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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 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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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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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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“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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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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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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EP9 – I was so close to burning out, I needed help.

business
4 minute read

Coworking spaces are supposed to be a better way to work.

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EP5 & 6 – Live From Coworking Europe 2014 in Lisbon

community
3 minute read

Two things I’ve learned about conferences:

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EP4 – Teamwork in coworking spaces & how great teams works together

business
2 minute read

Running a collaborative space doesn’t automagically make you a great collaborator.

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Why do some freelancers work out of cafes vs. coworking spaces (and vice versa)?

business
2 minute read

The short, two part answer is loneliness + context.

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Conversation Therapy

community
11 minute read

Think about the last person you met, or were introduced to.

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The Neighborhood Watch Method for Coworking Space Security

community
8 minute read

Have you ever thought about how sending a message of “I don’t trust you” can actually make some kinds of problems MORE likely, not less?

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