Warner Cowin: Successful entrepreneurs are always learning

Warner Cowin, one of the many successful entrepreneurs at The Common

With a baby on the way, most people would settle into a reliable, predictable job that’s risk free and pays the bills. Not so Warner Cowin. Harnessing his entrepreneurial spirit, Warner bucked the trend and decided that it was the perfect time to set up his own company. Realising that if he was going to […]

Jam Mayer: Putting the social back in starting a business

Jam Mayer from Conversologie

Each month we’ll be featuring one of the amazing entrepreneurs who are members at The Common – sharing the story of their entrepreneurial journey and getting their top tips for running a business.   ‘In her blood’ is how Jam Mayer, founder of social media agency Conversologie, describes being in business. Growing up in a […]

Revisiting your why: Keeping your vision front and centre

Simon Sinek - Start With Why

Beach days are calling, but they won’t last forever and soon we’ll be kicking off our jandals and stepping back into our work shoes for the new year. Chances are, as an entrepreneur, your business hasn’t been far from your mind, even over the break – but how do you make the most of the […]

New Advisory Board formed for The Common

Advisory Board | The Common | Coworking Space | Business Membership Club | Parnell | Auckland

We are pleased to announce our new Advisory Board: Mark Kippenberger – Chairman Mark specialises in governance, both operational & strategic & succession transition for SME’s, particularly those with cross generation Family Business complexity.  Before going out on his own, Mark spent 7 years as National Managing Partner, Business Advisory at KPMG. https://www.linkedin.com/in/mkippenberger/    Andrew Ferdinando […]

A Tour of the Common & sharing of Our Vision

Our vision is to help 10,000 Kiwi Entrepreneurs every year.   The Common is part of the plan, providing the PEOPLE | SPACE | SUPPORT that Entrepreneurs need.   Here I walk through The Common with Fiona Hall and share with her our journey & our vision for this Business Club with a difference.

A meeting of great minds

Networking | Business Club | Coworking space | Shared Space | Hot Desks | The Common | The Entrepreneurs Playground

Reproduced from the Pure SEO Blog. This article was written by a journalist for Pure SEO. It talks about our new take on coworking, hot desks & business membership. A meeting of great minds: The Common We’re all about innovation and looking at how we can do things differently (and better!) – plus we love […]

Entrepreneur bounces back from defeat to launch new business club

Coworking | Co-working | Event Space | Workshop Space | Business Club | Business Membership | The Entrepreneurs Playground

Debra Chantry has weathered many a storm as an entrepreneur. With her latest project – The Common – she’s determined to support other business owners to succeed.   The Common occupies a beautiful heritage building in the heart of Parnell. For a monthly fee, members join an exclusive business club and entrepreneur’s playground where they […]

Dogs in the workplace… What are you thinking???

Dogs in The Common - Coworking & Business Membership | Co-working Space

Published on Linkedin – on 10/07/17   People often ask me how I handle working on my own so much. Of course, I’m frequently out talking to clients and other entrepreneurs in in my new venture, The Common, but when I knuckle down, we’re a small team of 5 and I’m the only founder / […]

We’re looking for a sales superstar with their own Entrepreneurial business…

Coworking | Co-working | Community Workspace | Business Membership | Business Club | Entrepreneurs Playground - The Common

We’re on the lookout for an exceptional commission sales person to help us to grow our Business Membership & Events Space. If you worked for us, THIS is what you would have done last month: Met with some pretty cool entrepreneurial business owners & shared our Vision Introduced some amazing events into our beautiful Heritage […]

The first look at our new building

Coworking | Co-working | Event Space | Workshop Space

  Today we got to take a look at our new building as it progresses towards being finished.   They’re doing an amazing job of taking an old, heritage building, modernising it & yet still retaining all of its charm.   When it’s finished we’ll be moving  in and starting to set up our Entrepreneurs […]