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.

18 November 2010 ~ 6 Comments

Difference Between Coworking and a Virtual Office

Coworking has been gathering momentum in the past year or two. As more and more coworking locations are established, more people learn what it is, there is more exposure, then more people learn about it. That snowball effect is at its very early stages, but, in a year or two the awareness of coworking will [...]

17 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

3 Ways Coworking Can Make You A Better Professional

Freelancers are constantly fighting the common misconception that we all live in our pajamas and hate social interaction. So here are 3 important ways that coworking can help you become a better professional and get respect in your industry.

16 November 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Quit marketing your “stuff,” and start marketing your values

After three years being open, Office Nomads is bustling with over 75 members and is contemplating the possibility of opening another space. One of the ways we got to where we are is by focusing our outreach on our values, not our stuff. So we wanted to reach out and share a little bit more [...]

15 November 2010 ~ 5 Comments

The Coworking Host – A Freelancer’s Resource

One of the keys to a successful coworking environment is conversation, collaboration and interaction with other coworkers. But have you also asked the host at your coworking space for their help and expertise?

10 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Why Coworkers Need to Organize: Thoughts from a Blankspaces Coworker

By Yelizavetta Kofman of The Lattice Group, originally published by Shareable Magazine. Every morning, Brian Roth, a headhunter, drives from his apartment in Los Angeles to BLANKSPACES, where he pays $600 a month for a place to work. This isn’t a private office; Brian shares his “workstation” with a revolving cast of characters, including (depending on [...]

10 November 2010 ~ 1 Comment

3 Ways Coworking Provides A Rockstar Environment

Whether you’re trying to get a new business off the ground, or wondering how you’re going to survive another day in the cubical jungle, you must never underestimate the power of the environment in which you choose to work.

08 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

How I Found My Coworking Tribe

Coworker Ashok Amaran recounts his tale of how he found a coworking community and what it has meant to him. One month. One month was all it took working in a cubicle to realize I could not continue on this path for very long. I yearned for something more fulfilling but I couldn’t quite place [...]

04 November 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Inside the Numbers: P&L from Cincinnati Coworks

One of he pillars of coworking is Openness.  Many space catalysts are often worried about business plans, finances, and expenses, and rightly so.  Now, I’m not an accountant, but I can put together a spreadsheet.  So in the spirit of openness, behold, I give you the Cincy Coworks P&L, year-to-date.  Now, every situation is different, [...]

03 November 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Top 3 Coworking Resources You’re Not Using

Coworking is a state of mind, a community, and most importantly- a unique global movement. But figuring out how to get the most out of this rapidly expanding, concept of working can be difficult if you don’t know where to look.

02 November 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Coworking Is a Competitive Advantage, Not Just an Expense.

Author Craig Baute If you have been deterred from joining a local coworking facility because of their membership fees; don’t be because it will payback multiple times. Coworking and other shared workspaces provides a vibe of energy and community that motivates people to keep moving forward with their business and have the confidence to make [...]