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Olga’s Gift to GPCW: The Power of Coworking

Today was one of the happiest and saddest days of our lives here at GPCW. One of our beloved members, Olga Vasik, a custom letterer whose talent is straight up bananas, said goodbye as she makes her way to Colorado. She left us with this stunning chalkboard gift. I think she liked it here. You [...]

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entrepreneur profile: Liz Dahmen

Name: Liz Dahmen Occupation/Synopsis of Business: I’m the owner of Make Space LLC. Make Space does residential and commercial organizing, project management, relocation services, and space planning. Website: www.makespacenewyork.com What you love about working for yourself: Being able to take Monday off. The first thing I relished about working for myself was going to the [...]

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entrepreneur profile: Anna Zeman and Aja Signer of Alex & Eli

Name: Anna Zeman and Aja Singer Occupation/Synopsis of Business: Fashion entrepreneurs. Website: www.alexandeli.com What you love about working for yourself: The daily reward of solving complicated and ever changing challenges. What aspect of entrepreneurship do you most struggle with: Rewarding ourselves for a job well done. If you could share a desk with any two [...]

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entrepreneur profile: Nance Schick

Name: Nance L. Schick Occupation/Synopsis of Business: I am a counselor at law, business and conflict resolution. I am a sole proprietor and employer advocate who feels a special connection to the broad range of businesses that fall under the term “freelancer.” I both litigate and mediate disputes throughout New York State, which means my [...]

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entrepreneur profile: Marian Schembari

Name: Marian Schembari Occupation/Synopsis of Business: Social media strategist (aka “thug”), digital content producer Website: www.marianlibrarian.com What you love about working for yourself: There are two major things I love about being my own boss. The first is simply that I never have to fight to get my ideas heard or convince a boss to [...]

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entrepreneur profile: Adina Grigore

Name: Adina Grigore Occupation/Synopsis of Business: Skincare Maker, Wellness Junkie. I make organic skincare and teach people how to get healthy. Website: www.sproutwellnessnyc.com What you love about working for yourself: To be honest, I love the energy I have! It might sound silly, but I still wake up early and at 11 at night I [...]

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entrepreneur profile: Jesse Freidin

Name: Jesse Freidin Occupation/Synopsis of Business: photographer, specializing in Fine Art dog portraiture Website: www.jessefreidin.com What you love about working for yourself: I love waking up everyday knowing that I get to play with dogs and cameras, two of my favorite things. The fact that I’ve turned a 2-year experiment in business ownership into a [...]

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