March 9, 2018
david adjaye

Why David Adjaye inspires me

I love exploring design – when I see something that is beautiful and elegant in form and function, I want to learn everything about it. So […]
March 2, 2018
Business Finance

Empathy & Entrepreneurship

Demonstrating empathy with clients and partners will always contribute to your success. Empathy is an important aspect of emotional intelligence that will directly relate to your […]
March 1, 2018
ricardo mcrae

Taking the Lead

Promoting black leadership and excellence is never done with the intent of awards and recognition. It is about creating a space where youth are aware of […]
February 20, 2018

What an empathetic car?

    I think it’s really interesting that we could move back to having an empathetic bond with our transportation. That’s right, I said moving back […]
February 1, 2018
coworking, ottawa

Top Five Factors for Co-Working

There are five factors that with either make or break a co-working space. It’s always “Location. Location. Location.” That’s the key thing. The right location begins […]
December 12, 2017

Risk and Entrepreneur goes hand in hand

Elon Musk tends to go big or go home. I’ve noticed he’s always swinging for the fences. The risk is as an entrepreneur when you do […]
November 29, 2017

Understanding Relationship as an Entrepreneurs

There are three things you should consider when working with other entrepreneurs. First, start by understanding the context of the relationship and what you both hope […]
November 15, 2017
making a list

Plan for the “Oh Shit” day

I had an epiphany a few years ago; I started at 6:30 am got dressed and said to myself, I am an Entrepreneur and today I […]
November 10, 2017
business meeting

Could a Coach Help You? – A Guide to the Basics

I had an epiphany a few years ago; I started at 6:30 am got dressed and said to myself, “I am an Entrepreneur and today I […]
October 25, 2017

Building a Startup Is Like Running a Marathon

Running marathons prepared me for entrepreneurship: how to set goals you can only see in your mind, an awareness of what you are capable of and […]
October 16, 2017

Entrepreneurship & Giving Back

We focus on all the things that drive our business, but also on giving back to the communities that make our business possible. I learned this […]
October 5, 2017
eric mcrae

Mom’s Best Advice on Co-Working

I had an epiphany a few years ago; I started at 6:30 am got dressed and said to myself, “I am an Entrepreneur and today I […]

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January 25, 2015
co-working design

Creating the Ultimate Co-Working Space

You probably won’t notice that there are no shadows in my coworking space on 78 George Street in Ottawa’s ByWard Market district. In fact, there are […]
July 11, 2015

My ByWard Office Grand Opening

Our Grand Opening happened on July 11th 2015, where the West Ottawa Board Trade hosted the new business ribbon cutting ceremony. We hosted over 90 guests […]
February 8, 2016
Ottawa Canal

Co-Working & Urban Design

A social, energetic, vibrant urban environment happens by design, not by accident. Think about the elements that go into making a great public park it’s a […]
June 1, 2016
MBO Reception

Eric McRae – My ByWard Office

  I want to help entrepreneurs start & grow their businesses.  All entrepreneurs, not just the ones in the tech space… The owner/operator of My ByWard […]
August 25, 2016

Pitch Fest – Telfer School of Business

Ottawa University, MBA Program Pitch Fest Sponsored by:  My ByWard Office The Pitch Fest was an open call where 16 Start-Ups presented their business concept, and […]
February 16, 2017
My ByWard Office

Five Design Elements Every Co-Working Space Must Have

  Although the people that generally occupy coworking spaces have much in common, a huge design mistake is forgetting that everyone within the space has their […]
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