Member Spotlight: Wynwood 25

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The recent change in zoning codes for the City of Miami has allowed for the creation of new housing projects with lower building costs. In an effort to transition Wynwood from an industrial area to a vibrant, stand-alone neighborhood, Miami’s Related Group and New York’s East End Capital developed Wynwood 25, a 100 million dollar… Read more »

3 Investing Tips from Warren Buffet

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If you invested just $10,000 in Berkshire Hathaway in 1964, when Warren Buffet began managing and operating the company, you would have an astonishing $240,000,000 in 2017. This unheard of feat in the investing world has led Buffett to become the world’s 3rd wealthiest man, behind only Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates. Cryptocurrency pioneer Justin… Read more »

4 Tips for Branding on Social Media

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Social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn are ground-breaking tools in the field of personal branding and branding for businesses. These platforms provide a unique opportunity to reach your target audience effectively. Branding can be a daunting task upon first glance and needs to be approached with the right strategies and consistency…. Read more »

#SayILoveYou: The Dr. Brandt Foundation at The Lab Miami

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The Dr. Brandt Foundation seeks to spread awareness about suicide and mental health by sparking open conversations to help break down the stigma surrounding mental illness. After the suicide of dermatologist and skincare line founder Dr. Fredric Brandt, the Dr. Brandt foundation was created with the aim of suicide prevention. The #SayILoveYou campaign approaches issues… Read more »

Is It Difficult To Work With A Stranger In A Co-working Space?

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Co-working spaces are shared workplaces where individuals work independently or collaboratively in joint offices. The history of co-working sprung with the need for spaces for self-employed or aspiring entrepreneurs who want to escape the loneliness of home office. The feel of co-working space is different from a regular office where no one will order you… Read more »

A High Price to Pay: Preventing Career Burnout

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Image courtesy of Pixabay Workplace stress has reached epidemic levels in our society. Prolonged exposure takes a terrible toll on mind and body as expectation and ambition cause people to disregard their own needs. Stress needs to be managed if burnout is to be prevented. Otherwise, you can expect illness, fatigue, depression, and loss of… Read more »

7 Reasons to Use Freelancers for Your Small Business Needs

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It’s a lifestyle that more and more career professionals are choosing. Freelancing, that is. And of course, there are many reasons for this – people have come to see lack of security and unattractive “cultures” in traditional organizations; they want freedom and flexibility; and they want to be in control of their own work lives…. Read more »

Get Design Tasks Done Fast with Joule

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Joule recently hosted a lunch and learn at The LAB showcasing their freelancing platform and its benefits for LAB members and others in the community. Joule is a chat-based, on-demand platform addresses small tasks immediately by using AI to streamline requests to a pre-vetted network of coders and automation. The company is based in Wynwood… Read more »