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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!

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 [...]

07 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Coworking Europe Interview with Jacob Sayles

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/

03 January 2011 ~ 5 Comments

How Coworking and Community Translate into Dollars

“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 [...]

26 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Top Coworking Resources

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.

22 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Coworking Gifts For Your Smartphone (and You!)

The collective creativeness that is the coworking community has been hard at work creating a few apps that can enrich your experience!

20 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Why Problem-Solving in Groups is Useful in Coworking

Taking a cue from an NPR story, here are some ways problem-solving in groups might be useful in coworking.