Your Culture event but I’m still thinking about it. The event had a very engaged audience and a great panel of experts. After experiencing the stress and long working hours of the advertising industry, Kemi Fadero left to retrain as a wellbeing coach for individuals who want to take control of their

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Who is Steele-Bodger?

cambridgespace100/ November 20, 2018/ Uncategorized

CambridgeSpace is closed on Wed 21 Nov 2018 as the rugby club have their Steel-Bodgers Match with 3,500 people attending. Michael Roland Steele-Bodger CBE (born 4 September 1925) is a former English rugby union footballer who played flanker for Harlequins, England and the Barbarians, and is currently the President of the Barbarian Football Club and President of the East India

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CambridgeSpace Film Screening

cambridgespace100/ August 7, 2018/ Uncategorized

Calling all budding film-makers! All too often London is the epicentre of film and TV production, so here at CambridgeSpace we want to give local film makers a chance to showcase their talents and for local residents to enjoy them! So we’ve decided to put on an evening of Cambridgeshire-based film makers showing films shot in the area. We’ve already received

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Come and join our community

cambridgespace100/ July 13, 2018/ Business, Community

A community is a group of people with diverse characteristics who are linked by social ties, share common perspectives, and engage in joint action in geographical locations or settings. Cambridge boasts many such communities which come in all shapes and sizes, and over a hundred appear on the MeetUp website, where they can advertise and schedule events using a common

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Productivity hacks: Top tips for coworkers!

cambridgespace100/ July 9, 2018/ Business

Technology It’s important to remember to take breaks. Science shows breaks actually make us more productive, not less. If you’re on a Mac, Time Out–Break Reminders is an excellent app that lets you schedule “normal” five- to 10-minute breaks every hour and a seconds-long “micro” break every 15 minutes. PC and Linux users can get the same capabilities from the excellent freeware Workrave.

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Welcome: Interns!

cambridgespace100/ July 9, 2018/ Community

CambridgeSpace are delighted to welcome two interns to our daily routine. Holly Smith and Luke Aitken have been hired by Matt Pearce (a CambridgeSpace member) to work through July and then September, on a number of start-up projects and also with some of Matt’s existing clients. They’ll be building software platforms, websites and architecture, to support these projects and will

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If a team can’t be fed with two pizzas, it’s too big!

cambridgespace100/ May 23, 2018/ Business

Amazon boss, Jeff Bezos, in describing his abhorrence towards Group Think (where the fear of conflict drives consensus which stifles individual initiative and creativeness) suggests his measure for determining the ideal size for a team that will get things done – just two pizzas! One of the benefits of co-working communities (and one often overlooked) is that by their very

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Can entrepreneurs go it alone? No and yes!

cambridgespace100/ April 30, 2018/ Business, Community

By Damian Mears I had the pleasure of hosting an enlightening panel discussion in our coworking space last week. It was encouraging that over 50 people attended, especially on a unseasonably hot day. On the panel of esteemed Cambridge-based entrepreneurs were Jo Kruczynska, Ed Goodman, Anne Beamish and our very own John Monks. As I probed away, exploring the start

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Keeping Those Good Vibes Going

cambridgespace100/ March 29, 2018/ Community

Back in the dark ages, 1967 in fact, the American rock band Love, released their eponymous album “Forever changes” (as in Love Forever Changes) regarded by many as one of the greatest albums ever produced. And as with this album, everything we create, no matter how good or bad, will change over time. Whether it was Love then, or as

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