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Posts about #business

Some say I have a unique perspective on business. It’s served me well, and many seem to find it both useful and refreshing!

This collection includes my full back catalog of articles about business, marketing, money, funding, scaling, and more.


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Growth and Finances

business
05 Sep 2019

Tips and advice to get your coworking space running smoothly, so you can focus more on the people!

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Think you need investors for your coworking space? Here are four alternative ways to get funded.

business
03 Aug 2018

I’ve been where you are.

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How to hire the best people to run your coworking space

business
11 Jun 2018

Hiring sucks. Finding great people for your team is tough in any industry, but staffing your coworking space is extra tricky.

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CU Asia 2018 – Scaling community, avoiding burnout, & leading from within

business
19 Mar 2018

This video is from my visit to Malaysia for CUAsia 2018. I sat down with Ryan Chatterton from Habu for a quick interview, and by the end we’d packed a video with 20 minutes of pure gold for both coworking operators and peeps who get hired to run coworking spaces.

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Nearing the end of construction…

business
06 Aug 2016

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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Proximity & behavior in coworking spaces

business
01 Aug 2016

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
28 Jul 2016

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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Indy Hall finally has an OFFICIAL move-in date

business
20 Jul 2016

FridayAugust19th

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the keys to making a coworking space feel like home

business
12 Jul 2016

(first in a series)

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

business
18 Jun 2016

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
20 May 2016

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
06 May 2016

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

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Who’s speaking at the People at Work Summit?

business
13 Apr 2016

Howdy, friends!

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online, offline, or both?

business
30 Mar 2016

Email and texts and chat. Skype and Google Hangouts. Apple’s FaceTime works even if I’m not connected to wifi. Technology does seem to be everywhere, and helping us “be” in more places.

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How do coworking spaces differentiate?

business
29 Mar 2016

From my inbox:

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People At Work Summit >> tickets are on sale now

business
16 Feb 2016

Just a couple of months ago, my lovely team and I were having a conversation about what our “ideal” coworking conference would be. The event that __we dreamed of going to.

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wine, coworking, and the “People at Work” Summit

business
10 Feb 2016

Like many of you who read this site, I live and breathe coworking and business in general. I absolutely LOVE this shit. It’s hard to not talk about all day long, with anyone who will listen, right? I think that’s a big part of why we love our conferences so much (and more on t...

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The Coworking Weekly Show is BACK, with a 2 part show on leading during a crisis

business
20 Jan 2016

I hope you’re ready because in this epic two part show Adam and I grab a park bench near Indy Hall and talk about what REALLY happens when things suddenly aren’t going according to plan.

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Just a little bit of gratitude

business
22 Dec 2015

This past Friday evening I had to run upstairs to grab something from the kitchen at Indy Hall and when I walked back downstairs, I glanced towards the bustle of our annual pot-luck holiday party.

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Why do people join coworking spaces?

business
01 Dec 2015

Hint: they probably already have a desk somewhere.

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