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The Coworking Blog 2014 Coworknig Europe Conference Global Enterprise, Cowork Lisboa and the Lisbon Municipality have partnered up to create to most insightful event in Europe regarding the rise of Coworking and its impact on entrepreneurship, innovation and, overall, the future of the workplace. Between 300 and 350 attendees from all around Europe, North America and beyond, will gather during three days in Cinema Sao Jorge, in Lisbon. The Portuguese capital aims to be called the San Francisco of Europe. USA: 2015 Global Coworking Unconference Conference. is headed back to our Coworking roots—where it all began—California! Time to practice your surfing skills, layer your clothing and fall in love with West Coast rap. GCUC is going to Berkeley! Just across the bay from San Francisco we’ll be hosting the biggest gathering of Coworking peeps in the US!

08 November 2011 ~ 8 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.

10 May 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Coworking: An Easy Way to Green Your Business

These days, almost everyone is looking for ways to be green, but just like Kermit said, it’s not always easy.
Whether you’re worried about the planet or not, there are significant benefits for those that live a more eco-friendly life, like saving money, wasting less, and presenting a more responsible image to earth-conscious clients.

04 May 2011 ~ 5 Comments

Five Reasons Lonely Freelancers Should Try Coworking

For every freelancer that sings the praises of coworking, there are five that are wondering whether they should give it a try. Here’s a short list you can use to convince them!

08 April 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Coworking Events and Building Community

By Jessica Hulse, Space Owner, Longmont, Colorado “Build it and they will come” was recently quoted as a not awesome place to be, and I waved to the computer. “Yeah, I know, I thought.” Network, a coworking spot, opened on Feb. 14th in a family town called Longmont, CO. I myself have a network of [...]