“Walk into any coffee shop on a weekday and you’ll see office-less workers tapping away at their laptops, trying to get work done in a space anywhere other than their kitchen table or living room. But to Nicole Vasquez and Levi Baer, the coffee shop atmosphere is missing some of the key elements that they […]
“For many years, when I “officed” at various independent coffee shops in Chicago, I used my computer lock on a daily basis. A computer lock is what it sounds like, a bike lock for a computer, with a metal nub on one end that you can insert into a computer to lock it to a […]
“Levi, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far. Nicole Vasquez and I came together to bring Second Shift to life because we both see community building as THE path for productive and successful businesses. Nicole was two years into building […]
Brent Trotter of People + Words visited Second Shift for a day of coworking and a conversation with founders Levi Baer and Nicole Vasquez. He calls his day at Second Shift “one of the most energizing and productive work days I had all year.” You can read the full article here.
“I left Second Shift inspired, having made new friends and gathered valuable resources for my side businesses. And I feel confident that I can complete a handful of realistic, openly-stated goals in two-weeks’ time.” “Cross it Off” Day: A No-Excuses Event was sponsored by Saya Hillman, founder of Mac & Cheese Productions and co-hosted by Katy […]
Co-working Spaces: Do’s & Don’ts of Event Partnerships “As we continue to explore ways of connecting and having meaningful gatherings, options of doing so continue to present themselves. One option in particular is your local co-working space. As an event professional, my approach is to work from within the community and think of innovative ways […]
Brian is an all-around multi-talented guy. Visit his website to find out about his stylish sock company, and check out our latest podcast interview to hear what’s his favorite magic trick for kids, his around-the-world backpacking trip, and how his background in nursing led him to found Nabee Socks. You can run into Brian almost any […]
News and Updates We’ve got lots of new artwork in our space now due to our partnership withIPaintMyMind. Stop by and check out all the cool images like the ones below leading up to the 2nd floor! Featured Events Highlighted events sponsored/hosted by Second Shift August 3: The 10(0) Things Entrepreneurs Should Always/Never Do Come join […]