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The Coworking Blog Deskmag’s Fifth Annual Global Coworking Survey is now online through Open Coworking and will be launched to the general public in January 2015. Because the input of the Coworking community is important, answerers of this early pre-launch Survey will be able to add their own questions for the Survey itself when it launches to the public in 2015. Help Coworking Worldwide in just a few minutes: Take the Survey!

21 May 2012 ~ 5 Comments

The Coworking Wiki: Building The Movement Together

Post Author: Kevin Skiena. Imagine what would happen if McDonalds and Burger King shared recipes and business models, or if Comcast and Verizon viewed each other as allies in their efforts to bring cable and high-speed internet to everyone. In a capitalistic society, where competition is branded as the best way to keep prices low […]

15 May 2012 ~ 12 Comments

23 Ways Coworking Will Change Your Career (and Your Life) for the Better

Post Author: gerard. I’m a writer and when I tell people I rent office space, I can tell they’re often thinking, “what a waste of money.” I mean, sure, I could work at home and save a little cash. We have an extra room with a door and everything. But, honestly, there are so many […]

08 December 2011 ~ 6 Comments

Evolved: Regus to Coworking.

Post Author: Craig Baute. Since Regus claimed a few weeks ago to be the pioneers of coworking in the late 1980s a lot of coworking evangelists, myself included, were struck by their audacity to rewrite coworking’s origin story. The coworking community loves to share how coworking emerged from San Francisco in 2005 when the Hat […]

08 November 2011 ~ 10 Comments

What are the differences between Office Rental Facilities, Startup Incubators, and Coworking Spaces?

Post Author: Tony Bacigalupo. Tony Bacigalupo is the Mayor of New Work City, a coworking space and community center for independents in NYC. This post originally appeared on Tony’s personal blog, HappyMonster. The world of work is changing, and that means times of transition. We’re in just such a time now when it comes to […]

24 October 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Coworking Spaces and Nomad Workers in Japan

Post Author: Tomomi Sasaki. Coworking is a growing worldwide movement, and Japan is no exception. Although known for its culture of long working hours and office-bound work style — traditions ingrained into the psyche of the salaried worker — the shift to coworking is not perhaps as surprising as it may seem. View Coworking / […]

05 October 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Coworking: No, it’s not an Office

Post Author: Robert Wayne. I’ll get to the meat quickly but first you must know, my passion for coworking erupted like many house fires, unexpected in the night. One early morning between 4:00 AM and 9:00 AM this blinding surge became a blueprint to open a coworking space in downtown Salt Lake City. I don’t […]

01 September 2011 ~ 3 Comments

How to Attract Women to Coworking

How to Attract Women to Coworking

Contributed by Angel Kwiatkowski of the Cohere Coworking Community in Fort Collins, CO. Since Cohere opened in 2010 we’ve maintained about a 1:1 female/male ratio. We didn’t think this was odd until people started asking us, “how can you possibly attract that many women?!” Our short answer is: women beget women via word of mouth. […]

09 August 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Coworking Turns 6

Traditionally, society forces us to choose between working at home for ourselves or working at an office for a company. If we work at a traditional 9 to 5 company job, we get community and structure, but lose freedom and the ability to control our own lives. If we work for ourselves at home, we […]

14 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Coworking: How to Build Community

Please enjoy five of the best blog posts from Cohere on building community around coworking. Learn more about how and where communities form, marketing tips, story telling and how to start a Meetup group for coworking.

23 May 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Why Freelance Jobs Are More Secure Than Office Jobs

Three reasons why a room-full of independent professionals bring more stability to the local economy than a moderately-sized corporation.