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Posts about #coworking

Looking for coworking best practices from one of the oldest coworking spaces in the world? You’re in the right place!

This collection includes my full back-catalog of articles for coworking founders, staff and even coworking members!


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I'm Watching: 3rd Wave Coworking

coworking
09 Oct 2019

For the third year in a row, I’m learning a lot about the global state of coworking from patterns I first notice in Asia. And for the first time in a while, the outlook is good. 🎯

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I don't follow coworking industry news

coworking
24 Sep 2019

During the early days of coworking, I set up a “Google Alert” to notify me about blog posts and articles that mentioned the word coworking. But times have changed, and I wanna talk about why.

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6 reasons polished concrete is the worst kind of office flooring

coworking
06 Sep 2019

When you imagine a coworking space - or any modern office space - there are a few visual and aesthetic trends that typically come to mind.

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Coworking Operations

coworking
06 Sep 2019

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

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ABC News Interview: Unpacking Coworking Trends for 2019

coworking
05 Sep 2019

Are 30% of jobs really going to be done from coworking spaces? How do corporate employees fit into the coworking scene? What kinds of people get the most out of coworking?

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Coworking Space Design Tips

coworking
03 Sep 2019

Starting your own coworking space? Lemme help you.

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Start a Coworking Space

coworking
02 Sep 2019

Here is a guide that helps you start a coworking space.

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Community or commodity?

coworking
06 Jun 2019

A while back I got an email from someone working on starting a new coworking community in her rural town.

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Guest Post: 3 incredibly counterintuitive lessons that every coworking operator needs to learn

community
24 Oct 2018

Howdy readers! Alex here, with a very rare guest post on my site. This story is packed with valuable lessons (and a smart, fun, honest approach) that I wanted to make sure as many people saw as possible. So please read, share, and leave a comment!  

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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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My Crash Course in Lighting Design for Coworking Spaces

coworking
12 Apr 2018

For 9 years, we built the iconic and vibrant Indy Hall community and workspace on top of spaces that had been built for someone else. Those spaces had a lot of charm, but especially in our previous space, we spent a lot of time working to make the space work for us.

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Scaling community, avoiding burnout, & leading from within

business
19 Mar 2018

This video is from a sit down conversation with my buddy Ryan Chatterton during a visit to Malaysia for my favorite coworking conference, CUAsia .

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Indy Hall is hiring for a very special role

elsewhere
12 Mar 2018

UPDATE: Applications are currently closed.

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there’s no such thing as a collaborative space

coworking
10 Oct 2016

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
06 Oct 2016

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

coworking
19 Sep 2016

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

coworking
02 Aug 2016

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
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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