Share, learn & contribute to the coworking community

The Coworking Blog Emergent Research and the Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC) are partnering on a survey looking at how people work in coworking spaces and the roles networks and networking play in the coworking experience. The results will be made public and released at the GCUC conference in May. It is the intention to to quantify how coworking members benefit from the networking opportunities available to them through membership in a coworking space. Coworking needs some answers! Take the Survey!

16 February 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Coworking as a Business: Which Model Is Best?

Coworking as a Business: Which Model Is Best?

Coworking is part of a collaborative reorganization of the global workforce, but does that mean a traditional business model is out of the question?

15 February 2011 ~ 1 Comment

The Inception of Coworking: a short story by the intern

Angel assigned the Cohere Coworking Community’s intern Ryan the task of writing a <500 word blog post about what he thinks is valuable about coworking. His imagination ran amok and what she got is this 2,700 word sci-fi short story based on the movie Inception. Rather than send him back to the drawing board, his story will […]

09 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Is Your Coworking Space Sending Mixed Messages About The Community?

Is Your Coworking Space Sending Mixed Messages About The Community?

Catalysts/owners: when a potential member visits your space or a traveling coworker stops in via the Visa Program you’ve got to take it up a notch…you’re the face of coworking for the entire community as far as visitors are concerned!

31 January 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Welcoming New Coworkers to Your Coworking Space

You can make new members feel welcome to your coworking space by doing the basic “host”-type duties. Are you doing these things?

26 January 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Why Bigger Coworking Spaces Aren’t Always Better

Should coworking spaces strive to become the Wal-marts of the mobile workforce, or should they resist growing for the sake of growth? Some surprising results from the Global Coworking Study.

24 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Coworking is Not a Frat House (and the Evidence to Prove It)

There is one particular stereotype about coworking that bothers me. It’s the hackneyed idea that a coworking space is simply a “frat house.” How totally inaccurate that stereotype is. I’ll prove to you why.

18 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

What does it mean to be community driven?

Coworking is a community driven shared office where freelancers, entrepreneurs, and others break the isolation of working from home and the cafe to work side by side. Sounds great, but coworking is so much more. It’s a community of ambitious individuals to participate in discussions, share ideas, and build relationships. Common Coworking Community Activities Weekly […]

16 January 2011 ~ 1 Comment

The first European Jelly week is ready to start

Hub Vilnius joined over 30 other coworking centers from across Europe for the first coworking Jelly week. Come to Hub Vilnius on the 21st of January for Jelly there. Jellies are occasional meetings at which a small group of people come together to collaborate in an informal atmosphere. Unlike coworking spaces, no membership is required, […]

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12 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Growing Your Business By Keepin’ It Real

The new year is here and that means many freelancers and small business owners are setting challenging goals for themselves, both personally and professionally. When challenging yourself to earn, create, or accomplish more, remember that although you may not answer to anyone else, it doesn’t mean you should take advantage of yourself by creating situations […]

10 January 2011 ~ 1 Comment

4 Creativity Resources for Freelancers

Sometimes we all need a kick in the pants. A kick in the creativity pants, that is. From working on a client project, to rethinking your niche, or in thinking up new ways to seek out clients, at times we need a creativity boost to get our minds thinking in fresh ways. One of the key […]