Share, learn & contribute to the coworking community

2012 Global Coworking Unconference Conference. A unique opportunity to share your vision, meet each other, support one another and collaborate as we move towards unlocking the potential for Coworking. We are simultaneously running two tracks: an “Unconference” track with exceptional peer-to-peer breakouts to appeal to more seasoned Coworking owners and a more structured conference track aimed at newer owners or those looking to learn about the movement.

10 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Working Alone and Together

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 [...]

09 December 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Coworking: Road Trip to Ikea

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: [...]

09 December 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Global Coworking Survey

Dear Coworking Community, My name is Lukas De Pellegrin and I am a student of architecture at the Technical University of Berlin. I am currently working on my diploma thesis, which is focusing mainly on Coworking. Right now I am working together with Carsten Foertsch of deskmag.com, an online magazine about coworking and other new [...]

08 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

3 Ways To Cultivate A More Vibrant Coworking Community

Just like you can’t just toss a sack of seeds into the dirt and expect to get a garden, you can’t sit in your seat with your headphones on, waiting for the community to nurture you.

07 December 2010 ~ 1 Comment

3 Coworking Questions: Answered

Angel Kwiatkowski, Madame of the Cohere Coworking Community, was recently asked to answer the following questions about coworking… Original Story: at Rise of the Cubicle Farmer. ”Rise of the Cubicle Farmer is a 25 45 60 day Road Trip devoted to capturing the stories of remarkable misfits who have managed to use technology to share their art with [...]

06 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Two Ways to Be A Coworking Alchemist

Coworking is an alchemy of sorts: it takes independent people (who may work on wildly different projects and often do wildly different things) and puts them together in one physical space.

01 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

3 Things Windows 7 Can Teach Us About Coworking

By Angel Kwiatkowski Microsoft recently released a series of commercials intended to extol the virtues of Windows 7, Windows Live, and “the Cloud.” Although they might not have intended it, I think this commercial includes some interesting commentary on the evolution of work that is rather pertinent to the coworking community. Watch below and I’ll [...]

29 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Story-Telling – An Easy Way to Build Community

Stories can also enhance the connectedness of coworking communities. We all have stories—whether our own personal story or the story of our business. However you’re involved in coworking, tell your story. Here are a few suggestions.

24 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

3 Reasons To Give Thanks For Coworking

As you gather with family, relax, and gorge yourself on delicious food this week, consider some of these blessings, and offer thanks to the community that provides them.

23 November 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Coworking Space Catalysts: Must See Coworking Videos

Many people ask me how I found out about coworking and how I learned how to do it. Here are 3 coworking videos that fired me up and helped me lay the foundation for my coworking community. If you are a space catalyst and feeling confused or overwhelmed