What is the first thing you do when you start a small business? Among other things…….you look for an office. Right? Private Office Your vision of this really cool office with windows, a sweet desk, telephone, computer, Internet access, and your own coffee is almost a reality. You can’t […]
In 1990, I was one of two people responsible for writing the “Telecommuting Plan” at Lawrence Livermore National Lab. Little did I know then how much “telecommuting” would change my life. In telecommuting I saw the perfect solution to many issues confronting society (and my own life). Chief […]
At AltamontCowork over the past 5 years, I have seen all sorts of small business owners / wannabes come and go. Some have succeeded, most have not. Here are a few tips for the serious small business start-up: Follow your PASSION. In a GOOD economy it takes 2 […]
I owned a COWORKING location in Tracy, CA for 5 years and 7 months, finally selling it for economic reasons on Dec 31, 2014 (see my blog about the lessons I learned about coworking in a small town). One day a few years ago, some folks from Emergent […]
On May 1, 2009 I opened the first COWORKING location in San Joaquin County and Tracy, CA. A revolutionary concept in office space I was sure everyone would instantly embrace.
BREAKING NEWS Back from the ashes of TelBitConsulting, YeOldeTechy, and AltamontCowork, the technical wizard we all know, and sort of love, Mike Pihlman has once again resurfaced in Tracy, CA. Mike was spotted yesterday at Orchard Supply wandering the aisles. While he looked confused and disoriented, don’t be fooled. […]
My two worlds collided this week. (Video conferencing and Coworking). I rented the “Orange” Conference room for a deposition to an attorney located in Pennsylvania (we are in Tracy, CA). AltamontCowork won the “bid” by having SCREAMING fast Internet access and having a cheap room to rent […]