Chattanooga has recently been dubbed one of the best places to start a business due to low startup costs. Places that offer these low costs and business help or coaching, such as a business incubator, may require you to have and submit a business plan, limit your terms of occupancy and may want a piece of your business earnings for having supported your company from start-up. What about growth and sustainability beyond start up? Incubators are solely interested in your beginning, which is perfectly great. … Read More >>
Tips and Happenings for Business Owners in Chattanooga
Five reasons, is one reason a part of your business life? Here are our five reasons not to work from home or a coffee shop:
At home, piles of laundry and dishes in the sink will stare you down. Or if your kids are home, there’s sure to be noise and bustle. Working from home also blurs the lines between relaxation and actual work.
At coffee shops, hipsters mingle, customers are in and out, and that frappe blender is a blendin. It can be hard to concentrate, have phone conversations, or meet with clients in spaces that aren’t separate from life’s daily excitement. Have you also noticed that Wi-Fi at coffee shops is slow or cuts you off right in the middle of that important “something”?
The Concierge Office Suites’ staff’s top 10 downtown Chattanooga restaurants
Having a private office or reserving one of our shared meeting spaces gives you access to an abundance of fabulous restaurants in the downtown Chattanooga area! We’ve compiled a list of our 10 favorite downtown Chattanooga restaurants (and why) below:
Located on the 21st floor of the Republic Centre building, The Walden Club offers stunning views, elegant dining and exclusivity for guests with a member’s only policy. One side of the restaurant overlooks Lookout mountain, while the other overlooks the Tennessee River and the prestigious river front area. The whole city is the backdrop for your dining experience. The club also has fantastic, daily, fresh dinner specials and cocktails. It’s a high-end Cheers experience. In fine dining, experience table side preparation for Caesar salad, steak Diane, finished with cherries jubilee, found nowhere else in Chattanooga. Just press up from here.
Business and recreational travelers all around the world have gotten “insider” information right in the lobby of fine hotels for years from their concierge. A concierge may offer suggestions or help with great places to eat, fun things to do, the best ways to access things in a local area and much more. … Read More >>
Technology is making it easier, and easier, and easier for you to run your businesses on the go. You can sit in a coffee shop and meet with clients over a laptop, tablet, or hybrid device. You can check your emails while you wait for your lunch to get done. And your business phone line, cloud storage, email, calendar, and a myriad of other tools is with you for the ride.
But too much of a good thing can leave you feeling stretched thin and feeling like you accomplished nothing at the end of the day. Let’s look at some life hacks that will help you stop getting distracted and unsupported, so you can actually get some work done! … Read More >>