Entries by Garrett Tichy

smplr times 008: Always make a big deal

Hey there, As a coworking space, there may only be a few times when you can get your city or the local news to give you any attention. Grand opening, expanding locations and maybe, if you land a high profile member. That’s it, right? The rest of the time it’s up to you to leverage […]

smplr times 007: A response to feeling lonely

Hey there, A couple weeks back I talked about feeling pretty lonely as a space operator. I’m an extrovert at heart and I’ve been fortunate to have made friends in the industry. From speaking with many of you, it seems like this is something you are looking for and have yet to find – a […]

smplr times 003: Change is good

Hey there, If you look back at grand opening photos of聽hygge, the coworking space we run, it is nearly unrecognizable. Over the last 2 1/2 years we have evolved the space to fit the changing needs of our community. On day one we opened with 8 dedicated desks available. For months we could not get […]

smplr times 002: Everything is on 馃敟

Hey there, You’re gonna have moments where everything feels on 馃敟. I promise. Literally as I’m typing this 2 of our 3 locations are nearly inoperable. One is having water repairs done, which means no bathrooms, coffee, sinks, anything for the first half of the day. Another just lost power because of an accident in […]

smplr times 001: We get it

We get it. You’re all busy. There’s 46 things to get done. You don’t have enough staff and for the love of all things holy, can Janine stop sharing her personal escapades in dating from Friday night. 馃槹 Welcome to coworking. We’re in the same boat with you running hygge. Sometimes we’re riding waves of […]

Template for coworking membership guidelines

Hey there! Our goal is to help make running your coworking space more simple. That extends beyond just software. There鈥檚 a ton that goes into running a space, so we鈥檙e hoping to use our experience running our own to space to support you. Membership guidelines, rules, terms and conditions or whatever you call the document […]

smpl featured in Start Charlotte

On Feb 4th, smpl was featured on Charlotte, NCs startup focused new site Start Charlotte. Simply stated, smpl, member management software for coworking spaces, came out of both a business desire and a market need. But, as is often the case with startups, making it happen was easier said than done. Smpl (pronounced simple) was […]