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there’s no such thing as a collaborative space

coworking
1 minute read

Every time I read an article about a new “collaborative space” that’s opened, I hear the voice of Derek Neighbors repeating the following:

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Lets cheers to the next 10 years

coworking
6 minute read

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what’s next at Indy Hall? let’s find out.

coworking
12 minute read

For the last 15 months, I’ve been sharing various parts of the most crucial communications that I’ve sent to the Indy Hall community as we organized around and prepared for the biggest move of our 10 year history.  Below is the latest, which I sent today, 1 month into our ne...

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What JFDI really means

elsewhere
1 minute read

Spotted this perfect quote from Indy Hall alumnus and longtime badass, Kelani Nichole.

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Nearing the end of construction…

business
2 minute read

If you’ve ever been a part of a construction or renovation project, you know that there’s an “arc” of how things appear to be going.

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Go on a video tour of Indy Hall’s new home at 399 Market

coworking
1 minute read

Enjoy sneak preview in advance of Town Hall this Thursday! Hope to see you there!

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Proximity & behavior in coworking spaces

business
1 minute read

As a rule I try not to link to FastCo and instead to the original research that they synthesize.

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The OFFICIAL Indy Hall #newhome calendar!

business
3 minute read

Even though we’ve been working on this move for over a year, and even though construction has been going on for a couple of months, it didn’t really feel real until we put together this calendar to help us keep track of the next few weeks.

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Standard Operating Procedures for Coworking

community
2 minute read

I don’t have a problem with rules, I have a problem with creating an environment that creates rule-following machines.

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Indy Hall finally has an OFFICIAL move-in date

business
3 minute read

FridayAugust19th

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6 weeks until go-time. Time for a town hall!

community
1 minute read

The biggest question of the summer around Indy Hall is…when exactly are we moving? To be perfectly honest, it’s been tough on me and the team to keep giving vague answers like “in August…”

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the keys to making a coworking space feel like home

business
5 minute read

There’s this amazing video from Indy Hall’s 5 year anniversary party. People are reveling and reflecting. Some of them may have had a few drinks before the camera turned on. But I love it because it’s so honest, and a beautiful snapshot of what a coworking community can mean ...

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“I’ve been going to this coworking space but…” 😫

business
10 minute read

My buddy Sean Fioritto has been craving a community of likeminded people in Chicago for a while, and he’s been struggling to find it.

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What it’s like to have an internet provider that actually cares

business
3 minute read

Philadelphia is home to one of the largest internet providers in the country. So it’s not without irony – or controversy – that we don’t get any hometown love from our hometown provider.

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Tough Love & Oxygen Mask Coworking

business
5 minute read

Let me save you from a hard-earned lesson in being helpful

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The best interview I think I’ve ever done

community
1 minute read

Something happened back in January when I sat down in a chilly conference room at Indy Hall to record an episode of “The Beautiful Struggle” with it’s creator, Octavius A Newman.

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Collaboration Scars

elsewhere
6 minute read

Years ago I was invited to speak at a luncheon in front of a group of near-retirement executives. Before the talk I was standing in the lobby, speaking with one of these experienced execs.

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Who’s speaking at the People at Work Summit?

business
6 minute read

Howdy, friends!

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Wanna start a coworking space? Start here.

community
6 minute read

Dozens of emails pour into my inbox every week from around the world, people eager to start a coworking space in their city. Some are simply introducing themselves, others have questions or seek advice for a specific problem.

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It’s official. Indy Hall is staying in Old City

community
1 minute read

More details soon. 

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