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Posts about #community (Page 2 of 9)

Beyond the buzzword, my take is that community is all about creating experiences where people feel trusted, safe, & supported.

This collection includes my full back catalog of articles about exactly how to start, grow, and nurture a thriving community.


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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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online, offline, or both?

business
2 minute read

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
1 minute read

From my inbox:

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“We almost sold out on our principles before we even started”

community
2 minute read

Ever wonder what it looks like when a coworking space is just getting started?

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How to explain what Coworking is

community
2 minute read

It’s a real challenge to tell people what something is that they’ve never seen before. 

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People At Work Summit >> tickets are on sale now

business
6 minute read

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
7 minute read

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
3 minute read

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
1 minute read

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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Tuesday Dec 15: Indy Hall’s first Virtual “Town Hall”

community
7 minute read

Our first Town Hall you can join from Anywhere!

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Why do people join coworking spaces?

business
6 minute read

Hint: they probably already have a desk somewhere.

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Who is your coworking space for?

community
4 minute read

I don’t know how he does it. Seth Godin’s daily (!?) blog is sort of like a fortune cookie in that his posts are generally short, but also perfectly timed to something happening in your world.

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Un-Real Estate

business
11 minute read

“What’s the latest update with the “Future of Indy Hall” discussions? Are we staying in our building? Are we still thinking about buying the building? Are we moving? Are we leaving Old City?”

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The ultimate guide to structuring your coworking space memberships

business
14 minute read

How long have you been staring at that spreadsheet trying to figure out the numbers?

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“The Indy Hall Sparkle”

community
1 minute read

I don’t love saying goodbye to members, but this kind of goodbye is a-okay by me.

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Holy Crap

business
1 minute read

Just 3 days ago, I posted a message to our community that gave one of the first actionable steps we’re taking to prepare for upcoming changes: an option to pre-pay your membership.

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2 immediate ways for members to help with the future of Indy Hall

business
9 minute read

Over the last few months, I’ve been using my blog to share updates and letters like this one about Indy Hall as we think about and plan for our future over next 12 months…and also our future for the next decade and beyond.

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An open letter

community
10 minute read

In the interest of continued transparency, I’m republishing an email that I just sent to the entire Indy Hall community here, in the open, for everyone to see.

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