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It’s All About the People…Really It’s All About the People…Really

By Casey Briody on May 20, 2015

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Jim Lackey, Chairman & CEO of Complete Holdings Group kicked the month of May off by speaking at the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce First Friday Small Business event on May 1st at E|SPACES, Inc. Lackey shares that although many factors play into what makes your business unique, it is the people that truly make the difference.

TAGS: Cool Springs

Breakfast with Nashville’s Mayoral Candidates Breakfast with Nashville’s Mayoral Candidates

By Casey Briody on March 16, 2015

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How would you like to have breakfast with each mayoral candidate for the city of Nashville all before the 2015 election this November? The new E|SPACES Learning Series features a mayoral candidate in the race for Nashville’s next mayor each month. With the race in full swing, we are thrilled to hear from each of the candidates before we head to the ballots this November.

TAGS: Belle Meade

Network Your Way Into Success Network Your Way Into Success

By Casey Briody on February 24, 2015

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Last Friday we were honored to welcome Kim Riley, President of Hylant Nashville, to a standing room only crowd for the first Williamson County Chamber of Commerce First Friday of 2015. Kim’s topic “Network Your Way Into Success” had the crowd of 100+ eagerly taking notes for reference for their next networking event. Kim shared tips from how to own the room when you walk in, down to the type of shoes you wear. Riley’s own personal struggle to network when starting out allowed many in the crowd to relate, and realize networking is all about being prepared. Most importantly, you must know exactly what you want to achieve from each networking event. Kim breaks her networking techniques into three different categories: Networking 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0

TAGS: Cool Springs

Washington Update Featuring Senator Bob Corker Washington Update Featuring Senator Bob Corker

By Casey Briody on November 11, 2014

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Just days after the election, we were honored to welcome Senator Bob Corker to E|SPACES for the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce First Friday event. Senator Corker starts by sharing how humbled he is by the result of the election and addresses the frustration that some feel by the lack of progress being made in our nation’s capital. With a few initial comments, he opens the floor to a full house of business men and women eager to hear from the Senator.

The Future Of The Office: Collaborative Workspace The Future Of The Office: Collaborative Workspace

By Casey Briody on October 14, 2014

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When you imagine the typical workspace, do you picture a 5 by 5 cubicle with fluorescent lighting overhead and filing cabinets at your side? Do you ever wonder what the future of the workplace will look like? E|SPACES had the honor of hosting three panelists who are having a big impact on the evolution of the workplace. Our panelists included Jennie Tatum, Scott Henson, and Brian Weldy who all shared how they are making positive changes in order to improve the workplace.

The Road to Success: How Local Startup Company Checkd.in Paved Their Way The Road to Success: How Local Startup Company Checkd.in Paved Their Way

By Casey Briody on August 7, 2014

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One of the greatest things about working in a shared office space is being able to witness bright minds plant a seed and watch it grow, something that Nashville is seeing a lot of these days. For those of you who were not able to join us last Thursday and indulge in the delicious spread Puffy Muffin prepared, our former member Nick Yaeger stopped in to share his road to success. Nick is the CEO of Checkd.in, a local company that specializes in the world of data marketing. The company most recently won Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest competition here in Nashville.

Achieving Work Life Balance Achieving Work Life Balance

By Casey Briody on June 18, 2014

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Today many people struggle managing work life balance in order to make the deadline, advance, or because they simply enjoy what they do. Whatever the reasoning may be, it is possible to balance your home and work life. Entrepreneurs especially feel the pain of overworking themselves in order to make their dreams a reality. Many will do whatever it takes to build their business, something Dr. Jeff Cornwall can relate to.

TAGS: EntrepreneursJeff Cornwall

Health Reform Update with Alex Tolbert Health Reform Update with Alex Tolbert

By Casey Briody on June 11, 2014

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Alex Tolbert, founder of Bernard Health joined the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce and business leaders at E|SPACES Cool Springs this past Friday to share an update on health reform. Alex Tolbert gave the rundown on what’s to come in the world of healthcare and how individuals can benefit from the current healthcare opportunities.

TAGS: Business StrategyHealthcare