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Get a Special Deal on Leawood Virtual Office Space

Looking for a deal on virtual office space near Kansas City? Davinci Virtual is offering a special that you don’t want to miss. If you rent now, you can get your first month free.

The deal is at the Leawood Business Center in Leawood, Kansas. Leawood is only about 13 miles from Kansas City and you can get one of the most affordable virtual office space deals in the United States at this location. The Leawood Business Center virtual office space rents for only $50 a month.

The Leawood Business Center is located at 4745 W. 136th St. near Plaza Pointe. Plaza Pointe is a high profile business park, so you can be assured that your virtual office has a premium address in Leawood—and you are still close enough to Kansas City to do all the business there you need to do.

The third-largest city in Kansas, Kansas City is a vibrant place to work. It is a suburb of Kansas City, Mo. and is home to more than 2 million people. Kansas City is home to the GM Fairfax plant. Major highways including Interstate 35, Interstate 70, Interstate 435, Interstate 635, and Interstate 670 feed into and out of the region.

When you rent virtual office space in Leawood, Davinci Virtual offers you more than a prime business address. You also get mail and package support, access to a business support center, a lobby greeter for visiting guests, a client drop off and pick up point, and mail forwarding and shipping services.

Here’s a factoid about Leawood: The Johnson County city actually put a ban on fastfood restaurants within the city limits. That lasted until the late 1990s. Now, you can freely eat a Big Mac on your way to your virtual office.

Avoiding Nicole in My Hollywood Virtual Office

I’m sitting here in my virtual office in Hollywood as Tropical Storm Nicole pours down inches of rain. Flash flooding is a real possibility. Winds are up to 40 mph. The streets are dangerous. News reports indicate possible tornadoes. So far, the electricity is still flowing, but Florida Power & Light is prepared for outages.

Although this is small potatoes compared to Hurricane Wilma, I was grateful I didn’t have to venture out onto the beach streets this morning to head to work. Instead, I am writing this blog post from my virtual office in Hollywood. That means I stayed dry and kept working, relying on virtual office technologies as I always do to keep meeting deadlines.

If you are an entrepreneur in any area of the country that deals with hurricanes, you can relate to my story. A virtual office space is a luxury any day of the week. But when the rains are pouring down and the roads are dangerous, I’m especially grateful not to have to step outside my home and onto the streets.

Davinci Virtual offers virtual offices across South Florida, with three in my neighborhood. There’s the Hollywood Business Center FL, the Hollywood Florida Business Center and Executive Suites of Hollywood. All three are prime locations, but the Executive Suites of Hollywood is my personal choice because it’s right up the street from my home. That means if I need access to business services, like color copying, I can take a mile drive and get it done quickly. I can also use the conference room there at any time, which makes it convenient for business meetings.

Let’s take a closer look this virtual office space. It’s located at 2455 Hollywood Boulevard. That’s a nice address in Hollywood. At this location, I can get mail and package receipt, a lobby greeter, a client drop off and pick up point, and mail forwarding if I want it. Virtual office rental fees at this location run $110 a month. The conference room rentals run $25 to $40 an hour, depending on various factors, and it’s a sterling experience.

So consider your situation. What would you do if you couldn’t go to work today and had to work from your home office. Do you have the virtual office technologies in place to help you remain productive? What about on sunny days? If you work from home, do you have a quick access to conference room available where you can meet clients? If not, consider renting a virtual office. Rain or shine, you’ll can reap immediate benefits.

Check out the flooding in my neck of the woods:


PlayBook Offers Productivity Boost for Virtual Office Workers

Another day, another tablet announcement. This time it’s BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion. RIM is making a bold move into the market with the BlackBerry Playbook featuring the BlackBerry Tablet OS.

The PlayBook is a seven-inch, touchscreen tablet with features like Web browsing, multitasking, high performance multimedia, security features, enterprise support, and a new development platform for IT departments and developers.

The PlayBook is less than half an inch thick and weighs less than a pound. It features a 1 GHz dual-core processor, 1 GB RAM, dual HD cameras, video and audio playback, HDMI video output, both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and application support for a wide range of software.

There’s no news on exactly when the PlayBook will be available or how much it cost—or even what the user experience is like. But for BlackBerry lovers, the PlayBook may be a natural extension of their smartphone.

As I said yesterday, the world is going mobile, virtual and global—and let me add that virtual offices are increasingly going mobile. Like Sharp, RIM is tapping into the demand for virtual office technologies and mobile devices that help people work smarter, faster and more efficiently. The RIM device may have an advantage with virtual office users and road warriors because BlackBerry is such a well-loved brand in companies large and small. You can’t beat it for e-mail.

For road warriors, tablet devices and virtual office software like Siri Virtual Assistant, Google Apps, Citrix Online and other collaboration software, can drive up productivity. I am not sure what we did before we had e-mail and virtual offices. One day, we’ll look back and wonder what we did without the virtual office technologies that are increasingly making their way to market.

Check out this video on the RIM PlayBook for yourself:


Do Tokyo Virtual Office Users Tap Tablets?

Another hopeful iPad killer will soon enter the market. Sharp is rolling out its Galapagos tablets in December with a special focus on the Japanese market. This is an interesting niche to target, and could be right up the Tokyo virtual office user’s alley.

Sharp’s are specifically developed as e-book readers, while the new e-bookstore offers a fee-based service for newspapers and magazines. One tablet offers a 5.5-inch LCD screen that Samsung said reads like a paperback book. The other is a 10.8-inch device with a high-resolution HD LCD that lets users read magazines formatted across a two-page spread.

Sharp’s Galapagos tablets feature a track ball in the mobile type with 5.5-inch screen. Users  in Tokyo can rotate the track ball like a PC mouse and can flip the pages with one hand. The web browser will display sites for PCs on a high resolution LCD screen. And pre-installed social network service application enables sharing readers' comments and e-book list with friends.

I am going to make a bet right now that the Sharp tablets will not curb demand for the iPad in Tokyo. But its emergence does signal a trend: the world is going mobile, virtual and global. Sharp is tapping into the demand for virtual office technologies and mobile devices that help people work smarter, faster and more efficiently.

Whether you are an iPad users traveling to Tokyo on a meeting and need a professional atmosphere to conduct some business, an entrepreneur or global corporation looking to expand into Tokyo, or a start-up in Tokyo that needs to establish a premier business image, Davinci Virtual has the solutions you need.

Davinci Virtual offers virtual office space at the Cerulean Tower in Tokyo from just $175 a month. Your Tokyo virtual office space offers you this prime business address, mail and package receipt, access to a business support center, a lobby greeter, and more. You can even rent a conference room if you need to conduct a client presentation.

This virtual office location is sure to impress your international business contacts. This is the tallest skyscraper in Tokyo, an impressive location for a virtual office space. With a virtual office at the Cerulean Tower in Tokyo, you are only a five-minute walk to Shibuya Station where seven different train lines meet. And your neighbor is Google. Google’s Japan headquarters are located in the Cerulean Tower.

Because this mixed-use building offers office space, virtual offices and a luxury hotel, you can feel comfortable when you travel to Tokyo with everything you need to conduct business in one location. The glass-and-steel building offers plenty of restaurants so you can enjoy a meal nearby your virtual office space and take your prospects to dinner—all in one location.

Check out this video with insider tips for traveling to Tokyo.


Stressed Managers Should Rent Virtual Office Space

Although the economy has shown gradual signs of improvement, on-the-job pressure is mounting for some supervisors. So says a survey from the OfficeTeam.

Thirty percent of managers interviewed said they are more stressed at work today than they were one year ago. Just 11 percent indicated work-related pressure has declined. What’s more, 28 percent of respondents expect their anxiety levels to increase in the coming year, compared to 8 percent who anticipate reduced stress. A virtual office space can help.

“Professionals at all levels are working harder and assuming more responsibilities as a result of companies relying on leaner teams,” says OfficeTeam executive director Robert Hosking. “Managers, in particular, may be feeling the heat as they strive to keep employees motivated and productive with limited resources.”

OfficeTeam identifies five common causes of workplace stress and tips for coping with them. One of them says, ‘There aren’t enough hours in the day!’ With a virtual office space, you don’t have to commute to and from work. Companies should consider allowing stressed managers to work at home using virtual office technologies one or more day a week.

Another stressor says, “Politics are rampant in my office.” In an uncertain economy, many professionals feel it’s necessary to do whatever it takes to stand out from their colleagues. As a result, some may resort to sabotaging the efforts of others or stealing the limelight from their more deserving team members. Letting employees work from a virtual office space in a flex-time arrangement can help your company be more productive in the end.

A third stress or is, “My manager is driving me crazy.” Your boss is a micromanager who closely monitors your every move. All the more reason to suggest virtual offices. When you work from home using virtual office technologies, you shed the micromanagement—and shed the stress.