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 [...]
You can see a video of my presentation as well as the slide deck I used here: http://officenomads.com/2010/11/coworking-europe-2010/
“Coworking” isn’t just a buzzword, although I may be preaching to the choir if you’re reading this blog. While the idea of sharing office space isn’t new, the idea of purposefully building a community of independent workers in a workspace–in other words, coworking–is growing like gangbusters. Many people recognize various benefits of coworking (such as the [...]
It’s time to get your bookmarks and RSS reader ready: here’s the shortlist of mega-helpful, super-fantastic online coworking links.
Instead of making you dig through the library stacks for coworking resources, I’ve compiled a list for you. Whether you’re a would-be coworking space catalyst, a coworker or simply interested in the idea of coworking, the following resources will give you a good idea about coworking, the people involved and how to get started.
The collective creativeness that is the coworking community has been hard at work creating a few apps that can enrich your experience!
Taking a cue from an NPR story, here are some ways problem-solving in groups might be useful in coworking.
Being different from the common vision of an “office” or a “job” doesn’t mean that coworkers should abandon the 9 – 5ers all together. Sometimes the bridges built between coworking spaces and the larger community are the most important for a healthy business ecosystem, and coworkers should be willing to put the first stepping stones in place.
So, what does a (physical) space of innovation really look like? It looks a lot like a coworking space…and here’s why.
By Rachel Botsman In 2005, Brad Neuberg was a thirty-one-year-old freelance open source software programmer living in San Francisco. He had just left a tech start-up to work for himself. Neuberg enjoyed working from home, yet the experience was also isolating. He tried the de facto techie office, a coffee shop, but found it too [...]
By Angel Kwiatkowski I recently saw a picasa album of coworking spaces and about 80% of us furnished our spaces with Ikea wares. I dug up this post for you about our epic trip to Ikea and thought you would enjoy reading about (or commiserating) with our experience. Road Trip To Ikea: #rt2i Day 1: [...]